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You will find all the official information for the RS RS Feva EuroCup Hungary 2022, RS500 VGYE Cup here:
RS Feva EuroCup Hungary 2021, RS Feva Hungarian Championship, RS RS500 VGYE Cup NOR


RS Feva EuroCup
Áron Kutassy Memorial 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 6-9, 2022

Venue of event: RS Sailing Center, Balatonalmádi-Káptalanfüred Sirály u. 8.
Event website:

Chairman of Protest Comittee: Uros Zvan (SLO), IJ
Principal Race Officer: Máté Sipos, NRO
Organizing Committee: Richárd Náray
Contact e-mail:
Contact phone: +36 20 973 1633
; +36 30 533 4520

[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
RRS 62.1

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. The racing rules will be changed as follows.
1.6.1. RRS 40.2 is changed to: „RRS 40.1 applies for all times afloat.”
1.6.2. 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.
1.6.3. The changes will appear in full in the Sailing Instructions. The Sailing Instructions
may also change other racing rules.

  1. Communication
    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.
  2. Eligibility and entry
    3.1. The regatta is open to all boat of the classes: RS Feva XL, 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 Competition Regulations
    (Versenyrendelkezések) of the Hungarian Sailing Federation.
    3.6. Entries shall be sent to the Organizing Authority online or by e-mail. E-mail address:; 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 9th 2022. Forms are available for
    download on
    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.
  3. Fees
    4.1. The entry fee for RS Feva XL is Euro 130, for the RS500 class Euro 150 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 entry fee shall be transferred to the bank account below until July 1st 2022 the
    latest. All transfer charges shall be carried by the entrants.
    4.3.Late entrants shall pay a fee of Euro 180 per boat payable in cash at the registration,
    as given in the program.
    4.4. 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
    4.5. Cancellations shall be made in written form. If a confirmed entry is cancelled before
    July 1st, 2022, Euro 80 p. boat will be refunded. In case of a cancellation after July 1st, no
    refunds will be made.
  4. Advertising
    5.1. Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.
  5. Schedule
    July 6th, Wednesday: 08.00-10.00: Registration and equipment inspection
    10.30: Opening ceremony
    12.00: First warning signal for race 1
    July 7th, Thursday: Races
    July 8, Friday: Races.
    July 9, Saturday: Races.
    No warning signal will be made after 15.55 hrs on Saturday.
    Prize-giving ceremony: right after protest time limit or
    There will be no more than 4 races a day.
    12 races are planned for all classes.
  6. 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
    committee’s instructions.
    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.
  7. [NP] Sailing Instructions
    Sailing Instructions will be available at the registration.
  8. Venue
    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 Alsóörs, as shown in Addendum 2.
  9. Courses
    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
  10. Penalty system
    11.1.RRS 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn
  11. Scoring
    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.
  12. Support person vessels
    13.1.[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
    registration form.
    13.2. In the event of an emergency the race committee may request vessels with support
    persons for their assistance.
    13.3.[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.
  13. [NP] [DP] Berthing
    14.1. Boats shall be kept in their assigned places while in the boat park.
  14. [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.
  15. 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.
  16. [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.
  17. [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 three female-crew boats in RS Feva class will be awarded prizes.
    18.4. The best three mixed-crew boats in RS Feva class will be awarded prizes.
    18.5. The best Hungarian boat in the RS Feva class will be awarded the Áron Kutassy
    Memorial Trophy for a period of a year.
  18. 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. 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.
  19. Further information
    20.1. Further information is available on the website
    Social programs will be announced in a separate document.