Sailing Instructions-2016

 

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SAILING INSTRUCTIONS (SI)
21 – 24 JULY 2016

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International Rodosto Cupis organized by Tekirdağ Sailing Club between 21-24 July in Tekirdağ/Turkey. Regatta is open Optimist, Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial Class.

ABBREVIATIONS
DP:
Rules for which the penalties are at the discretion of the International Jury.
NP: Rules that are not grounds for protest by a boat(This changes rule 60.1(a)).

1.      RULES

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

1.2.    No national authority prescriptions will apply.

1.3.   Rule 61.1 “Informing the Protestee” is changed as follows:

1.3.1.     Add to rule 61.1(a) “The protesting boat shall inform the Race Committee of the boat/s being protested at the finishing line immediately after finishing.”

1.4.   Rule 40 and the preamble to Part 4 are changed as follows:

1.4.1.     The first sentence of rule 40 is deleted and replaced by: “Each competitor shall wear a personal flotation device (PFD) according to class rule 4.2 (a), properly secured at all times while on the water except when temporarily adding or removing clothing.”

1.4.2.     Add to the preamble of Part 4, after ‘racing’: “, except rule 40 as amended by instruction 1.4.1.”

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

1.6.   If there is a conflict between the Notice of Race (NoR) and the Sailing Instructions, the SI will take precedence.

 

2.      NOTICES TO COMPETITORS

2.1.   Notices to competitors will be posted on the official notice board located in front of the club premises.

 

3.      CHANGES TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

3.1.   Any change to the sailing instructions will be posted before 09:00 on the day it will take effect, except that any change to the schedule of races will be posted by 20:00 on the day before it will take effect.

 

4.      SIGNALS MADE ASHORE

4.1.   Signals made ashore will be displayed from the official flagpole located in front of the race office.

4.2.   (NP)(DP)Flag D displayed with one sound means: ‘the warning signal will be made not less than 30 minutes after flag D is displayed.’ Boats shall not leave their berthing places until this signal is made.

 

5.      FORMAT OF RACING

5.1.   Optimist Class

5.1.1.     For the practice race optimist class will be divided into two fleets as follows:

START

FLEETS

CLASS FLAG

1st start

Boats with an odd sail number (ending in 1, 3, 5, 7, 9)

Yellow

2nd start

Boats with an even sail number (ending in 0, 2, 4, 6, 8)

Blue

 

5.1.2. The format of the Regatta is a qualifying series followed by a final series.

 

5.1.3. Qualifying Series;

5.1.3.1. For qualifying series boats will be assigned to fleets Yellow, Blue, and Red of, as nearly as possible, equal size. Initial assignments will be made by the race committee.

5.1.3.2. For the initial assignment to fleets, boats will be sorted by alphabetical order of national letters and then by numerical order of sail number.

5.1.3.3. The initial assignment will be done on July 21 upon completion of the registration.

5.1.3.4. The qualifying series will take place on the first 2 racing days (22 and 23 July 2016). If 5 races of a qualifying series have not been completed by the end of the second day of the championship, the qualifying series will continue on the next racing day.

5.1.3.5. Boats will be reassigned to fleets after each day of racing, except if on the first day only one race is completed. If all fleets have completed the same number of races, boats will be reassigned on the basis of their ranks in the series. If all fleets have not completed the same number of races, the series scores for reassignment will be calculated for those races numbered in order of completion, completed by all fleets. Reassignments will be made as follows:

Rank in series

Fleet Assignment

First

Yellow

Second

Blue

Third

Red

Fourth

Red

Blue

Blue

Sixth

Yellow

And so on

 ………..

5.1.3.6. Assignments will be based on the ranking available at 2100 that day regardless of protests or requests for redress not yet decided.

5.1.3.7. If all fleets have not completed the same number of races by the end of a day, the fleets with fewer races will continue racing the following day until all fleets have completed the same number of races. All boats will thereafter race in the new fleets.

5.1.4.     Final Series;

5.1.4.1. A final series will be scheduled if 5 or more qualifying series completed. The final series will take place on the day 24 July 2016.

