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Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy
Atlantic Challenge - A Thousand Mile Race

 

Pre Notice of Race

 

Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Troph

ATLANTIC CHALLENGE

THE RACE

The Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy “A Thousand Mile Race” will start on the 3rd July 2022 and follow a challenging course through the Atlantic Ocean, from the port of Cascais around Porto Santo Island in the picturesque Portuguese archipelago of Madeira, with the fleet then racing back towards Cascais. This offshore regatta challenges the best sailors and fastest boats in the world in a thousand mile test of endurance across several days. The winner of this signature event will be awarded the coveted Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy.

1.            RULES AND REGULATIONS

1.1.         The Organizing Authority referred to in this Notice of Race is Clube Naval de Cascais and the Mirpuri Foundation.

1.2.         The Rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) 2021-2024 issued by World Sailing.

1.3.         The World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations (OSR) 2020-2021 for Category 1 races.

1.4.         IRC Rule 2022.

1.5.         ORC Rating Systems Rules for ORC International and ORC Club and the International Measurement System (IMS) 2022.

1.6.         The rules and regulations for any One Design class for which there is an eligible boat entered in the race.

1.7.         MOCRA Rating Rules 2022.

1.8.         This Notice of Race (NoR) and any amendments.

1.9.         The Sailing Instructions (SI) and any amendments.

1.10.      Between the official times for sunset and sunrise, navigation rules of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (IRPCAS) shall replace RRS Part 2.

1.11.      The Traffic Separation Scheme at Cape St. Vincent is to an exclusion zone.

1.12.      In the event of conflict between the Sailing Instructions and this Notice of Race, the

Sailing Instructions shall prevail, Changes RRS

63.7. The Sailing Instructions may invoke rule changes as allowed for in RRS 86.

1.13.      Sailing Instructions issued by the Organizing Authority will be made available at the Race Office to the confirmed entries by Thursday, the 30th June 2022.

1.14.      The Organizing Authority reserves the right to amend this Notice of Race until not later than the 31st May 2022. These changes will be posted on the event’s website www.mirpurisailingtrophy.com and on Clube

Naval de Cascais’s website www.cncascais.com and sent to Entrants whose applications have already been accepted.

1.15.      By making an application for entry in the race, the Entrant of a boat acknowledges that the various terms of this Notice of Race, including any amendments there to, as well as all the rules and regulations referred to in paragraph 1 of this Notice of Race and in the Sailing Instructions, shall be complied with. Specific attention is drawn to RRS Fundamental Rule 4, which states: “The responsibility for a boat’s decision to participate in a race or to continue racing is hers alone”, and to WS Offshore Special Regulation 1.02.1 which states “The safety of a yacht and her crew is the sole and inescapable responsibility of the Person in Charge…”.

1.16.      International Jury decisions will be final as stated on RRS 70.5.

1.17.      RRS 90.3(e) will apply.

1.18.      Protocols in relation to COVID-19 may be published at any time and they will state if they have the status of a rule.

2.            ELIGIBILITY

2.1.         The Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy “A Thousand Mile Race” is open to offshore boats that fully satisfy the requirements of the WS Offshore Special Regulations 2020-2021 for Category 1 races.

2.2.         Boats shall be built to a standard that complies with the requirements of Section 3 of the OSR 2020-2021.

2.3.         Boats shall have a hull length of no less than 9 meters. A boat’s hull length shall be taken as defined by in its specifications by the builder.

2.4.         The Entrant, Owner or Charterer of a participating boat shall hold current adequate marine legal liability insurance cover with respect to the boat, valid when racing and will ensure that all crew members are aware of the importance of effecting appropriate personal insurance.

2.5.         The Entrant and Person in Charge of each participating boat shall be a member of a yacht club affiliated with its National Authority.

2.6.         All crew members shall meet the requirements of World Sailing Regulation 19.

2.7.         Eligibility Code with the Person in Charge being required to have World Sailing Eligibility as defined in 19.4. All crew members shall be at least 18 years old by the 30th June 2022.

2.8.         Any crew member still under the age of 18 by the day before the start of the race shall supply the written consent of a parent or legal guardian, which shall be attached to the crew list submitted on registration before the race.

2.9.         Both the Person in Charge and crew in a Double-Handed Entry shall be at least 18 years old by the 30th September 2021.

