Notice of regata, from september 20 to 22, 2024.
Cruiser Class - Level 3
The Club Nautic L'Ampolla, in collaboration with Sant Carles Marina, organizes the L'Ampolla - Columbretes- La Ràpita crossing for the cruiser class, classified as level 3.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF RACE 2024
Mediterranean Height Regatta.
Friday 20 to Sunday 22 September 2024.
Friday September 20, CLUB NAUTICO L'AMPOLLA.
16:00-17:00 registration and documentation verification.
5:30 p.m. employers meeting
7:00 p.m. start of the regatta
Sunday, September 22, final regatta MARINA SANT CARLES DE LA RAPITA
1:00 p.m. Time limit.
Sunday, September 22, MARINA SANT CARLES DE LA RAPITA
3:00 p.m. Trophy delivery
4:00 p.m. Lunch for all crews
Outer navigation area of the Delta, Bahía del Fanga, Columbretes, Bahía dels Alfacs
Minimum distance 140'NM
Varadero Yacht Charter in collaboration with Club Nàutic L'Ampolla and the Marina de Sant Carles de La Rápita.
Gaviota Tours Varadero, State Society for Maritime Rescue and Safety, and Civil Guard of the Sea, Channel 21
World Sailing Regulations, the prescriptions of the Sailing Federations, this Announcement, the Sailing Instructions, the ORC regulations for monohulls, the Sailing Instructions, which may be modified in any of the sections of this announcement
COMPENSATION OF TIMES
It will be run under the ORC time compensation formulas for monohulls.
Skippers who do not have an ORC certificate may request an estimate from the organization. The ratings will be estimated by penalizing the value of the fastest boat of said model present in the ORC lists by 8%. The estimated ratings will not be reason for protest in any case.
The boats that run with an estimated rating will be able to compete in the general classification of the regatta.
The boats that wish to score points in the Circuits of the Catalan Sailing Federation (Championship of Catalonia High Height, Solitaires and A Dos) must compete in ORC with an official certificate.
Sailing cruises framed in the following Categories:
ORC: Monohull cruisers with ORC rating certificate (International or Club)
PROMOTION: Single-hull cruisers with estimated rating
According to crew:
FULL CREW: three or more crew
SOLO: boats with a single crew member
A TWO: boats with two crew members.
IN ORDER TO COMPLETE EACH CATEGORY, THERE MUST BE A MINIMUM OF 3 VESSELS REGISTERED
REGISTRATION RIGHTS FOR BOATS WITHOUT A SPONSOR
The amount of registration fees will be the same regardless of its length.
€125 per boat includes skipper and a crew member, for each additional crew member it will be €45
Registration is mandatory and must be done by sending the corresponding registration form with the documentation described here to the email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The aforementioned email and the WhatsApp number +34604421730 are also made available to interested participants to receive additional information. We have a group on Facebook and WhatsApp, both will be updated according to the information we receive. WhatsApp group: 2BColumbretes Regatta. https://wa.me/34604421730
Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/4864706130320970
Regatta website: https://vycinternational.wixsite.com/2bcolumbretes
Documentation to attach
1.- Navigation certificate. Vessels with a foreign flag will present documentation of the vessel's registration in their country.
2.- Valid RECEIPT of the RC insurance of the vessel.
3.- MMSI beacon number
4.- ORC 2024 rating certificate (International or Club).
6.- Proof of bank deposit for the amount entered for the concept of regatta registration 2BColumbretes 2024, attach the name of the vessel.
L'Ampolla Yacht Club; L'Ampolla, CP, 43895, Tarragona, Spain
Bank: La Caixa, IBAN Code ES50 2100 1411 4102 0000 6011
THE DOCUMENTATION must be sent before September 10 by e-mail: email@example.com
The Race Committee is empowered to reject any entry.
Refunds: if due to adverse conditions, lack of participants, as well as any type of cause beyond the organization of the regatta, the regatta should be cancelled, ALL the income received would be returned by the same means to the corresponding account holder.
Classifications for the 2BColumbretes regatta
Overall Classification in Compensated Time ORC and estimated ORC
Classification in Compensated Time Solitaires ORC
Classification in Compensated Time To two ORC.
Classification in Compensated Time Full Crew ORC.
Participating yachts must comply with the safety rules of World Sailing category 3. They must be equipped with a VHF radio station with a minimum range of 25'NM, internal diesel engine and safety and rescue equipment required by the Maritime Authority and must be duly dispatched for navigation zone 2. Likewise, the Race Committee must be provided with the MMSI number of their Radio Beacon.
SAFETY AND MEASUREMENT INSPECTIONS
All participating vessels will be available to the Committee for Security and/or Measurement control.
Participants will have free mooring rights at: Club Nàutic L'Ampolla from Friday, August 30 until the day of the regatta. In the same way, in La Marina de Sant Carles de La Rápita, the moorings will be available from the day of arrival until September 15.
The skippers of the participating yachts will be responsible for the damages that they could cause during the use of this mooring right.
The trophies will be detailed in the Sailing Instructions.
DELIVERY OF TROPHIES
It will take place in the Marina of Sant Carles de La Rápita on Sunday, September 22 at 3:00 p.m.
Varadero Yacht Charter, as the main organizer, reserves the right to modify this Notice of Race. In case of discrepancy between this Announcement and the Sailing Instructions, the latter and their modifications will prevail.
Both Varadero Yacht Charter, Club Náutico L'Ampolla, Marina Sant Carles de La Rápita and other collaborating entities do not assume any responsibility for any accident or incident that may occur before, during or after the Regatta.