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Klik hier voor de wedstrijdbepalingen van de Eastersee Regatta: Sailing Instructions Easterseregatta 2017

 

Watersportvereniging De Zevenwolden Lemmer

Sailing Instructions

Dutch OK-Klasse Championship
Ok-Dinghy class
organized by WSV Zevenwolden
under the auspices of the Royal Netherlands Watersport Association (RNWA)
from 26 Augustus to 27 Augustus 2017
location:Tjeukemeer by Oosterzee
The Netherlands

1 RULES
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).
1.2 The ‘Rules for Championships Sailing, Windsurfing and Kiteboarding ’ will apply..
www.easterseeregatta.nl or www.zevenwolden.nl.
1.3 The minor changes may appear in full in the sailing instructions. The sailing instructions may change
other rules as well.
1.4 If there is a conflict between languages the original English text will take precedence.
1.5 Every person on board who has his domicile in the Netherlands shall have the appropriate license.

2 ADVERTISING
Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority

3 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1 The regatta is open to all boats of the OK-dinghy class.
3.2 Eligible boats may enter by registration with the organizing authority or de OK klasse
3.3 Entries shall be made on the website www.easterseregatta.nl or
www.zevenwolden.nl together with the required fee, before 20
August 2017.
3.4 Late entries will be accepted under the following conditions: the price will be raised to €. 50,00.

4 FEES
4.1 Required fees are as follows before the 20th of August: €. 50,00
Fee can be paid on: RABO bank NL75RABO0310375231 Eastersé regatta
Mail address: easterseeregatta@gmail.com
4.2 For the sailors is the BBQ included. Other invitees paying: for BBQ a €.10,00 p/p

5 SCHEDULE
5.1 Registration: At the racing office near the Camping site
Day and date: Friday 25 -8 From 16.00h To 18.00h
Day and date: Saturday 26 -8 From 8.30h To 10.00h
5.2 Measurement and inspection: Competitors shall be available with their boat and equipment if this is
required on command of the racing committee
5.3 Schedule of Races
Saturday, 26 August:
Palaver at 10.00h
First start warning signal race 1 11.30h
race 2,3,4 as soon as possible
BBQ will start at 19.00h
Sunday, 27 August:
Fifth start warning signal race 5 10.00h
Race 6,7,8 as soon as possible
Prize giving after the last race
5.4 On the last day of the regatta no warning signal will be made after 15.00 h

6 MEASUREMENTS
Each boat shall produce a valid measurement certificate. Boats and crew may be inspected during the
regatta at the discretion of the Race Committee and OKDIA

7 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The sailing instructions will be available after 1 July 2017 on the website of Easterseregatta.nl or the
website of www Zevenwolden.nl or at the regatta office at the location

8 VENUE
8.1 Attachment A shows the location of the regatta harbour and the location of the racing areas

9 THE COURSES
The courses to be sailed will be triangle courses
The diagrams in Attachment B show the courses, including the approximate angles between
legs, the order in which marks are to be passed, and the side on which each mark is to be left.

10 PENALTY SUSTEM
No international Jury will be appointed

11 TIME LIMITS AND TARGET TIMES
11.1 The length of the course will be set to meet a target time of approximately 60 minutes for the first boat in
each race to finish.
The time limit will be 90 minutes.
Failure to meet the target time will not be grounds for redress. This changes rule 62.1(a)
11.2 Boats failing to finish within 15 minutes after the first boat sails the course and finishes will be scored
Did Not Finish without a hearing This changes rules 35,A4 and A5

12 SCORING
12.1 Four races are required to be completed to constitute a series.
12.2 (a) When fewer than 5 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race
scores.
(b) When 5 ,6,7 or 8 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race
scores excluding her worst score.

13 SUPPORT BOATS
Support boats of the race committee shall be marked with Orange flag and
Judge boats will fly a yellow flag with “Jury” or “IJ”

14 BERTHING
Boats shall be kept in their assigned places in the harbour or land near the camping site on the parking

15 RADIO COMMUNICATION
Except in an emergency a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio
communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.

16 PRIZES
Helmsman of the winning boat of the championship acquire the title ” Dutch OK-Klasse Champion” .
The responsible person of the winning boat acquires the Bleu Pennant of the RNWA.
Other prizes will be given as follows:
a-Prizes for number 1,2 and 3 in the general ranking after the entire regatta
b-Special price for first aluminium mast in the general ranking after the entire regatta
c-Special prize for first wooden mast in the general ranking after the entire regatta
d- The authorities may award special prices.

17 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4 RRS, 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.

18 INSURANCE
Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of
Euro 1.500.000 per event or the equivalent.

19 REGATTA OFFICE
The race office is located at the following address:
Zuivelweg 26,
8536 VK Oosterzee,
the Netherlands
For further information please contact:
Event manager Wietze Huitema mob.++31 610 137 906
Race manager Age van der Bles mob.++31 610.910.119

20 TAILER PARKING, DOCKING AND CASR
All the participants shall park their boats and road-trailers on the premises of the harbour
and camping parking. No cars are allowed at the dingy park or on the property of privet houses.
Please follow the instructions of beach- and harbour masters at all times.

21 HOUSING CAMPERS CARAVANS and TENT
Regulations in the Netherlands prohibit sleeping in campers, tent and caravans parked along public
roads or in car parks.
On the designated area of the camping and dyke of the harbor is sleeping in tents, caravans or campers
allowed. Costs are not included of the fee!

22 ACCOMODATION
Competitors shall make their own housing arrangements. For information on accommodation
check the web site: www.vvvfriesemerengaasterland.nl
On the Friday night there is a sailors buffet in the Café “Tjeukemeer” for a small price possible. If you
like to take part of this please contact us so we can make a reservation.
The buffet will be on from 21.00 to 23.30 This will be a nice meet and great we hoop!

23 FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information please contact:
www.easterseeregatta.nl/ or www.zevenwolden.nl
Event manager Wietze Huitema mob.++31 610 137 906
Race manager Age van der Bles mob.++31 610.910.119
The Tjeukemeer is the largest lake in Friesland and fresh water no tides and wide open spaces and beautiful water to sail!

We hope to see you on a nice sunny day in August!!

Zevenwolden