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You will find all the official information for the RS RS Feva EuroCup Hungary 2020, RS Feva Hungarian Championship, RS Aero and RS500 Tihany Cup here:
RS Feva EuroCup Hungary 2020, RS Feva Hungarian Championship, RS Aero and RS500 Tihany Cup Versenykiírás


RS Feva EuroCup Hungary 2020
RS Feva Hungarian Championship
RS Aero and RS500 Tihany Cup

Organizing Authority: Vitorlázó Gyermekekért Egyesület (VGYE) in association with the Hungarian RS Feva Class Association (HRSFCA) and Hungarian Sailing Federation.
Date of event: July 9-12, 2020
Venue of event: RS Sailing Center, Tihany, 7 Klebelsberg Kúnó utca, 8237.
Event website:
Chairman of Protest Comittee: Zsolt Regényi, IJ
Principal Race Officer: Péter Sipos, NRO
Organizing Committee: Richárd Náray
Contact e-mail:
Contact phone: +36 20 973 1633

[NP] denotes a rule that shall not be ground for protests by a boat. This changes RRS 60.1(a). [DP] denotes a rule for which the penalty is at the discretion of the protest committee and it may be less than disqualification

  1. Rules
    1.1. The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).
    1.2.Class rules of the participating classes apply.
    1.3. If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.
    1.4. As for winning the title “Hungarian Champion”, the regulation of the Hungarian Sailing Federation which will be posted on the Official Notice Board apply.
    1.5.The racing rules will be changed as follows.
    1.5.1. RRS 40 is deleted and replaced with: „Competitors shall wear personal flotation devices at all times afloat, except briefly while changing or adjusting clothing or personal equipment.”
    1.5.2.RRS 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.
    1.5.3. RRS 63.7 is changed so that in the event of a conflict between the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions, the Sailing Instructions shall prevail.
    1.5.4. The changes will appear in full in the Sailing Instructions. The Sailing Instructions may also change other racing rules.
  2. Advertising [NP] [DP]
    Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.
  3. Eligibility
    3.1. The regatta is open to the classes: RS Feva XL, RS Aero, RS500.
    3.2. Class Rule 3 “Class Association Membership” of the RS Class Rules applies for eligibility to compete in this event.
    3.3. All boats shall hold insurance against third party claims as referred to in clause 17.
    3.4. All crew members shall be members of a Yacht Club recognized by a National Authority.
  4. Entry [NP]
    4.1. Entries shall be sent to the Organizing Authority online or by e-mail. E-mail address:; Online registration link is on the event website:
    4.2. Entries are valid only if the entry fee has been paid.
    4.3. The entry fee for RS Feva XL and RS500 classes is Euro 140 p. boat, for the RS Aero Class Euro 100 p. boat. The entry fee includes usage of the venue’s facilities for the duration of the event, the parking of trailers and the social programs for the crews.
    4.4. The registration fee for support or coach boats is Euro 160, that includes craning in and out, the temporary license for Balaton, berthing fee and entry for social programs for one person for the duration of the event.
    4.5. The entry fee shall be transferred to the bank account below until May 31st 2020 the latest. All transfer charges shall be carried by the entrants. Late entrants shall pay a fee of Euro 180 per boat (RS Feva XL and RS500) or Euro 140 (RS Aero) payable in cash at the registration, as given in the program.
    4.6. Payment details:
    Event organizer: Vitorlázó Gyermekekért Egyesület
    Address: H-1222 Hungary, Budapest, Mező u. 49
    Account number for bank transfer from Hungary:
    BANK NAME: CIB Bank zRt.: 1027 Budapest, Medve u. 4-14., Hungary
    BANK ACCOUNT: 10701269-48058908-51100005
    IBAN: HU76-1070-1269-4805-8908-5110-0005

