Posted : 29th of May 2014

Rollei Summer Opening presented by Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge 2014

Germany, Sylt, 27 May - 01 June '14
1 Rules:
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing and the rules and regulations for special sailing disciplines of the german sailing federation and the class regulations.
1.2 Rollei Windsurf Cup Reglement 2014
1.3 All equipment that complies with the IFWC or IFCA Class Rules may be used.
1.4 If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence. For the German national prescriptions and the Rollei Windsurf Cup Reglement 2014 the German text will take precedence.

2 Advertising:
2.1 Competitor advertising is restricted to stickers in the sails below the boom or above the sail number.
2.2 Comptitors are required to apply the sponsor stickers in the area between the boom and the sail number on both sides of the sail. Competitors shall wear wear the sponsor bib at any time when they are afloat, during competition or for training. Sponsor stickers and bibs (deposit of €20,-) will be provided at the inscription. Competitors may be charged a fee of € 50,- if they are sailing without correct stickers or bibs after they have received a warning. Continuous sailing with incorrect event sponsor exposure may result in a disqualification.

3 Eligibility and Entry:
3.1 The regatta is open for all competitors.
3.2 The equipment has to comply with the Rollei Windsurf Cup Reglement 2014.
3.3 The competitor shall have the skill and the license to use his equipment.
3.4 Competitors need to be a member of a club affiliated to his national sailing federation. If a competitor doesn’t possess a membership, he can sign a membership at the inscription.
3.5 German competitors need to be a member of the German Windsurfing Association. If a competitor doesn’t posess a membership he can apply for a membership at the inscription.
3.6 The entry date is May 21st 2014. Late entries are possible but will be charged an additional fee of € 30,-.

4 Fees:
4.1 The entry fee is € 60,- or € 30,- (Women, Youth-U20, Junior U17). The entry fee shall be paid after entering, even if the entry is cancelled later on or the boat does not show up. Entry fees will only refunded if the entry is rejected. The fee shall be transferred on the following account:
acount: Meldegeldkonto
owner: Choppy Water GmbH
IBAN: DE 71 21050170 00 92020163
BIC/Swift: NOLADE21KIE
bank: FĂśrde Sparkasse
4.2 A deposit of € 20,- is necessary to receive the sponsor bib at the inscription. The deposit will be refunded after the prize giving when the bib is returned in a clean and undamaged state.
4.3 The entry registration shall be made by the online-form on the official website: www.windsurfcup.de/registration

5 Schedule:
5.1 Schedule:
Tuesday, May 26th: Arrival, Rigging, Inscription (18:00 – 19:00), free training
Wednesday, May 27th: Arrival, rigging, late inscription (08:00 – 09:00), skippers meeting 10:00, competition (first possible start 10:45)
Thursday, May 28th to Saturday, May 31st: Skippers meeting (09:00), competition (first possible start 09:45)
Sunday, June 1st: Skippers meeting (09:00), competition (first possible start 09:45), prize giving (17:00), de-rigging, departure
5.2 The program may be changed at the descretion of the race committee. A change of the time for the
skippers meeting or the first possible start needs to be published on the ONB until 20:00 on the day
before. The timings of the skippers meeting and the first possibe start on the opening day shall not be changed.

6 Sailing instruction:
6.1 The sailing instruction is availlable at the inscription.

7 Venue:
7.1 The Rollei Summer Opening takes place at the Brandenburger Beach in Westerland on the island Sylt.
7.2 The postal address is:
Rollei Summer Opening
c/o Insel Sylt Tourismus Service
Strandstraße 35
25980 Sylt / Westerland

8 Scoring & disciplines:
8.1 The number of scheduled races is not fixed.
8.2 A result is valid if there is a valid result in one discipline.
8.3 The regatta offers the following disciplines: Racing, Slalom, Waveriding
8.4 The race committee decides if the conditions are suitable and what discipline will be run. It is the target to achieve results in all the disciplines.
8.5 Waveriding is a standby-discipline which will only be on the schedule if the conditions are suitable. The decision if and when waveriding will be run will be announced on Tuesday, May 26th 2014 until 14:00.

