Nacra F20 World Championship 2021 – Notice of Race & Parental Consent Form

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NACRA 20 World Championship 2021
12 – 19 September 2021
Club Multicoque de Hyères
France

NOTICE OF RACE

1        RULES
1.1       The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2       FFV prescriptions, if any, will be posted at the official notice board.
1.3       Subject to the approval of the Race Committee, a boat chartered or loaned for the event may be declared at the time of entry or registration a sail number which may be different from the registered number of the hull provided that the number declared shall not be the sail number of any other boat competing in the regatta.
1.4       Chartered boats have to have the WS National letters of the crew in the sail instead of the national letters as prescribed in the class rules, as permitted by RRS G3.
1.5       If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

2        ADVERTISING
2.1       Boats and competitors shall comply with World Sailing Regulation 20, Advertising Code.
2.2       [DP] Competing boats may be required to display advertising of the Event Sponsor as provided by the Organizing Authority. Conflicting advertising shall be removed, or otherwise obscured, to the satisfaction of the organizing authority, from hulls, spars, sails and competitors clothing and equipment.

3        ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1       The event is open to Nacra F20 Carbon & Nacra F20 FCS.
3.2       All competitors shall be members of Nacra racing.
3.3       A boat shall enter the regatta via Internet and pay the appropriate Entry Fee. Online entries via Internet https://ducdalbe.com/nacra-f20-world-championship-2020-entry/ shall be used. The official entry form must be used and filled in completely. No other forms will be accepted.
3.4       Entries will be official and confirmed after approval by the Organizing Authority received the payment.
3.5       Competitors under 18 years of age shall present a signed and completed parent (or guardian) consent and declaration form at registration. The forms are available for download on the event website.

4        FEES
4.1       Entries received until 31/07/2021 will qualify for the early entry fee Euros 270.
4.2       Entries received from 01/08/2021 and not later than 31/08/2021 will qualify for the entry fee Euros 320.
4.3       Entries received from 01/09/2021 and not later than 05/09/2021 will qualify for the late entry fee Euros 400.

 

5           SCHEDULE AND SOCIAL PROGRAM

Date Time Program
Sunday 12th September 10.00 – 17.00 Registration and equipment inspection.

Opening Ceremony and reception

Monday 13th September 11.00 3 Windward/Leeward races
1st warning signal
Tuesday 14th September 11:00 3 Windward/Leeward races
1st warning signal
Wednesday 15th  September 11:00 3 Windward/Leeward races
1st warning signal
Thursday 16th September Lay Day
Friday 17th September 14:30 Coupe des Iles d’Or Long Distance Race
1st warning signal
Saturday 18th September 13:00 Duc d’Albe Long Distance Race #1
1st warning signal
Sunday 19th September 10:00 Duc d’Albe Long Distance Race #2
1st warning signal
Prize giving ceremony and reception

5.1       Twelve races are scheduled.
5.2       There will be a maximum of four (4) races per day.
5.3       When more than one race will be held on the same day, the warning signal for each succeeding race will be made as soon as practicable after the finish of the previous race.
5.4       On the last scheduled day of racing no warning signal will be made after 16:45, except as a consequence of a General Recall.

6           EQUIPMENT INSPECTION [DP]
6.1       Boats may be subject to inspections at any time during the regatta, at the discretion of the technical committee.

7        SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
7.1       The sailing instructions will be available at registration, and can be download from digital notice board at www.ducdalbe.com

8        VENUE
The regatta will be held at CMH, Club Multicoques de Hyères, l’Ayguade, France, and the courses will be placed in Bay of Hyères.

9        THE COURSES
The courses will be defined in the sailing instructions. Windward /leeward and long-distance courses will be used.

10     PENALTY SYSTEM
10.1    RRS 44.1 and RRS P2.1 are changed so that the One Turn Penalty replaces the Two-Turn Penalty.
10.2    Decisions of the International Jury will be final as provided in RRS 70.5.
10.3    Arbitration as described in RRS appendix T will be used.

11     SCORING
11.1    Four completed races are required to constitute a championship.
11.2    When fewer than five (5) races have been completed, a boat’s score will be the total of her race scores.
11.3    When five or more races have been completed, a boat’s score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.

12     SUPPORT BOATS [DP]
12.1    All support boats shall be registered by the Organizing Authority and will be required to comply with local legislation and event support boat regulations. The Organizing Authority may refuse registrations and accept later registrations at their sole discretion.
12.2    Support boats are required to monitor the safety VHF channel radio frequency which will be confirmed at registration at all times and shall be required to undertake safety duties at the direction of the Race Committee.
12.3    Support boats with support persons shall stay minimum 150 meters away of all boats racing and must only have boats racing on one side of the support boat.
12.4    On the water, all support persons shall bring personal flotation devices which are in good condition and are in accordance with the specifications issued or approved by the national authority affiliated to World Sailing, or a standards organization, a certification authority, recognized for the purpose by its respective government. The driver shall connect all time to the boat by the kill cord.
12.5    All support boats shall clearly display the three (3) letter national code of their World Sailing Member National Authority or the national flag at all times while afloat. The minimum height for the letters shall be 200 mm and visible from both sides of the boat.

13     RADIO COMMUNICATION [DP]
Except in an emergency, a boat that is racing shall not make voice or data transmissions and shall not receive voice or data communication that is not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones

14     PARENTAL CONSENT FORM
When a competitor wants to compete in this event and is under 18 years of age during the event, a signed Parental Consent Form has to be filed.
This can be handed over in hardcopy at live registration at the host club.
This document has to be signed by competitor and parent/guardian. In failing to file this document competitor is not allowed to enter the event. This document can be download from website organization https://ducdalbe.com/nacra-f20-world-championship-2020-entry/  .

15     PRIZES
15.1    The regatta winners in the two Nacra F20 categories will respectively obtain the title of “2021 Nacra F20 Carbon World Champions” and “2021 Nacra F20 FCS World Champions”.

16     DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 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.

17     INSURANCE
Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of € 2.000.000 per incident or the equivalent.

18     MEDIA RIGHTS, CAMERAS AND ELECTRIC EQUIPEMENT
18.1    By participating in the event automatically grant to the Organizing Authority, Nacra Racing and their sponsors the right in perpetuity to make, use and show, from time to time at their discretion, any motion pictures and live, taped or filmed television and other reproductions of the athlete during the period of the competition without compensation.
18.2    Boats may be required to carry cameras, sound equipment or positioning equipment as specified and provided by the Organizing Authority.
18.3    Cameras, if fitted, must be underneath the spinnaker pole and 600mm back from the end of the smooth, round and blunt spinnaker cap pole fitting.
18.4    Competitors may be required for interviews at the regatta.

19     ACCOMODATION INFO
19.1    Accommodation Info contact https://ducdalbe.com/hebergement-et-services/

20     FURTHER INFORMATION
20.1    For further information, please contact: https://ducdalbe.com/

21     EVENT WEBSITE
Please visit https://ducdalbe.com/