2.10.      The Person in Charge of each participating boat shall ensure that there is adequate knowledge and experience among his crew to take part in a Category 1 offshore race. The Person in Charge and at least half the members of the crew shall have previously taken part in an offshore race of extended duration.

At least 30%, but not less than two members

of the crew including the Person in Charge shall have undergone training in survival at sea as required by OSR 6.01. Any training course covering the topics included in the World Sailing Approved Offshore Personal Survival Training Course given by suitably qualified and experienced instructors may be considered as satisfying this requirement.

2.11.      Please note that STCW is not an approved certification course. As required by OSR 6.05 at least one crewmember should be familiar with the management of medical emergencies that may occur at sea and hold a qualification in First Aid or be a practicing medical practitioner. The minimum number of persons on a boat, as required under this clause, shall be two in the Double-Handed class.

2.12.      Boats must have a current and valid rating certificate for the rating categories they enter for and must comply in all respects with that rating certificate.

3.            CLASSES/CATEGORIES

3.1.         Classes or categories that would like to participate in the “A Thousand Mile Race” and that do not appear in the list of partner classes must contact the Organizing Authority. A study will be carried out to define eligibility and security criteria as well as hosting possibilities. Each invitational class or category will be the subject of a specific amendment to the Notice of Race.

3.2.         IRC Category - Boats having a current and valid IRC rating certificate may enter IRC Category. This category will be divided into classes as follows:

IRC Class 1 – TCC greater than 1.400

IRC Class 2 – TCC from 1.276 to 1.400

IRC Class 3 – TCC from 1.176 to 1.275

IRC Class 4 – TCC from 1.101 to 1.175

IRC Class 5 – TCC from 1.051 to 1.100

IRC Class 6 – TCC less than 1.051

3.3.         ORC Category - Boats having a current and valid ORC International or ORC Club rating certificate may enter the ORC Category. This category will be divided into classes as follows: ORC Class 1 – GPH less than 450.1

ORC Class 2 – GPH from 505.0 to 450.1

ORC Class 3 – GPH from 545.0 to 505.1

ORC Class 4 – GPH from 575.0 to 545.1

ORC Class 5 – GPH from 600.0 to 575.1

ORC Class 6 – GPH greater than 600

3.4.         Other Classes - Subject to the participation of a sufficient number of entries, the following additional classes may be established.

3.5.         Double-Handed Class for boats sailed by two people only, within the IRC Category. The Person in Charge of an entry in this class shall ensure that he and his crew have adequate knowledge and experience to sail a Category 1 race double handed and that the boat is suitably set up for double handed racing. For this class

both the Person in Charge and the crew shall have undergone training in survival at sea as required by OSR 6.01 and shall be at least 18 years old by the 30th June 2022.

3.6.         Offshore One Design (OOD) Classes for boats complying with one design rules for their class.

3.7.         Multihull Category – Multihulls having a current and valid MOCRA rating certificate may enter the Multihull Category.

3.8.         The formation of any of the above categories or classes is at the discretion of the Organizing Authority and subject to a minimum of four entries. However, should there be fewer than four entries in a particular class, the Organizing Authority reserves the right to include these entries within another class or, at the discretion of the Organizing Authority, a class may be formed with less than four entries. The Organizing Authority reserves the right to accept entries or classes that are not listed above.

3.9.         Should the rating bands for the division of the IRC and ORC Categories into classes given in 3.1 and 3.2 prove to be manifestly unsuitable to the composition of the fleet of entries, the Organizing Authority reserves

the right to adjust these bands as it deems appropriate.

3.10.      Monohulls may enter in more than one category.

4.            COMPLIANCE WITH RULES AND REGULATIONS

4.1.         The Person in Charge shall be required to sign a declaration that they are in full compliance with the requirements of the OSR 2021-2021 for Category 1 races including the training requirements of OSR 6. A checklist will be provided by the Organizing Authority to assist Persons in Charge in complying with these regulations. The Person in Charge should ensure that their boat is in full compliance with its rating certificate and class rules as applicable.

4.2.         The Person in Charge should ensure that their boat is in full compliance with its rating certificate and class rules as applicable.

4.3.         Boats may be inspected before the race for compliance with the requirements of safety as well as measurement and rating.

For this purpose, boats are to be made available for Scrutineering at the boat’s assigned berth during the period between Monday the 27th June and Friday the 1st of July 2022. It is mandatory that the Person in Charge or his authorised representative be present at the time of inspection. Further inspections may be carried out to any boat after the race.

