Notice of Race 2014

AN 14

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1-ORGANISING AUTHORITY

The event “Les Voiles de Saint Barth” organized by T.P.SAIL EVENTS in affiliation with the FFV, Saint Barth collectivity and the Saint Barth Yacht Club, will take place from 14 to 19 April 2014.

 

2-RULES

Racing will be governed by:
2.1- The ISAF rules of sailing. 2013-2016.
2.2- FFVoile regulations
2.3- The CSA rules, Multi 2000 rules, IRC Rule Parts A, B & C.
2.4- All boat need sail number.
2.5- The French version of the text shall prevail over the English one.

 

3-ADVERTIZING

Boats may be required to display advertising provided by the organizing authority as permitted by ISAF Regulation 20.

 

4-ELIGIBILITY and REGISTRATION

4.1- All foreign boats shall be in conformity with their current national regulations and laws. All boats shall have onboard the safety equipment required for the area of costal sailing.
4.2- The boats will be distributed in classes:
(a) Maxi-Racing and Maxi-Racing Cruising /CSA Rating
(b) IRC 52 / IRC Rating
(c) Spinnaker 1 and 2 / CSA Rating > 0,800 (spi, asy, both)
(d) Non-Spinnaker /CSA Rating > 0,800 (jib, pol, sec)
(e) Racing-Multihull / Multi2000 > 1,000
4.3- After consideration of the number of boat entries, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to modify the classes or add classes.
4.4- The eligible boats can entry on the website at the latest 1st Mars 2014.
4.5- At the moment of the registration the representative of each boat shall present following documents:
- Entry form
- Valid FFV License with medical approval.
- The proof for the foreign crews that they are in compliance with their National Authority
- Disclaimer form
- Photocopy of boat insurance certificate
- Rating Certificate
- Complete crew list

 

5-FEES

30 to 45 feet 10 € per foot
45 to 60 feet 12 € per foot
60 to 80 feet 14 € per foot
80 + 18 € per foot

After you have emailed your inscription payment can be made by filing out and returning the credit card authorization PDF on the website or contact us by email or phone to make other arrangements. T.P.Sail Events: info@lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com

 

6-SCHEDULE

Monday April 14 2014 10h00 Registrations
Tuesday April 15 2014 11h00 1 st Warning signal
Wednesday April 16 2014 10h00 1 st Warning signal
Thursday April 17 2014 11h00 Animation
 Day Off
Friday April 18 2014 10h00 1 st Warning signal
Saturday April 19 2014 10h00 1 st Warning signal
18h00 Awards ceremony
20h00 Gala-closing party

 

7-SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

Official sailing instructions will be those distributed in the registration packages only the April 14, 2014

 

8-DISCLAIMER

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. Decision to race or to continue racing is their own responsibility. 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.

 

9-INSURANCE

Boat Insurance:
-Each boat entered must have an insurance certificate for the regatta valid for the duration of the event. (FR-ENG)
Crew Insurance:
-All French crewmembers must show their 2014 FFV license.
-All foreign crewmembers must provide their name, surname, date of birth and nationality.
-FFV temporary licenses will be accepted during the event.

 

10-RADIO COMMUNICATIONS

All boats shall carry a VHF radio with channels 72, 12 and 16.
Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile phones.

 

11-THE COURSES

The courses will be described in Sailing Instructions.

 

12- PENALTY SYSTEMS

12.1- Rule 44.1 is changed so that the two-turns penalty is replaced by one-turn penalty.
12.2- After hearing, a breach to rules other than 28 and 31 and to rules of part 2 may be sanctioned by a penalty ranging from 10% of the number of boats registered to disqualification.

 

13-PRIZES

List of prizes and/or trophies to be awarded will be given in the Sailing Instructions and will also be available on the site http://www.lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com/.

 

14-MEDIA RIGHTS

Competitors grant the Organizing Authority, the unrestricted right and permission to use the name and the image for any text, photograph or video footage of either themselves or the boat they are sailing during the event to be published or broadcast in any media whatsoever (including but not limited to Press and TV advertisements or Internet), for either editorial or advertising purposes or to be used in press information; in this respect, competitors’ names and any biographical material of themselves may also be used or reproduced in any way known. As part of the registration process, each individual participating crewmember will be required to sign a declaration accepting this waiver of rights.

 

FFVoile :http://www.ffvoile.fr

CSA :http://www.caribbean-sailing.com

Multi 2000 :http://www.multicoques-habitables.com

ISAF :http://www.sailing.org

T.P. Sail Events:B.P.1126, 97015 Saint Barthélémy Cedex, +590590272064