NOTICE OF RACE
1. ORGANISING AUTHORITY
The Finnish Open Dragon Championship is organised by Helsingforssegelklubb ry (HSK), Vattuniemenpuistotie 1, FIN 00210 Helsinki and Suomen Louhipurjehtijat ry (Finnish Dragon Association)
The Finnish Open is governed by the current RRS, the International Dragon Class Rules, the Sailing Instructions (SI) and amendments.
Advertising is as permitted under ISAF Regulation 20.4.1. Boats may be required to carry
advertising chosen and supplied by the Organizing Authority.
4. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
4.1 Only International Dragon Class boats holding valid Measurement Certificates shall compete.
4.2 Helmsmen shall be up to date members of their National Dragon Association.
4.3 A maximum of 30 entries will be accepted.
4.4 Entry fee of €250 shall be received before 1st September,2016, to Suomen Louhipurjehtijat ry a/c FI22 2401 1800 0076 75. Add boat number and helmsman name.
5. REGISTRATION AND MEASUREMENT
5.1 All boats shall register at HSK before 8 September,2016, 18h00 Finnish Summer Time.
Entrants shall provide the valid boat’s Measurement Certificate and Insurance Certificate to Registration.
5.2 Crews shall be weighted at HSK Race Office before registration.
6.1 Six races are scheduled.
6.2 Friday 9 September, 2016 at 10 am HSK organize a towing to the race area if no wind,
1st race at 14h00, no more than two races. Race harbor is at Jollas. Snack and beer.
6.3 Saturday 10, first race at 11 am, two or more races. Sauna, snack and beer after races,
crayfish dinner in the evening.
6.4 Sunday 11, first race not before noon, will be fixed at dinner. Price giving at HSK Club House 19h00.
The courses will be of windward/leeward type. The racing areas will be defined in the SI.
8. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The SI will be available from HSK Race Office from Thursday 8, 2016 18h00 onwards.
HSK National Jury will be appointed.
The Title of Finnish Champion shall be awarded to the winning helmsman who shall
have temporary possession of the Trophy.Other prizes may be awarded.
Three races are required to be completed.
As four or more races are completed, worst score is excludes.
12. SUPPORT BOATS
Shall be registered at the HSK Race Office before Thursday 8 September, 2016 18h00.
A fee of €50 is charged for hoisting to sea.
13. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See Rule 4, Decision to Race.
The Organising 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.
The Owner certifies that the craning gear used for lifting the boat complies with The European Standards.
Each racing boat shall present at registration a valid minimum €1,5 mill third party insurance.
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