5.1.4.2. Final series colors;

Rank in series

Fleet Assignment

Gold

Yellow

Silver

Blue

Bronze

Red

5.1.5.     (NP)(DP)Boats shall display a coloured ribbon corresponding to the colour of her fleet, permanently fixed during the day’s races and free to fly from the top of the sprit. The ribbons will be provided by the Race Office.

5.2.   Laser Class

5.2.1.     Format of Racing

The Laser Class is divided in Laser Radial and Laser 4.7 fleets and  each fleet will have separate starts.

5.2.2.     Class Flag
Laser Radial: Fleet Class flag (yellow flag with red Laser logo)
Laser 4.7: Fleet Class flag (white flag with blue Laser logo)

5.2.3.     There will be 3 races a day for all regattas day.

5.2.4.     If any Laser fleet is bigger than 80 boats, (or close to 80 at discretion of the Race Committee) can be split into groups.

 

6.                  SCHEDULE OF RACES

DATE

TIME

ACTION

Day 1  / July 21st

10.00-17.00

15.00

20.00

Registration

Practice race

Opening Ceremony

Day 2  / July 22nd

10.00

11.00

Sailors-Coaches Meeting

Races

Day 3 / July 23rd

11.00

N/A (After Fleet Races)

Races

I. Int. Cherry Club Cup

Day 4 / July 24th

11.00

16.00

18.00

Races

Last warning signal

Prize-giving and Closing Ceremony

6.2.     9 races are scheduled with a maximum of 3 races per day.

6.3.     One extra race per day may be sailed, provided that the change is made according to instruction 3.

6.4.     The scheduled time of the coaches meeting each day is 10.00 hours. Meetings will take place in front of the club.

6.5.     The scheduled time of the warning signal for the first race each day is 11.00 hours, except that the warning signal for the practice race will be at 15.00 hours.

6.6.     To alert boats that a race or sequence of races will begin soon, the orange flag defining the starboard end of the starting line will be displayed with one sound at least five minutes before a warning signal is displayed.

6.7.     On the last day of racing, no warning signal will be made after 16.00 hours.

 

7.    EVENTS and classes

7.1. The events and classes are as follows:

EVENT                                               CLASS

Boy’s One Person Dinghy                  Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, Optimist

Girl’s One Person Dinghy                  Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, Optimist

 

8.    racing area

Attachment 1 shows the location of the racing area.

 

9.    the course

9.1. All classes will be raced the same course.

9.2. The diagram in attachment 2 shows the course for Optimist Class and Laser Class.

10.  marks

10.1. Mark 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 will be of yellow colour and cylindrical type. New marks, as provided in instruction 12, will be the same colour and shape.

10.2. The starting marks will be race committee boats.

10.3. The finishing marks will be a race committee boat and an orange colour mark with orange flag.

10.4. A race committee boat signalling a change of a leg of the course is a mark as provided in instruction 12.

 

11.  the start

11.1. The starting line will be between staffs displaying orange flags on the starting marks.

11.2. (DP)When the warning signal for the first fleet has been made, boats from other fleets shall be in the waiting area.  Boats may approach the starting line after the starting signal of the previous fleet and, in case of an individual recall, after the X flag has been removed.

11.3. When flag U has been displayed as the preparatory signal, no part of a boat’s hull, crew or equipment shall be in the triangle formed by the ends of the starting line and the first mark during the last minute before her starting signal. If a boat breaks this rule and is identified, she shall be disqualified without a hearing, but not if the race is postponed or abandoned or restarted or resailed. This changes rule 26 and rule A5. When flag U is used as the preparatory signal, rule 29.1 does not apply. The scoring abbreviation for a flag U penalty is UFD.This changes rule A11.

11.4. When an individual recall is made, flag X will be displayed for up to 2 minutes. This changes rule 29.1.

11.5. (DP)Boats that have finished shall return directly to the waiting area or ashore, keeping well clear of all boats racing and of all boats whose warning signal has been made.

11.6. The waiting area windward boundary will be 50 meters from the start line.

11.7. A boat starting later than 2 minutes after her starting signal will be scored Did Not Start without a hearing. This changes rules A4 and A5.

 

12.  CHANGE OF THE NEXT LEG OF THE COURSE

12.1. To change the next leg of the course, the Race Committee will lay a new mark (or move the finishing line) and remove the original mark as soon as practicable.

