12th  International Sailing Regatta
Split Olympic Sailing Week 2016
14.-17. April 2016. Split, Croatia, S.C. Labud

 pdfNotice of race SOSW 2016.pdf



The Split Olympic Sailing Week 2016. will be held at Split, the Croatia from 14.04. – 17.04.2016.

The Organizing Authority is the Sailing Club Labud - Split.

1.       RULES
1.1     The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).
1.2     RRS Appendix P, Special Procedures for Rule 42, will apply.
1.3     The Croatian Sailing Federation prescriptions will not apply..
1.4     If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

2.1 Boats are required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.
2.2 Competitors ranked first, second and third in the series at the beginning of each day, may be required to wear yellow, blue and red bibs respectively while racing. The bibs will be provided by the Organising Authority.
2.3 Unless excused by the Organising Authority, attendance to daily press conferences and media interviews upon organizer's request is mandatory.

3.1 Competitors and coaches shall enter by completing the on-line entry form on the event website http://www.jklabud.hr/sosw. and paying the required fees. On-line entry opens on 15.12.2015.
Entries including payment must be received no later than 14.03.2016. to qualify for the early entry fee and will not be accepted after 18.00 Wednesday 13.04.2016.
All competitors and team leaders/coaches shall also complete registration at the Registration Office in JK Labud during registration time (see NoR 5.1).
Entry is not final until registration and all payment of fees are completed.
3.2 Entry payments during on-site registration will only be accepted in Croatian KUNA. See also NoR 4.2.
3.3 ISAF Eligibility requirements shall apply. Each athlete shall be registered as an ISAF Sailor on the ISAF website: www.sailing.org/isafsailor
3.4 Competitors under 18 years of age shall present a signed and completed parental (or guardian) consent and declaration form at registration. The forms are available for download on the event website http://www.jklabud.hr/sosw
3.5 The regatta is open to the following classes/events:

  • Men's One Person Dinghy (Laser)
  • Women's  and Men's One Person Dinghy (Laser Radial)
  • Women's  and Men's One Person Dinghy (Laser 4.7)
  • Men's One Person Dinghy Heavy (Finn)

4        FEES
4.1     Required non-refundable fees are as follows:


Early Entry Fee (14.03.2016.)

Entry Fee

All Single Handed Classes

300,00 kn  (aprox. 40,00 EUR)

400,00 kn  (aprox 50,00 EUR)


150,00 kn  (aprox 27,00 EUR)

250,00 kn  (aprox 30,00 EUR)

4.2     Payment of Early Entry Fee (before 15.03.2015.) has to be made to:

Bank account: Yachting Club “Labud”
Uvala baluni 9. 21000 SPLIT - CROATIA
Bank: HYPO-ALPE-ADRIA-BANK d.d. Zagreb
IBAN: HR54 2500 0091 1010 3891 0
Bank cost at your expense.
Payment of entry fee can be paid as well on same account or as in NoR 3.5.

4.3     Irrespective of NoR 4.1,  Olympic and World  medalist in Olympic classes (seniors) and Top 10 ISAF ranked sailors (on 31.12.2015.) who have registered before 14.03.2016. will not be required to pay an entry fee.

5        SCHEDULE

5.1 Registration for competitors and coaches is scheduled for:

Thursday 14.04.2016. from 10:00 to 19:00
Friday 15.04.2016. from 08:30 to 10:00

5.2 The schedule of races, and dates of racing is as follows:

Thursday 14.04.2016. official training and practice race 2 practice races
Friday 15.04.2016. (no earlier than 12:00 h) racing
Saturday 16.04.2016.   racing
Sunday 17.04.2016. (no warning signal for any class after 16.30 h) racing

5.3 For each class 7 races are scheduled with up to three races per day.

5.4 The prize giving ceremony is scheduled ASAP after a boat comes ashore on Sunday 17. April.



6.1 For all events the regatta will consist of a single series.

6.2 Other formats may be used as authorized by the RC.

7.1 Each boat shall have a valid measurement certificate (if required by class rules).

7.2 Boats shall use the approved Nationality Code Letters on their sails as required by the RRS.

7.3 The equipment limitations as specified in the class rules shall apply.

7.4 Boats may be subject to inspection at any time during the event.



Sailing instructions will be available at registration and on the event website.

Other documents governing the event will be published with the sailing instructions.


9. VENUE  

9.1 Attachment 1 shows the location of the regatta harbour.

9.2 Attachment 2 shows the location of the racing areas.



The courses will be Windward/Leeward or Trapezoid.



An International Jury will be appointed in accordance with RRS 91(b). Its decisions will be final as provided in RRS 70.5.



12.1 The Low Point System of RRS Appendix A will apply.

12.2 A total of 3 races are required to be completed to constitute a regatta.

12.3(a) When fewer than 4 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.

(b) When 4 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.

12.4 Classes and categories starting together will be scored and awarded separately at the end of the Regatta only by extracting results from the overall ranking. (Categories – Men & Women)



13.1 All support boats shall be registered with the Organising Authority and will be required to comply with event support boat regulations. The Organising Authority may refuse registrations and accept later registrations at their sole discretion.

13.2 All support boats shall clearly display the 3 letter national code of their ISAF Member National Authority at all times while afloat. The minimum height for the letters shall be 200 mm and visible from both sides of the boat.

13.3 Support boats with team leaders, coaches and other support personnel shall stay outside areas where boats are racing from the time of the starting sequence until all boats have finished or the race committee signals a postponement, general recall or abandonment.



When ashore, boats shall be kept in the boat park JK Labud or JK Mornar.


Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make nor receive radio transmissions, text messages or cellular phone calls while racing except in an emergency or when using equipment provided by the race committee.


Medals will be awarded to the top 3 boats in each event.


Each participating boat must hold third party liability insurance with a minimum cover of at least 1.500,000 Euros (or equivalent) per incident.


Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race.

Neither the Organising Authority will accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.


19.1 By participating in SOSW event competitors automatically grant to the Organising Authority and their sponsors, the right in perpetuity to make, use and show, from time to time at their discretion, any motion pictures and live, taped or filmed television and other reproductions of the athlete during the period of the competition without compensation.

19.2 Boats may be required to carry cameras, sound equipment and positioning equipment as specified by the Organising Authority.

19.3 The top three competitors as well as the individual race winners may be required to attend a media press conference each day.

19.4 Competitors may be required for interviews at the regatta.


For further information please contact the Organizing Authority of the Split Olympic Sailing Week 2015 at the following address:

JK Labud

Uvala Baluni 9, 21000 SPLIT


Telephone/fax: +385 (0)21 398583

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Web address: www.jklabud.hr