2007 LASER 4000

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Yacht Club Cagliari - Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy)

 16-22 June 2007

 

NOTICE OF RACE

 

 

1. ORGANIZING AUTHORITY

The Organizing Authority for the 2007 Laser 4000 European Championship is A.S.D. Yacht Club Cagliari (Porticciolo di Marina Piccola – 09126 Cagliari Tel 070/370350 Fax 070/374118 E-mail: [email protected] www.yachtclub-cagliari.com) in conjunction with the Laser 4000 Class Association, the Italian Sailing Federation (FIV) and the International Sailing Federation (ISAF).

 

2. DATE AND VENUE

The championship will be held in Cagliari from 16th to 22nd June 2007.

 

3. ELIGIBILITY

The ISAF Eligibility Code will apply.

A boat entered in the regatta must meet the class rules for membership of the class association.

All members of Italian crews must have the Italian Sailing Federation membership card valid for 2007.

 

4. SCHEDULE

Saturday, June 16th

Registrations, crews’ weighing, sail checks, sails’stamping

Sunday, June 17th

Registrations, crews’ weighing, sail checks, sails’stamping

Monday, June 18th

Registrations, crews’ weighing, sail checks, sails’stamping

Tuesday, June 19th

Three Races

Wednesday, June 20th

Three Races

Thursday, June 21st

Three Races

Friday, June 22nd

Two Races

Prize Giving

 

Eleven races are scheduled. Three (3) are required to constitute a series.

Rescheduling of races may be made at the discretion of the Race Committee.

Races not completed as scheduled may be sailed at a later time or day during the championship.

However, not more than three races per day will be scheduled.

The warning signal of the 1st race of the day will be at 11.00 hrs.

Any change to the starting time will be posted on the club notice board by 20.00 hrs of the preceding day.

Social Event Programme will be available at on-site registration.

 

5. RULES

The regatta will be governed by the “rules” as defined in the 2005-2008 ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).

In the event of a conflict between the Sailing Instructions and the Notice of race, the Sailing Instructions shall prevail.

 

6. ENTRIES

6.1. Entries shall be made to the Organizing Authority on the official entry form. There is no limit on numbers for entries for the event.

6.2 Entry forms, completely filled in, must be received by the Organizing Authority no later than 10 June 2007.

6.3 Competitors shall complete on-site registration at the Race Office at the venue June 16th, 17th and 18th from 10.00 to 18.00 hrs.

6.4. Each competitor shall produce at registration the appropriate documents.

6.5 Entry Fee is fixed in € 160,00 per boat. The above mentioned fee must be paid in cash or with credit card at on-site registration at race office of Yacht Club Cagliari, prior competing in the Championship. Only Euro currency is acceptable.

 

7. INSURANCE

All boats competing in the Laser 4000 Euro Cup shall have third party insurance cover of no less than €1.036.000,00 or equivalent thereof in any other currency for any accident.

The document shown at the entry confirmation must be in English or Italian and be the original issued by the insurance company.

 

 

8. MEASUREMENTS AND CHECKS

The Race Committee may check all yachts and crews before, during and after the races.

Yachts and sail must be in conformity with the Rules of the Laser 4000 Class Association.

 

9. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The Sailing Instructions will be will be given at on-site registration.

 

10 SCORING SYSTEM

The Low Point scoring system of RRS Appendix A will apply.

 

11 ADVERTISING

The event is classified as category “C”. The ISAF Advertising Code will apply.

 

12. PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded as posted in the Notice Board.

 

13. LIABILITY

It is the competitor’ decision to enter the championship or to start and continue in any race.

Competitors shall accept that their participation in the championship is at their exclusive risk in every respect. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. The Organizing Authority, the Yacht Club Cagliari and all parties involved in the regatta organization do not accept any liability for any loss, damage or injury which may occur to person or property, both ashore and afloat, as a consequence of participation in the Championship.

 

14. PHOTOGRAPHS AND TV RIGHTS

By participating in the Laser 4000 European Championship, a competitor automatically grants to the Organizing Authority the right in perpetuity to make use and show, at their discretion, any motion pictures, still photographs, live or taped film or video on television and/or other media, showing him/her during the period of the competition, as well as to use such contents in any media whatsoever, for either editorial or advertising purposes or to be used in press information without compensation.

 

15. TRANSPORT AND ACCOMMODATION

See www.yachtclub-cagliari.com

 

The Organizing Committee