Posted : 9th of October 2009

Italian Open 2009 FW National Championships

Italy, Cagliari, Sardinia, 22-25 October '09
1. EVENT:
Italian Open 2009 FW National Championships

2. ORGANIZER, VENUE AND DATES:
The Championships will be organized by WINDSURFING CLUB CAGLIARI – via Marina Piccola, s.n. – phone and fax +39.070.372694 - email: windsurfingclubca@tiscali.it - the Organizing Authority in co-operation with AICW Italian Windsurfing Classes Association and FIV Italian Sailing Federation. Racing will take place in the waters in front of Poetto Beach, from Thursday October 22nd to Sunday October 25th,2009.

3. ELIGIBILITY & DISCIPLINE:
There is no limit to the number of entries. All entries shall meet the requirements of ISAF Regulation 19 – Eligibility Code.
All competitors shall be members of a National FW Class Association or the IFWC if no national class
association exists.
All competitors shall have a valid third party liability insurance for the amount of € 1.000.000 (One millon Euros) as requested by Italian Sailing Federation Rules.
The regatta shall be a single discipline event for Men and Women.
A minimum of 3 races is required for a valid regatta.

4. DIVISIONS:
Man; Women; Master (a Master (O35) is a man who has reached the age of 35 (1973>) or for a woman, 30 (1978>);
Grand Master (a Grand Master (O45) is a man who has reached the age of 45 (1963>) or for a woman, 40 (1968>).;
Men lightweight division, that is, for sailors weighting 75 kg or less; Youth (a Youth shall be under the age of 20 born in 1990 or after till 1997).
A competitor must have reached the minimum age limit, in the relevant division, by Dec.31st 2008.
A competitor must not be older than the maximum age limit, in the relevant division, by Dec. 31st 2009.
A minimum of 3 entries is required to constitute a division within a fleet. The position of the competitor within the division will be calculated by his/her position in the fleet results.

5. RULES:
The event will be governed by:
*The ISAF Racing Rules of Saling - Windsurfing Competition Rules (WCR);
*The IFWC Class Rules;
*This Notice of Race ("NoR");
*The Sailing Instructions (SIs) and their possible changes.

6. EQUIPMENT:
As for International FW Class Rules, All competitors shall bring their own equipment. Each Competitor shall ensure that his/her sailboard and equipment conforms to Class Rules. Equipment checks may be made throughout the event.

7. WIND LIMIT:
As for International FW Class Rules.

8. BUOYANCY:
Personal buoyancy is compulsory. This is a legal requirement under Italian law.

9. SCHEDULE:
All competitors shall attend the first skipper’s meeting scheduled in the morning of the first competition day, on Thursdsy October 22nd at 1:00 o’clock p.m. in the racing office. First possible start at 2:00 o’clock p.m. in the first day
and at 1:00 o’clock p.m. from 23rd to 25th October. Last possible daily start no later than 6:00 o’clock p.m. Last possible start on Sunday October 25th at 4:30 p.m. It follows closing and prize gicing ceremony.
There shall be a maximum of 4 races per day.



10. SCORING:
The RRS low points scoring system shall apply. Discards as for ISAF Racing Rules of Saling - Windsurfing Competition Rules (WCR) 2009-2012.

11. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS AND COURSES:
The courses are optional. They may be described in Sailing Instructions, or posted on the Official Notice Board not later than 30 minutes before the start of a race.
The 'Championship SIs' will be available at registration as will the Event Program scheduling social events.

12. ENTRIES & PAYMENT:
It’s compulsory pre-entry and the relevant payment. The deadline for payments is SATURDAY OCTOBER 17th, 2009 and the entry fee is € 100.00. If you pay after the above mentioned date or directly at the event site you have to pay a surcharge for a total amount of € 120.00. Payments by bank transfers will be in the name of Windsurfing Club Cagliari and be sent to:
Account Name: Windsurfing Club Cagliari
Account Number: 000000003321
Bank Details: Banca di Cagliari – viale Diaz 107, Cagliari
IBAN: IT44 T070 9604 8000 0000 0003 321
All entries have to be confirmed at the Race Office in Windsurfing Club Cagliari Office within 1:00 o’clock p.m. on Thursday October 22nd,2009. After 1:00 o’clock p.m. entries will no longer be accepted.
If you cannot come to Cagliari after having sent your payment, please inform the organizers by fax or by e-mail within 10:00 o’clock a.m. on Thursday October 22nd,2009.
Just after you have made your bank transfer, please send an e-mail to Italian Windsurfing Classes National Cordinator mared@fastwebnet.it confirming your participation. So we can easily check the number of competitors.


13. ADVERTISING:
ISAF Regulation 20 - Advertising Code- shall apply. Competitors may be required to carry advertising for event sponsors – both on their sails, and on a lycra vest if supplied by the organiser.
Competitors will be required to carry AICW stickers supplied at tha Race Office during registration time.

14. MEDIA:
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 Championship as defined in the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions in which he/she participates without compensation.


15. DISCLAMER OF LIABILITY:
All competitors take part in all races at their own risk. The Local Organizers, AICW or FIV or any of their officials or representatives or the sponsors or their officials or representatives are not responsible, under any circumstances, for any damage, loss or injury either ashore or on the water either to persons or equipment, which may result.
Participation in this event, supporting events and in each race in them is at the sole discretion of the
sailor and at his/her own risk.

16. TRAVEL AND ACCOMODATION:
Following a list of best choices for travel, accomodation and restaurants:

How to go to Cagliari:
by flight:
Aeroporto Cagliari – Elmas http://www.sogaer.it
by ferries :
Cagliari harbour
TIRRENIA from Civitavecchia, Napoli, Palermo e Trapani www.tirrenia.it

Porto Torres Harbour (north-west Sardinia)
MOBY LINES from Genova www.moby.it
TIRRENIA from Genova www.tirrenia.it
GRANDI NAVI VELOCI from Genova www.gnv.it

Olbia Harbour (north-east Sardinia)
MOBY LINES from Genova, Livorno, Civitavecchia www.moby.it
TIRRENIA from Genova e Civitavecchia www.tirrenia.it
GRANDI NAVI VELOCI from Genova www.gnv.it

Where sleeping

HOTEL****
MEDITERRANEO
lungomare C. Colombo, 46 - 09125 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 342361 fax +39.070 301274
sito web: www.hotelmediterraneo.net - email: info@hotelmediterraneo
REGINA MARGHERITA
viale Regina Margherita, 44 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 670342 fax +39.070 668325
sito web: www.hotelreginamargherita.com - email:booking@hotelreginamargherita.com
MIRAMARE
via Roma, 59 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 664021 - +39 338 8850115 fax +39.070 664021
sito web: www.hotelmiramarecagliari.it - email: info@hotelmiramarecagliari.it
PANORAMA
viale Armando Diaz, 231 - 09126 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 307691 fax +39.070 305413
sito web: www.hotelpanorama.it- email: info@hotelpanorama.it
CAESAR'S
via Darwin, 2/4 - 09126 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 340750 fax +39.070 340755
sito web: www.caesarshotel.it - email: info@caesarshotel.it

HOTEL***
QUATTRO MORI
via G.M.Angioy, 27 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 668535 fax +39.070 666087
sito web: www.hotel4mori.it - email: info@hotel4mori.it
DUE COLONNE
via Sardegna, 4 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070/658710 fax +39.070/654783
sito web: www.hotel2colonne.it - email: hotel2colonne@libero.it
ITALIA
via Sardegna, 31 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 660410 fax +39.070 650240
sito web: www.sardegnasud.it - email: hotelitalia@tiscali.it