12.2. Except at a gate, boats shall pass between the race committee boat signalling the change of course and the nearby mark, leaving the mark to port and the race committee boat to starboard. This changes rule 28.1.

13.  FINISH

13.1. The finishing line will be between a staff displaying an orange flag on the race committee boat and a orange colour mark.

14.  PENALTY SYSTEM

(NP)(DP)A boat that has taken a penalty or retired according to rule 44.1 shall complete an acknowledgement form at the race office within the protest time limit.

14.1. The penalty for breaches of Class Rules, Sailing Instructions 4.2,5.1.5, 11.2, 11.5, 14.1, 18.1, 20, 22, 23 and 24 may be less than disqualification if the jury so decides.  The scoring abbreviation for a discretionary penalty imposed under this instruction will be DPI.

14.2. All check-in and check out lists will be signed by coaches or team leaders. Failure to Check out, Check in:

14.2.1. Failure to check out will result in 1 points penalty for the next race completed even if no race is completed on the day of the infringement.

14.2.2. Only one 1 point penalty for infringements of SI 14.3.1 and 14.3.2 will be applied.

14.2.3. These penalty points will be applied by the Race Committee without a hearing. This changes RRS 63.1.

14.2.4. A competitor shall not be scored worse than a disqualified competitor.

14.2.5. They will be posted on the Official Notice Board within one hour of the protest time limit.

14.3. Appendix P will apply.

 

15.  TIME LIMITS AND TARGET TIMES

15.1. Time limits and target times are as follows:

TIME LIMIT

1th MARK TIME LIMIT

TARGET TIME

FINISH WINDOW

90min

30min

50min

20min

15.2. If no boat has passed Mark 1 within the Mark 1 time limit the race will be abandoned. Failure to meet the target time will not be grounds for redress. This changes rule 62.1(a).

15.3.  Boats failing to finish within 20 minutes after the first boat sails the course and finishes will be scored Did Not Finish without a hearing. This changes rules 35, A4 and A5.

 

16.  PROTESTS AND REQUEST FOR REDRESS

16.1. To inform the race committee of the boat/s being protested, the boat intending to protest shall approach the race committee boat at the starboard end of the finishing line immediately after finishing and shall hail the protested boat’s sail number/s while sailing along her starboard side.

16.2. Protest forms are available at the race office. protests and requests for redress or reopening shall be delivered there within the appropriate time limit.

16.3. The protest time limit for each fleet is 60 minutes after the last boat has finished the last race of the day or the race committee signals no more racing today, whichever is later.

16.4. Notices will be posted within 15 minutes of the protest time limit to inform competitors of hearings in which they are parties or named as witnesses. hearings will be held in the jury room, located in the main club building.

16.5. Notices of protests by the race committee or int.jury will be posted to inform boats under rule 61.1(b).

16.6. A list of boats that have been penalized for breaking rule 42 will be posted.

16.7. For the purpose of measurement protests as per rule 64.3 (b), the ‘authority responsible’ is the championship measurer.

16.8. Breaches of instructions 5.5, 14.1, 18.1, 20, 22.1, 23, 24 and nor 17 will not be grounds for a protest by a boat. this changes rule 60.1(a).

16.9. On the last scheduled day of racing a request for reopening a hearing or request for redress for a decision of the int. jury shall be delivered (this changes rule 66):

16.9.1. within the protest time limit if the party requesting reopening was informed of the decision on the previous day;

16.9.2. no later than 30 minutes after the party requesting reopening or redress was informed of the decision on that day.

16.9.3. decisions of the international jury are final as provided in rule 70.5.

17.  SCORING

17.1 race scores;

17.1.1. rule a4.2 is changed so that the scores are based on the number of boats assigned to the largest fleet.

17.1.2. if at the end of the last day of races some boats have more race scores than others, scores for the most recent races will be excluded so that all boats have the same number of race scores.

17.1.3. races are required to be completed to constitute a series.

17.2. when fewer than 5 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of    her race scores.

17.3. when 5 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.

 

18.  SAFETY REGULATIONS

18.1. (NP)(DP) A boat retiring from a race shall notify a race committee or safety boat before leaving the course and shall complete the relevant form available at the Race Office.