5.            TRACKING SYSTEM

An electronic tracking system may be used to track the position of participating boats during the race and participants will be required to allow the installation of tracking beacons on their boats. The Organizing Authority may use the information received from the system for media coverage of the race as well as for technical and safety purposes. Participants shall be responsible for the beacon while on board and shall return it to the Race Office after the race. On registration, participants will be

required to give a credit card number from which account the Organizing Authority may charge the sum of €900,00 if the beacon is not returned.

6.            APPLICATION FOR ENTRY AND REGISTRATION

6.1.         An application for entry should be made by using the online entry form posted on the event’s website www.mirpurisailingtrophy.com or www.cncascais.com. In case of any difficulty, the Organizing Authority may be contacted by

e-mail to: mfst@mirpurifoundation.org or regatas@cncascais.com .

Prospective competitors are urged to make their application for entry early and in any event by not later than the 31st of May 2022 and must submit with their application, the following documentation:

6.2.         Following the submission of the documentation required in 6.1, the Organizing Authority will notify the Entrant and the entry must then be confirmed, by payment of the applicable entry fees, by not later than the 15th June 2022, also submitting the following additional documentation:

-              Crew list with Names, Date of Birth, ID Card Numbers and MNA Numbers;

-              Copies of the boat’s measurement and rating

certificates for the rating categories entered;

-              Verification of compliance with the hull construction and stability requirements of OSR 2020-2021 3.03 and 3.04 or 3.05 for Category 1 races;

-              Digital colour photograph of the boat under

sail;

-              Updated copies of measurement and rating certificates for the rating categories entered, if amended after the issue of the certificate submitted with the application for entry;

-              Certificate of insurance in English with details

of the cover and the insurer;

-              EPIRB number, Call Sign and MMSI number where available.

6.3.         The Person in Charge must complete the registration process at the Race Office which includes the confirmation of the crew list with next of kin details submitted online or the submission of such details in the form supplied by the Organizing Authority if not previously submitted. The Person in Charge will also be required to sign a Disclaimer of Liability and a Media Release and Image Rights Waiver, as supplied by the Organizing Authority. A copy of all race documents, schedule of events and other information will be provided by the Organizing Authority upon registration.

6.4.         At the discretion of the Organizing Authority, an entry may be accepted after the 31st of May 2022.

6.5.         No applications for changes to rating certificates shall be allowed after the 27th of June 2022 except to correct a genuine error, to make corrections as a result of a rating protest before the start of the race, or in the case of ORC certificates to correct crew weight before the start of the race. A boat that has been accepted to enter a second rating category as a late entry and does not have a rating certificate for that category, may apply for a rating certificate for the second category up to the27th June 2022.

6.6.         The Entrant is the person considered responsible for the entry and shall be the person to appear in connection with the entry, together with the boat name, on any documentation pertaining to the event, including the results.

6.7.         The nationality of the entry shall be the country of which Entrant is a citizen and shall be declared when making the entry.

6.8.         The submission of documents requested

by the Organizing Authority does not exonerate the Entrant from any of his responsibilities and receipt by the Organizing Authority shall not imply verification of the validity or adequacy of the documents submitted to it.

7.            FEES

7.1.         The first 100 registration fees in 2022 edition of the race will be sponsored by the Mirpuri Foundation and donated to active Marine Conservation programs:

9.00 - 12.00m - €750,00

12.01 - 18.00m - €1500,00

18.01 - 24.00m - €3250,00

24.01 - 30.00m - €4250,00

30.01 - 40.00m - €5250,00

> 40m - €6250,00

Additional Rating Category fee: €500,00 Additional OOD Class fee: €500,00

7.2.         From 101 complete registrations the registration fee will be charged as stated on 7.1.

8.            SCHEDULE

Friday, 1 July, 7:30 pm – Crew Party Saturday, 2 July, 6 pm – Weather and Race Briefing

Sunday, 3 July, 3 pm - First warning signal Sunday, 10 July, 6 pm – Prize-giving Ceremony

9.            COURSES

“A Thousand Mile Race” – One leg offshore race from Cascais to Porto Santo Island on Madeira archipelago and back to Cascais, witth approximately 1000 nautical miles course length.

