You will find all the official information for the RS RS Feva EuroCup Hungary 2021, RS Feva Hungarian Championship, RS500 VGYE Cup here:
RS Feva EuroCup Hungary 2021, RS Feva Hungarian Championship, RS RS500 VGYE Cup Versenykiírás
RS Feva EuroCup Hungary 2021
RS Feva Hungarian Championship
RS500 VGYE Cup
NOTICE OF RACE
Date of event:
Venue of event:
Vitorlázó Gyermekekért Egyesület (VGYE) in association
with the Hungarian RS Feva Class Association (HRSFCA)
and Hungarian Sailing Federation.
July 15-18, 2021
RS Sailing Center, Balatonalmádi- Káptalanfüred Sirály u. 8.
GoogleMaps : https://goo.gl/maps/CZB2DSsKW4Ywqmn19
Event website: www.rs-sailing.hu
Chairman of Protest Comittee: Zsolt Regényi, IJ
Principal Race Officer: Máté Sipos, NRO
Organizing Committee: Richárd Náray
Contact e-mail: email@example.com
Contact phone (HU): +36 20 973 1633
Contact phone (EN): +36 30 913 6908
[NP] denotes a rule that shall be no ground for protests by a boat. This changes RRS 60.1(a).
[NR] denotes a rule that shall be no ground for a request for redress by a boat. This changes
1.1. The regatta is governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).
1.2. Class rules of the participating classes apply.
1.3. Appendix P applies.
1.4. Arbitration according to RRS Appendix T will be used.
1.5. If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.
1.6. As for winning the title “Hungarian Champion”, the regulation of the Hungarian Sailing
Federation which will be posted on the official notice board apply.
1.7. The racing rules will be changed as follows.
1.7.1. RRS 40.2 is changed to: „RRS 40.1 applies for all times afloat.”
1.7.2. 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.
1.7.3. The changes will appear in full in the Sailing Instructions. The Sailing Instructions
may also change other racing rules.
2.1. [DP] While racing, from the first warning signal until the end of the last race of the
day, except in an emergency, a boat shall not make voice or data transmission and shall not
receive voice or data communication that is not available to all boats.
- Eligibility and entry
3.1. The regatta is open to all boat of 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
3.5. Hungarian competitors shall comply with the prescriptions of the Hungarian Sailing
3.6. Entries shall be sent to the Organizing Authority online or by e-mail. E-mail address:
firstname.lastname@example.org; Online registration link is on the event website: http://rssailing.
3.7. Entries are valid only if the entry fee has been paid.
3.8. Registration takes place at the Race Office in the premises of RS Sailing Center as
indicated in the schedule.
3.9. The boat’s entry will be finalized on completion of the registration. Following
documents shall be displayed upon request.
3.9.1. A valid measurement certificate of the boat.
3.9.2. ID card of all crew members.
3.9.3. A completed Parent’s / Guardian consent form signed by the responsible parent
or guardian for all competitors aged 18 or less on July 18th 2021. Forms are available
for download on https://rs-sailing.hu/registration/.
3.10. 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.
3.11. A disclaimer of liability shall be signed by the person in charge of the boat.
4.1. The entry fee for RS Feva XL and RS500 classes is Euro 130 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.
4.2. 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.
4.3. The entry fee shall be transferred to the bank account below until July 10th 2021 the
latest. All transfer charges shall be carried by the entrants.
4.4.Late entrants shall pay a fee of Euro 150 per boat (RS Feva XL and RS500) payable in
cash at the registration, as given in the program.
4.5. 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
4.6. Cancellations shall be made in written form. If a confirmed entry is cancelled before
July 10th, 2021, Euro 80 p. boat will be refunded. In case of a cancellation after July 10th,
no refunds will be made.
4.7. Registration takes place at the Race Office in the premises of RS Sailing Center as
indicated in the program.
4.8. The boat’s entry will be finalized on completion of the registration. Following
documents shall be displayed upon request.
4.8.1. A valid measurement certificate of the boat.
4.8.2. ID card of all crew members.
4.8.3. A completed Parent’s / Guardian consent form signed by the responsible parent
or guardian for all competitors aged 18 or under on July 14th 2021. Forms are
available for download on https://rs-sailing.hu/registration/.
4.9. 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.