18.2. Each day of competition the Coaches or Team Leaders shall notify the Race Office before D flag is displayed, of the boats not intending to race that day.

18.3. 18.3  Competitors who require assistance shall blow a whistle or wave the paddle or one arm. The Race Committee reserves the right to assist competitors who in their opinion require assistance, regardless of the wishes of the competitor. This will not be grounds for redress. This changes rule 62.1(a).

19.  REPLACEMENT OF EQUIPMENT

19.1. Substitution of damaged or lost equipment will not be allowed unless approved in writing by the Race Committee. Requests for substitution shall be made to the race committee at the first reasonable opportunity.

19.2. Substitution of damaged equipment may be permitted provided that the relevant form has been completed at the Race Office and both the damaged and the substituting equipment has been inspected by the Measurer.

19.3.  If the substitution was made on the water between races, both the damaged and the substituting equipment shall be presented to the Measurer after the end of the day’s racing. The substitution is subject to the approval of the Race Committee given retrospectively.

 

20.  EQUIPMENT AND MEASUREMENT CHECKS

20.1. (NP)(DP) A boat or equipment may be inspected at any time for compliance with the Class Rules, the Notice of Race or the Sailing Instructions.

 

21.  OFFICIAL BOATS

21.1. Official boats will be identified as follows:

BOAT

FLAG

Race committee signals vessel

White flag with black ‘RC’

Race committee boats

White flag with black ‘RC’

Jury Boats

White flag with black ‘IJ’

Support Boats

White flag with black numbers

22.  SUPPORT BOATS

22.1. (NP) Team Leaders, Coaches and other support personnel shall stay outside areas where boats are or will be racing from the time the warning flag is displayed until all boats of all divisions in that race have finished or the Race Committee signals a postponement or abandonment. To observe a race, support boats may move from leeward to windward through the port side of the course keeping well clear of the exclusion boundary, approximately 100 metres from the course area. Support boats may, after the last start of a race, move between the waiting and the finishing areas through the centre channel(see drawing in Attachment 2). When a Race Committee or Jury member indicates a support boat to move further from the course area, the mentioned boat shall do so immediately.

22.2. (DP) All boats associated with the infringing support boat may be penalised at the discretion of the Jury for the race on which the support personnel failed to comply with Notice of Race 12 and/or with this instruction. This changes rule 63.1.

22.3. (NP) Competitors shall not approach any boat other than an official boat (see instruction 21.1) from their first warning signal of the day until they finish their last race for the day or the Race Committee signals no more racing today, whichever is later.

22.4. Coaches should carry a working VHF radio.

 

23.  TRASH DISPOSAL

23.1. (NP)(DP)Rule 55. Trash may be placed aboard support and race committee boats.

 

24.  BERTHING

24.1. (NP)(DP) Boats shall be kept in their assigned places in the boat park.

25.  PRIZES

25.1. Prizes will be given as follows:

25.1.4. Optimist top 10 overall

25.1.5. Optimist top 3 girls

25.1.6. Optimist Junior ( born 2005 and after ) top 5

25.1.7. Optimist Junior Girls ( born 2005 and after ) top 3

25.1.8. Laser 4.7 top 3 overall

25.1.9. Laser 4.7 Girls top 3

25.1.10. Laser 4.7 Juniors ( born 2001 and after ) top 3

25.1.11. Laser Radial top 3 overall

25.1.12. Laser Radial Youth ( born 1998 and after ) top 3

25.1.13. Laser Radial Girls top 3

25.2. Special prizes will be announced on the registration day (21st of July 2015 ).

26.  DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

26.1. Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk and responsibility. See rule 4, ‘Decision to Race’. The Organising Authority and any other party involved in the organisation of the Championship will accept no liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, loss or claim, whether personal or material, incurred by or inflicted to participants before, during or after the championship.

27.  RIGHT TO USE NAMES AND LIKENESS

27.1. In participating in this championship, a competitor automatically grants to the organising authority, sponsors of the championship the right in perpetuity to make, use and show at their discretion any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or filmed television and other reproductions of him or her during the championship, and of all of his or her material related to the championship, without compensation.