10.          SCORING

10.1.      The IRC Category shall be scored on corrected time by TCC.

10.2.      The ORC Category shall be scored on corrected time using Time on Time for Offshore courses.

10.3.      The Multihull Category shall be scored on corrected time using the MOCRA TCF.

10.4.      General Overall scoring will be divided in real time and corrected time.

11.          CHANGES TO RULES

11.1.      The use of an autopilot and power winches is permitted. This changes RRS 52.

11.2.      In the IRC Category, Rule 11.2 applies and a boat may carry one more spinnaker than the number stated in its IRC certificate.

11.3.      In the ORC Category, there shall be no limit on the number of rated headsails and spinnakers that may be carried in the race. However, boats participating in both IRC and ORC rating categories shall be limited to the sails they are allowed in the IRC Category.

11.4.      A boat may carry one spare mainsail which may only be used while racing as a genuine replacement if during the race the

mainsail the boat started the race with becomes damaged beyond repair and not for the purpose of improved performance. The first mainsail may not thereafter be repaired and re-used while racing. In the case that the spare mainsail is used the substitution shall be declared in the Race Declaration describing the circumstances and giving the reasons for its use. The Person

in Charge may be required to produce the damaged mainsail for inspection by the Organizing Authority. This does not apply to the coastal race.

11.5.      In the IRC Category there shall be no limit on crew weight. Boats taking part in both ORC and IRC Categories shall remain limited to the crew weight stated on their ORC certificate. This changes IRC rule 22.4.2.

11.6.      Valid rating certificates shall be produced by the due dates specified in this NoR. This changes RRS 78.2.

12.          TIME LIMIT

The time limit for all boats will be Sunday, the 10th of July 2022 at 5 pm. No further finishers will be recorded after this time. This changes RRS 35.

13.          COMMUNICATIONS

A boat may receive help from an outside source in the form of information which is freely available to all boats, which shall include navigational, weather, tide or current information from any source which is available to all boats

whether or not by payment of a fee or subscription, but shall not include any information gathered or the subject of interpretation by, or any advice received from, any source not on board the boat and which is specific to the boat and her situation. This changes RRS 41.c.

14.          BRIEFING

14.1.      Weather Briefing - A Weather Briefing will be held for competitors on the evening of Saturday , the 2nd of July, at 6 pm.

14.2.      Race Briefing - A Race Briefing will be held immediately after the Weather Briefing.

14.3.      Attendance - Two crew members of a boat intending to compete in the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy “A Thousand Mile Race” should attend the whole Weather Briefing and Race Briefing. It is strongly recommended that these briefings be attended by the Person in Charge and the Navigator.

15.          ADVERTISING

Boats taking part in the event may display advertising as permitted by and in accordance with World Sailing Regulation 20.

– Advertising Code. Boats taking part in an OOD class shall also comply with their class rules.

Competitors will be required to display advertising for the event sponsor in accordance with World Sailing Regulation 20.4.1. The Organizing Authority may require all competitors to hoist the sponsor’s pennant for the duration of the race and boats are to fly the event flag while

in harbour for the period of free berthing. The pennant and the event flag will be provided by the Organizing Authority.

16.          SUSTAINABILITY

In addition to RRS 55, the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy will be a sustainable plastic-free event, aiming to honor the Foundation’s Marine Conservation Program, implementing actions to protect our oceans.

Our Goal:

-              Limit the event’s environmental footprint, minimizing waste and adopting good environmental practices;

- Reducing, reusing and recycling whenever possible;

-              Banning single-use plastic from the event,

including on the competing boats, eliminating the use of plastic bags, plastic water bottles and plastic packaging;

-              Choose and promote the use of

environmentally-friendly materials, in alternative to plastic;

-              Guarantee, alongside Clube Naval de Cascais

(hosting entity), recycling and water points;

-              Encourage teams to adopt more responsible and sustainable practices;

-              Lead by example, sharing the Mirpuri

Foundation’s sustainability message, making sure that, together, we can all raise awareness to the need to protect our oceans and to influence the sailing world to make a positive change for the future of the planet.

17.          PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded as follow:

-              The Top 3 VO65 in real time will be awarded;

-              The TOP 3 IMOCA 60 in real time will be awarded;

-              The TOP 3 in real time will be awarded;

-              The Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy will be awarded to the first boat in real time;

-              The TOP 3 boats of each class and the TOP 3 boats in division on ORC and IRC Class in corrected time of the Overall will be awarded. The following records will be established and awarded:

-              The boat that will make more nautical miles in a 12-hour period;

-              The fastest boat to sail the course.

