European Championship 2007
Olympic Jol

July, 30th – August 4th 2007

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Host Club:
Union Yacht Club Wolfgangsee
5340 St.Gilgen, Mondseerstraße 27
Austria
www.uyc-wolfgangsee.at
office@uyc-wolfgangsee.at

SCHEDULE AND SAILING INSTRUCTIONS:

Organising Commitee (Chairman): Rudi Mayr (Union Yacht Club Wolfgangsee)
Race Officer: Rudi Mayr
Jury (Chairman): Dr. Manfred Piso
Measurer (Chairman): Dipl. Ing Günther Staudinger

Schedule:

Mon, July 30th Arrival at UYC Wolfgangsee
Attention:
Because of an event on Sun, 29thearly arrival and parking is not possible!
Mon, July 30th 17:00 - 19:00 Registration
Tue, July 31st 09:00 – 17:00 Measurement and Registration
Wed, Aug 1st 10:00
11:00
13:00
Opening Ceremony
Skippers Meeting
Starting time for the first race
Thu, Aug 2nd -
Fri, Aug 3rd
Races
Sat, Aug 4th Race(s)
Latest starting time at 14:00.
Prizegiving Ceremony approx.90 min after the last race.

Social events:

Wed, Aug 1st After racing: “Sailors Lunch”
Thu, Aug 2nd After racing: “Snacks and drinks”
Fri, Aug 3rd 19:30 “Championships Dinner”

Race Office:
All matters concerned with the organization, conduct of the races, sailing instructions and
protests are to be directed to this office.
The office is located on the first floor in the left building of the Club.

Rules:
The Championship will be governed by the rules defined in:
- The Racing Rules of Sailing: ISAF 2005 - 2008
- The Sailing Instructions 2007 of the Austrian Sailing Federation
- The Regulations of the Class Association
- The Sailing Instructions of the UYC Wolfgangsee

Notices to competitors:
The official regatta notice board is located in front of the left building.

Races/Scoring:
10 Races are scheduled with one discard if 6 or more races have been completed.
If 5 or less races are completed there will be no discard.
A minimum of 5 Races is necessary for an European Championship.
There can be started 3 races per day.
The Low Point Scoring System in accordance with RRS app. A will apply.

Eligibility:
All competitors must be currently paid members of the IOU and of a
Sailing Club affiliated to a National Yachting Authority.

Insurance:
All helmsmen participating in the Championship must provide evidence
at registration that they have minimum third party liability insurance of at
least € 500.000.

Entry Fee:
€ 110 to be paid at the registration in the Regatta Office.

Entries:
The final entry date is July 10th.
The entries shall be sent via entry form of the homepage: www.uyc-wolfgangsee.at

Registration

Prizes:
Medals for the first, second and third in the Championship.
Championship prizes for the places 1 – 10 - Give away prizes.

Course:
UP and DOWN course with a second buoy next to the windward mark (diagram on the notice board).
All marks shall be left on port side.
When changing the windward mark (Code flag “C”) only one windward mark will remain.
In this case the second mark will be removed.

Start:
The starting line will be between the red-white staff on the starting vessel and the leeward mark.

Finish:
The Finish will be on the leeward side of the course (starting area).
The finishing line will be between the red-white staff on the starting vessel and a yellow buoy
with an orange flag astern of the boat.
The same finishing line will apply when there is a shortening on the leeward side of the course.
The shortening will be signaled before rounding the leeward mark.

Next Race:
The beginning of a second or third race immediately after a completed one will be signaled as follows:
2 minutes before the “Warning Signal” an ORANGE Flag will be raised with a long sound.
At the same time Code flag “L” or “AP” will be lowered.

Safety:
Participants and boats shall be equipped with all required safety equipment in accordance
to the Regulations of the Class Association.

Liability:
The Organizing Authority, IOU, Officers and Members of UYC-Wolfgangsee and any other party
involved in the Championship shall accept no liability whatsoever for death, injury or any other
personal or material damage or loss sustained by any participant or third party before, during or
after the Championship.
All competitors shall accept that their participation in the event is at their exclusive risk in every respect.

Parking:
Cars, Trailers, Motorhomes & Caravans: Please follow the instructions of the staff.

Accomodation:

There are about 25 parking spots for motorhomes next to the Club.
When you reserve before July 4th you will receive confirmation for a spot.
Reservation e-mail: office@uyc-wolfgangsee.at
After registration and payment of € 40 fee per person you can use the provided Parking Area
for the duration of the regatta. Included in this fee is the use of the toilets and showers in
the Clubhouse and electricity.
Camping (tents) next to the Clubhouse is not permitted. Please use the campsites,
which are not far from the Club. (4 km - 10min by car).
For accommodation (bed & breakfast etc.) please contact the tourist office:
www.wolfgangsee.at - information@wolfgangsee.at

The Union Yacht Club Wolfgangsee warmly welcomes all participants and guests, and wishes all sailors
true winds and a lot of success.
Please enjoy the sailing on the “Wolfgangsee” and the hospitality of the Club during your stay.

COURSE - DESCRIPTION

Marks:

The Marks will be orange cylindrical buoys.

Course 2:
Two Laps: Start – 1 – 2 – 3 – 1 – 2 – 3 – Finish

Course 3:
Three Laps: Start – 1 – 2 – 3 – 1 – 2 – 3 – 1 – 2 – 3 – Finish