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Qingdao International Regatta 2020 Notice of Race
青岛帆船网 2020-02-15 14:51:17 

Qingdao International Regatta 2020

Notice of Race

(Draft 0211)

August 12th- 16th2020

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

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 RRS 41: (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.


2.1. In accordance with World Sailing Regulation 20 (Advertising Code), the organizing authority may require all boats to display the event sponsor’s advertising on their hulls and/or on back-stay pennants.

2.2. During the regatta, any removal of organizing authority advertising is forbidden.

The organizing authority may protest a boat who does not comply to this instruction.

2.3. Advertisements of the teams on the racing boats must be approved by the organizing authority. The material of the sticker must be 3M or others with the similar quality and the maximum size shall not be larger than 400mm in heigth and 1800mm in length.

2.4. The organizing authority have the right to refuse the teams’ advertisements which against the event sponsor or the related advertising laws.

3.Eligibility and Entry

3.1. The regatta is open to 4 One-design Classes: J80, Laser Radial Men, Laser Radial Women and windsurfing Open. The organizing authority will organise a regatta of 20 J80, 30 Laser Radial Men and Laser Radial Women in total and 30 windsurfing. The competitor may bring their own boats or boards to participate in the regatta.

3.2. When the number of boats entering and registering on-site for one class is less 5,the event of that class will be cancelled; When the total number of boats entering and registering on-site for Laser Radial Men and Laser Radial Women is less than 6,the events of the two classes will be merged into one event.

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

3.4. For each team, there could be only 1 team leader or coach. For J80 boat, there could be 3-5competitors onboard and each team should have at least 1 skipper and 2 crews who are experienced in yacht racing. For laser radial and windsurfing, there could be 1 competitor onboard.The competitor attending the race of laser radial needs to be born before August 9th2005 ( 15 years old or above).

3.5.Eligible teams shall provide the following documents:

(1)Entry form(electronic version)

(2)Scanned copies of all team members’ Passports or IDs

(3)The photo and introduction of the skipper ( please stating the offshore racing experience ), introduction of the 2 crews ( please stating the offshore racing experience ), introduction of the team (within 400 words), photos and VCR of the team.

(4)For J80 boat, qualifications or certificates of the skipper, which must be from MSA China,CYA, RYA, ASA or other equal organization will be needed.

3.6.Entries must be received no later than 24:00hrs, July 26th, 2020. Eligible teams may send the documents listed in NOR3.5 tosailingweek_qdya@163.com. The

entry form could be found on Appendix 1 or downloaded on the following website:http://www.qdsailing.org.

3.7. Organizing authority will send the entry confirmation according to the entry order of each team. Receiving the E-mailconfirmationletteris considered signing up successfully.

3.8.Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Organizing authority.

3.9. The team who entries successfully shall provide the following documents at on-site registration:

(1)A copy of the entry confirmation

(2)the original passports or IDs of all team members

(3)Proof of personal accident insurance complying with NOR18.

(4)Disclaimer of Liability

(5)Enough equipment damage deposit and accommodation cost.


4.1.Each team needs to pay boat charter fee and equipment deposit.

4.2. The equipment damage deposit should be paid in cash at registration. 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 authority has the right to demand indemnification if the deposit is not sufficient.

4.3. The damage deposit should be paid in cash at the on-site registration.

4.4. The organizing committee has negotiated with the boat owners on the special charter fees for the regatta as the following:

Class(amount of boats)

Charter fee

Pre-event Charter fee

Damage Deposit

(Chinese Yuan)

(Chinese Yuan)

(Chinese Yuan)

J80 ( 10 )


No Chartering


Laser Radial ( 30 )


500 per day


Windsurfing Open ( 30 )


500per day


4.5. Boats may be chartered for the regatta from August 12thto August 16th. If you need the boats before August 12thfor practicing, the charter fee for those days

is as showed above. Please contact the boat owner regarding this issue before you arrive at the venue.

4.6. The contacts details for the charter boat(J80 and Laser Radial) is as the following:

Ms. Meng(May)



4.7.The contacts details for the charter boat(windsurfing ) is as the following:

Ms. Wang

Tel: +86-18661616299

E-mail: qd_haizhifan@163.com

Mobile: +86-13695321216


5.1. The schedule is as the following:





Skipper’s Briefing, Drawing


Boat Handover


Course Race



Opening Ceremony( TBC )



Course Races



Course Races

Course Races or Long Distance Race



Prize Giving


before 12:00


5.2. Up to 11 course races are scheduled for the regatta. Not more than three races are scheduled per day.

5.3. The first warning signal of each racing day will be at 13:00.

5.4. There will be no warning signal after 15:00, August 16th.

5.5. Teams should participate in the activities, including opening ceremony, closing ceremony and other activities, organized by the organizing authority.

