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OPEN CROATIAN CHAMPIONSHIP IOM 2024


18. ROGOZNICA’S CUP


SAILING CLUB “VAL” ŠIBENIK

08 – 10. 03. 2024.

ROGOZNICA - CROATIA


Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions

 

1. Rules

1.1. The event is governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing. RRS 90.3(e) shall apply.

1.2. Croatian Sailing Federation Addendum U – Umpiring of RC events will apply under RRS 86.3.

 

2. Changes to Sailing Instructions

Any change to the Sailing Instructions will be posted in WhatsApp group before it will take effect.

 

3. Communication

Communication with competitors will be through the online official notice board in WhatsApp group or given verbally at the venue. Each competitor shall have at least one device connected to the internet with WhatsApp installed.

 

4. Eligibility and Entry

The event is open to all boats of the IOM class. Boats may enter the event by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

5. Fees

Entry fee is 50 EUR and shall be paid by bank transfer to:

 

Jedriličarski klub „Val“ – Šibenik

Erste&Steiermarkische bank d.d.

IBAN: HR7524020061100822093

SWIFT: ESBCHR22

 

6. Schedule

6.1.   08.03.2024.   12:00 - Registration

                               12:30 - First warning signal

                               17:00 - Latest time for the warning signal

        09.03.2024.   10:00 - First warning signal

                               17:00 - Latest time for the warning signal

                               18:00 - Dinner for all competitors

        10.03.2024.   10:00 - First warning signal

                               16:00 - Latest time for the warning signal

                               16:45 - Prize giving

6.2. 28 races are scheduled. There will be no more than 10 races on one day.

6.3. Warning signal of the next heat will be given as soon as possible after the finish of the last boat in the previous heat. Additional time may be approved on boat’s request for small repairs or sail changes.

 

7. Equipment Inspection

7.1. Each boat shall produce or verify the existence of a valid measurement certificate.

7.2. Boats may be inspected at any time.

 

8. Venue

8.1. The venue for the event is bay of Rogoznica.

8.2. The control area will be defined at the venue.

8.3. The launching area will be defined at the venue.

 

9. Course

The course, including the order in which marks are to be passed, and the side on which each mark is to be left, will be explained by the Race Committee and announced verbally and/or in the WhatsApp group.

 

10. Penalty system

The right of appeal from a protest committee decision is denied as provided in RRS 70.5(a).

 

11. Scoring

11.1. Simple Heat Racing System (SHRS) will apply.

11.2. The composition of the heats for the Race 1 in the Qualifying Series will be defined as follows: Croatian sailors will be sorted based on the last ranking list. Sailors not included in the ranking list will be sorted by the sail numbers within alphabetically sorted country codes. Boats will be the assigned to heats starting from the top ranked boat in the order A, B, C, D, E, E, D, C, B, A …

11.3. Qualifying Series will consist of 10 races.

11.4. Final Series will consist of 18 races.

11.5. Three races are required to be completed to constitute a series.

11.6. The heat composition will be posted in the WhatsApp group. Competitors will be called orally by hailing the upcoming heat and race number. It is competitor's responsibility to hear his call and start in his assigned heat. Failure to comply with this Sailing Instruction will not be grounds for seeking redress. This changes RRS 60.1(b).

 

12. Start

RRS 30 will be applied to the re-start of any heat that has had one general recall.

 

13. Time Limit

The time limit for the first boat to finish shall be 30 minutes. Time limit for racing after the first boat finishes shall be 5 minutes. This changes RRS 35, A1.5 and A5.2.

 

14. Hearing requests

14.1. Parties to a protest will be called orally by hailing that the protest hearing is opening. It is the responsibility of the parties to come to the hearing without delay accompanied by any witness. No other notice of the hearing will be given. This change RRS 63.2.

14.2. Protest and request for redress need not be in writing. The protest committee may take the evidence in any way it considers appropriate and may communicate its decision orally. This changes RRS 61.2, 63.6, 64.1(c) and 66.2.

 

15. Chartered or Loaned Boats

A chartered or loaned boat may carry national letters or a sail number in contravention of her class rules, provided that the race committee has approved her sail identification before the first race. 

 

16. Data Protection

Competitors, owners, and their guests shall grant the absolute right and permission to the organizing authority for any photography and video footage taken of persons and boats during the event, to be published and/or broadcast in any media, including but not limited to TV advertisements, whatsoever for either editorial or advertising purposes or to be used in press information.