18.          DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

As part of the registration process, each Owner, each Person in Charge and each individual participating crew member will be required to sign a declaration accepting the following disclaimer of liability:

I agree to be bound by the World Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) 2021/2024, by the Sailing Instructions and the Notice of Race.

I agree that the sole and inescapable responsibility for the nautical qualities of any yacht participating in the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy, her rigging, the safety equipment on board and the competence, behavior and dress of her crew is that of the Person in Charge of the yacht.

I also agree to take any and all responsibility for all damages whatsoever caused to third

persons or their belongings, to myself or to my belongings, ashore and at sea as a consequence of my participation in the race, and hereby relieve from any responsibility, and agree to indemnify on a full indemnity basis and hold harmless, the Organizing Authority, Clube Naval de Cascais, its servants, agents and sponsors (in particular but not limited to Mirpuri Foundation and affiliated companies) and their representatives in respect of any claim arising therefrom. I am acquainted with RRS Part 1 Fundamental Rule 4: “A boat is solely responsible for deciding whether or not to start or to continue racing”. In any case, I agree that the Organizing Authority, Clube Naval de Cascais, its servants, agents and sponsors (in particular but not only Mirpuri Foundation and affiliated companies) and their representatives have no responsibility for loss of life or injury to members or others, or for the loss of, or damage to any vessel or property.

19.          GUESTS

Up to two guests nominated by the Organizing Authority may be on board at the Leg Start, previously agreed with the team, that shall inform the anticipated location on the course where the Organizing Authority support RIB will collect the Guest(s).

20.          ONBOARD COMMUNICATIONS

Each boat shall nominate a crew member to carry out the media tasks, transmitting a minimum number of still images, video sequences, and written updates to the race media team during each race day at sea.

Additional material may be required to be transferred to the race media team at the end of the race. Specific content requirements for each Team will be agreed ahead of the start during a briefing with the race media team.

21.          MEDIA RELEASE AND IMAGE RIGHTS WAIVER

As part of the registration process, each Entrant, each Person in Charge and each individual participating crew member will be required to sign a declaration accepting the following media release and waiver of rights:

Competitors and crew members on the competing yachts grant, at no cost, Clube Naval de Cascais, Mirpuri Foundation and

affiliated companies the absolute right and permission to use their name, voice, image, likeness, biographical material as well as representations of the boats in any media (being television, print and internet media), including video footage, for the sole purposes of advertising, promoting, reporting and disseminating information relating to Mirpuri Foundation involvement in sailing events, in particular the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy (“the race”), and to the competitors and crew members’ participation in such events.

22.          BERTHING

Berthing will be not provided for participating boats. Please contact race organization at mfst@mirpurifoundation.org for assistance.

 

 

 

Nº de Vela Barco Clube Timoneiro Tripulação
ITA 84 Calaluna Extreme Sailing Academy Sérgio Frattaruolo Sérgio Frattaruolo
NED4097 Exit CNC Pedro Mariz Simoes Pedro Mariz Simoes
Nº de Vela Barco Clube Timoneiro Tripulação
MEX 1 Viva Mexico Acapulco Yacht Club Erik Brockmann -
POR 6565 Racing for the Planet CNC Jack Bouttell -
Nº de Vela Barco Clube Timoneiro Tripulação
Nº de Vela Barco Clube Timoneiro Tripulação
ITA 84 Calaluna Extreme Sailing Academy Sérgio Frattaruolo Sérgio Frattaruolo
NED 66 Red66 Jachtclub Scheveningen Hans Brouwer Hans Brouwer
Nº de Vela Barco Clube Timoneiro Tripulação
FRA31 Newick 48 YACHT CLUB EVIAN Valente Jacques -
NA PORTLISH CNC Miguel Queiróz Miguel Queiróz
ITA55 Maserati Multi 70 YCI Giovanni Soldini -
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Declaro sujeitar-me às Regras de Regata da World Sailing, às Prescrições da Federação Portuguesa de Vela, às Regras da Classe, ao Anúncio de Regata e às instruções de Regata desta Prova, renunciando expressamente à faculdade de recorrer para qualquer Autoridade ou Tribunal que não os previstos nas Regras de Regata da World Sailing. De acordo com a RRV 4 “Um Barco é o único responsável pela decisão de participar numa regata ou de continuar em regata”, assumindo integralmente a responsabilidade por todas as consequências dessa decisão, que não serão imputáveis a qualquer título à Entidade Organizadora.

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