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Start > 02/09/2022
End > 10/09/2022

Cascais 6M European Championship
Cascais 2022

 EVENT WEBSITE


NOTICE OF RACE


The International Six Metre European Championship will be held in the waters off Cascais from the 2nd to the 10th of September, 2022 organized by the Clube Naval de Cascais in conjunction with the International Six Metre Association (ISMA).

  1. RULES

  2. The rules as defined in the latest Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS)  2021 - 2024.
    1.2        The following National prescriptions will apply:

The Regatta will be governed by:

RRS 60.1 - The Portuguese Sailing Federation prescribes that, at any event under its jurisdiction, Protest Fees are forbidden.

RRS 67 - The Portuguese Sailing Federation prescribes,

  1. A boat that takes a penalty or retires does not thereby admit liability for damages or that she broken a Rule.
  2. Any claim for damages arising from an incident while a boat is bound by The Racing Rules of Sailing shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts and not considered by a Protest Committee or Appeals Committee.

86.3 - The Portuguese Sailing Federation prescribes that at any event under its jurisdiction, if the Race Committee intends to test or develop a Rule, this shall only be allowed if prior written authorization is given by the Race Officials Committee from the Portuguese Sailing Federation and with the obligation of reporting, by writing, any result.

RRS 88.2 - The Portuguese Sailing Federation prescribes that a Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions will not change its prescriptions. However, when an International Jury is approved for an event, only the prescriptions to the Rules 60.1, 67, 86.3, 88.2 and 91(b) will apply, which are the prescriptions specified in this Notice of Race..

RRS 91(b) - The Portuguese Sailing Federation prescribes that, at any event under its jurisdiction, an International Jury has to be approved by the Race Officials Committee of the Portuguese Sailing Federation, with the exception of the events described on this Rule.

1.7        All sanitary measures and protocols regarding COVID-19 enforced at the time of the Regatta,
that will be made public once approved by the corresponding Public and Sporting Authorities.

1.8        In all rules governing this regatta, the notation [NP] means that a breach of that rule will not be ground for protests by a boat. (This changes RRS 60.1a).
1.9        If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

2. (NP) (DP) ADVERTISING AND PROVIDED EQUIPMENT


2.1 Competitor advertising will be governed by ISMA Class Rule 30.


2.2 Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority (OA) in compliance with World Sailing Regulation 20. If the Rule has been broken, the regulation World Sailing (WS) 20.9.2 applies.

2.3  An electronic tracking system may be required to track the position of participating boats during the race and competitors should collaborate in the installation of those tracking devices on their boats. The organizing authority may use the information received from the system for media coverage of the racing as well as for technical and safety purposes. Competitors shall be responsible for the devices while onboard and shall return them to the regatta office when required. Competitors may be assessed a fee if the tracking devices are not returned on request.


2.4 In participating in the Regatta a competitor expressly and automatically grants, without any demand for compensation, the Organizing Authority and sponsors of the Regatta the right, in perpetuity, to make, use and show at any time, and at their sole discretion, any still or motion pictures and live, filmed or taped television and other reproductions taken during the Regattas.


3. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY


3.1 The European Championship is open to all boats of the International Six Metre Class holding a valid measurement certificate, having completed registration, and paid the entry fee before the
entry deadline, which is 1st of August 2022

3.2 Boats may be registered in either the Open or Classic fleets, as specified by the class rules.


3.3 All entries shall be submitted by
the the Clube Naval de Cascais website on the following link: https://www.cncascais.com/index.php?option=com_rib&view=item&id=1272&catid=2&Itemid=157&lang=pt#registred_users

3.4 All the competitors with Portuguese nationality, legal residents in Portugal or sailing in boats representing a Portuguese club must be in possession of the Sailing Federation License for 2022. Foreign sailors will have to prove to own a liability third-party and accidents insurances that cover regattas, valid in Portugal.


3.5 All competing yachts shall have paid their 2022 membership dues to their ISMA affiliate
national association or, for those entrants whose home port is outside the countries of the ISMA
affiliate national associations, directly to ISMA.


3.6 An entry is not valid until:
a) The entry fee has been fully paid,
b) The registration form has been correctly completed,
c) A valid measurement certificate is filed.
d) A proof of being up to date with the class membership duties is filed
e) [Add any insurance requirement, or local conditions that apply.]

 

4. FEES

4.1 The entry fee will be 1000€ per boat, and 450€ per support boat,

4.2 The boat entry fee  includes boat and trailer parking, one launching, one hauling out, one mast stepping and invitations to social events for skipper and four crew. Support boat entry fee includes trailer parking, one launching, one hauling out and invitations to social events for one support person.