6.Equipment and Measurement

6.1. After on-site registration, all teams will make the equipment drawing on the skipper’s briefing.

6.2. Teams could start to rig the boat, practice and clean the bottom at the instruction of the organizing authority after the equipment draw.

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

7.Sailing Instructions

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

8.The Venue

Appendix 2 is the racing area in Qingdao.

9.The Course

Please see the Sailing Instruction.

10. Penalty System

10.1. Rule 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.

10.2. Decision of the jury will be final as provided in rule 70.5.

11. Scoring

11.1. One race is required to be completed to constitute a series.

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

11.3. The score of the long distance race will be doubled, added to the total scoring the series and can not be discarded.

12. Berthing

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

13. Diving Equipment and Plastic Pools

13.1. 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.

13.2. Swimming inside or within 250 meters from the harbor of Qingdao Olympic Sailing Centre is banned.

14.Radio Communication

14.1. Race committee official channels is VHF72, reserved channel is VHF 77. listen to channel VHF16.

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

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

15. 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.

16. Prizes

Prize money will be awarded to the top 3 boats in the overall series scores for each class( including any local taxes):

For J80 boats:

First Place: CYN 15,000.00,

Second Place:CYN 10,000.00,

Third Place:CYN 5000.00.

For Laser Radial Men, Laser Radial Women and Windsurfing:

First Place: CYN 3000.00

Second Place: CYN 2000.00

Third Place: CYN 1000.00

17. Disclaimer of Liability

17.1. Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4,

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.

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

18. Insurance

Each participant must have valid accident insurance with the minimum insurance cover of 1,000,000 RMB per incident. Original insurance document should be displayed during the registration, if not, insurance should be purchased at the registration. Those who do not provide the Original insurance document or purchase the insurance on-site maybe banned to participate by the organizing authority. Teams who bring their own boats need to provide valid third-party insurance with the minimum insurance cover of 1,500,000 RMB per incident.

19. Accommodation for Participants

19.1. Accommodation will be arranged by the organizing authority from 12th-16th, Aug. The accommodation fee will be paid by teams and organizing authority together. Hotel reservation form must be received by the organizing authority no later than 6th,Aug. The organizing authority will not guarantee the validity of the reservation submitted later than 6th,Aug. The organizing authority will provide CYN 100.00 as subsidy per person per night for the teams which stay in the official hotel designated by the organizing authority, other costs need to be covered by the teams themselves.Meals should be arranged by the teams.

19.2. The hotel may collect CYN 200.00 cash deposit for property damage from each competitor. If there is no property damage, it will be returned when leaving the hotel.

19.3. Accommodation for Non-sailing participants. Team staffs (Non-sailing participants) may contact the Organizing authority for accommodation at recommended hotel in advance, which is suitable for the participants’ accommodation during the non competition period.

20. Sailing conditions

The average temperature in August is 22℃-30℃and prevailing wind is force 2-5 south &southeasterly and water temperature is 22℃-25℃.

21. Others

For further information, please contact:

Local Organizing Authority:

Name: Xin Kejiang, Meng Yuejiao,

Fax: +86 (0)532 8591 6115

Tel: +86 (0)532 8591 6115, +86 (0)532 5870 2691

E-Mail: sailingweek_qdya@163.com

Address: Room 1616, No.17 Xianggang Zhong Road, Qingdao, China,

Post Code: 266071

Chinese Yachting Association:

Name: WANG Jiaxin

Fax: +86 010-67093169

Tel:+86 010-67122438

Address: Room 306,Tiantan Sports Culture Center, No. 74 Tiantan Dong Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Post Code: 100000

Appendix 1:


Qingdao International Regatta 2020

August 12th--August 16th2020

Cities/nations / clubs:

Class: J80/ Laser Radial Men / Laser Radial Women/ windsurfing



Date of Birth



Passport No./

Issuing Date















6team leader / coach

I will be governed by the rules as defined in the World Saling Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS),Sailing Instructions and class special rules.I acknowledge that the Organizing Authority will not be responsible for participators’ life orinjuryor any damage of equipments.I declare that during the competition I have valid insurance with the minimum insurance cover of 1,000,000 RMB(includingthird-partyliabilityinsurance).So as my team.


The above statement must be signed.

Appendix 2:

Qingdao International Regatta 2020

Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center

Qingdao International Regatta2020 NOR-0211.pdf


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