The Notice of Race for the 9th Catamarans Cup 2018
The Organising Authority is ISTION YACHTING The event will be sailed in the waters of Cyclades & Saronicos Gulf, Greece from 20th to 27th October 2018.
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 10th October, 2018.
3. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.2 Late entries will be accepted with the fee increased by 15%.
4. ENTRY FEE
To enter the 9th Catamarans Cup International each boat shall pay entry fee €620 by 10th October, 2018 via bank’s transfer or with credit card to company’s bank account.
i. Athens, ISTION Yachting base office in Alimos Marina, 20th October 2018, 10.00 - 19.00
ii. Athens, ISTION Yachting base office in Alimos Marina, 21st October 2018, 08.00 - 10.00
Sunday 21st to Wednesday 24th October 2018
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 2 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 – Kea 35 nm
Kea – Kythnos 19 nm
Kythnos – Poros 43 nm
Poros – P. Epidavros 18 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
ADDITIONAL COMPETITIONS / SIDE EVENTS
COOK OFF competition
SΗOOT OFF competition
SHOW OFF! 80s Disco Party
Details will be announced on the event website
13. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the 9th 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.