    4.7. Cancellations shall be made in written form. If a confirmed entry is cancelled before May 31, 2020, Euro 80 p. boat will be refunded. In case of a cancellation after May 31, no refunds will be made.
  5. Registration [NP]
    5.1. Registration takes place at the Race Office in the premises of RS Sailing Center as indicated in the program.
    5.2. The boat’s entry will be finalized on completion of the registration. Following documents shall be displayed upon request.
    5.2.1. A valid measurement certificate of the boat.
    5.2.2. ID card of all crew members.
    5.2.3. A completed Parent’s / Guardian consent form signed by the responsible parent or guardian for all competitors aged 18 or under on July 8th 2020. Forms are available for download on
    5.3. A declaration about holding a third-party liability insurance of at least Euro 1,000,000 shall be signed by the boat owner’s representative.
    5.4. A disclaimer of liability shall be signed by the person in charge of the boat (RRS 3.4).
  6. Scrutineering and checks [NP]
    6.1. The International RS Feva Class Association reserves the right to nominate a represen-tative to scrutineer competing boats before and during the regatta to ensure compliance with the class rules.
    6.2. Boats may undergo random checks during the event and shall conform to the Technical Committee’s instructions.
    6.3. Equipment as defined in the Class Rules shall be on board while racing.
    6.4. The Race Committee may check if registered crew members are on board while racing.
  7. Series
    7.1. There will be one series in one fleet.
  8. Program and race schedule [NP]
    The Race Committee plans to sail maximum 10 races.
    July 8, Wednesday: 14.00-21.00: Registration and technical checks
    July 9, Thursday: 08.00-09.00: Registration and technical checks
    09.30: Opening ceremony
    11.00: First warning signal for race 1
    Further races thereafter.
    July 10, Friday: Races.
    July 11, Saturday: Races.
    July 12, Sunday: Races.
    No warning signal will be made after 16.55 hrs on Sunday.
    Prize-giving ceremony: right after protest time limit or
    There will be no more than 4 races a day.
  9. Sailing Instructions [NP]
    Sailing Instructions will be available at the registration.
  10. Racing area and courses [NP]
    10.1. Races will be sailed on two windward-leeward courses with leeward finish: one for RS Feva XL class, and one for RS Aero and RS500 classes. Target time of the races is 45 minutes.
    10.2. Racing area will be on lake Balaton, in the area marked by Tihany, Csopak, Siófok and Zamárdi. Details of racing area signalling, marks and courses will be defined in the Sailing Instructions.
  11. Scoring
    11.1. Four races are required to be completed to constitute the series.
    11.2. When fewer than five races have been completed, a boat’ series score will be the total of her race scores.
    11.3. When five, six, seven or eight races have been completed, a boat’ series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.
    11.4. When nine or more races have been completed, a boat’ series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.
  12. Boats with support persons
    12.1. Combustion engine driven power boats are not allowed to drive on Balaton due to environment protection laws except for with a special licence. [NP] [DP]
    12.2. Boats with support persons may apply for such a temporary licence at the Organizing Authority according to the terms in clause
    4.4. Applications shall be sent to the e-mail together with the boat’s documents, insurance certificate and the driver’s boat driving licence no later than May 31st, 2019. The application document is available online here: . [NP] [DP]
    12.3. All boats with support persons shall register during the registration period, present a valid Third-party Insurance Certificate and be issued with an identity flag or sticker, such flag or sticker to be worn at all times when afloat. The person in charge of the competing boat shall acknowledge the presence of a boat with support person on his registration form. [NP]
    12.4. In the event of an emergency the Race Committee may request boats with support persons for their assistance.
    12.5.The Organizing Authority reminds the persons responsible for support boats that the use of VHF is governed by the applicable laws. It is the responsible person’s responsibility to fulfil all legal requirements to carry with and use marine VHF radio on board a boat. [NP] [DP]
  13. Arbitration
    13.1. Arbitration according to RRS Appendix T will be used.
  14. Prizes [NP]
    14.1.The first boats in each class will be awarded a trophy.
    14.2. The crew of the first three boats in each class will be awarded medals.
    14.3.The best Hungarian boat in the RS Feva class (for eligibility, the regulation of the Hungarian Sailing Federation which will be posted on the Official Notice Board apply
    14.4. The crew of the first three Hungarian boats in the RS Feva class will be awarded medals.
    14.5. Other prizes may be awarded.
  15. Berthing [NP] [DP]
    15.1. Boats shall be kept in their assigned places in the boat park.
  16. Liability
    16.1. Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 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.
    16.2. It is for the boat to decide whether she is fit to sail in the conditions she will find herself. By going to water the boat confirms that she is fit for those conditions and her crew is competent to sail and compete in them.
    16.3. All owners/persons in charge who sign the Entry Form are deemed to have made a declaration that they hold third-party liability insurance as required by the Notice of Race. Competitors are also advised to effect their own personal accident insurance.
    16.4. The Hungarian Yachting Association, the Hungarian RS Feva Association, Vitorlázó Gyermekekért Egyesület, RS Sailing Center, the Principal Race Officer, the Race Committee, their employees or agents or sponsors, shall not be responsible for any loss, damage, death or personal injury, however caused to the Owner/ helmsman or crew, as a result of the boat taking part in the racing.
  17. Insurance [NP]
    17.1.Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of Euro 1,000,000.
  18. Usage of the venue’s facilities, parking of cars and trailers
    18.1.Boats and support boats shall use facilities as instructed by the Harbour Master. [NP] [DP]
    18.2. The organizers cannot grant parking places to participants inside of the premises. Cars may use the public parking places opposite to the venue against payment. Trailers may be left within the center’s premises for free.
    18.3.It is allowed to drive in into the center’s area with the trailers, however cars shall leave immediately after offloading the boats or two hours which ever is earlier. When leaving, cars are allowed to drive in for the time necessary to pack the boats.
  19. Photo and film shootage, GDPR [NP]
    19.1. All participants acknowledge that there may be film or photo shootage about the regatta, sailing in and out of the harbor, programs on water and ashore that may include scenes with the participants being visible.
    19.2. The organizers shall not be limited in any way to use, publish, copy, sell or give to third parties these films and photos – as far as they do not infringe personal rights.
    19.3. By registering for the regatta, the entrants and participants do explicitly renounce on any relating demands, damage or compensation claims.
    19.4.All participants acknowledge that the organizer is using their personal date according to the terms of the European regulations, known as GDPR. Detailed regulations will be displayed on the website of the event.
  20. Further information
    20.1. Further information is available on the website Social programs will be announced in a separate document.
  21. Charter boats
    21.1. For further information on how to charter a boat, please contact Charter boats are available for collection from July 4, 2020.