NoR Farr 30 SM

Notice of Race as PDF
Event:  Swedish Championship
Class: Farr 30
Date: 5 – 8 August 2015
Organiser: Royal Swedish Yacht Club

1. Rules

1.1 The event will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS). 

1.2 Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.

1.3 Swedish competitors shall when racing follow the licensing rules for advertising as decided by the Swedish Sailing Federation.

2. Eligibility requirements

2.1 To be entitled to participate in championships sanctioned by the Swedish Sports Federation, each competitor shall comply with ISAF Regulation 19.
In order to be awarded the title Swedish Champion (SM) the competitors shall be Swedish citizens or have resided in Sweden for at least six months the last twelve months before the event starts.
At championships with more than one competitor per boat, a majority of the crew (more than 50%) shall comply with the rule regarding the title Swedish Champion. If so, the entire crew will be awarded the title Swedish Champion.
Championship plaquette and titles may be awarded if six or more boats from at least three different clubs located in more than one district have crossed the finish line in one race in the championship.

2.2 The person in charge onboard the boat shall be a member of his/her Member National Authority or one of its affiliated organisations.

2.3 Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance.

2.4 Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. The organising 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. 

3. Entries

3.1 Entry shall be made online not later than 16 July, 2015 at www.ksss.se. 

3.2 The entry shall include the following: name of the regatta, race class, letters, sail no., skippers name, address, telephone no., e-mail and yacht club.

3.3 The entry fee is:Farr 30 3,300 SEK late entry 3,500 SEK
The entry fee is paid online at the entry registration.

4. Registration and measurement checks

4.1 Registration shall be made at the race office not later than 5 August 2015 at 20.00

4.2 Measurement certificate may be requested prior to racing.

5. Sailing Instructions

5.1 The sailing instructions will be handed out upon completion of the registration.

6. Time schedule


Wednesday 5 August  
15:00 – 20:00 Registration
TBD Tune Up race
Thursday 6 August  
09:30 Skipper's meeting
17.00 First warning signal
  After Sail
Friday 7 August  
11.00 First warning signal
Saturday 8 August  
11.00 First warning signal
16.00 Latest time warning signal
17.45 Prize giving ceremony
Regatta dinner

6.2 8 races are scheduled 

7. Racing area

7.1 The racing areas will be outside Sandhamn

8. The course

8.1 Windward-leeward 

9. Protests and penalty systems

9.1 RRS Appendix P will apply.

10. Scoring

10.1 The low point scoring system of RRS Appendix A will apply, modified so that when three or fewer races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.

10.2 3 races are required to be completed to constitute a Swedish championship.

11. Prizes

11.1 KSSS prizes according to the number of entries in each class, one prize for every fifth entry, with a maximum of eight prizes. Swedish Sailing Federation Championship plaques for the Swedish Championships. 

11.2 Championship plaquette and titles may be awarded if six or more boats from at least three different Swedish clubs located in more than one Swedish districts have crossed the finish line in one race in the championship.


Any changes in this Notice of Race will be published at www.ksss.se. Information about the regatta, logistics etc. are also published at www.ksss.se.

KSSS Office: regatta@ksss.se  +46 8 566 166 80

Ansvarig redaktör KSSS-Publicerad 2015-03-27