Notice of the Race

The 11th Regatta

23 – 30 September, 2017
Biograd-na-Moru, Croatia



Races will be organized by Sailing Club MANDE, Croatia; Bavaria Yachts Ltd, Russia; Bavaria Yachts d.o.o., Montenegro; Adriatic Challenge putnička agencija d.o.o., Croatia; under the supervision of the Croatian Sailing Federation.



The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS 2017-2020), International navigation rules, The Notice of Race, Sailing instruction



Boats shall display stickers and flags with the sponsor logo supplied by the Organizing Authority. Flags

shall be flying during the mooring in the harbor. Crews are allowed to display stickers and flags with their individual sponsor logo.



Each crew shall send an application letter in free form with the following information: yacht division, charter fee payer details, inclusive full name of the payer, legal address of the payer, contact person information, skipper and co-skipper names and details (if available).



The regatta is open to the following One Design Classes, offered by Organizing Committee on charter terms:

Division A: Bavaria 41S, 3 cabins, accommodation for up to 8 people (21 yachts)

Division B: Elan 350 Performance, 3 cabins, accommodation for up to 8 people (9 yachts)

Additional One Design class or a change of quantity of yachts, participating in the existing division could be announced by the Organizing Committee at any time.

One Design Classes will race in their own groups.

Each crew shall send an Application Letter to the Organizing Committee.

Minimum two crew members (skipper and co-skipper) shall have valid skipper licenses. Skipper and co-skipper shall be identified in the entry form. In the short upwind-downwind races the registered skipper shall helm the boat at all times while racing, except in an emergency. In the other races the registered skipper or co skipper shall helm the boat at all times while racing, except in an emergency.


Each crew shall present the following at check-in procedure:

  • a valid skipper certificate

  • a valid co-skipper certificate

  • a valid radio operator license

Certificates performed in languages, other than English, shall be followed by their notary translation in English.



Each crew shall pay the charter fee for their yacht and starting fees.

The charter fees are shown below:


If paid before 25 November, 2017:


Yacht type Charter cost for 7 days*, EUR
Bavaria 41S 3090


If paid after 25 November, 2017:

Division A

Yacht type Charter cost for 7 days*, EUR
Bavaria 41S 3490


Division B

Yacht type Charter cost for 7 days*, EUR
Elan 350 Performance 2950

* All boats will be available for accommodation between 5pm of 23 September 2017 and 9am of 30 September, 2017.


The charter fee shall be paid by a wire bank transfer to the account of Bavaria Yachts d.o.o. against the invoice, issued on the basis of an Application Letter sent to the Organizing Committee. The invoice will be issued for 100% prepayment during the week next to the invoice date and performed by a bank wire transfer. The last date of the payment will be shown on the invoice. All corresponding banking charges shall be paid by the payer.


Additionally each crew shall pay the following starting fees:

EUR950.00 per crew and additionally by EUR150.00 per each crew member or shore team member that will participate in the regatta events (entertainment program, dinners, etc). These fees shall be paid in cash during check-in. Optionally, these fees can be paid by a bank wire transfer against the invoice on a special request basis. Payment must be sent to the Organizing Committee not later than on the 10th of September, 2017.

The starting fees will be used to cover different associated costs of the regatta (mooring fees, referee committee boat charges, prizes, live entertainment, dinners, etc).


A refundable insurance deposit in the amount of EUR3000.00 shall be paid in cash or by a credit card at check-in. The refundable deposit value could be reduced by placing of non-refundable deposit, this possibility shall be checked directly with the charter company. Additionally, it will be necessary to pay the final cleaning, translog and a rental fee for a spinnaker according to the tariffs of the charter company (Bavaria 41S – EUR270), a tourist tax in amount of EUR7 per person. These payments shall be paid directly to the charter company at the check-in procedure.


