It will be borne by the Monte Real Club de Yates (Baiona – Galicia) and the Angra Iate Clube (Angra do Heroismo – Açores) with the authorization of the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation and the Portuguese Sailing Federation.
2. PARTICIPATING CLASSES
In general, monohulls with a minimum length of 10 meters and full crew . Participants must meet the eligibility conditions of World Sailing.
3. MEASUREMENT AND COMPENSATION SYSTEMS
Cruisers will classify in ORC.
4. DATES, ROUTE AND DEADLINES
Baiona (Pontevedra, Spain) – Angra do Heroísmo (Terceira Island-Azores, Portugal)
Approximate distance: 865 miles
- Start 1st Stage : Baiona, Sunday, July 1, 2018
From the bay of Baiona, with free moorings at the Monte Real Club de Yates from 7 days before departure.
- Arrival 1st Stage: Angra do Heroísmo
The arrival will take place in the Angra do Heroísmo Marina, with free moorings until the start of the 2nd stage.
Angra do Heroísmo (Terceira Island-Azores, Portugal) – Baiona (Pontevedra, Spain)
Approximate distance: 865 miles
- Start 2nd Stage: Angra do Heroísmo, Thursday, July 12, 2018
From the cove of Angra do Heroísmo.
- Arrival 2nd Stage: Baiona
The arrival will take place at the Monte Real Club de Yates (Inlet of Baiona). The participating boats will be able to remain in the Marina of the Club until Monday, July 23, free of charge , one day after the trophy delivery ceremony, which will take place on Sunday, July 22.
The time limit established to complete each stage will be 9 days and 8 hours (224 hours).
The Baiona Angra Atlantic Race Regatta will be governed by:
a) The World Sailing Racing Regulations 2017 – 2020
b) The ORC Measurement Regulation in force
c) The Regulation for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea (RIPAM)
d) The rules that each country requires for this navigation zone
e) The safety regulations of World Sailing Special Regulations, Category 2 Reduced.
f) Royal Decree 62/2008 of January 25, 2008.
g) The Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions when they are published
According to the indications of World Sailing, rule 6.01, WS safety training certificates for the crew will be mandatory.
6.1 Participants in the regatta may display advertising in accordance with rule 20 of the WS.
6.2 Pursuant to Regulation 20.3. d (i) of the RRV, participants may be required to display a sticker, with the logo indicated by the organization on the front 20% of the hull, on each side of the boat, as well as on the boom and backstay flags that will be provided by the organization.
Registrations can be made until June 1, 2018 (one month before departure). The maximum number of boats admitted will be 20.
The cost of registration, which includes a boat tracking system and satellite phone with (limited) calls, is:
• One stage: €800
• Two stages: €1,200
If a boat has a satellite phone (Inmarsat or Iridium), the cost of registration will be reduced by €175 (fixed amount, regardless of the number of stages).
>>> Registrations made and paid until March 1, 2018 (included) will have a 25% discount.
Mount Royal Yacht Club
Parador Enclosure s/n
phone + 34 986 385 000
The payment of the registration fees or deposit will be made in cash or by bank transfer to the name of Monte Real Club de Yates to the account:
SWIFT: CAGLEMXXX IBAN: ES92
DOCUMENTATION THAT MUST BE PROVIDED TOGETHER WITH THE REGISTRATION:
a) Current insurance policy, which covers civil liability up to a minimum amount of €601,012.00, damages to third parties and crew accidents.
b) In case of displaying advertising, authorization from the corresponding national authority
c) List of crew members with passport or DNI number and contact telephone number on land and at sea, indicating the name of the first and second person in charge on board.
d) Certificate of inspection of the life raft.
e) Telephone number that the ships will carry on board.
f) Approval certificate of the radio beacon
g) Photocopy of the airworthiness certificate.
h) Declaration of responsibility signed by the ship’s skipper, as the ship and its crew comply with current regulations.
i) Photocopy of the ORC Measurement Certificate (International or Club).
j) Certificates of completion of the crew survival course according to WS regulations.
QUOTA OF PARTICIPANTS FOR THE REALIZATION OF THE REGATTA:
To carry out the event it will be necessary that, on May 10, 2018, there is a minimum of 15 participants duly registered . In the event that this requirement is not met, the organizing committee will have the power to cancel the event, in which case it will proceed to the full refund of the amounts paid by the participants registered up to that date.
8. POSITIONING AND COMMUNICATION 24H.
8.1 The regatta will use a satellite boat positioning system that will be provided by the organization.
8.2 For the communication system, satellite telephones with IRIDUM and INMARSAT systems will be used.
9.1 Appendix A and the Low Point System described in RRS rule A 4.1 will apply. There will be no discards.
10.1 In ORC, the Ocean PCS compensation system will be applied.
The regatta prize list will be published in the TOA and on the regatta website before the start. At a minimum, the following will be awarded:
- Winner of each stage in real time
- Award for the record of the Baiona – Angra do Heroísmo crossing
- Award for the record of the crossing Angra do Heroísmo – Baiona
- Top qualifiers of each stage in ORC crews
- Winners in general classification of each class Baiona – Angra Atlantic Race
12. SAIL INVENTORY, INSPECTIONS AND MEASUREMENT
12.1 In regatta it will be allowed to carry on board as many sails as the measurement certificate allows.
12.2 Security controls will be carried out prior to the start of each stage. In these controls, the elements that are detailed in the attached template will be reviewed and that may be independent and not exclusive of those that the regulations require for each boat and crew for this type of navigation.
12.3 The participating boats will be available to the organization, at least, from 48 hours before each respective departure, for their safety inspection.
12.4 Engines may be sealed.
12.5 Likewise, reviews and measurement checks of the participating boats may be carried out at any time during the regatta.
All those who participate in the Baiona – Angra Atlantic Race do so at their own responsibility and risk.
The organization or any body involved in the organization of the event reject any responsibility for loss, damage, injury or inconvenience that may occur to people or things, both on land and at sea, as a result of their participation.
Attention is drawn to fundamental rule 4, DECISION TO RACE, of part 1 of the RRS, which states:
“It is the exclusive responsibility of a boat to decide whether to participate in a test or continue in a regatta”
• Reception prior to participants at the Monte Real Club de Yates de Baiona on Friday, June 29, 2018.
• Reception for participants in Angra do Heroísmo on July 8, 2018.
• Farewell dinner and awards ceremony for the first stage on July 11 in Angra do Heroísmo.
• Reception and final awards ceremony at Monte Real Club de Yates (Baiona) on Sunday, July 22, 2018.
15. TRANSITIONAL PROVISION
This Notice of Regatta could be modified with the approval of the RFEV.
- DOWNLOAD THE PRE-NOTICE OF RACE FROM HERE
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- MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE BAIONA ANGRA ATLANTIC RACE