The organizing committee are delighted to announce the return of Dinghy Racing to the Phuket King's Cup Schedule.
Phuket King’s Cup Regatta
International Dinghy Classes
2nd - 9th December 2017
NOTICE OF RACE
1. ORGANIZING AUTHORITY
The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Dinghy Race will be organized by the organizing committee of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta under the auspices of the Royal Varuna Yacht Club in conjunction with the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand, the Royal Thai Navy and the Province of Phuket.
2.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing.
2.2 No national authority prescriptions will apply.
2.3 The Rules of respective classes.
2.4 The Sailing Instructions that will be available at the Registration.
Optimist (Boys) born in 2002 or later
Optimist (Girls) born in 2002 or later
4. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY FEE
4.1 The regatta is opened to all sailors from any nations.
4.2 The entry fee is:
Optimist: 1,000 THB
Laser 4.7: 1,000 THB
Laser Radial: 1,000 THB
Laser Standard: 1,000 THB
Topper: 1,000 THB
5.1 Registration will be on Saturday 2nd December 2017 at Beyond Resort Kata.
5.2 The event will consist of 12 races and will be scheduled as:
Saturday 2nd Dec
14:00 Equipment Paying Deposit
Sunday 3rd Dec
14:00 Practice Race
18:00 Opening Ceremony
Monday 4th Dec
10.00 First warning signal Race 1
13.00 Race 2 & 3
Tuesday 5th Dec
10.00 First warning signal Race 4
13.00 Race 5 & 6
Wednesday 6th Dec
10.00 First warning signal Race 7
13.00 Race 8 & 9
Thursday 7th Dec Reserve Day
Friday 8th Dec
10.00 First warning signal Race 10
13.00 Race 11 & 12
Saturday 9th Dec
18:00 Royal Awards Ceremony
6. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
Sailing Instructions will be available at Registration.
The event will be held at Kata Bay, Briefing at Kata Beach in front of Club Med Hotel.
The course will be Triangle or Olympic Trapezoid courses.
9.1 Three races are required to be completed to constitute a regatta.
9.2 When 5 races or fewerhave been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores
9.3 When from 6 to 12 races have been complete, a boat’s score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.
10. RADIO COMMUNICATIONS
A boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receiving radio communications. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.
11. PRIZES AND COMMENDATION
The following prizes will be awarded for each class:
12. RISK STATEMENT
Rule 4 of the Racing Rules of Sailing states: "The responsibility for a boat's decision to participate in a race or to continue racing is hers alone."
Sailing is by its nature an unpredictable sport and therefore inherently involves an element of risk. By taking part in the event, each competitor agrees and acknowledges that:
(a) They are aware of the inherent element of risk involved in the sport and accept responsibility for the exposure of themselves, their crew and their boat to such inherent risk whilst taking part in the event;
(b) They are responsible for the safety of themselves, their crew, their boat and their other property whether afloat or ashore;
(c) They accept responsibility for any injury, damage or loss to the extent caused by their own actions or omissions;
(d) Their boat is in good order, equipped to sail in the event and they are fit to participate;
(e) The provision of a race management team, patrol boats and other officials and volunteers by the event organiser does not relieve them of their own responsibilities;
(f) The provision of patrol boat cover is limited to such assistance, particularly in extreme weather conditions, as can be practically provided in the circumstances;
(g) It is their responsibility to familiarise themselves with any risks specific to this venue or this event drawn to their attention in any rules and information produced for the venue or event and to attend any safety briefing held for the event;
Each participating boat should be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum coverage of Baht 100,000 or the equivalent.
14. CONTACT POINT
For further information and details of boat please contact:
Capt. Pornprom Sakultem: Mobile phone: 098-2900558
A pdf version is available for downoad.