The Notice of Race for the 8th Catamarans Cup 2017
The Organising Authority is ISTION YACHTING The event will be sailed in the waters of Saronicos Gulf & Argolikos Gulf, Greece from 21 to 28 October 2017.
1.1 The event will be governed by:
• The International Rules for Preventing Collisions at Sea Board
• The safety measures of each participating boat shall comply with all referred in her Certificate Of General Inspection
• This Notice of Race, the Sailing Instructions and their amendments.
In case of contradiction, the Sailing Instructions shall prevail.
1.2 No National Authority prescriptions will apply.
1.3 If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.
2.1 Boats may be required to display advertising and identification chosen and supplied by the Organizing Authority.
2.2 Boats bearing advertisement must carry the relative permission from the Organizing Authority. The advertisement logo must be submitted attached to the Race Entry form, till October 09, 2017.
3. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.2 Late entries will be accepted with the fee increased by 15%
4. ENTRY FEE
To enter the 8th Catamarans Cup International each boat shall pay entry fee €620 by October 09, 2017 via bank’s transfer or with credit card to company’s bank account.
i. Athens, ISTION Yachting base office in Alimos Marina, 21st October 2017, 10.00 - 19.00
ii. Athens, ISTION Yachting base office in Alimos Marina, 22nd October 2017, 08.00 - 10.00
Sunday 22nd to Wednesday 25th October 2017
5.3 The scheduled time of the start signal for the race each day is 11.00
The rating for each boat has been calculated under MULTI 2000 Handicap System
The boats will be divided in 3 classes. The rating limits for each class will be defined according to the number of entries.
7. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The Sailing Instructions will be available upon registration.
Route Map shows the location of the Event harbours.
9. THE COURSES
The courses to be sailed will be as follows:
Alimos – Poros 27 nm
Poros – Porto Heli 28 nm
Porto Heli – Astros 18 nm
Astros – Nafplio 10 nm
The route may be modified subject to the weather conditions
Details about the race courses and their exact distance will be provided in the Sailing Instructions.
10. PENALTY SYSTEM
For infringement of the priority rules the One-Turn Penalty will apply.
A boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.
Prizes will be awarded to:
a. The first boat in each class of each leg
b. The first boat in each class in the final scoring
c. The first three boats in the final scoring
BEST CREW STYLE competition
COOK OFF competition
SHOW OFF competition
SΗOOT OFF competition
Details will be announced on the event website
13. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the 8th Catamarans Cup International entirely at their own risk.
The responsibility for the Decision of a boat to participate in the Event or to continue to sail is exclusively hers. 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 Event.
Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance while racing with a minimum cover of 1.000.000 Euro per case or the equivalent.