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Final advice & guidance for the Europeans
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Final advice & guidance for the Europeans

Please read if you are going!

Here are final points for next week if you are attending the European Championships.

SOCIAL EVENTS

  • There will be a "pot de bienvenue" on Wednesday 8 May, from 6pm: at the Centre Nautique hospitality tent, in front of the club house
  • Dinner Wednesday evening: not included in the registration fees - we propose to pre-book a restaurant for dinner for around 60 people, If you definitely do not wish to be included email [email protected]
  • Dinners Thursday and Friday: these are included in the registration fees, at the Centre Nautique hospitality tent.
  • The prize giving ceremony and dinner on Saturday evening is at the Ecole Navale in Lanvéoc-Poulmic (on the North side of the presqu'île, a 20 min drive from Morgat)

 

LAUNCHING and RECOVERING

  • In case of early arrival, it will be possible to use the crane at Morgat harbour as soon as Tuesday, by asking Olivier Latin  managing director) or one of his crew at the club.
  • The standard schedule for crane: Wednesday 9am-6pm, Thursday 8.30am-12.30, Saturday from 4.30pm, Sunday from 8.30am.
  • We are asked if one person from UK could bring straps for the crane, please? 
  • The the harbour slipway we used in 2015 will also be available for launching and recovering.

 

PASSPORTS and VHF

  • All non-French participants are requested to upload a copy of their passport pages bearing passport number and name and photograph (helm + crew + non-sailing members) - the Ecole Navale is military grounds and full identity has to be checked in advance by Naval authorities.
  • For security reasons, as stated in NoR 4.2, competitors are requested to be equipped with a VHF Radio in working order.

 

MEASUREMENT

  • All competitors should have completed a Scrutineering form comfirming they are conforming to class requirements. There may be spot checks so have your completed forms to hand.
  • Competitors will just be asked to show their certificate of measurement, mentioning the sails they will be using as declared on the Scrutineering form.
  • During the regatta, competitors may be asked to show that their boat and themselves have the standard class safety equipment, as well as the specific event safety equipment (VHF).

 

JURY

  • There will be one jury boat on water at all races, with 2 umpires on board.
  • They will do what they call "semi-direct" arbitration: arbitrate directly on water all faults and protests they witness and can judge, the rest being judged on land according to usual process.

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