Posted : 1st of June 2007

Allegro.pl Cup - Windsurfing Euro Cup

Poland, Łeba, 01-05 August '07
1. EVENT
1.1 The ALLEGRO.PL Cup 2007 Leba [Poland] takes place from Wednesday, August 1st to Sunday, August 05th 2007.
1.2 The ALLEGRO.PL Cup 2007 Leba [Poland] is sanctioned by the ISAF, IWA, IFWC and IFCA. The competitors collect points for the
official Windsurfing Euro-Cup ranking lists (Racing & Slalom) and the Formula Windsurfing ranking list.

2. ORGANIZATION
2.1 The ALLEGRO.PL Cup 2007 Leba [Poland] is organized by the Polish Windsurfing Association, City of Leba, Afekt Promotion and
Easy Windsurfing.
2.2 The regatta is organized in cooperation with the Choppy Water GmbH, and under the auspices of the International Windsurfing
Association [IWA] and International Sailing Federation [ISAF].

3. VENUE
3.1 The headquarter of the event is placed on the B beach of Leba (Poland). This beach was a host of many international windsurfing events including World Championships, World Cups and EUROCUPS.
3.2 Leba is a small but very active town, between sea, two lakes and dunes.
This is a place where many important events took place, many remains of history, not damaged by the moving sand of wandering
dunes, the same climate for ages, the same atmosphere of people’s sights.
The location of Leba in the lagging of Slowinski National Park obliges to care for the clarity of water and air. It is a well known
tourist center in the middle polish coast, disposing of modern hotels and gastronomic base, since 15 years – professional windsurfing centre. Good conditions for the windsurfing and a modern yachting port for 120 boats make Leba popular in the Baltic Sea
Region. At the beach B of Leba took place World and European Champioships, World Cups, Euro Cups and International Championships of Poland.
3.3 Usual wind in August – 10-18 knots ( however it could be more wind), usually waves 0,5-1,0m, usual wind direction W-NW
3.4 he average water temperature is about 18 °C in the summer, and the average air temperature in August is about 18-25 °C.
4. RULES
4.1 The regatta is an ISAF, IWA, IFWC and IFCA sanctioned event governed by:
4.1.1 The General Rules for the Windsurfing Euro-Cup 2007
4.1.2 The ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing 2005-2008 [RRS] Windsurfing Edition
4.1.3 The IFWC & IFCA Class Rules
4.1.4 The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions
5. ELIGIBILITY & DISCIPLINE[S]
5.1 Eligibility
5.1.1 All entries shall meet the requirements of the ISAF RRS, ISAF Eligibility Code.
5.1.2 Competitors shall possess valid third party liability insurance.
5.1.3 Competitors shall be members of their national IFCA assoc. or of the IFCA. National Associations shall be paid up members of
the IWA, which is empowered by the class to collect any fees due.
5.2 The ALLEGRO.PL Cup 2007 Leba [Poland] is a two discipline Slalom [IFCA] and Racing (Formula Windsurfing) regatta.
5.3 The regatta is equipped with prize money [EUR 30.000,00 net of taxes]. The split between the two disciplines is EUR 20.000,00
for Racing and EUR 10.000,00 for Slalom. If only one discipline declares a valid result, then 100% of the prize money shall be paid
out in the discipline which produced a valid result (EC General Rules 26.9 II a).
5.4 Points from the regatta count in the annual ranking lists of the Windsurfing Euro-Cup and in the Formula Windsurfing Ranking.
5.5 The race committee decides if the conditions are suitable for official competitions and which discipline will be run. This decision
shall not be protested.

6. CLASSES, FLEETS & DIVISIONS
6.1 The regatta is a two discipline “open entry” event for male & female competitors.
6.2 Women and men can race together. If there are ten or more women they may race separately.
6.3 There will be one fleet.
6.4 The divisions [Women, Youth [U20], Junior [U17], Masters, Grand Masters etc.] race in the men’s fleet.
6.5 There may be separate prizes or trophies for Women, Youth [U20], Junior [U17], Masters, Grand Masters divisions. The position
of the competitor within the division will be calculated from his/her position in the fleet results. No separate division scoring will be
applied.

