Notice of Race 2020 Round Barbados Race Week

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Notice of Race:

Barbados Sailing Week January 2020

1.      Notice

The Mount Gay Round Barbados Races will be held on Tuesday 21st January 2020.  The race around Barbados will circumnavigate the Island anticlockwise or “Southabout”. 

Coastal Races will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th January.  Starts and finishes will be in Carlisle Bay.

2.      Rules

The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the current Racing Rules of Sailing

The CSA Rating Rules will apply to CSA classes

No national prescriptions shall apply.

In case of conflicts between the Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions the Sailing Instructions will prevail.  This changes RRS 63.7.

3.      Eligibility- Mount Gay Round Barbados Race

2.1  The Mount Gay Round Barbados Race is open to any type of monohull or multihull sailing boat over 20 feet.

2.2  Boats less than 20 feet may be accepted at the sole discretion of the organizing authority.

However:

a)      They should be aware that in the event of adverse weather conditions they will be among the first boats to be cancelled, and

b)      They will be required to have an appropriate safety boat in close attendance at all times.

2.3. The Mount Gay Round Barbados Race will have classes based on length and type of boat (unrated).  There will also be classes for boats with a CSA rating and boats raced single-handed and double-handed.  Boats with foils are eligible for “with-foils” records and not conventional records.

4.      Eligibility Coastal Races

The coastal races shall be open to all classes of sailing vessel including dinghies, kite surfers and windsurfers with smaller vessels racing entirely within Carlisle Bay.

4.1  The Coastal races will have classes for:

4.1.1        Monohull boats with a CSA rating will be split into CSA Racing Class and CSA Cruising Class.

4.1.2        Monohull boats without a CSA rating will be given a local rating which may change during the regatta.

4.1.3        J24 Class

4.1.4        Dinghy Class

4.1.5        Windsurfer Class

4.1.6        Kite Surfer’s Class

4.2  Entry Forms will be available at RoundBarbados.com

4.3  Entry Forms received after 12 Noon on Friday 17th January will incur a US$ late payment penalty of US$50.

5.      Fees

US$2 per foot length overall for Coastal Races.

US$ 2 per foot length overall for Mount Gay Round Barbados Race.

6.      Schedule

Thursday 16th January

Registration 5pm- 10pm

Friday 17th January

Registration noon - 5:30pm

Skippers Briefing 6pm

Welcome Party 7pm

Saturday 18th January

Coastal Races Day 1.  First start 10am

After Race Party

Sunday 19th January

Coastal Races Day 2. First Start 10am

Dinghy Races from Barbados Cruising Club start 2pm.

After Race Party

Monday 20th January

Skippers Briefing for Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race. 6pm

Garrion Ghost Tour

Tuesday 21st January

Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race

After Race Party

Wednesday 22nd January

Mount Gay Rum Tour and tastings 4pm

Prize Givings 7pm

7.      Registration and Briefings

7.1  Participants are requested to pre-register on line.

7.2  Boats shall complete registration between 5pm and 10pm on Thursday 16th January and between Noon and 5:30pm on Friday 17th January at the Barbados Cruising Club.

7.3  Skippers Briefings are shown in the schedule.

7.4  Boats entered in a CSA rating class shall produce a valid CSA rating certificate at registration.

8.      Sailing Instructions.

Sailing Instructions will be available on line at:

www.roundbarbados.com

9.      Venue.

The Barbados Cruising Club, Aquatic Gap St Michael Barbados. Telephone +1 246 426 4434.

www.barbadoscruising club.org

10.  Courses.

Will be in the Sailing Instructions.

11.  Scoring

Coastal Races will be scored separately from the Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race

12.  Berthing.

Participating boats are invited to take berths in the Inner Basin of the Careenage.  A timetable of opening times for the Chamberlain Bridge will be published.  Boats wishing to use this facility or needing special berthing arrangements should contact the organizing committee through the web site in advance.