 

ATTACHMENT 1 – RACING AREA

 

 

 

International Rodosto Cupis organized by Tekirdağ Sailing Club between 21-24 July in Tekirdağ/Turkey. Regatta is open Optimist, Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial Class.

ABBREVIATIONS
DP:
Rules for which the penalties are at the discretion of the International Jury.
NP: Rules that are not grounds for protest by a boat(This changes rule 60.1(a)).

1.      RULES

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

1.2.    No national authority prescriptions will apply.

1.3.   Rule 61.1 “Informing the Protestee” is changed as follows:

1.3.1.     Add to rule 61.1(a) “The protesting boat shall inform the Race Committee of the boat/s being protested at the finishing line immediately after finishing.”

1.4.   Rule 40 and the preamble to Part 4 are changed as follows:

1.4.1.     The first sentence of rule 40 is deleted and replaced by: “Each competitor shall wear a personal flotation device (PFD) according to class rule 4.2 (a), properly secured at all times while on the water except when temporarily adding or removing clothing.”

1.4.2.     Add to the preamble of Part 4, after ‘racing’: “, except rule 40 as amended by instruction 1.4.1.”

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

1.6.   If there is a conflict between the Notice of Race (NoR) and the Sailing Instructions, the SI will take precedence.

 

2.      NOTICES TO COMPETITORS

2.1.   Notices to competitors will be posted on the official notice board located in front of the club premises.

 

3.      CHANGES TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

3.1.   Any change to the sailing instructions will be posted before 09:00 on the day it will take effect, except that any change to the schedule of races will be posted by 20:00 on the day before it will take effect.

 

4.      SIGNALS MADE ASHORE

4.1.   Signals made ashore will be displayed from the official flagpole located in front of the race office.

4.2.   (NP)(DP)Flag D displayed with one sound means: ‘the warning signal will be made not less than 30 minutes after flag D is displayed.’ Boats shall not leave their berthing places until this signal is made.

 

5.      FORMAT OF RACING

5.1.   Optimist Class

5.1.1.     For the practice race optimist class will be divided into two fleets as follows:

START

FLEETS

CLASS FLAG

1st start

Boats with an odd sail number (ending in 1, 3, 5, 7, 9)

Yellow

2nd start

Boats with an even sail number (ending in 0, 2, 4, 6, 8)

Blue

 

5.1.2. The format of the Regatta is a qualifying series followed by a final series.

 

5.1.3. Qualifying Series;

5.1.3.1. For qualifying series boats will be assigned to fleets Yellow, Blue, and Red of, as nearly as possible, equal size. Initial assignments will be made by the race committee.

5.1.3.2. For the initial assignment to fleets, boats will be sorted by alphabetical order of national letters and then by numerical order of sail number.

5.1.3.3. The initial assignment will be done on July 21 upon completion of the registration.

5.1.3.4. The qualifying series will take place on the first 2 racing days (22 and 23 July 2016). If 5 races of a qualifying series have not been completed by the end of the second day of the championship, the qualifying series will continue on the next racing day.

5.1.3.5. Boats will be reassigned to fleets after each day of racing, except if on the first day only one race is completed. If all fleets have completed the same number of races, boats will be reassigned on the basis of their ranks in the series. If all fleets have not completed the same number of races, the series scores for reassignment will be calculated for those races numbered in order of completion, completed by all fleets. Reassignments will be made as follows:

Rank in series

Fleet Assignment

First

Yellow

Second

Blue

Third

Red

Fourth

Red

Blue

Blue

Sixth

Yellow

And so on

 ………..

5.1.3.6. Assignments will be based on the ranking available at 2100 that day regardless of protests or requests for redress not yet decided.

5.1.3.7. If all fleets have not completed the same number of races by the end of a day, the fleets with fewer races will continue racing the following day until all fleets have completed the same number of races. All boats will thereafter race in the new fleets.

5.1.4.     Final Series;

5.1.4.1. A final series will be scheduled if 5 or more qualifying series completed. The final series will take place on the day 24 July 2016.

5.1.4.2. Final series colors;

Rank in series

Fleet Assignment

Gold

Yellow

Silver

Blue

Bronze

Red

5.1.5.     (NP)(DP)Boats shall display a coloured ribbon corresponding to the colour of her fleet, permanently fixed during the day’s races and free to fly from the top of the sprit. The ribbons will be provided by the Race Office.

