HSS Match race center welcomes teams to the last but not least event of the season. The goal of this match race event is to have heaps of fun and say goodbye to the sailing season when the wind turns cold and the snow starts to fly. We are having also end of season party so keep tuned for the invitation. Brief introduction to the SM 40 fleet -> https://vimeo.com/26061418 . Event also in FB -> http://www.facebook.com/events/401631113228392 .
Note: Race is fully booked now. No more registrations please. Attending teams are:
Team Keräilyerä, skipper Susanna Kukkonen.
Team Rekonen, Skipper Rekonen Matti-Pekka.
Team Öhman, Skipper Sam Öhman.
Team Laikka, Skipper Lauri Kääpä
Team Navy1, Skipper Eki Heinonen.
Team Normet Match Race Team, Skipper Olli-Pekka Lumijärvi.
HSS Match race center. Our official website is http://www.audimatchrace.fi . Ferry timetable in October can be found here http://www.audimatchrace.fi/images/HSS-Timetable_0110-31102012.pdf .
2. PAIRING LIST & EVENT GRADING
Pairing list can be found here https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B5oExx8-4YDcSUVmWVFRUGdXZXc .
The event will be applied for ISAF Grade 5. This grading is subject to review by the ISAF Match Race Rankings Sub Committee. The events may be re-graded when there is clear reason to do so.
3. PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME
3.1 (a) Race office is open on race day from 8:00 until the skippers meeting.
(b) Registration at the race office which is open as described in 4.1 (a)
(c) Briefing at 9:00 on racing day in HSS West-shed.
(d) First meeting with umpires following the first briefing.
(e) Time of the first warning signal will be 10:30
(f) Time of the last warning signal on Saturday will be 16:30.
(g) Prize giving : as soon as possible after the last race.
4. SKIPPERS ELIGIBILITY
(a) Up to 6 teams will be invited for this event. Only skippers invited by the OA will be eligible to enter these events.
(b) The registered skipper shall helm the boat at all times while racing, except in an emergency, when anyone else may helm the boat.
(c) To remain eligible a skipper shall confirm acceptance of invitation in writing, (e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org is acceptable) to be received by the 1st of October 2012.
5. Entry Fee
A non-refundable entry fee of 100 Euros shall be paid in advance which covers entry into the events. The deadline for receiving payment into organizer account is 1st of October 2012
6. Damage deposit
(a) The skipper shall have a valid damage deposit of 800 Euros submitted (cash) at the latest upon registration, unless extended by the OA. Skippers have signed and send deposit form before race. Deposit form can be found here -> http://www.audimatchrace.fi/documents/DepositFormEnglish.pdf .
7. BOATS AND SAILS
(a) The event will be sailed in SM 40 type boats.
(b) 4 boats will be provided.
(c) The following sails will be provided for each boat:
Mainsail, Jib, Genoa, asymmetric Spinnaker.
(d) Boats will be allocated by draw as decided by the Race Committee.
8. CREW (INCLUDING SKIPPER)
(a) The number of crew (including the skipper) shall be 4 or 5. All registered crew shall sail all races. When a registered crew member is unable to continue in the event the OA may authorise a substitute, a temporary substitute or other adjustment.
9. EVENT FORMAT
(a) The event will consist of the following stages for event day:
Stage 1 –Round Robin, depending on the number of registered competitors
Stage 2 – Semi – Final
Stage 3 – Final, Petit Final
– Finals where the winner is the skipper who first scores 2 point
– Petit Finals where the winner is the skipper first to score 1 point
(a) The course will be windward/leeward with starboard roundings, finishing downwind.
(b) The intended course area will be right outside the of the HSS Liuskasaari.
11. End of season party
HSS match race center is celebrating the sailing season 2012. Here’s the invitation -> https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B5oExx8-4YDcQjJHcURFODRXR0E . In order for us to arrange the optimal party experience for you, please help us by registering ahead of time. Please sign up as soon as possible and no later than Saturday, October 13th.
Sauna is also warn after the race so take your bathing gear along.
More info about the event email@example.com, or +358505509006.
1. Olli-Pekka Lumijärvi 4p
2. Eki Heinonen 3p
3. Lauri Kääpä 3p
4. Susanna Kukkonen 3p
5. Sam Öhman 2 p
6. Matti Rekonen 0p