13.  Disclaimer of Liability.

13.1.                    The Barbados Cruising Club, Race Organisers and sponsors shall not be liable for any loss, damage, death or personal injury howsoever caused to the owner/skipper or crew as a results of their taking part in races or any part of Barbados Sailing Week.  Moreover, every owner/skipper warrants the suitability of his/her boat for the Regatta.

13.2.                    The safety of a boat and her entire management including insurance shall be the sole responsibility of the owner/skipper who must ensure that the boat is fully sound, thoroughly seaworthy, manned by a crew sufficient in number and experience who are physically fit to face bad weather.  He/she mush ensure that all safely equipment is properly maintained, stowed and in date and that the crew knows where it is kept and how it is to be used.

13.3.                    The owner/skipper bears full responsibility for the conduct and good behavior of their crew and guests for the duration of Barbados Sailing Week.

13.4.                    Neither the establishment of these conditions, nor their use by the Barbados Cruising Club or by the Race Organisers, in any way limits the absolute responsibility of the owner/skipper.  The crew is nonetheless advised to satisfy themselves as to the experience of the skipper and the adequacy of all safely equipment and insurance arrangements.

13.5.                    It is a condition of entry that owners/skippers taking part in Barbados Sailing Week accept the disclaimer of liability on behalf of themselves and their crew.

14. 

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk.  See rule 4 Decision to Race.  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 regatta.

15.  Insurance.

Competitors are strongly advised to hold third party liability insurance valid for the racing duration of the regatta.

16.  Prizes.

Coastal Racing series: Prizes will be awarded based on overall results in each class.

Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race: Prizes will awarded in each class.  Boats that win in a class and break an absolute record (irrespective of whether that record was set going Northabout or Southabout) will win their Skipper’s weight in bottles of Mount Gay Extra Old Rum.

17.  Further Information

For further information please visit the regatta website:

www.roundbarbados.com

If you wish to contact us directly, go to the contact us page of the Web site.

The official Notice Board will be located on the Ground Floor Terrace of the Barbados Cruising Club on the Beach Side next to the bathrooms.

 

 

BCC5

                                                           

Notice of Race:

Barbados Sailing Week January 2020

1.      Notice

The Mount Gay Round Barbados Races will be held on Tuesday 21st January 2020.  The race around Barbados will circumnavigate the Island anticlockwise or “Southabout”. 

Coastal Races will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th January.  Starts and finishes will be in Carlisle Bay.

2.      Rules

The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the current Racing Rules of Sailing

The CSA Rating Rules will apply to CSA classes

No national prescriptions shall apply.

In case of conflicts between the Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions the Sailing Instructions will prevail.  This changes RRS 63.7.

3.      Eligibility- Mount Gay Round Barbados Race

2.1  The Mount Gay Round Barbados Race is open to any type of monohull or multihull sailing boat over 20 feet.

2.2  Boats less than 20 feet may be accepted at the sole discretion of the organizing authority.

However:

a)      They should be aware that in the event of adverse weather conditions they will be among the first boats to be cancelled, and

b)      They will be required to have an appropriate safety boat in close attendance at all times.

2.3. The Mount Gay Round Barbados Race will have classes based on length and type of boat (unrated).  There will also be classes for boats with a CSA rating and boats raced single-handed and double-handed.  Boats with foils are eligible for “with-foils” records and not conventional records.

4.      Eligibility Coastal Races

The coastal races shall be open to all classes of sailing vessel including dinghies, kite surfers and windsurfers with smaller vessels racing entirely within Carlisle Bay.

4.1  The Coastal races will have classes for:

4.1.1        Monohull boats with a CSA rating will be split into CSA Racing Class and CSA Cruising Class.

4.1.2        Monohull boats without a CSA rating will be given a local rating which may change during the regatta.

4.1.3        J24 Class

4.1.4        Dinghy Class

4.1.5        Windsurfer Class

4.1.6        Kite Surfer’s Class

4.2  Entry Forms will be available at www.roundbarabdos.com

4.3  Entry Forms received after 12 Noon on Friday 17th January will incur a US$ late payment penalty of US$50.

5.      Fees

US$2 per foot length overall for Coastal Races.