7. FLEET & DIVISION DEFINITION
7.1 Fleet [Gender]:
7.1.1 Women - female competitors
7.1.2 Men - male competitors
7.2 Divisions [Age]:
7.2.1 A Junior [U17] shall be under the age of 17; [2007: born in or after 1991].
7.2.2 A Youth [U20] shall be under the age of 20; [2007: born in or after 1987].
7.2.3 A Master is a competitor who has reached the age of 35 [2007: 1971>] or for a woman of 30 [2007: 1976>].
7.2.4 A Grand Master is a competitor who has reached the age of 45 [2007: 1961>] or for a woman of 40 [2007: 1966>].
7.2.5 A competitor must have reached the minimum age limit in the relevant division by Dec 31st. in the year preceding the date of
competition.
7.2.6 A competitor must not be older than the maximum age limit in the relevant division by Dec 31st of the year of competition.
7.2.7 A minimum of 5 entries is required to constitute a ‘fleet’ or a division within a fleet.
8. EQUIPMENT
8.1 All competitors may bring their own equipment.
8.2 The equipment has to conform with the Class Rules and the General Rules for the Windsurfing Euro-Cup 2007.
9. MEASUREMENT
9.1 It is the responsibility of each competitor to ensure that his/her board and equipment conforms with the Class Rules and the
General Rules for the Windsurfing Euro-Cup 2007.
9.2 Measurement and equipment checks may be made throughout the event.
10. SAIL INSIGNIAS
10.1 National letters & sail numbers shall be black in color; placed immediately above the event advertising and positioned accor
ding to ISAF RRS. The font shall either be Helvetica or Arial Black.

10.2 Letters and numbers are required on both sides of the sails.
11. BUOYANCY
11.1 If personal buoyancy is prescribed, each competitor shall wear above the waist a jacket, a harness, or a vest with a minimum
buoyancy of 4kg, un-inflated, in fresh water.

11.1 The buoyancy shall be tested with a metal weight of 4kg which shall remain supported for a minimum of 5 minutes.
12. LIABILITY
12.1 Competitors take part in all races at their own risk.
12.2 The LOA, Choppy Water GmbH, ISAF, IWA, IFWC, IFCA or any of their officials or representatives or the sponsors or their offi
cials 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.

12.3 Participation in this event, accompanying events and in each race separately is at the sole discretion of the sailor and at his/her
own risk.
12.4 Competitors shall possess valid third party liability insurance covering personal injury or equipment damage and carry evidence
of such.
12.5 Competitors, who at the day of the regatta are not of age, shall file at the registration a permission to take part in the event
signed by parents or tutor.

13. COURSES
13.1 The course[s] shall be published on the ONB at least 30 minutes prior to the start of a competition.
14. SCORING
14.1 The ISAF RRS A, Scoring [with 0.7 points for the first place] low points scoring system will apply.
14.2 Ties will be broken according to ISAF RRS B8.8, Series Ties.
15. JURY, PROTEST COMMITTEE
15.1 An independent protest committee will handle the protests. The chairman of an International Jury is Ceri Williams.
15.2 If an International Jury will be appointed in accordance with the ISAF RRS their decisions will be final and cannot be appealed.
15.3 The Race Officer is Bruno Wannemaeker.
16. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS & EVENT PROGRAM
16.1 16.1The ‘SIs’ will be available at registration as will the event programme scheduling social events.
17. COACHES
17.1 Coaches are required to register in advance
17.2 Coach boats may support competitors. Competitors intending to bring their own, shall advise the local organizers in advance.
17.3 Coaches shall wear buoyancy aids when the „Y” flag is flown.
18. SCHEDULE
18.1 Schedule:
• Wednesday, August 1st:
Arrival, rigging, inscription/registration [approx. 14:00 - 20:00];

Training.