 

17. Risk statement

Competitors participate in the event entirely at their own risk, see RRS 3 - Decision to Race. The organizing authority, the PRO, the race committee, the protest committee, the technical committee, the volunteers, and any other party involved in the organization of the event 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 competitor accepts these terms by entering the event.

 

18. Prizes

Prizes will be awarded to the best three competitors. Subject to sufficient number of entries prizes (1 prize for 3 entries, 2 prizes for 4 entries, 3 prizes for 5 and more entries) will be awarded to the best competitors by extrapolating their results from then overall result in the following categories:

  • U25 for competitors that are older than 16 and younger than 25 years on the first day of the event
  • U16 for competitors that are younger than 16 years on the first day of the event. If there are less than 3 entries in U16 category they will be included in U25 category

Organizer may also give additional prizes.

 

19. Further information

For further information, please contact Hrvoje Duvančić by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

In Šibenik, January 3rd 2024, Organization committee

 


 

Offshore race

 

1. Organising Authority

18. Rogoznica's Cup – Offshore race is organized by the Sailing Club «Val», under the authority of Radio Sailing Division of Croatian Sailing Federation and Croatian Sailing Federation.

 

2. Rules

The regatta will be governed by the Notice of Race (NoR) and the Sailing Instructions (SI). Navigation regatta will be scored for «Rogoznica's Cup – Offshore race».

 

3. Advertising

The regatta is Category C event as defined in ISAF Advertising Code.

 

4. Eligibility

Regatta is open to RC boats in two categories:
1. IOM – all boats with a valid IOM measurement certificate;
2. OPEN – monohull RC boats with hull length 0,99 – 1m, without limitation on sails, rigging and appendages.
The smallest number of boats in each category is 2. If there is only one boat in category the organizer will not allow her sailing in official competition.

 

6. Entries

Entries are to be made using the official entry form and forwarded to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

7. Registration

Boats shall be presented for registration before 09:00 AM on March 8th 2024. However, the Race Committee may extend the time for registration and event measurement if there is a valid reason to do so.

 

8. Schedule

Friday, 08.03.2024.

09:00 – Registration and checking measurement certificates
09:25 – Skippers meeting
09:30 – Start of the offshore race
12:00 – Time limit for offshore race

 

9. Measurement

It is intended that all boats will pass event measurement of hull length on Friday, March 8th 2024.

 

10. Venue

Rogoznica, Rogoznica's bay.

 

11. Scoring

Scoring will be carried out in accordance with Appendix 1 of NoR.

 

12. Appeals

The right of appeal is denied in accordance with RRS 70.4(a).

 

13. Frequencies

Permitted frequencies are: 27, 35, 40, 41, 72 MHZ and 2.4 GHz. Each competitor is required to have a minimum of two frequencies available.

 

14. Prizes

Transitional prize will be awarded to the best competitor in coastal fleet race in IOM category and the best in OPEN category will receive special prize.

 

15. Media rights

Competitors, owners of the boats and their guests are giving all rights for using pictures and videos of persons and boats during the regatta in medias, including commercials, press materials and all other promoting activities and press releases.

 

16. Liability

All those entering or taking part in this regatta do so at their own risk and responsibility.
Sailing Club “Val” and any other parties involved in the organization of this event disclaim: any and every responsibility whatsoever for loss, damage, injury or inconvenience that might occur to persons and goods, both ashore and on the water as a consequence of entering or participating in the regatta covered by this Notice of Race. At all times the responsibility for the safety of their boat and themselves including the decision to participate or continue shall rest with the competitors. By entering the event it is deemed that you accept these conditions.
Competitors are advised to ensure that they have adequate personal insurance that provides cover for public liability and their possible injury in the country of this regatta.

 

In Šibenik, January 3rd 2024, Organization committee

 

 

 

 

APPENDIX 1:

 

 

 

Scoring:

 

    Coefficient C Points  
  Control gate 1   1 Position * C  
  Finish 1   1.5  
  Control gate 2   1  
  Control mark   1.5  
  Control gate 3   1  
  Finish 2   1.5  
  Control gate 4   1  
  Finish 3   1.5  

 

 

Distances:

 

1. leg - 0.66NM

2. leg - 1.6 NM

3. leg - 0.5NM