US$ 2 per foot length overall for Mount Gay Round Barbados Race.

6.      Schedule

Thursday 16th January

Registration 5pm- 10pm

Friday 17th January

Registration noon - 5:30pm

Skippers Briefing 6pm

Welcome Party 7pm

Saturday 18th January

Coastal Races Day 1.  First start 10am

After Race Party

Sunday 19th January

Coastal Races Day 2. First Start 10am

Dinghy Races from Barbados Cruising Club start 2pm.

After Race Party

Monday 20th January

Skippers Briefing for Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race. 6pm

Garrion Ghost Tour

Tuesday 21st January

Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race

After Race Party

Wednesday 22nd January

Mount Gay Rum Tour and tastings 4pm

Prize Givings 7pm

7.      Registration and Briefings

7.1  Participants are requested to pre-register on line.

7.2  Boats shall complete registration between 5pm and 10pm on Thursday 16th January and between Noon and 5:30pm on Friday 17th January at the Barbados Cruising Club.

7.3  Skippers Briefings are shown in the schedule.

7.4  Boats entered in a CSA rating class shall produce a valid CSA rating certificate at registration.

8.      Sailing Instructions.

Sailing Instructions will be available on line at:

www.roundbarbados.com

9.      Venue.

The Barbados Cruising Club, Aquatic Gap St Michael Barbados. Telephone +1 246 426 4434.

www.barbadoscruising club.org

10.  Courses.

Will be in the Sailing Instructions.

11.  Scoring

Coastal Races will be scored separately from the Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race

12.  Berthing.

Participating boats are invited to take berths in the Inner Basin of the Careenage.  A timetable of opening times for the Chamberlain Bridge will be published.  Boats wishing to use this facility or needing special berthing arrangements should contact the organizing committee through the web site in advance.

13.  Disclaimer of Liability.

13.1.                    The Barbados Cruising Club, Race Organisers and sponsors shall not be liable for any loss, damage, death or personal injury howsoever caused to the owner/skipper or crew as a results of their taking part in races or any part of Barbados Sailing Week.  Moreover, every owner/skipper warrants the suitability of his/her boat for the Regatta.

13.2.                    The safety of a boat and her entire management including insurance shall be the sole responsibility of the owner/skipper who must ensure that the boat is fully sound, thoroughly seaworthy, manned by a crew sufficient in number and experience who are physically fit to face bad weather.  He/she mush ensure that all safely equipment is properly maintained, stowed and in date and that the crew knows where it is kept and how it is to be used.

13.3.                    The owner/skipper bears full responsibility for the conduct and good behavior of their crew and guests for the duration of Barbados Sailing Week.

13.4.                    Neither the establishment of these conditions, nor their use by the Barbados Cruising Club or by the Race Organisers, in any way limits the absolute responsibility of the owner/skipper.  The crew is nonetheless advised to satisfy themselves as to the experience of the skipper and the adequacy of all safely equipment and insurance arrangements.

13.5.                    It is a condition of entry that owners/skippers taking part in Barbados Sailing Week accept the disclaimer of liability on behalf of themselves and their crew.

14. 

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk.  See rule 4 Decision to Race.  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 regatta.

15.  Insurance.

Competitors are strongly advised to hold third party liability insurance valid for the racing duration of the regatta.

16.  Prizes.

Coastal Racing series: Prizes will be awarded based on overall results in each class.

Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race: Prizes will awarded in each class.  Boats that win in a class and break an absolute record (irrespective of whether that record was set going Northabout or Southabout) will win their Skipper’s weight in bottles of Mount Gay Extra Old Rum.

17.  Further Information

For further information please visit the regatta website:

www.roundbarbados.com

If you wish to contact us directly, go to the contact us page of the Web site.

The official Notice Board will be located on the Ground Floor Terrace of the Barbados Cruising Club on the Beach Side next to the bathrooms.