4.3 Entries will be open on the CNCascais Web site the 1st August 2022 with payment by credit card, or bank transfer

Bank transfer must be drawn on an account bank and made (before August 1st ) [See comment at 3.1]

 payable to:     

Bank: Novo Banco

Account Number: 2460 0131 0004

NIB: 0007 0246 0000 1310 004 62

IBAN: PT50 0007 0246 0000 1310 004 62

SWIFT/BIC: BESCPTPL

4.5 Late entries fees will begin on August 2nd 2022 with price to 1250 € per boat and 600€ for Coach Boat.[This will cause confusion until the dates for entry and payment are resolved]

 

5. PROGRAMME


5.1:

Day

Date

Time

Event

Day 1

Sept 2nd

0900-1800

Registration and measurement + HM King Juan Carlos Trophy

Day 2

Sept 3rd

0900-1800

Registration and measurement + HM King Juan Carlos Trophy

Day 3

Sept 4th

0900-1800

Registration and measurement + HM King Juan Carlos Trophy

Day 4

Sept 5th

1400

Practice Race+Spare Day + Opening Ceremony 

Day 5

Sept 6th

1300

Race Day - Race 1 & 2, 

Day 6

Sept 7th

TBA

TBA

Day 7

Sept 8th

TBA

TBA

Day 8

Sept 9th

TBA

TBA

Day 9

Sept 10th

TBA

Race 8 – Prize Giving Ceremony

Note: HM King Juan Carlos Trophy Notice of Race is posted the following website: https://www.cncascais.com/index.php?option=com_rib&view=item&id=1312&catid=2&Itemid=157&lang=pt

5.2 Eight races are scheduled. Every day the Race Committee will publish the race programme for the next day until the protest time limit . No more than three races will be sailed per day.


5.3 On the
last day of racing no warning signal will be displayed after 15:30.  [

5.5 There will be separate starts for both divisions (Open and Classics).

6. MEASUREMENT [DP]

6.1 Each boat shall produce a valid measurement certificate at registration.  Competitors are advised, by ISMA European Championship rules 5.e), all measurement certificates shall be posted for the duration of the regatta, and a copy of each certificate will be supplied to ISMA.

6.2 All required hull and spar measurements marks shall be affixed to the boat. In addition, weight, flotation and sails may be checked and any other items that the international jury and technical committee deem appropriate.

6.3 Random spot checks may be carried out at any time during the Regatta including on the water.


6.4 Sails shall be measured and stamped by an approved measurer before the Regatta and shall have the ISMA Class sail label affixed if required by Class Rule

7. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

7.1 A preliminary version of the Sailing Instructions (SI) may be posted on the event website at
https://www.racingrulesofsailing.org/documents/4098/event , not later than September 1st,

7.2 The final SI will be available at registration at the race office and also posted on the event
website.

8. THE COURSES

8.1 The Racing area will be in the waters of Cascais

8.2 The course will be 2 windward legs and 2 leeward legs of approximately 2 nautical miles each, with a finish at the leeward mark; and it will be adapted to suit local conditions. 


8.3 A gate may be laid as the Leeward Mark. A course diagram will be included in the Sailing Instructions.

9. PENALTY SYSTEM

9.1 Rule 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.

9.2 Decisions of the International Jury will be final as provided in rule RRS 70.5.

10. SCORING

10.1 Eight races are scheduled. The European Championship will be valid if five races have been
completed.

10.2 a) When fewer than six races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total
of her race scores.
b) When six or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of
her race scores excluding her worst score.

11. (DP) [NP] SUPPORT BOATS


11.1 Team leaders, coaches and other support personnel shall stay outside areas where
boats are racing from the time of the preparatory signal for the first class to start until all boats
have finished or the race committee signals a postponement, general recall or abandonment.


11.2 Support boats will need to be registered at the Race Office and shall comply with NoR 12


11.3 Support and Coaches’ boats will be part of the safety arrangements for the event, and will be required to follow any instructions of the Race Committee.


11.4 Support boats shall display their national flag or a white flag with their national letters
as described in RRS appendix G.


12. (DP) [NP] BERTHING


Boats shall be kept in their assigned places in the harbour. Arrangements of the harbour master
must be respected.


13. (DP) [NP] HAUL-OUT RESTRICTIONS


Boats shall not be hauled out during the European Championship between the preparatory signal of the first race of the European Championship and the end of the Championship except with, and according to the terms of, prior written permission of the Race Committee.


14. (DP) DIVING EQUIPMENT AND PLASTIC POOLS


Underwater breathing apparatus and plastics pools or their equivalent shall not be used around
keelboats between the preparatory signal of the first race of the European Championship and the
end of the Championship.  For the purpose of this requirement, the words ‘underwater breathing apparatus’ shall include any device, including snorkels, which allows the user to breath underwater.


15. (DP) RADIO COMMUNICATION


Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make voice nor data transmissions while racing nor
receive voice or data communications not available to all boats.  The Race Committee may make use of a marine VHF international channel to make announcements to competitors, including during the pre-start period. The Race Committee may communicate with the competitors through VHF channel
72.  Any announcement or failure to make an announcement shall not be cause for redress. This changes RRS 62.1(a).


16. PRIZES FOR THE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP


Trophies will be awarded in accordance with the International Six Metre Championship Rules for
the European Championship:

The Coppa Giovanelli awarded to the winning yacht in the Open Division.