Originals of the charter papers with crew lists and final charter clients data will be provided during check-in at the offices of the charter companies Adriatic Challenge putnička agencija d.o.o., (at charter base in marina Kornati, Biograd-na-Moru,


Saturday, 23 September, 2017 – arrival to Marina KORNATI, Biograd-na-Moru, ( Check-in procedure is available normally after 5pm, but could be done earlier upon special request, made directly to the charter company. Organizing Committee can assist to order a transfer from Zagreb or Split airports to the boat destination on request. Transit time from Zagreb / Split will be 3.5 / 1.5 hours to marina Kornati, Biograd-n/M. Organizing Committee is recommending to request the Johnnie Taxi company ( for personal transfers arrangements. Please, refer to Economy Car Rentals ( for the best rates on rental cars.


Sunday, 24 September, 2017

8.00 am - check-in of the yachts is starting.

12.00 pm - Skippers briefing to be held at Adriatic Challenge office. The fleet shall follow the official page of the Bavaria Cup regatta group in the Facebook, where the sailing instruction for the first race will be published at this time.

3.00pm - the fleets shall be at Veli Drazemanski isle (located to south of Murter island, coordinates areN43o45.38’ E15o40.55’).

3.30pm - start of the race #1 Murter - Kremik marina (18 n.m.). After the finish yachts shall proceed to marina Kremik for mooring.

8pm – Kremik marina restaurant: Regatta official opening, presentation of the participating crews, Race #1 awards, gala-dinner and live entertainment. Crews shall be dressed in their uniform, the best crew presentations will be awarded on the regatta prize giving ceremony.

Monday, 25 September, 2017

9.00am - skippers briefing at marina Kremik restaurant.

10.30am - start of the race #2 Kremik - Trogir (20 n.m.).

After the finish - mooring at ACI Trogir marina, free time.

Tuesday, 26 September, 2017

9.00am - skippers briefing at ACI marina close to the referee boat.

11.00am - start of the race #3 Trogir - Sibenik (25 n.m.).

After the finish - free sailing through Krka river to ACI Skradin marina, free time.

Wednesday, 27 September, 2017

In the morning - free time (visit Krka national park).

1.00pm - skipper briefing at Skipper bar of ACI Skradin marina.

2.00pm - start of the race #4, after the finish of race #4 - start of the race #5. The sailing area of both races will be located at Prokljansko lake, total distance – approximately 4 nm each race.

After the last race - returning to ACI Skradin marina

6.30pm - awarding of the races winners at Skipper bar, free time.

Thursday, 28 September, 2017

9.00am - skipper briefing.

11.30am – start of the race #6 Sibenik – Biograd n/M, 20 nm. Finish in front of Kornati marina.

After the finish - mooring at the marina Kornati, free time

Friday, 29 September, 2017

9.00am - skipper briefing at the Adriatic Challenge office 

10.30am – start of the race #7 nearby Biograd-na-Moru (appr. 5nm). After the finish - fueling at the dock station, mooring at the Kornati marina (for Bavaria 41S), check-out procedure.

7pm - Awarding ceremony, gala-dinner, live entertainment program. 

Saturday, 30 September, 2017

Before 9.00am – the crews shall leave their yachts.


ATTENTION! The event schedule could be changed due to the weather conditions.



Sailing instruction (preliminary version) will be available not later than two weeks before the event. The final version of the Saiing instruction will be available at Facebook regatta page not later than at 12pm on the 24th of September 2017. All yachts will be equipped with routers and the crews shall check their availability and functionality during check-in procedure. Changes to the sailing instructions shall be in writing and posted within the required time on the official notice board or, communicated to each boat on the water before her warning signal. Oral changes may be given only on the water, and only if the procedure is stated in the sailing instructions.



The diagrams of the courses for each race will be presented at skipper briefings and at the regatta page of Facebook.



The scoring system is as follows: Low Point System. 4 races are required to be completed to constitute a series.

When fewer than 6 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.

When 6 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.



The channel 77 will be used for regatta communication.

Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.



Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 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.

Each crew member shall have medical insurance with extended limit, valid for use at official international sport events.



The winners will be awarded by large and small cups, diplomas and different prizes.

There will be special awards for the best crew uniform, for the best crew presentation, and in other different nominations.

All crews will be awarded by diplomas signed by the regatta referee Mr.Alen KUSTIC (Croatia) and Racing Committee secretary - Mr.Andrey LATINOV (Russia).



For further information please contact Organizing Committee by phone +7 495 5006789, or


Official web site of the regatta: