Posted : 17th of March 2011

Croatian Formula Windsurfing Open

Croatia, Viganj, 18-23 July '11
Organized by Club BOFOR Viganj with the support of JK Peliska Jedra and Orebic Municipality from 18 – 23 July 2011 in Viganj, Croatia

1. RULES
The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing-Windsurfing Competition Rules. If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

2. VENUE AND RACING AREA
2.1. Latitude 42° 58'44"N; Longitude 17°06'12"W
3. ELEGIBILITY AND ENTRIES
3.1. The regatta is open to all boards of the Formula Windsurfing class.
3.2. A minimum of 6 windsurfing boards entered in the Formula Windsurfing class are required to validate CROATIAN FORMULA WINDSURFING OPEN
3.3. The Entry Form must be submitted by 15 July 2011, before 17 hours. Entry can be sent by email or fax, to the organizer Club BOFOR Viganj
3.4. General regatta information available at:
Club BOFOR Viganj
Address: Viganj 74, 20267 Kuciste
Gsm: +385989706996, +3859125409954
Fax: +38520719072
Email: beaufortv@yahoo.com
Web: http://www.bofor.hr

3.5. Payment of the entry fees can be made at registration, on day 1 of the event (18 July 2011), till 12:00 hour.
3.6. All entries shall meet the requirements of ISAF Regulation 19 – Eligibility Code
3.7. Each competitor must sign personally the Registration Form at the Race Office from 10:00 to 12.00 on 18 July 2011
3.8. Boards should confirm personlly their entry, presenting their identity cards saling licenses and boat/personal insurance at the office of Organising Authority

4. FEES
4.1. Following entry fees are required :
Entry form before 15 July 2011 Senior / Master 30€, Fem / Youth 20€
Entry form after 15 July 2011 Senior / Master 45€, Fem / Youth 25€
4.2. The Organising Authority reserves the right to accept entries after the established deadline. These entries may have to pay an increased entry fee.

5. SCHEDULE AND FORMAT
5.1.
Date Time Event
18 July 2011

10:00 – 13:00 h Race Office opened, Registration of competitors & equipment
13:30 h Skippers Meeting
14:00 h Warning signal 1st race of the day
21:00 h Championship Opening Ceremony

19-23 h July 2011 Competition days, races according to schedule on the bulletin board

23 July 2011
17:00 h Last possible start
21:00 h Prize giving ceremony

5.2. 14 races may be sailed
5.3. On the last day of the event, there will be no warning signals after 17 hours
5.4. To validate the event, a minimum of 4 races must be completed

6. EQUIPMENT REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION
Each competitor shall complete an Equipment Registration Form before the close of registration. Equipment inspections may be made at any time during the event by the chief equipment inspector of the race committee.

7. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The sailing instructions will be available after 9 am on the 18th of July at bulletin board

8. SUPPORT BOATS
Support boats shall be registered at the Organising Authority and must permanently display identification. This identification should be a flag of the club or a white flag with the designation of the club and their national flags.

9. RADIO COMMUNICATIONS
Except in an emergency, a board shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boards. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.

10. SCORING
Races Discard
1 – 3 0
4 – 6 1
7 – 10 2
11 or more 3

11. PRIZES/TITLES
1st Place Youth
1st Place Woman
1st Place Master
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Places Central European Formula Champion 2011
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Places CROATIAN FORMULA WINDSURFING OPEN 2011
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Places Open Slalom
Other prizes may be awarded as defined at the Sailing Instructions.

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

13. 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.

14. INSURANCE
Each participating board shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance.

15. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Travel & Accommodation as all other information will be posted at Club BOFOR website http://www.bofor.hr