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17th Carnival Regatta / 1st Neven Niksa Memorial

Yacht Club Biograd is organizing a Carnival Regatta for the seventeenth time. The event will take place in the time period between 23rd and 26th February 2017, in the Pasman Channel. Yacht Club Biograd has dedicated this traditional regatta to the deceased longtime club member and friend Neven Niksa. Although it is a sad motive, the Carnival regatta will remain the happiest regatta in the world.

Since the response to previous races was extremely high, YC Biograd has limited the number of registered boats to the total of 45 boats. Clicking on this LINK will take you to the list of registered boats. On-line application can be done HERE

YC Biograd invites all previous winners, to bring their trophies to this year's race. Trophy author was Neven Niksa. The club will assemble a small exhibition of his work for the duration of the event.

THE PROGRAM

Thursday, 02/23/2017     
  13:00  Training race 
  17:00 - 10:00 Registration
 Friday, 02/24/2017    
   8:00 to 10:00  Registration
   13:00 First race
    Surprise party 
 Saturday, 02/25/2017    
   11:00  Second race
  13:00 Third race
  19:00 Dinner
  20:00  Costume party
 Sunday, 02/26/2017    
   10:00 Fourth race
    Lunch
 
The awards ceremony

Hurry up, register on to the largest and most cheerful regatta organized by YC Biograd. Applications are still in progress.
For further information, please contact the organizer on info@yc-biograd.com.


NOTICE OF RACE

ORGANIZING AUTHORITY
The 17th Carnival Regatta 2017, organized by the Yacht Club Biograd under competence of the Croatian Sailing Federation.

RULES
The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
The following rules will also apply: ORC rating system 2017, Sailing Instructions, Notice of race.
If there is a conflict between rules the Sailing Instructions will take precedence.

ELIGIBILITY
The right to participate: Monohull sailing boats with valid sailing license and boats with a valid ORC Club certificate for 2017. Competitors will comply with ISAF Eligibility Code. Regatta is open to all sailors. All crew members must be verified by their national sailing authorities and the Croatian boats must have vignette issued ty Croatian Sailing Federation. Crews should be masked, recommended by OC (Organizing Committee).

CLASSIFYING




If there are less than three boats in OPEN group, they will be attached to the nearest group. 
Minimum 5 boats should be to create ORC Club group.
Boats can register and participate in all groups (Open, ORC club).
Dividing by groups shell not be ground for redress.
The Low point scoring system of Appendix A will apply.

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
Will be available to all competitors in the Race Office during the registration on Thursday 23/02/2017 and Friday 24/02/2017. All other information will be posted on the Notice board in Marini Kornati (at the restaurant).

REGISTRATION AND COSTS
Number of participating boats is limited to 45. Chronology of pre-registration will be considered (preregistration online via the website, e-mail or fax until 20/01/2017). All applications must be personally signed by the skipper in the Race office on Thursday 23/02 and Friday 24/02/2017 upon payment of 280,00 Kuna (HRK) per person for the OPEN group (all boats). Participation in ORC Club group will be charged with additional 70,00 Kuna (HRK) per boat. Deposit for the Starting number is 100,00 Kuna (HRK) and will be refunded upon returning of the number in a good condition.

THE PROGRAM
Thursday, 02/23/2017
13:00 Training race
17:00 - 10:00 Registration
Friday, 02/24/2017
8:00 to 10:00 Registration
13:00 First race
Surprise party
Saturday, 02/25/2017
11:00 Second race
13:00 Third race
19:00 Dinner
20:00 Costume party
Sunday, 02/26/2017
10:00 Fourth race
Lunch

The awards ceremony

ADVERTISING
ISAF Advertising Code will apply. All cruisers at the request of the organizers must display stickers and the flag if assigned at registration and must also accept and Install the cameras and devices for monitoring positions if they are assigned.

MEDIA RIGHTS
The organizer has the right to use photographs, video and audio documents of competitors and boats during the event in the media, including advertising and press materials for any other publicity or press releases.

AWARDS
Trophies will be awarded in each class to:
the best boat in real time wins Donkey trophy 
the first three boats in each OPEN group
the first three boats in ORC club group

Organizer may also give additional prizes.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
All those taking part in the regatta do so at their own risk and responsibility. The organizing authority, YC Biograd, CSF and any other party involved in the organization of the 17th CARNIVAL REGATTA disclaim any and all responsibility whatsoever for loss, damage, injury, death or inconvenience that might occur to persons and materials, both ashore and at sea as a consequence of participation in the event. Each boat owner or his representative accepts these terms by signing the entry form. The attention of competitors is drowned to ISAF Part l, Fundamental Rule 4: A boat is solely responsible for deciding whether or not to start or to continue racing.