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Imperia, September 2nd – 5th, 2021

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Assonautica Imperia prepares the organization of the event
“VELE D’EPOCA DI IMPERIA”

In the context of “Vele d’Epoca di Imperia 2021”, an event organized by Assonautica Imperia, will be held the

IMPERIA INTERNATIONAL SAILING WEEK 2021

VINTAGE BOATS, CLASSICS, SPIRIT OF TRADITION, REPLICAS, BIG BOATS AND IOR THIRD EVENT OF THE COPPA ITALIA OPEN CLASSE DRAGONE 2021 ERNESTO QUARANTA CLASSIC DRAGON CLASS TROPHY 2021 CLASS 6 METER

NOTICE OF RACE

1 – ORGANIZATION

Organizing Authority of the regatta, on behalf of the Italian Sailing Federation (FIV), is the Yacht Club Imperia, with the support of the Imperia Lega Navale.

2 – SCHEDULE
2.1 for Vintage, Classics, Spirit of Tradition, Replicas, Big Boats and IOR
• FREE MOORING from August 30th, 2021 to September 6th, 2021
• Wednesday September 1st and Thursday September 2nd: registrations and inspections; • Friday, September 3rd : warning signal first race at 12.00 pm
• Saturday, September 4th : regatta.
• Sunday, September 5th : Parade, regatta.
• 3 races will be raced if possible, maximum one race per day

2.2 for Dragon class and 6m SI class

• Wednesday September 1st : arrivals, registrations and inspections, launch; • Thursday September 2nd : regatta warning signal first race at 12.00 pm
• Friday September 3rd and Saturday September 4th : regattas.
• Sunday, September 5th : regattas. towage.

• Monday September 6th : Towage (time to be communicated)
• There will be 8 races, maximum two races per day, with the possibility of to race a third daily race in case of delay or delay forecast on the program. In this case the RC will display the “G” flag at the end of the second daily race.page1image36495808

2.3 for all classes

  •  The race office will open since 10.00 a.m. of September 1st
  • Thursday September 2nd, Opening Ceremony at 6:30 p.m.
  • Briefing every race’s day at 9:30 a.m.
  • The schedule time for the first warning signal for following days will be posted within 7:30 pm of the previous day; in case of no notice being posted, the same time as the previous day will be confirmed. The Race Committee may modify at his unquestionable judgemental the schedule for bad weather or for any other circumstances.
  • Award ceremony Sunday September 5th at 5:00 p.m.
  • NOTE: it is fair to be present at the Opening and Award Ceremonies by a minimum one person.3 – ELIGIBILITY AND CATEGORIES
    3.1 for Vintage, Classics, Spirit of tradition, Replicas and Big Boats 3.1.1 yachts that come under the regulations of CIM rules, i.e.:
  • yacht in wood or metal built before 1950 – Vintage
  • yacht in wood or metal built before 1976 – Classic
    3.1.2 yacht “Replicas” as per CIM rules
    3.1.3 The yachts “Spirit of Tradition”, as per IRC rules, with LOA minimum 10 meters, as per agreement of the organizing authority3.1.4 The yachts “IOR”, as per IRC rules, with LOA minimum 10 meters, as per agreement of the organizing authority, In such class will be the yachts already in possession of a rating IOR, and now in possession of a valid rating IRC (or IRC simplified). Missing such valid certificate, the yacht will be able to race by a simply Rating FIV Certificate, issued by the Race Office at the registration, against the following data: Sail number, Brand, Model, year of built, displacement (Kg), LOA (mt), Max Width (mt), sail surface in close- hauled (mq), use of Spinnaker or of Gennaker, presence of out-board engine, presence of fix propeller or droppable propeller, presence of carbon mast.If the yacht with Rating FIV will be 5 or more, for they will be create a separate ranking.
    3.1.5 The yachts that come under the category Big Boats, as per CIM rules
    3.1.6 the OA may create separate class for similar OD yacht if their participation is in relevant number. 3.1.7 the OA may cut the classes in group in his unquestionable judgment on the base of number of boats. 3.2 For Dragon Class
    3.2.1 Dragon with valid class measurement certificate
    3.2.2 Corinthian as per class rule 28.3 for championship, will have to be declared at the entry.
    3.2.3 Classics as per traditional planking up to year ‘70
    3.3 For 6 metre SI Class
    3.3.1 yachts with valid class measurement certificate4 – ENTRIES
    4.1 For Vintage, Classics, Spirit of tradition, Replicas and Big Boats
    4.1.1 As decided by the Organizational Authority, entry forms shall be sent, within the below dates to: Assonautica Imperia c/o Camera di Commercio, Via T. Schiva 29 – 18100 Imperia, filling the entry form online on the web site: www.veledepoca.com. Tel. +39 0183 752700 Email: segreteria@assonautica-im.it Each late entry may be accepted only by unquestionable judgment of the OA, and by a higher fee as per 4.3. 4.1.2
  • Payment:
  • by bank transfer too bank: Banca Carige
    IBAN: IT78 T 061 7510 5000 0000 1889 520 BIC: CRGEITGG300
    Beneficiary: Assonautica Imperia, Via Tommaso Schiva 29, 18100 Imperia, Italy
    Reason for payment: “entry for Vele d’Epoca Imperia 2021” (specifying the name of the yacht).
  • Payment options: also by bank check out to Assonautica Imperia

