The 13th Catamarans Cup is scheduled to take place between
28 October and 04 November 2023
Notice of Race 2023
as published for the 13th Catamarans Cup
The Organising Authority is ISTION YACHTING. The event will be sailed in the waters of Saronicos & Argolicos Gulf, Greece from 28th October 2023 to 4th November 2023.
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, until 7th October, 2023.
3. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.2 Late entries will be accepted with the fee increased by 15%.
4. ENTRY FEE
To enter the 13th Catamarans Cup International each boat shall pay entry fee €620 by 7th October 2023 via bank’s transfer or with credit card to company’s bank account.
i. Athens, ISTION Yachting base office in Alimos Marina, 28th October 2023, 10.00 - 19.00
ii. Athens, ISTION Yachting base office in Alimos Marina, 29th October 2023, 08.00 - 10.00
Sunday 29th October to Wednesday 1st November 2023
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.
There will be only 1 class for all boats and this has been determined by the number of the entries.
7. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The Sailing Instructions will be available upon registration.
Route Map shows the location of the Event harbours.
9. THE LEGS
Alimos - Poros 26,50 nm
Poros - Porto Heli 27,00 nm
Porto Heli - Paralio Astros 18,40 nm
Paralio Astros - Nafplion 9,50 nm
The route may be modified subject to the weather conditions.
Details about the legs 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 1st, 2nd & 3rd boat of each leg
b. The 1st, 2nd & 3rd boat in the final overall scoring
ADDITIONAL COMPETITIONS / SIDE EVENTS*
-BEST CREW STYLE competition
-COOK OFF competition
-DRESS ORANGE AND WIN! competition
-SHOOT OFF competition
Details will be announced on the event website
13. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the 13th 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.