5.2.   Laser Class

5.2.1.     Format of Racing

The Laser Class is divided in Laser Radial and Laser 4.7 fleets and  each fleet will have separate starts.

5.2.2.     Class Flag
Laser Radial: Fleet Class flag (yellow flag with red Laser logo)
Laser 4.7: Fleet Class flag (white flag with blue Laser logo)

5.2.3.     There will be 3 races a day for all regattas day.

5.2.4.     If any Laser fleet is bigger than 80 boats, (or close to 80 at discretion of the Race Committee) can be split into groups.

 

6.                  SCHEDULE OF RACES

DATE

TIME

ACTION

Day 1  / July 21st

10.00-17.00

15.00

20.00

Registration

Practice race

Opening Ceremony

Day 2  / July 22nd

10.00

11.00

Sailors-Coaches Meeting

Races

Day 3 / July 23rd

11.00

N/A (After Fleet Races)

Races

I. Int. Cherry Club Cup

Day 4 / July 24th

11.00

16.00

18.00

Races

Last warning signal

Prize-giving and Closing Ceremony

6.2.     9 races are scheduled with a maximum of 3 races per day.

6.3.     One extra race per day may be sailed, provided that the change is made according to instruction 3.

6.4.     The scheduled time of the coaches meeting each day is 10.00 hours. Meetings will take place in front of the club.

6.5.     The scheduled time of the warning signal for the first race each day is 11.00 hours, except that the warning signal for the practice race will be at 15.00 hours.

6.6.     To alert boats that a race or sequence of races will begin soon, the orange flag defining the starboard end of the starting line will be displayed with one sound at least five minutes before a warning signal is displayed.

6.7.     On the last day of racing, no warning signal will be made after 16.00 hours.

 

7.    EVENTS and classes

7.1. The events and classes are as follows:

EVENT                                               CLASS

Boy’s One Person Dinghy                  Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, Optimist

Girl’s One Person Dinghy                  Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, Optimist

 

8.    racing area

Attachment 1 shows the location of the racing area.

 

9.    the course

9.1. All classes will be raced the same course.

9.2. The diagram in attachment 2 shows the course for Optimist Class and Laser Class.

10.  marks

10.1. Mark 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 will be of yellow colour and cylindrical type. New marks, as provided in instruction 12, will be the same colour and shape.

10.2. The starting marks will be race committee boats.

10.3. The finishing marks will be a race committee boat and an orange colour mark with orange flag.

10.4. A race committee boat signalling a change of a leg of the course is a mark as provided in instruction 12.

 

11.  the start

11.1. The starting line will be between staffs displaying orange flags on the starting marks.

11.2. (DP)When the warning signal for the first fleet has been made, boats from other fleets shall be in the waiting area.  Boats may approach the starting line after the starting signal of the previous fleet and, in case of an individual recall, after the X flag has been removed.

11.3. When flag U has been displayed as the preparatory signal, no part of a boat’s hull, crew or equipment shall be in the triangle formed by the ends of the starting line and the first mark during the last minute before her starting signal. If a boat breaks this rule and is identified, she shall be disqualified without a hearing, but not if the race is postponed or abandoned or restarted or resailed. This changes rule 26 and rule A5. When flag U is used as the preparatory signal, rule 29.1 does not apply. The scoring abbreviation for a flag U penalty is UFD.This changes rule A11.

11.4. When an individual recall is made, flag X will be displayed for up to 2 minutes. This changes rule 29.1.

11.5. (DP)Boats that have finished shall return directly to the waiting area or ashore, keeping well clear of all boats racing and of all boats whose warning signal has been made.

11.6. The waiting area windward boundary will be 50 meters from the start line.

11.7. A boat starting later than 2 minutes after her starting signal will be scored Did Not Start without a hearing. This changes rules A4 and A5.

 

12.  CHANGE OF THE NEXT LEG OF THE COURSE

12.1. To change the next leg of the course, the Race Committee will lay a new mark (or move the finishing line) and remove the original mark as soon as practicable.