• Thursday, August 2nd:
Late registration [approx. 08:00 – 09:00];
Opening of Allegro Beach Village (reggae climat this year),


Skippers meeting [10:00],
Competition [First possible start 11:00].


Opening ceremony ( stage at the beach) and party for competitors and guests (meal) – 19:00

• Friday, August 3rd:
Skippers meeting [09:30];

Competition [First possible start 10:00].

At evening Alle’DJ Party with the best Polish DJs - ca. 19:30

• Saturday, August 4th:
Skippers meeting [09:30];
Competition [First possible start 10:00)
Reggae beach party with known Polish group Zakopower and final of Reef bikini contest – 19:30,


• Sunday, August 5th:
Skippers meeting [09:30];
Competition [First possible start 10:00];
Prize giving & Closing Ceremony [19:00]
(if a valid result has been achieved in at least one discipline, after ceremony meal for competitors);
Great Final - Allegro reggae vacations and concert of world wide famost legendary group BONEY M - 20:00


Derigging, Departure.

18.2 At the discretion of the Organizing Committee, the program could be changed. The warning time of the race and the time of
the skippers meeting will be written as an Official Notice which will be posted on the ONB until 20:00 of the previous day. If not so,
the starting time of this program will apply.

18.3 The participation in the closing party/prize giving is obligatory for all competitors. Competitors who win prize money and don’t
come to the prize giving will loose their prize money.

19. SOCIALS, TROPHIES/MEDALS & PRIZES
19.1 The competitors get a warm meal each day. Every evening competitors can expect a lot of attractions , entrance to the event
parties is free for all competitors.

19.2 The successful competitors will win Trophies. The following medals or trophies shall be awarded in each discipline at the prize
giving:

• 1st, place Men
• 1st, 2nd, 3rd place Women
• 2nd place Men
• 1st, 2nd, 3rd Youth [U20]
• 3rd, 4th, 5th place Men
• 1st, 2nd, 3rd Junior [U17]
• 1st, 2nd, 3rd Master [over 35]
19.3 The competitors get points for the official Windsurfing Euro-Cup ranking list according to the General Rules for the Windsurfing
Euro-Cup 2007.
19.4 In addition there is a prize money fund of EUR 30.000,00 [net of taxes] that will be divided according to the General Rules for
the Windsurfing Euro-Cup 2007.
20. DRUG TESTING
20.1 Competitors are reminded of the ISAF rules and regulations concerning the use of banned methods and substances. Drug testing may take place during the event.
21. TELEVISION & MEDIA
21.1 Registering for the event, competitors automatically grant the Organizing Authority the right to make, use and show any motion pictures, still pictures and taped or filmed television and other reproductions of them taken during the event for the Windsurfing
Euro-Cup as defined in the Notice of Race and Sailing Instruction in which they participates without any compensation.
22. BIBS/VESTS & COMPETITORS SAIL BRANDING
22.1 During racing, competitors may be required by the organizers to wear bibs/vests carrying the event sponsors’ branding and sail
stickers above the boom.
22.2 Prior to arrival on site, competitors wishing to apply their own sponsor’s branding to their sails below the boom are advised to
seek ‘brand approval’ from the organizer to ensure that there is no conflict with event sponsors. The decision of the organizer shall
be final.

23. DRESS CODE
23.1 There can be official events where ‘smart casual’ clothes will be required. The organisers reserve the right to refuse entry to
any person to such events if, in their opinion, the competitor’s standard of attire is not commensurate with the occasion.