The President Woodrow Wilson Trophy awarded to the highest placed Classic yacht. For the
purpose of this trophy, Classic is defined as a boat first constructed and/or certificated before
December 31, 1965 and built according to Class rules and guidelines. Replicas of such yachts
whose construction has been endorsed by the International Six Metre Association Classics and
Technical Committees are also eligible to compete.  Yachts which are rated using the provisions of Appendix A of the Class Rule are not eligible for this trophy.

The Tim Street Trophy awarded to the highest placed Classic yacht, which is rated using the provisions of Appendix A of the Class Rule.  For the purpose of this trophy, Classic is defined as a boat first constructed and/or certificated before December 31, 1965 and built according to Class rules and guidelines. Replicas of such yachts are not eligible to be rated using Appendix A and are therefore not eligible to compete.  

The August Ringvold Memorial Trophy awarded to the highest placed Classic yacht built to the
First (1907-1919) or Second (1919-1933) International Rule which retains its original underwater
configuration. All yachts in this category must also carry a valid and current measurement
certificate.


The Lucie Trophy awarded to the highest placed yacht at the end of racing which includes a woman as helmsperson or crew. To qualify the same woman must be on board for every race.  In the event of a tie, the tied boat with the most women on board will win the Trophy.


The Nelson Trophy awarded to the highest placed boat among those first constructed and certificated as a Six Metre between 1966 and 6 September 1979 (the date of the first race of the 1979 World Championships) inclusive, which have had no alteration to their underwater shape other than permitted modifications to the rudder.

The Robbe & Berking Trophy awarded to the highest placed Classic yacht sailing with wooden spars (mast, boom and spinnaker pole) and white working sails (mainsail and genoa or jib).


The Merula Trophy awarded to the highest placed Classic yacht built to the First (1907-1919)
International Rule which retains its original underwater configuration. All yachts in this category
must also carry a valid and current measurement certificate.


The Astor Cup awarded to the highest placed boat at the end of racing which includes a person
aged 25 years or under as helmsperson or crew. To qualify the same person must be on board for every race. In the event of a tie, the Cup will be awarded to the yacht with the most wins. If the result remains a tie, the tied scores shall
be resolved by the method reasonably and fairly determined by the Race Committee of the event.


The Shipshape Trophy awarded to the official practice race’s winning yacht in the Open Division.


The Maharajah of Djeezupuhr Trophy awarded to the official practice race’s winning yacht for the
Classic Division.


17. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY


17.1 Competitors participate in the Regattas entirely at their own risk. See RRS 3 – Decision to Race.


17.2 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 regattas of the European Championship referred to in this Notice of Race.

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18. INSURANCE
Each participating boat and each support boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance including the coverage of risks at regattas with a minimum cover of 1.500.000 € per incident or the equivalent.


19. FURTHER INFORMATION

 

 

SOCIAL PROGRAMME

Day

Time

Event

Sept 5th

18:30

Opening Ceremony - Cocktail

Sept 6th

After Races

Happy-Hour - Drinks and food

Sept 7th

After Races

Happy-Hour - Drinks and food

Sept 8th

After Races

Happy-Hour - Drinks and food

Sept 9th

20:00

Regatta Dinner

Sept 10th

After Races

Prize Giving Ceremony

Sail Number Boat Club Helm Crew
GBR89 Battlecry Royal Yacht Squadron Jeremy Thorp Neil Harrison
SUI 142 MOMO SCStM Sailing Club St. Moritz Dieter Schoen Markus Wieser
ESP16 STELLA R.Y.S VIOLETA ALVAREZ PABLO IGLESIAS GARCIA
GBR-86 Scoundrel One CNC/NYYC John Harald Orneberg Diogo Cayolla
SUI 140 GinkgoToo SNG Jan Ckert Frederico Melo
ESP 70 MAYBE XIV REAL CLUB DE REGATAS DE CARTAGENA EUGENIO GALDON BRUGAROLAS Raul de Valenzuela Santaella
POR - 4 Seljm CNCascais Patrick Monteiro de Barros Alvaro Marinho, Nuno Barreto, Henrique Anjos, João Matos Rosa
USA 105 Jane Ann NYC Staffan Lindberg Mikael Wilhelmsson
SUI 122 Woodoo Port Madison Yacht Club Andy Parker Erin Parker
SUI111 Thisbe CNVersoix Michel Teweles Phil Durr
esp 33 MeerBlick sixpack rcnp Pohlmann Otto Pohlmann Gaby
Sail Number Boat Club Helm Crew
USA 96 Hankø III Bayrischer Yacht Club Thomas Kuhmann Lennart Grambow
ESP 16 BRIBÓN 500 RCN SANXENXO SM D JUAN CARLOS DE BORBÓN PEDRO CAMPOS
ESP72 TITIA RCNS Mauricio Sanchez Bella ALICIA FREIRE
FIN-74 Lisbeth V Nyländska Jaktklubben Ted Schauman Sebastian Schauman
GBR 33 Nirvana Royal Western Yacht Club Andy Postle Chris Webber
Rou65 Essentia Callatis yachting club Catalin Trandafir Joan Navarro
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