HUA HIN REGATTA 2011 - 20 - 28 August 2011
NOTICE OF RACE1. OCCASION AND ROYAL TROPHIES
Hua Hin Regatta 2011 is an annual sailing event that has been organized since the year 2000 in honor of His Majesty King Bhumiphol Adulyadej who excels in sailing sportsmanship in Thailand. This year’s regatta, the Hua Hin Regatta 2011, will be also to celebrate his majesty the king’s 84th birthday anniversary, will be organized as a competition for several Royal Trophies, namely:
Royal Vega Rudder trophy for varies classes from His Majesty the King.
Super Mod National Championship trophy from His Majesty the King.
OK dinghy National Championship trophy from Her Majesty the Queen.
Princess Cup for Optimist Championship from HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana.
2. ORGANIZING AUTHORITY
The Organizing Authority is Yacht Racing Association of Thailand (YRAT), in conjunction with the Royal Thai Navy, Tourist Authorities of Thailand, The District Authority of Cha-am and Phetchburi Province.3. RULES
The Regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing 2009 - 2012, the Class Rules of respective classes and The Sailing Instructions.4. ADVERTISING
Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.5. ELIGIBILITY AND FEE
5.1 Entries are open to all members of clubs affiliated to YRAT, individual members of YRAT and members of Clubs and MNA as invited.
5.2 The entry fee is Baht 1,600 (USD 50) per person.6. EVENT & CLASSIFICATION
6.1 Thailand National Championship 2011 (Thai National only) Super Mod, OK
6.2 Thailand Open Championship 2011 Optimist, Laser, 420, 470, Hobie 16/Catamaran, Farr Platu 25
6.3 Royal Vega Rudder Championship Laser, 420, 470, Hobie 16 /Catamaran, Farr Platu 257. SCHEDULE
20 Aug 0900 – 1800 Registration
21 Aug 0900 – 1800 Registration, 1300 Practice Race, 1900 Opening Ceremony and Party
22 Aug 0900 – 1800 Registration, 1300 First warning signal day 1
23 Aug 1000 First warning signal day 2
24 Aug Rest day
25 Aug 0800 Warning Signal for Vega Rudder Championship, 1000 Optimist Team Racing, 1000 Reserve day for OK and Super Mod
26 Aug 1000 First warning signal day 3
27 Aug 0930 First warning signal day 4
28 Aug 1000 Prize giving and closing Ceremony8. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The sailing instructions will be available at the registration.9. VENUE
The venue is at Cha-am beach, in front of The Dusit Thani Hua Hin Hotel, Phetchburi Province, about 190 kilometers south of Bangkok.10. COURSES
10.1 The Championship courses will be trapezoid. Except Optimist class
will be IODA course
10.2 The Royal Vega Rudder Championship course will be long distance course.11. PENALTY SYSTEM
11.1 For Hobie 16 / Catamaran and Farr Platu 25, rules 44.1 and 44.2 are changes so that only one turn, including one tack and one gybe, is required.
11.2 Decisions of the jury will be final as provided in rule 70.5.12. SCORING
12.1 The Low point System will apply for the Championship events.
12.2 For the Royal Vega Rudder Championship, the Portsmouth Yardstick handicap system will apply.
12.3 Four races are required to be completed to constitute a regatta.13. CHARTERED BOATS
A limited number of boats and equipment of all classes will be available for
charter on a “first come first serve” basis. Self-provided boats and equipment
are allowed and are subjected to measurement. The charter fees are as follows:
Optimist USD 60
Super Mod USD 80
OK USD 75
Laser USD 100
420/470 USD 120
Hobie 16/catamaran USD 150
Farr Platu 25 USD 800
A damage deposit of USD 100 (Platu USD 300) is required and will be returned if no damage.14. PRIZES
14.1 Beside the Royal Trophies, additional prizes may be rewarded according to entry numbers.
14.2 Replicas of the Perpetual Vega Rudder Royal Trophy will be presented to the winner and five runner-up boats.18. REGATTA SECRETARIAT
For further information, assistance in transportation and accommodation,
Yacht Racing Association of Thailand
c/o Navy Headquarters, Bldg.No.5, Royal Thai Navy Bangkok 10600, THAILAND
Tel: +66 2 4666687, +66 2 4720852, +66 2 4755455
Fax: +66 2 4720852, +66 2 4755455
Regatta Office at Naval Yacht Club, Hua Hin (From 17 August)
Tel: +66 32 514210 - 7