Notice of the Race
BAVARIA CUP LIGHT — 2013
04 — 11 May 2013
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; Centar Jedrenja d.o.o., Croatia; Ultra Jedrenje d.o.o., Croatia; under the supervision of the Croatian Sailing Federation.
Sponsor of the event will be MOREMAN marine stores — a leading Russian marine chandlery network
The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS 2013-2016), 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 name and details (if available).
ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRIES
The regatta is open to the following One Design Classes, offered by Organizing Committee on charter terms:
Division A: Bavaria 40S (20 yachts)
Division B: Beneteau First 35 (20 yachts). The First 35 fleet will consist of two parts, located in different charter bases.
Additional One Design classes could be announced by the Organizing Committee at any time.
One Design Classes will race in their own group.
Each crew shall send an Application Letter to the Organizing Committee.
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.
04.05.2013 — arrival to KORNATI Marina, Biograd-na-Moru, (http://www.marinakornati.com/en/ — for crews of Bavaria 40S yachts), to ACI Marina Jezera, Murter, (http://www.aci.hr/en/marinas/aci-marina-jezera — for crews of First 35 yachts, fleet 1) or to Marina Kaštela, http://www.ultra-sailing.hr/Charter-base-Kastela. Check-in procedure is available normally after 5pm, but could be done earlier upon special request, made directly to the charter company. Organizing Committee will offer a bus transfer from Zagreb airport to the boat destination on request. A cost of the transfer will be variable due to the bus type and the number of passengers, but averages between EUR25 and EUR50 per person, each way. Transit time will be 4 hours to marina Kornati, Biograd-n/M and 5 hours to ACI Jezera marina, Murter. Marina Kaštela is located just 4 miles away from the Split airport. Each crew shall book the necessary quantity of seats in the bus by e-mail message, sent to Organizing Committee not later than on the 10th of September, 2014. Personal transfer is available too, requests to be sent directly to Johnnie Taxi http://www.johnnie.hr/
8.30 am — check-in of the yachts.
12.00 pm — Bavaria 40S skippers briefing to be held at Adriatic Challenge office. First 35 fleet will obtain the race #1 instructions by VHF at least 15 minutes prior to the start procedure.
3:00pm — all fleets shall be at Babuljak isle area (the southern end of Murter island).
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.
8.30am — skippers briefing at marina Kremik restaurant.
10am — start of the race #2 Kremik — Trogir (20 n.m.).
After the finish — mooring at ACI Trogir marina, free time.
8.30am — skippers briefing at ACI marina close to the referee boat.
10am — start of the race #3 Trogir — Sibenik (25 n.m.).
After the finish — free sailing through Krka river to ACI Skradin marina. Live music at the Skipper bar, awards ceremony (races #2 and #3), free time.
in the morning — free time (visit Krka national park).
1pm — skipper briefing at Skipper bar of ACI Skradin marina.
2pm — 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 — appr.8 nm.
After the last race — returning to ACI Skradin marina, awarding of the races winners at Skipper bar, free time.
8.30am — skipper briefing.
11am — start of the race #6 Sibenik — Zut island, 27 nm. Finish in front of ACI Zut marina.
After the finish — mooring at the FESTA restaurant pier, Welcome drink at the pier
19.00 — race #6 winners awarding ceremony, regatta sponsor dinner at Festa restaurant (http://www.zut.hr)
8.30am — skipper briefing at Festa restaurant
10am — start of the race #7 Zut — Biograd-na-Moru (appr. 12nm).
After the finish — fueling at the dock station, mooring at the Kornati marina (for Bavaria 40S and for First 35 fleet, part 2 — UltraSailing fleet) or at ACI Jezera marina (for First 35, part 11 — Alternautica fleet), check-out procedure.
5 pm — only First 35 fleet, part 2 (UltraSailing) crews only. Crews of these yachts shall leave their boats and move their personal things and luggage to the local hotels according to their individual bookings, made in advance.
6pm — for First 35 fleet, part 1 (Alternautica) crews only — boarding in a shuttle bus and transfer from marina ACI Jezera to Biograd-n/M.
7pm — Awarding ceremony, gala-dinner, live entertainment program.
11pm — for First 35 fleet, part 1 (Alternautica) crews only — a shuttle bus is leaving to ACI Jezera marina.
6.30 — a shuttle bus is leaving ACI Jezera marina to Zagreb airport
7.15am — a shuttle bus is leaving Kornati marina to Zagreb airport. Organizing committee can manage individual transfers to different airports on a personal request.
ATTENTION! The event schedule could be changed due to the weather conditions.
Sailing instruction will be available not later than two weeks before the event. 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.
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.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
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 sport events.
The winners will be awarded 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 nominations.
All crews will be awarded diplomas signed by the regatta referee Mr.Alen KUSTIC (Croatia) and referee committee secretary — Mr.Andrey LATINOV (Russia).
For further information please contact Organizing Committee by phone +7 495 5006789, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Official web site of the regatta: http://www.bavaria-cup.org