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"Mayor’s Cup" International Regatta2019 Notice of Race
青岛帆船网 2019-03-04 16:51:48 

"Mayor’s Cup" International Regatta2019 will be held from Aug9th to13th. Here is the notice of race.

"Mayor’s Cup" International Regatta2019 Notice of Race(Draft0226)


The Organizing Authority is the China Water Sports Administration, Chinese Yachting Association in conjunction with Qingdao Municipal Government, supported by Qingdao Major International Sailing Events (Festivals) Organizing Committee, Qingdao Municipal Bureau of Sports, Qingdao Olympic Sailing City Development Association, Qingdao Yachting Association, Qingdao Tourism Group and Qingdao Administration Center of Sailing Sport, sponsored by xxx

1. Rules

1.1. The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing(RRS).

1.2. The rules for the handling of boats will apply, and will also apply to any time when the boats are on the water.

1.3. Add to RRS41: (e) help to recover from the water and return on board a crew member, provided the return on board is at the approximate location of the recovery.

1.4. The prescriptions of the National or Regional Yachting Association will not apply.

1.5. If there is a conflict between languages, the English text will take precedence.

2. Advertising

2.1. In accordance with World Sailing Regulation20 (Advertising Code), the racecommittee may require all boats to display the event sponsor’s advertising on their hulls and/or on backstay pennants.

2.2. Advertisements of the teams on the racing boats must be approved by the organizing committee. The material of the sticker must be 3M or others with the similar quality and the maximum size shall not be larger than600mm in heigth and2600mm in length.

2.3. The organizing committee have the right to refuse the teams’ advertisements which against the event sponsor or the local advertising laws.

3. Event and Eligibility

3.1. The regatta is open to native and international sailors (teams), teams can be from cities, nations or clubs.

3.2. A tracker and engine working recorder for each boat may be required by the Organizing Committee, each team should keep it working properly during the race.

3.3. Handhold VHF Radio should be brought by each team.

3.4. For each team, there could be only 4-6 crews on board plus 1 team leader or coach; each team should have 1 experienced skipper who’ s capable of offshore racing, at least 2 crews who’s experienced on offshore racing. CVs of the skipper and the 2 crews should be submitted for registration, qualifications or certificates of the skipper and the 2 crews should be displayed for registration, qualifications or certificates must be from MSA China,CYA, RYA, ASA or from other equal organization.

4. Class

One-design Class: Fareast 28R

5. On-line Entry

5.1. Eligible teams may enter by completing the entry form at http://www.qdsailing.org  and send it to sailingweek_qdya@163.com with all the Copies of Passports or IDs of all the team members. Entries must be received no later than24:00hrs, July26th,2019.

5.2. Receiving the E-mail confirmation letter is considered signing up successfully.

5.3. The photo and introduction of the skipper, photos and VCR(if possible) with allcrews and the skipper in it, introduction of your team (within400 words), shall be received by Organizing Authority no later than24:00hrs, July26th2019 and send them to sailingweek_qdya@163.com.

5.4. Late entries, accompanied by an additional late entry fee of CYN4000.00, may be accepted at the discretion of the Organizing Committee.

6. On-site Registration

Each eligible team shall provide these following documents at registration:

6.1. A copy of the entry confirmation.

6.2. Passports or IDs (the original and the scanned copy) of all team members.

6.3. Entry fee and equipment damage deposit.

6.4. Proof of personal accident insurance complying with NOR23.

7. Fees

7.1. Each team needs to pay entry fee of CYN2000.00 and equipment deposit of CYN8,000. The entry fee will be the boat chartering fee and will be charged by the boat owner with equipment damage deposit together.

7.2. All the fees, including entry fee and equipment damage deposit, should be paid in cash at registration.

8. Format of Race

The regatta will consist of round islands races or LDR and course races.

9. Schedule

9.1. The schedule is as the following:

9.2. Not more than three Course races are scheduled on course race day.

10. Equipment and Measurement

10.1. The Organizing Committee will provide 7 Fareast 28R. After the registration, all teams will make the equipment drawing on the skipper ’ s briefing. The team could also bring their own Fareast 28r, which should be measured.

10.2. Cash deposit would be returned in full if the boats are undamaged in any way after the Regatta. Otherwise, teams should pay for the repairing of the damaged equipment and the cost of it will be deducted from the equipment deposit. The organizing committee has the right to demand indemnification if the deposit is not sufficient.

10.3. The organizing committee will be responsible for inspecting all boats; if necessary a equipment inspection may be taken at any time during racing.

11. Sailing Instructions

The Sailing Instructions will be available after the on-site registration.

12. The Venue

Appendix2 is the venue located in Qingdao.

13. The Course

Please see the Sailing Instruction.

14. Penalty System

14.1. Rule44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.

14.2. Decision of the jury will be final as provided in rule70.5.

15. Scoring

15.1. The overall scoring will be the round islands/LDR races results plus the course race results. The score of round islands/LDR will be doubled. If there is tie, round islands races/LDR results will take advance.

15.2. The scoring system for the course races will be the Low Point System of RRS Appendix A. One race is required to be completed to constitute a series.

15.3. When fewer than five races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.

15.4. When five or more than five races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.

16. Berthing

Boats shall be kept in their assigned places in the boat park during the regatta.

17. Haul-Out Restrictions

Boats shall not be hauled out during the regatta except with and according to the terms of prior written permission of the race committee.

18. Diving Equipment and Plastic Pools

18.1. Underwater breathing apparatus and plastic pools or their equivalent shall not be used around keel boats between the preparatory signal of the first race and the end of the regatta.

18.2. Swimming inside or within250 meters from the harbor of Qingdao Olympic Sailing Centre is banned.

19. Radio Communication

Race committee official channels is VHF72, reserved channel is VHF77.listen to channel VHF16.

20. Photography Consent

By participating in this event, competitors automatically grant to the organizing authority and the event sponsors the right, in perpetuity, to make, use, and show, at their discretion, any photography, audio and video recordings, and other reproductions of them made at the venue or on the water from the time of their arrival at the venue, until their final departure, without compensation.

21. Prizes

The top3 teams will be warded with prizes money( including any local taxs):

First Place: CYN20,000.00,

Second Place:CYN10,000.00,

Third Place:CYN6000.00.

22. Disclaimer of Liability

22.1. Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

22.2. All the people on board must sign the Disclaimer of Liability.

23. Insurance

Each participant must have valid accident insurance with the minimum insurance cover of1,000,000 RMB per incident. Original insurance document should be displayed during the registration, if not, insurance should be purchased at the registraion. Those who do not provide the Original insurance document or purchase the insurance on-site maybe banned to participate by the organizing authority.

24. Accommodation for Participants

24.1. Accommodation(double rooms) will be arranged by the organizing authority from9th-13th,Aug. The accommodation fee will be paid by organizing authority. Meals should be arranged by the teams.

25. Others

25.1. Each team shall bring a flag of their team/club or their national authorities to the Organizing Committee.

25.2. The Organizing Committee may appoint two journalists or guests on each boat to take photos and video. Skippers shall be responsible for the safety of the journalists on board and supervise the work of the journalists on board.

25.3. For further information, please contact:

Local Organizing Committee:

Name: Xin Kejiang, Meng Yuejiao,

Fax: +86 (0)53285916115

Tel: +86 (0)53285916115, +86 (0)53258702691

E-Mail: sailingweek_qdya@163.com

Address: Room1616, No.17 Xianggang Zhong Road, Qingdao, China,

Post Code:266071

Chinese Yachting Association:

Name: WANG Jiaxin



Address: Room306,Tiantan Sports Culture Center, No.74 Tiantan Dong Road,

Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Post Code:100000

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Mayor's Cup International RoundIslands Regatta 2019-0226.pdf


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