West Nyland Yacht Club
Barösund Inkoo, Ingå
NOTICE OF RACE
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 LYS handicap system.
1.3 The Barösund Runt sailing instructions will apply.
1.6 If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.
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 LYS class, with a LYS-handicap not exceeding 1.60. 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 www.barosundrunt.fi and sending it, together with the required fee by July 15th 2019.
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.
Open class, Ladies class, Family class LYS 1.17 or higher
Open class, Ladies class, Family class LYS 1.16 or lower
5.1 Required fees are as follows:
Open class, Ladies class, Family class LYS 1.17 or higher € 110,-
Open class, Ladies class, Family class LYS 1.16 or lower € 80,-
Singlehanded € 60,-
5.2 Other fees.
No other obligatory fees will be charged (The harbour fee is included for two nights)
From 14.00 To 20.00. 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.
7.3 Dates of racing:
7.4 Number of races:
7.5 The race will be conducted as a chase start. The warning signal for the first boat to race shall not be earlier than 9.55.
Each boat shall provide a valid LYS- certificate when the boat differs from the one defined in the LYS-certificate for such boat type.
9 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The sailing instructions will be available latest February 8th 2019 at 13.00 www.barosundrunt.fi
10.1 Orslandet, Barösund, attachment 1.a, published no later than February 8th, 2019 at www.barosundrunt.fi
10.2 Attachment 1.b shows the location of the racing areas and will be published no later than February 8th, 2019 at www.barosundrunt.fi
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 followes 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 February 8th, 2019 at www.barosundrunt.fi
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.
13.1 The scoring system is as follows: LYS. The race shall be conducted as a chase start.
13.2 One race is required to be completed to constitute a series.
14 SUPPORT BOATS
The harbour master will show berthing to yachts arriving prior to race.
16 HAUL-OUT RESTRICTIONS
17 DIVING EQUIPMENT AND PLASTIC POOLS
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.
Prizes will be given as follows: A minimum of 3 prices per raced class shall be given. The race committee reserves the right to adjust the number of prices depending on the number of entries per class.
20 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
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.
Each participating boat shall be insured with a valid and adequate third-party liability insurance.
22 FURTHER INFORMATION