West Nyland Yacht Club

Barösund Inkoo, Ingå  



Published 15.2.2024

1                 RULES

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


1.2              The National rules apply in the form of FinRating handicap system.      


1.3              The Barösund Runt sailing instructions will apply.      


1.4              N.A.     

1.5              N.A.     

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


2                ADVERTISING

2.1              N.A.   

2.2              Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.     


3                ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

3.1              The regatta is open to all mono hull keelboats of the FinRating class, with a FinRating-handicap not exceeding 1.2500, listed in the FinRating handicap table, holding a FinRating-certificate, FinRating Non-Spinnaker certificate or FinRating DH- certificate. All participating boats shall be registered in, approved and inspected by a member club of the Finnish Sailing Association, SPV/SBF and shall carry safety equipment required by the inspection authority of the vessels club and according to its inspection class. Equally any yacht registered in a yacht club under a World Sailing member club is welcome to participate under same regulations as apply for yachts registered in Finland.   

3.2              Eligible boats may enter by completing the form available at  and by paying the required admission fee by July 23nd 2024.    

3.3              Late entries will be accepted under the following conditions: The acceptance of the Race Committee will be required and confirmed by e-mail. Adjustments of entry fees may apply after the given date.  

3.4              N.A.







4.1              CLASSIFICATION

                  FinRating 0.9000 or higher

                  FinRating less than 0.9000

                  Family (All crewmembers must be family members or relatives)




5                FEES

5.1              Required fees are as follows:

                  Commercial and charter yachts € 355,-

                  FinRating 0.9000 or higher € 115,-

                  FinRating less than 0.9000  lower € 85,-

                  Family FinRating 0,9000 or higher € 115,-

                  Family FinRating less than 0.9000 € 85,-

                  H-Boat 85,-


5.2              Other fees.

                  No other obligatory fees will be charged (The harbour fee is included for two nights)


6                N.A.   


7                SCHEDULE

7.1              Race Office opening hours and Registration

The Race Office is open on Friday, 2.8.2024 from 14.00 to 18.45 and on Saturday 3.8.2024 from 8.30 to 10.00. The Race Office is located in the shore side boatshed in the race harbour.

Registration is best done during the Race Office opening hours. If a boat fails to register during given time, registration can be done earlier or later prior to a valid reason. In such case the race committee shall be contacted as soon as possible.

Skippers´ Meeting

The Skippers´ Meeting will be held at Restaurant Scola on Friday, August 2nd at 18.50. Attending the Skippers´ Meeting is voluntary.

Pre Race Dinner

The Pre Race Dinner takes place on Friday August 2nd straight after the Skippers´ Meeting at Restaurant Scola at 19.00 hours.


Price Giving and Regatta Dinner

The Price giving ceremony will be held on Saturday, August 3rd as soon as the protest time is out and possible protests are handled. The Regatta Dinner is served at Restaurant Scola at approximately 19.00.


7.2              N.A.

7.3              Dates of racing:



7.4              Number of races:

                  1 (one)

7.5              The race will be conducted as a chase start. The warning signal for the first boat to race shall not be given earlier than 9.25.


8                MEASUREMENTS


                  Each boat shall provide a valid and relevant (see point 3.1.) FinRating - certificate when the boat differs from the one defined in the FinRating-certificate for such boat type.     



                  The sailing instructions will be available latest June 15th 2024 at   


10               VENUE

10.1            Orslandet, Barösund. Information on the venue


10.2            Attachment 1A displays the optional start and finishing areas and a referential course diagram. Published no later than February 15th, 2024 at


11               THE COURSES

The course to be sailed will be as follows: Start from waters between Orslandet and Barölandet, in or close to Hyklösund, so that the start line will be leeward of the Barölandet-Orslandet ferry. The race course is approximately 22NM and follows the so called Olympic fairway S/SE of the Barösund archipelago. The finishing line will be placed in or close to Hyklösund windward of the Barölandet-Orslandet ferry. More information about marks to be rounded will be given in Sailing Instructions no later than June 15th, 2024 at


12               PENALTY SYSTEM

12.1            The penalties are as follows: is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.

12.2            N.A.

12.3            N.A.


13               SCORING

13.1            The scoring system is as follows: FinRating, Time to Distance. The race shall be conducted as a chase                   start.

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

13.3            N.A.


14               SUPPORT BOATS



15               BERTHING

                  The harbour master will show berthing to yachts arriving prior to race.



16               HAUL-OUT RESTRICTIONS




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


18               RADIO COMMUNICATION

                  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 telephones.   


19               PRIZES

                  Prizes will be given in the classes mentioned above. The Barösund Runt Race Committee however reserves the right to give additional prices according to acknowledged presentations: The race committee reserves the right to adjust the number of prices depending on the number of entries per class. 



                  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.   


21               INSURANCE

                  Each participating boat shall be insured with a valid and adequate third-party liability insurance.    



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                  During the event weekend:

                        Maritime Search and Rescue            0294 1000

                        Emergency Number                           112

                        Race Office Manager                         0440 404 715 

                        Race Captain                                      040 50 60 149

                        Committee Boat                                  040 358 0780           

                        Restaurant Scola                                040 5311 390  


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