4.10. A disclaimer of liability shall be signed by the person in charge of the boat (RRS 3.4).
5.1. Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.
July 14, Wednesday: 14.00-21.00: Registration and equipment inspection
July 15, Thursday: 08.00-09.00: Registration and equipment inspection
09.30: Opening ceremony
11.00: First warning signal for race 1
Further races thereafter.
July 16, Friday:
July 17, Saturday:
July 18, 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.
10 races are planned for all classes.
- Equipment inspection
7.1. The International RS Feva Class Association reserves the right to nominate a representative
to check competing boats before and during the regatta to ensure compliance with
the class rules.
7.2. Boats may undergo random checks during the event and shall conform to the technical
7.3. Equipment as defined in the Class Rules shall be on board while racing.
7.4. The race committee may check if registered crew members are on board while racing.
- [NP] Sailing Instructions
Sailing Instructions will be available at the registration.
9.1. NoR Addendum 1 shows the plan of the event venue.
9.2. [NR] Racing area will be on lake Balaton, in the area marked by Balatonfűzfő, Siófok
and Csopak, as shown in Addendum 2.
10.1. Races will be sailed on windward-leeward courses with leeward finish. [NR] Target
time of the races is 40 minutes.
10.2. Details of racing area signalling, marks and courses will be defined in the Sailing
- Penalty system
11.1.RRS 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn
12.1. Four races are required to be completed to constitute the series.
12.2. When fewer than five races have been completed, a boat’ series score will be the
total of her race scores.
12.3. 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.
12.4. When nine or more races have been completed, a boat’ series score will be the total
of her race scores excluding her worst score.
- Support person vessels
13.1. [NP] [DP] Combustion engine driven power boats are not allowed to drive on Balaton
due to environment protection laws except for with a special licence.
13.2. [NP] [DP] 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 email@example.com together with the boat’s documents, insurance certificate and
the driver’s boat driving licence no later than May 31st, 2021. The application document is
available online here: https://rs-sailing.hu/coach-boat-registration.
13.3. [NP] [DP] 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
13.4. In the event of an emergency the race committee may request vessels with support
persons for their assistance.
13.5.[NP] [DP] The organizing authority reminds the persons responsible for support vessels
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] Berthing
14.1. Boats shall be kept in their assigned places while in the boat park.
- [NP] Data protection
15.1. All participants acknowledge that there may be film or photo shootage about the
regatta, sailing in and out of the harbour, programs on water and ashore that may include
scenes with the participants being visible.
15.2. 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.
15.3. By registering for the regatta, the entrants and participants do explicitly renounce on
any relating demands, damage or compensation claims.
15.4. 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.
- Risk statement
16.1. RRS 3 states: ‘The responsibility for a boat’s decision to participate in a race or to
continue to race is hers alone.’ By participating in this event each competitor agrees and
acknowledges that sailing is a potentially dangerous activity with inherent risks. These
risks include strong winds and rough seas, sudden changes in weather, failure of
equipment, boat handling errors, poor seamanship by other boats, loss of balance on an
unstable platform and fatigue resulting in increased risk of injury. Inherent in the sport of
sailing is the risk of permanent, catastrophic injury or death by drowning, trauma,
hypothermia or other causes.
16.2. 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.
16.3. 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.
16.4. 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.
16.5. The Hungarian Sailing Federation, the Hungarian RS Feva Association, Vitorlázó
Gyermekekért Egyesület, RS Sailing Center, the Principal Race Officer, the race committee,
the protest 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.
- [NP] Insurance
17.1.Each participating boat shall be insured with a valid third-party liability insurance with
a minimum cover of Euro 1,000,000.
- [NP] Prizes
18.1.The first boats in each class will be awarded a trophy.
18.2. The crew of the first three boats in each class will be awarded medals.
18.3.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) will
be Hungarian Champion.
18.4. The crew of the first three Hungarian boats in the RS Feva class will be awarded
18.5. Other prizes may be awarded.
- Usage of the venue’s facilities, parking of cars and trailers
19.1. [NP] [DP] Boats and support boats shall use facilities as instructed by the Harbour
19.2. 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.
19.3. 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.
- Further information
20.1. Further information is available on the website https://rs-sailing.hu/hu/kezdolap/
Social programs will be announced in a separate document.