Regata 2013

NOTICE OF RACE

2013 ‘ESET NOD32 Antivirus’    

FORMULA  WINDSURFING  WORLD  CHAMPIONSHIP
sponsored by NORT.d.o.o.

 8th to 13th July 2013

to be held in    Viganj, Croatia

www.bofor.hr             BoforViganj

Organised by: 

                                

Club Bofor Viganj

sponsored by

An International Windsurfing Association sanctioned event 

 

  • RULES
    • The event will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing – Windsurfing Competition Rules (WCR).
    • The International Formula Windsurfing Class (IFWC) Championship Rules shall apply.
    • No national prescriptions will apply.
    • If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

 

  • ADVERTISING
  • Sailors may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organising authority.  ISAF Regulation 20 ‘Advertising Code’ shall apply.
  • Event branding shall be worn at all times when afloat, and as requested by the organizers during media interviews and during the prize giving.

 

  •  DIVISIONS
    • Gender Divisions: Men and Women.
    • Age Divisions:

3.2.1    A Youth shall be under the age 20 (born in or after 1994 and not later than 2000).

3.2.2    A Master shall be a man over the age of 35 (born 1977 or earlier) or a woman over the age of 30 (born 1982 or earlier).

3.2.3    A Grand Master shall be a man over the age of 45 (born 1967 or earlier) or a woman over the age of 40 (born 1972 or earlier).

3.3       Weight Division: Lightweight is a competitor who weighs less than 75kg in the FW Worlds for Men.

3.4       A minimum of 5 competitors is required to constitute a division.

 

  • ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
  • All entries shall meet the requirements of ISAF Regulation 19 – Eligibility Code.
  • Competitors shall be members of a National Class Association which is a paid up member of the relevant international class association, or of the IWA.  Membership formalities can be completed on site.
  • Eligible competitors may enter online (credit/debit card payment required) or register and pay by bank transfer (bt).

4.4        The following shall be presented upon registration:

  • Evidence of valid third party insurance
  • Proof of age
  • Emergency Contact and Health Information Form -for those under age of 18

 

  • FEES
  • The required entry fee: is 190 euro; except Youth entry fee is 160 euro.
  • A 30 euro discount will be deducted for entries received by 9th June 2013.
  • Entry fees paid at registration shall be paid in cash (euro).
  • Late entries received at registration will be surcharged 20 euro.

 

 

  • RACE FORMAT
  • The Championship shall be a single discipline, course racing, “open entry” event.
  • Men and women may race separately.
  • Competitors shall race a maximum 5 races per day, in a maximum 15 race series.
  • Three races are required to validate the Championship.

 

  • SCHEDULE
  • Monday 8 July                          10:00-18:00                Registration

Tuesday 9 July                          08:00-09:00     Late Registration

10:00                 Skippers Meeting

11:00                Racing

Wednesday 10 July                10:00               Racing

to Friday 12 July                       10:00             Racing

Saturday 13 July                       10:00             Racing

18:00               Last possible warning signal

20:00               Prize giving & party

Sunday 14 July                                                    Departure

  • The first possible warning signal will on 9th July will be made at 1100hrs.
  • There shall be a daily skippers meeting one hour before the scheduled start of racing.

 

  • EQUIPMENT & EQUIPMENT INSPECTION
  • An Equipment Inspection Form, which will be available at registration, shall be returned to the Event Equipment Inspector before the end of registration.
  • Equipment inspections may be made at any time during the event.
  • Sail Numbers.  WCR Appendix G applies; alternatively national letters and sail numbers, in a colour contrasting with the body of the sail, may be placed on both sides of the sail, with those on the starboard side uppermost.
  • Unless otherwise directed by the organising authority, boards and equipment shall be launched and retrieved from the designated area at the event site.
  • SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The sailing instructions (SI’s) will be available upon registration. Any changes to the SI’s shall be approved by the Class Representative at the event.

 

  • COURSES

Courses will be as described in the sailing instructions.

  • PROTEST COMMITTEE / INTERNATIONAL JURY

A Protest Committee will be appointed in accordance with WCR 91(a).

  • SCORING

Scoring will be according to the WCR Appendix A, and using the Low Points

Scoring System, except discards which shall be according to IFWC Rules.

 

 

 

  • COACHES & SUPPORT BOATS

Coaches and support boats shall be registered with the organiser. Support boat drivers shall have a valid boat licence and third party liability insurance.

 

  • SAFETY

Support boat crewmember, and, if conditions require it, competitors, shall wear a personal flotation device that shall conform to the minimum standard of ISO 12402-5 (level 50).

 

  • PRIZES
  • Prizes may be awarded to the first three competitors of each properly constituted division.
  • The first man and woman will be declared – “2013 Formula Windsurfing World Champion”.
  • There shall be a prize fund of a minimum 20,000 euro (net of taxes) which shall be distributed according to the latest IFWC Rules.

 

  • OFFICIAL CEREMONIES

Competitors are requested to attend the event’s social functions; however, the organising authority may refuse entry to those whose standard of attire is not commensurate with the occasion. Prize winners may forfeit prizes for non attendance at the prize giving ceremony.

 

  • DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

            Competitors participate in the event entirely at their own risk, see WCR 4 – Decision to Race.  The organising authority or any of their officials or representatives or the sponsors or their officials or representatives 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.

  • INSURANCE

Each participating competitor/support boat driver shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with a minimum cover of 300,000 euro per event or the equivalent.

  • RIGHT TO USE NAME AND LIKENESS

In registering for the event, competitors automatically grant to the Organising Authority the right in perpetuity to make, use and show from time to time at their discretion, any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or filmed television and other reproduction of them, taken during the period of the event, for the said Event as defined in the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions in which he/she participates without compensation.