12.2. Except at a gate, boats shall pass between the race committee boat signalling the change of course and the nearby mark, leaving the mark to port and the race committee boat to starboard. This changes rule 28.1.

13.  FINISH

13.1. The finishing line will be between a staff displaying an orange flag on the race committee boat and a orange colour mark.

14.  PENALTY SYSTEM

(NP)(DP)A boat that has taken a penalty or retired according to rule 44.1 shall complete an acknowledgement form at the race office within the protest time limit.

14.1. The penalty for breaches of Class Rules, Sailing Instructions 4.2,5.1.5, 11.2, 11.5, 14.1, 18.1, 20, 22, 23 and 24 may be less than disqualification if the jury so decides.  The scoring abbreviation for a discretionary penalty imposed under this instruction will be DPI.

14.2. All check-in and check out lists will be signed by coaches or team leaders. Failure to Check out, Check in:

14.2.1. Failure to check out will result in 1 points penalty for the next race completed even if no race is completed on the day of the infringement.

14.2.2. Only one 1 point penalty for infringements of SI 14.3.1 and 14.3.2 will be applied.

14.2.3. These penalty points will be applied by the Race Committee without a hearing. This changes RRS 63.1.

14.2.4. A competitor shall not be scored worse than a disqualified competitor.

14.2.5. They will be posted on the Official Notice Board within one hour of the protest time limit.

14.3. Appendix P will apply.

 

15.  TIME LIMITS AND TARGET TIMES

15.1. Time limits and target times are as follows:

TIME LIMIT

1th MARK TIME LIMIT

TARGET TIME

FINISH WINDOW

90min

30min

50min

20min

15.2. If no boat has passed Mark 1 within the Mark 1 time limit the race will be abandoned. Failure to meet the target time will not be grounds for redress. This changes rule 62.1(a).

15.3.  Boats failing to finish within 20 minutes after the first boat sails the course and finishes will be scored Did Not Finish without a hearing. This changes rules 35, A4 and A5.

 

16.  PROTESTS AND REQUEST FOR REDRESS

16.1. To inform the race committee of the boat/s being protested, the boat intending to protest shall approach the race committee boat at the starboard end of the finishing line immediately after finishing and shall hail the protested boat’s sail number/s while sailing along her starboard side.

16.2. Protest forms are available at the race office. protests and requests for redress or reopening shall be delivered there within the appropriate time limit.

16.3. The protest time limit for each fleet is 60 minutes after the last boat has finished the last race of the day or the race committee signals no more racing today, whichever is later.

16.4. Notices will be posted within 15 minutes of the protest time limit to inform competitors of hearings in which they are parties or named as witnesses. hearings will be held in the jury room, located in the main club building.

16.5. Notices of protests by the race committee or int.jury will be posted to inform boats under rule 61.1(b).

16.6. A list of boats that have been penalized for breaking rule 42 will be posted.

16.7. For the purpose of measurement protests as per rule 64.3 (b), the ‘authority responsible’ is the championship measurer.

16.8. Breaches of instructions 5.5, 14.1, 18.1, 20, 22.1, 23, 24 and nor 17 will not be grounds for a protest by a boat. this changes rule 60.1(a).

16.9. On the last scheduled day of racing a request for reopening a hearing or request for redress for a decision of the int. jury shall be delivered (this changes rule 66):

16.9.1. within the protest time limit if the party requesting reopening was informed of the decision on the previous day;

16.9.2. no later than 30 minutes after the party requesting reopening or redress was informed of the decision on that day.

16.9.3. decisions of the international jury are final as provided in rule 70.5.

17.  SCORING

17.1 race scores;

17.1.1. rule a4.2 is changed so that the scores are based on the number of boats assigned to the largest fleet.

17.1.2. if at the end of the last day of races some boats have more race scores than others, scores for the most recent races will be excluded so that all boats have the same number of race scores.

17.1.3. races are required to be completed to constitute a series.

17.2. when fewer than 5 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of    her race scores.

17.3. when 5 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.

 

18.  SAFETY REGULATIONS

18.1. (NP)(DP) A boat retiring from a race shall notify a race committee or safety boat before leaving the course and shall complete the relevant form available at the Race Office.