24. ACCOMMODATION & TRAVELLING
24.1 Accommodation:
Information: Tourist information Leba
Hanna Wolska
Tel. +48 59 8662 565
lot.leba@neostrada.pl

Holiday Agency Przymorze sp. z o.o.
Tel. +48 59 8661 360

• Hotels:
Leba *** ul. Nadmorska 9B, Łeba tel. +48 59 86 64 500
Villa Neptun ul. Sosnowa 1, Łeba tel. +48 59 86 61 432

Wodnik *** ul. Nadmorska 10, Łeba tel. +48 59 86 61 366
Golabek*** ul. Wybrzeze 10, Łeba tel. +48 59 86 62 945

• Holidays Centers, Pensions:
Arriba ul. Turystyczna 5 D, Leba tel. +48 59 86 64 240
Villa Akacja ul. Powstancow Warszawy 35, Leba tel. +48 59 86 61 895
Villa Sabbia ul. Nowecinska 33, Leba tel. +48 59 86 61 871
Pod Krokodylem ul. Turystyczna 7, Leba tel. +48 59 86 62 105
Ostoja ul. Sienkiewicza 5c, Leba tel. +48 59 86 61 451
Pod Zegarem ul. Kosciuszki 92, Leba tel. +48 59 86 62 449
Lech ul. Brzozowa 18, Leba tel. +48 59 86 61 342
Portus - Leba Rabka tel. +48 59 86 61 383
Apartament Marta ul. Zielona 3/2, Leba tel. +48 601 662 584


• Campings:
Camping Rafael , ul. Turystyczna 4 tel. +48 59 86 61 972
Camping Morski Eurocamp, ul. Turystyczna 26 tel. +48 59 86 61 380


24.2 Travelling
• Travel by car.
Road no 6 - Gdansk - Szczecin
Road no 214 - Lebork - Leba


• Travel by plane
The closest airport from Leba is Gdańsk “Lech Walesa Airport”.
More info can be found on www.airport.gdansk.pl


• Connections:
- Berlin
- Hamburg - Lubeka
- Cologne - Bonn
- Frankfurt
-Munich
-Dortmund
-Dublin
- Edinburgh
- Glasgow - Prestwick
-London
- Liverpool
-Stockholm
-Oslo
-Copenhagen
25. PRE-REGISTRATION, ENTRIES & PAYMENT
25.1 Competitors should e-mail or fax the official pre-registration form to the pre-registration address or by using the online preregistration form on the Windsurfing Euro-Cup website www.euro-cup.org.
25.2 The official pre-registration address is:
Windsurfing Office

c/o Choppy Water GmbH
Maßmannstr. 11
24118 Kiel
GERMANY
Phone: +49 [0] 431 971 98 98
Fax: +49 [0] 431 971 98 99
e-mail: info@choppywater.de

25.3 Competitors who pre-register after the pre-entry date [July 24, 2007] may pay a late entry fee [50%]. On site entries are possible if the maximum number of starting slots [100 competitors] is not exceeded. On site entries will be treated as late entries.
25.4 All entries shall meet the requirements of ISAF RRS and be a member of either National Class Association in good standing
with the international class concerned or be a member of that international class.
25.5 The maximum number of starting slots is limited to 100 competitors. Therefore it is advised to apply in time for an entry in
order to get a safe starting slot.
25.6 Entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Competitors will be promptly advised by the Windsurfing Office if
their entry has been rejected.
25.7 Competitors who have registered for an event and not competed in it without an excuse acceptable to the Windsurfing Office
shall pay a fee of EUR 100,00 before being allowed to enter another Windsurfing Euro-Cup event.
25.8 The entry fee for the ALLEGRO.PL Cup 2007 Leba [Poland] is EUR 75,00.
25.9 Youth competitors get a 50% discount and pay EUR 37,50.
25.10 Each competitor shall personally register and sign the registration form and pay the entry fee at the Regatta Office before 09:00 on August 2nd, 2007.
26. REGATTA OFFICE/INFORMATION
26.1 The address of the Regatta Office is:
Hotel Hortyzont
84-360 Leba
ul. Turystyczna 7
POLAND

27. OFFICIAL EVENT WEBSITE
27.1 Daily news, pictures and results can be found on the following website: www.allegrocup.pl , www.euro-cup.org.

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