13th International Sailing Regatta
Split Olympic Sailing Week 2017
13.-15. April 2017. Split, Croatia, S.C. Labud

pdfNOTICE OF RACE

The Split Olympic Sailing Week 2017. will be held at Split, the Croatia from 13.04. to 15.04.2017.
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. ADVERTISING AND BOW NUMBERS
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. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
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 15.02.2017.
All competitors and team leaders/coaches shall also complete registration at the Registration Office in JK Labud during registration time (see NoR 5.1).
Registration is not final until all payment of fees are completed.
3.2 ISAF Eligibility requirements shall apply. Each athlete shall be registered as an ISAF Sailor on the ISAF website: www.sailing.org/isafsailor
3.3 The regatta is open to the following classes/events:

EVENT CLASS
• 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:

Entry Fee
Laser, Radial &Finn 300,00 kn (appr. 40,00 EUR)
Laser 4.7 100,00 kn (appr. 13,50 EUR)
Coaches 150,00 kn (appr. 20,00 EUR)
Entry Fee included: Start permission, bag with the start number and sponsors stickers and other informations, T-shirt or another sailor race souvenirs, post-race hot food and cold drink (Thursday and Friday), JK Labud facility (pontoons with water and power supply, slipways, RIBs crane, moorings, berths, toilets and showers...)

4.2 Payment of Entry Fee has to be made in kunas by cash at the Registration Office.

4.3 Irrespective of NoR 4.1, Olympic, World and European medalist in 2016. who have registered before 01.04.2017. will not be required to pay an entry fee.

5 SCHEDULE
5.1 Registration for competitors and coaches is scheduled for:

Wednesday 12.04.2017. from 10:00 to 19:00
Thursday 13.04.2017. from 09:00 to 11:00

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

Wednesday 12.04.2017. official training and practice race
Thursday 13.04.2017. (no warning signal earlier than 14:00 h) racing
Friday 14.04.2017. racing
Saturday 15.04.2017. (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 Saturday 15. April.

6. FORMAT
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. EQUIPMENT INSPECTION
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.

8. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
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 harbor.
9.2 Attachment 2 shows the location of the racing areas.

10. THE COURSES
The courses will be Windward/Leeward or Trapezoid.

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

12. SCORING
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 3 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.
(b) When 3 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. SUPPORT BOATS AND PERSONNEL
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.

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

15. RADIO COMMUNICATION
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.

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

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

18. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
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. MEDIA RIGHTS, CAMERAS AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
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.

20. FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information please contact the Organizing Authority of the Split Olympic Sailing Week 2017 at the following address:

JK Labud
Uvala Baluni 9, 21000 SPLIT
Croatia
Telephone/fax: +385 (0)21 398583
+385 (0)21 398583
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Web address: www.jklabud.hr