 

 

  • FURTHER INFORMATION

20.1      Registration will be in the race office at the beach on day 1 of the event (Monday,8 July,2013) from 10:00 – 18:00.

20.2      For further information please contact:  Mario Roso

              Tel:   +385 098 970 6996        Email:   beaufortv@gmail.com
+385 091 254 0954

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SHEET

A          ACCOMMODATION / CAMPER VANS ?

Hotels:
Hotel Komodor with Autocamp


ADRIATIC KAMPOVI d.o.o.

MOBILE HOMES PERNA – CAMPING PERNA (3 km from Viganj, 3 km from Orebić)

Open: from may till october

Category: 3 stars

Capacity: comfortable mobil home for max 6 persons

All mobil homes are new with modern furniture, Satellite TV, air condition, 2 bedrooms, 1 living room, bathroom, terrace, close to the sea

For information and booking please contact info@adriatic-kampovi.hr, or dial 00385/1/6446770.

Link for price list 2013 – Windsurfing world championship
Adriatic Camp Informations
Picture Camp  ,  Perna Camping  ,  Perna surf

The Camping Perna is situated in the resort Perna next to the hotel Komodor.
In the hotel there is a cocktail bar, TV room, supermarket, gift shop, parking and grill restaurant on the beach whit live music on the evening. The camp is equipped with sanitary facilities (shower, toilet). Only about 100 m from the plots away is spreading a 600 meter long gravel beach which is particularly suitable for children. There you can also rent canoes and small boats.

Contacts, information’s and online booking on website
http://www.club-adriatic.hr/hotel_komodor.html
http://www.club-adriatic.hr/kamp_perna.html

HTP Orebic – The Orebic Tourist Company that has two hotels. The both hotels are about 7 km from Viganj.

Contacts and information’s you can find on website http://www.orebic-htp.hr/ and there is also online booking for both hotels.

Hotel Orsan:
-Open from April to November

 

- Open from April to November.
- Category: 3 stars
- Single rooms, double rooms, triple rooms
- Apartments
- Satellite TV, Air conditioned rooms, restaurants, public areas, outdoors swimming pool
- The beach near hotel – gravel, sport/recreational programs, playground fro children

Contacts, information’s and online booking on website http://www.orebic-htp.hr/

Hotel Bellevue

There are hotel, apartments and pavilions.
Hotel facilities: air-conditioned , restaurant, aperitif bar, TV room, terrace tennis courts, bocce, volleyball court.
Outdoors swimming pools.
Apartments- all with terrace and balcony, air-conditioned.
Pavilions – all rooms with balcony, facing the sea.

Contacts, information’s and online booking on website http://www.orebic-htp.hr/

Antony Boy Autocamp

Situated in Viganj four star campsite with thirty years long tradition and about  50.000m2 of afforested area offers 200 campsites.
- All sanitary facilities, café, restaurant, grocery store.

Contacts, information’s, and other you can find on website http://www.antony-boy.com/

Liberan Autocamp

Nice small campsite situated in Viganj, windsurfing and kitesurfing center, WIFI, bike rental.

Contacts, information’s and prices you can find on website
http://www.liberan-camping.com/
Private accommodation’s:

Apartmani Ruzica
http://apartmani-ruzica.com/

Villa Klara
http://villa-klara.com/

Apartmani Alma
http://viganj4you.com/apartmani/apartmani/alma/alma-apartments/

Apartmani Grego
http://www.apartmani-grego.com/

More camper vans, accommodation, gear storage as all other  information will be posted at club BOFOR website http://www.bofor.hr

The organizer will endeavor to provide assistance for accommodation and gear storage.

 

 

B          AIR TRAVEL/TRANSPORTATION/TRANSFERS

The nearest international airports are Dubrovnik( 2 hours from Viganj ) and Split( about 3.5 hours from Viganj) .

If you want to travel to Viganj you can also flight to Zagreb – Airport Pleso,
there you have free shutle bus to the main bus station in Zagreb.
On the main bus station you have a bus every day at 19:30 and it arrives in Orebic at 06:00 next day.

You can also flight to Split, from there you can travel to Viganj with a bus or ferry boat. From airport  there is a regular bus connection to city bus station, and from bus station there are daily bus connections to Orebic, every day going at 01:00 in the morning and arrives in Orebic at 06:00.
Also in every airport there is a possibility of car rental.
If you go with ferry from Split take a regular bus from airport to the ferry harbor.
Take the fast ferry which is going every day at 17:00 to near island of Korcula .
You will arrive in Korcula at 19:45. From Korcula we can pick you up with our boat or you can go to Orebic with passenger boat and we can pick you up there.If you take flight to Dubrovnik airport. From airport there is a regular connection to city bus station, and from bus station there are daily connections to Orebic.
The bus is going every day at 15:00 and Sundays at 18:00.It  arrives in Orebic at 17:00 or Sundays at 19:00
From Orebic we can pick you up.
Also in every airport there is a possibility of car rental.

The organizer will endeavor to arrange transfer from Orebic.

 

For enquiries re travel, transportation or accommodation assistance, contact:
Mario Roso

              Tel:   +385 098 970 6996        Email:   beaufortv@gmail.com
+385 091 254 0954

 

C          PREVAILING CONDITIONS

Wind: 7 to 25 knots; side shore and onshore.

Air temperature:  +15 – 300C.        Water temperature: 17-200C.

 D         VENUE/ LOCATION

Latitude 42° 58’44″N; Longitude 17°06’12″W