Phuket Yacht Club

One Design Sailors Regatta 2018

Sailors Regatta 2018

March 9-11 2018
Organising Authority
The Regatta is organised by the Phuket Yacht Club (PYC)

  1. Rules

1.1. The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing and by:
1.2. The Firefly 850 Sports One Design Class Rules, Firefly Class rep. Mark Pescott. For information about Firefly Charter opportunities please contact Ian Coulson Tel. +66872637008
1.3. The Platu 25 One Design Rule, Class Rep Phuket, Scott Duncanson
1.4. The Pulse 600 Class Rep, Andrew deBruin, For information about Pulse 600 charter opportunities please contact Mick Coleman Tel. 085-7613205
1.5. This Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions
1.6. In case of conflict, the Sailing Instructions will prevail (this changes RRS Rule 63.7).
1.7. World Sailing Offshore (OSR) Special Regulations for Inshore Racing in daylight hours shall apply to all boats except that: the requirement to be self-righting will not apply; and lifelines will not be required.
1.8. All boats shall carry an operational marine band VHF radio and monitor the designated channels from 30 minutes before any scheduled start until after finishing.
1.9. No national prescriptions will apply.
2.0. Boats maybe required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.

  1. Eligibility and Entry

2.1. The Regatta is open to all mono and multihulls with a length overall of greater than 6 meters that are acceptable to the Race Committee.
2.2. The Regatta will receive entries from the following classes (subject to entries received) under the handicap system specified in brackets below.
Class 1 – Monohulls (IRC)
Class 2 – Mutihull racing (OMR)
Class 3 – Multihull Cruising (PHS)
2.3.        The Race Committee may change the above eligibility factors and the number of classes based on its analysis of entries received. A minimum of 4 boats are required to constitute a class or division, however, exemptions may be made at the races committee’s discretion.
2.4.        Application for entry shall be made on the official Entry Form, which are available at PYC and online from this site. Entries should be submitted online at Entries may be made up until close of registration at 12:00 hrs Friday, March 9.
2.5.        Entry Fee – THB 2,500 per boat
3.0 Schedule of Events
The following is the proposed schedule for the 2018 Regatta events and racing:
Friday March 9  Registration Day
09:30 – 12:00     Registration and weigh-in if required at PYC
13:00                    Free Practice
16:00                     Skippers Briefing
Saturday March 10 Race Day #1 Up to 3 races scheduled

10:30First Warning Signal
17:00Prize giving at PYC

Sunday March 11 2017 Race Day #2 Up to 3 races scheduled

10:30First Warning Signal
17:00         Prize giving at PYC
  1. Sailing Instructions

The Sailing Instructions will be available at Registration

  1. Courses

5.1.   Racing will take place in or in the environs of Ao Chalong.
5.2. Courses will be chosen to take into account prevailing or forecast conditions for each race.
5.3.   Windward/leeward courses will be located in Ao Chalong.
5.4. Coastal courses will take place around islands, fixed navigation marks and inflatable buoys in and around the environs of Ao Chalong.
5.5.   Course diagrams will be issued with the Sailing Instructions.

  1. Penalty System

6.1. For all classes, rule 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.
6.2.   Decisions of the protest committee will be final as provided in rule 70.5.


7.1.   For all classes, a maximum of 6 races are scheduled.
7.2.   Two completed races are required to constitute a series.
7.3.   All races count towards points, there are no discarded races


8.1.   Firefly 850 Sports One Design
In accordance with class rules.
8.3. Corsair Pulse 600 One Design
In accordance with class rules.
8.4 Platu 25 One Design
Class maximum crew weight 400Kgs


Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.


10.1.  A trophy will be awarded to the winning yacht in each class.
10.2.  Second and third place prizes will also be awarded in each class.


All yachts shall be liable for inspection in accordance with applicable safety and measurement requirements.


Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance to a minimum cover of Thai Baht Twenty Million (or equivalent) for the duration of the event.


Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. 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.


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