4.1.3 the entries will have to be completed by:

  • the appropriate entry fee evidence
  • entry form full filled on-line as per above point 4.1.1
  • copy of the measurement (rating) certificate (original to be showed at the registration)
  • crew list:- for Italian participants the crew list must be completed by a copy of FIV card 2020 with valid medical examination
    – for foreign participants the crew list needs to be in compliance with their national sailing authorityinsurance statement as per annexe where the insurance company states that the insurance coverage is also extended during sailing competitions, that the civil liability coverage is not lower than 1.500.000,00 euro and that, due to the premium payment, the insurance is valid for the whole racing period.The entries may to be cut in two dates, as following:
    4.1.4 by July 30th, 2021 the entry form must be completed by:

    • the appropriate entry fee
    • entry form full filled on-line as per above point 4.1.1
    • copy of the measurement (rating) certificate (original to be showed at the registration)
    • limited to the first time entries, by a picture of the yacht and by a short history.
      4.1.5 by August 30th, 2021 the entry forms must be completed by the following documents:
    • crew list: as above;
    • Declaration form for sails used during the races;
    • insurance statement as above; 4.2 For Dragone e 6 metres S.I.5.1 The attached Entry Form completely filled shall be submitted within Julliet 30th,2021 to Yacht Club Imperia, by e-mail, completed by:
    • Copy insurance’s company statement as per annex, with a minimum cover of € 1.500.000,00 per event; alternately evidence of FIV PLUS membership by one member of the crew.
    • Copy of valid measurement certificate.
    • The entry fee can to be paid in a second time or at the registration time.5.2 The entry fee is to be paid to IBAN: IT56 O 08530 10500 000400101078, Banca D’Alba, beneficiary: Yacht Club Imperia ASD, specifying the sail number of the entering boat.

4.3 ENTRY FEES
4.3.1 for Vintage, Classics, Spirit of Tradition, Replicas, IOR and Big Boats

LOA by July 30th since August 1st
up to 15 mt. 400,00 €uro  500,00 €uro
up to 23 mt. 500,00 €uro  600,00 €uro
up to 30 mt. 700,00 €uro  800,00 €uro
 over 30 mt. 1.000,00 €uro  1.200,00 €uro

4.3.2  for DRAGON Class

by July 30th since August 1st
450,00 €uro 550,00 €uro

4.3.3  for 6 meter SI

by July 30th since August 1st
450,00 €uro 550,00 €uro

4.4 NOTE for all classes
4.4.1 the entry fees above showed will give right to the free mooring, launch and hauling in the time set as above point 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3, and to get a personal bracelet non-yieldable for each crew needed for the free access to all reserved collateral events.
4.4.2 The eventual ribs of the supports persons will have to accredit they-self by a entry fee of 150.00 €uro which will give the right for mooring, launch and hauling and one bracelet as above.

5 – RULES
5.1 The races will be governed by the Rules as defined by World Sailing Rules 2021-2024 (RRS)

5.2 For the Italian competitors the “Normativa” FIV will apply
5.3 In case of conflict of interpretation the English language will prevail
5.4 In case of conflict between NOR and SI, the SI will prevail
5.5 The notices between the competitors and RC, Jury, OA, and the Official Notice Board will be held only by the dedicated page of www.racingrulesofsailing.org. See SI.

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For a total use of the above said system each competitor or crew has to communicate own e-mail address and phone number full filling the attached entry form. It is responsibility of each competitors is obliged to comply with that system.

6 – ADVERTISING
As per WS regulation 20, in water and mooring for all period f the event.

7 – COURSES AND SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The courses will be showed in the Sailing Instructions, which will be available on line since 10:00 am of September 1st, 2021.

8 – SCORING AND AWARDS
8.1 Scoring System will be the Low Point as per RRS appendix “A”. Regatta will be valid with 1 race completed.
The worst score will be excluded from the ranking:

  • at the 3rd valid race for Vintage, Classics, Spirit of Tradition, Replicas, IOR and Big Boats
  • at the 4th valid race for Dragon Class
  • at the 4th valid race for 6 metre SI Class8.2 Boats will be awarded as per number of competitors
  • Trophy “Elegancy” will be assigned to the best boat in the parade.
  • Ernesto Quaranta Trophy to the first Classic Dragon
  • Prize to the first Corinthian Dragon
  • Other prizes established by OA will be delivered.9 – MOORINGS
    The incoming yachts will have to communicate the arrival and departure date by e-mail to:segreteria@assonautica-im.it
    Arriving please contact: Go Imperia, +39 0183 62679, email: reception@goimperia.it, VHF Channel 9.10 – IMAGE RIGHT and RESPONSIBILITY
    10.1 By their entry the participants, the owners and their guests grant free and complete permission to the

    Organising Authority for every video and photo shot of boats and people that are made during the course of the championship and that it can be published or broadcasted to press or any means of information and communication, including television, whether advertising or press release or information.

    10.2 The organizing authority, the Race Committee, the Jury and any other parts involved in the organization, 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. Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. Each competitor will be only responsible for the decision to participate in the regatta, to continue it or to give up. See RRS 3.

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