18.2. Each day of competition the Coaches or Team Leaders shall notify the Race Office before D flag is displayed, of the boats not intending to race that day.

18.3. 18.3  Competitors who require assistance shall blow a whistle or wave the paddle or one arm. The Race Committee reserves the right to assist competitors who in their opinion require assistance, regardless of the wishes of the competitor. This will not be grounds for redress. This changes rule 62.1(a).

19.  REPLACEMENT OF EQUIPMENT

19.1. Substitution of damaged or lost equipment will not be allowed unless approved in writing by the Race Committee. Requests for substitution shall be made to the race committee at the first reasonable opportunity.

19.2. Substitution of damaged equipment may be permitted provided that the relevant form has been completed at the Race Office and both the damaged and the substituting equipment has been inspected by the Measurer.

19.3.  If the substitution was made on the water between races, both the damaged and the substituting equipment shall be presented to the Measurer after the end of the day’s racing. The substitution is subject to the approval of the Race Committee given retrospectively.

 

20.  EQUIPMENT AND MEASUREMENT CHECKS

20.1. (NP)(DP) A boat or equipment may be inspected at any time for compliance with the Class Rules, the Notice of Race or the Sailing Instructions.

 

21.  OFFICIAL BOATS

21.1. Official boats will be identified as follows:

BOAT

FLAG

Race committee signals vessel

White flag with black ‘RC’

Race committee boats

White flag with black ‘RC’

Jury Boats

White flag with black ‘IJ’

Support Boats

White flag with black numbers

22.  SUPPORT BOATS

22.1. (NP) Team Leaders, Coaches and other support personnel shall stay outside areas where boats are or will be racing from the time the warning flag is displayed until all boats of all divisions in that race have finished or the Race Committee signals a postponement or abandonment. To observe a race, support boats may move from leeward to windward through the port side of the course keeping well clear of the exclusion boundary, approximately 100 metres from the course area. Support boats may, after the last start of a race, move between the waiting and the finishing areas through the centre channel(see drawing in Attachment 2). When a Race Committee or Jury member indicates a support boat to move further from the course area, the mentioned boat shall do so immediately.

22.2. (DP) All boats associated with the infringing support boat may be penalised at the discretion of the Jury for the race on which the support personnel failed to comply with Notice of Race 12 and/or with this instruction. This changes rule 63.1.

22.3. (NP) Competitors shall not approach any boat other than an official boat (see instruction 21.1) from their first warning signal of the day until they finish their last race for the day or the Race Committee signals no more racing today, whichever is later.

22.4. Coaches should carry a working VHF radio.

 

23.  TRASH DISPOSAL

23.1. (NP)(DP)Rule 55. Trash may be placed aboard support and race committee boats.

 

24.  BERTHING

24.1. (NP)(DP) Boats shall be kept in their assigned places in the boat park.

25.  PRIZES

25.1. Prizes will be given as follows:

25.1.4. Optimist top 10 overall

25.1.5. Optimist top 3 girls

25.1.6. Optimist Junior ( born 2005 and after ) top 5

25.1.7. Optimist Junior Girls ( born 2005 and after ) top 3

25.1.8. Laser 4.7 top 3 overall

25.1.9. Laser 4.7 Girls top 3

25.1.10. Laser 4.7 Juniors ( born 2001 and after ) top 3

25.1.11. Laser Radial top 3 overall

25.1.12. Laser Radial Youth ( born 1998 and after ) top 3

25.1.13. Laser Radial Girls top 3

25.2. Special prizes will be announced on the registration day (21st of July 2015 ).

26.  DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

26.1. Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk and responsibility. See rule 4, ‘Decision to Race’. The Organising Authority and any other party involved in the organisation of the Championship will accept no liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, loss or claim, whether personal or material, incurred by or inflicted to participants before, during or after the championship.

27.  RIGHT TO USE NAMES AND LIKENESS

27.1. In participating in this championship, a competitor automatically grants to the organising authority, sponsors of the champio

nship the right in perpetuity to make, use and show at their discretion any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or filmed television and other reproductions of him or her during the championship, and of all of his or her material related to the championship, without compensation.

 

ATTACHMENT 1 – RACING AREA

racing area

ATTACHMENT 2 –THE COURSE

 Yeni Resim