CALAMOSCA SUL MARE
viale Calamosca, 50 - 09126 Cagliari (CA), loc. Calamosca,
tel. +39.070 371628 -+39 +39.070 370252 fax +39.070 370346
sito web: www.hotelcalamosca.it - email: hotelcalamosca@aruba.it
JOLLY
Circonvallazione Nuova, Pirri - 09134 Cagliari (CA),
tel. +39.070 529060 - +39.070 521373 fax +39.070 502222
sito web: www.alliancealberghi.com - email: jolly.cagliari@alliancealberghi.com


ULIVI E PALME A.R.
via P. Bembo, 25 - 09131 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 485861 fax +39.070 486970
sito web: www.uliviepalme.it - email: hotelresidence@uliviepalme.it


Where eating
3 ARCHI
viale Armando Diaz, 95 - 09125 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 664487 fax +39.070 6851738
4 MORI
via G. Maria Angioy, 93 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 650269
AL PORTO
via Sardegna, 44 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 663131
AMPURIAS
via Savoia, 4 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 666566 fax +39.070 666566
BATACLAN
via Sassari, 86 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 658513
CI PENSA CANNAS
via Sardegna, 37 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 667815
CRACKERS
corso Vittorio Emanuele, 195 - 09123 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 653912
DA MONICA E AHMED
c.so Vittorio Emanuele, 119 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 6402045 - +39.329 2625491
DA NOI DUE
corso Vittorio Emanuele, 335 - 09123 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 656901
DAL CORSARO
viale Regina Margherita, 28 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 664318 fax +39.070 653439
DA SERAFINO DAL 1966
via Lepanto, 6 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 651795
FLORA
via Sassari, 45 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 664735 fax +39.070 658219
GENNARGENTU
via Sardegna, 60/c - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 658247 - +39.070 672021
IL GATTO
viale Trieste, 15 - 09123 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 663596
IL MOLO (RARI NANTES)
cal. Trinitari - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 308959
IL PICCOLO RISTORO DEI MILLE
via Sardegna, 64 - Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 684572
ITALIA
via Sardegna, 30 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 657987 - 338 2333859
LA CANTINA 2
via Sardegna, 40 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 663864
LA GOBBETTA
via Sardegna, 23 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 655190
LA GROTTA
via Vittorio Porcile, 7 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 663350
LILLICU
via Dei Carroz, 14 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 502959 - +39.329 0561708
LO ZODIACO
via Sassari, 59 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 670333
LUIGI POMATA
viale Regina Margherita, 14 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), +39.tel. 335 1509191
MANÀ MANÀ
via Savoia, 15 - 09124 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 651759
OPERA PRIMA
via Campidano, 9 - 09125 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 684619
QUIRINUS
via Angioy, 82 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 67+39.0702 fax +39.070 288767
SA DOMU SARDA
via Sassari, 51 - 09100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 653400
TRATTORIA DEL PORTO
via Molo Dogana - 07100 Cagliari (CA), tel. +39.070 659613
Rent a car or scooter

MEREU AUTOSERVIZI s.r.l.
Piazza Giovanni XXIII, 38 - Cagliari - Tel. +39.070.494345 - Fax +39.070 493265
http://www.autoservizi.com, numero verde 800-254541

Rent rubber boats
SAFARI SARDEGNA s.r.l.
Loc. Baccalamanza 09012 Capoterra (CA) tel. +39.070 7279094 fax +39.070 7273075
Cell. +39.335 6508561 Claudio +39.335 6508562 Enrico e-mail info@safarisardegna.com www.safarisardegna.com

Nautical assistance

SERVIZIO GRU
LA NUOVA RUBINO GRU di Davide Rubino
KM.6.200 SS 130
tel. +39.070 216591 cell. +39.348 3212972 email: infodaviderubino@tiscali.it

SAILMAKER
FREE SAIL
Cagliari, viale Marconi 225, tel. + 39.+39.070 493683, cell. +39.368 7721231, email: free.sail@tin.it, website: www.freesail.it

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