9 Jury, protest committee:
9.1 An independent protest committee will handle any protests.

10 Prizes:
10.1 The following places will be honored at the prize giving with trophys: single disciplines: Racing (1., 2., 3.), Slalom (1., 2., 3.), Waveriding (1., 2., 3.) Overall: (1., 2., 3.), Youth-U20 (1.), Junior-U17 (1.), Damen (1.), Rookie (1.), Master (1.), Grandmaster (1.)
Categories will only be honored if at least 5 participants are inscribed in the affected category.
10.2 For the combination of finishing positions in the both disciplines Racing and Slalom (Funboard Racing Championships) a total prize money of € 10.000,- will be spread out as follows:
1st place ! € 3.000,-
2nd place ! € 2.000,-
3rd place ! € 1.500,-
4th place ! € 1.250,-
5th place ! € 750,-
Best Youth-U20 ! € 500,-
Best Junior-U17 ! € 500,-
Best Women ! € 500,-
If only one of the two disciplines should produce a valid result the Funboard Racing Championshipswill be honored on this base and the prize monney will be allocated accordingly.If the event should not have a valid result in none of the two disciplines, the prize money will beforwarded to the „Volvo Surf Cup 2014“ (July 22nd – July 27th) and spread out under the sameconditions as above.

11 Doping tests:
11.1 Doping tests may take place during the event.

12 Media:
12.1 The competitor grants the unlimited, including commercial, use, presentation and duplication of allphotos, audio- and video recordings that have been made of him during the event. This includesmodifications and the forwarding of the rights to others. The personal rights of the competitor in thesemedias as well as the right to forward these to others shall not be restricted by this regulation.

13 Liability:
13.1 The responsibility for the decision of the competitor to participate in a race or to continue with it issolely with him. The competitor is responsible for the qualification and the correct nautical conduct aswell as for the suitability and the transport-safe condition of the registered boards.
13.2 In cases of Force Majeure or on grounds of administrative orders or for safety reasons the organizeris entitled to make changes in the realisation of the event or to cancel the event. In these cases theredoes not exist any liability for compensation of the organizer to the participant.
13.3 In case of a violation of obligations that do not constitute primary respectively material contractualduties (cardinal obligations), the liability of the organizer, no matter because of which cause in law,for material and property damages of all kinds and their consequences that arise to the participantduring or in connection with the participation in the event resulting from a conduct of the organizer,his representatives, servants or agents, is restricted to damages that were caused wilfully or grosslynegligent. When a violation of cardinal obligations occurs, in cases of simple negligence the liability ofthe organizer is limited to foreseeable, typically occurring damages. To the extent that the liability for and representatives, agents, servants, sponsors and individuals who provide or drive salvage, safetyor rescue vessels or assist with their use - from the individual liability for damages, as well as also allother individuals who were instructed to act in connection with the realisation of the event. This isvalid for the organizer, the club, the Choppy Water GmbH, the GWA, the DSV, ISAF, IWA, IFWC,IFCA and/or all of the officials and representatives.
13.4 The effective racing rules of the ISAF, the rules and regulations for special sailing disciplines of thegerman sailing federation, the class rules as well as the regulations of the Rollei Windsurf CupReglement 2014, the Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions are to be complied with and areexpressly recognised. The German law apply.

14 Insurance:
14.1 Each participant shall be insured with a valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of €1.000.000,-.
14.2 If necessary it is possible to sign a suitable insurance at the inscription for about € 35,- per year.

15 Further Information:
15.1 Daily news, photos and results can be found on the official websites www.windsurfcup.de and www.summeropeningsylt.de .
15.2 contact address:
Choppy Water GmbH
Brammersoll 2
24235 Stein
GERMANY
Phone: +49 (0) 4343 / 49464-0
FAX: +49 (0) 4343 / 49464-10
E-Mail: event@choppywater.de
Internet: www.choppywater.de, www.windsurfcup.de, www.summeropeningsylt.de, www.surfcupsylt.de