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Notice of Race 2019

Welcome to Göteborg Open sea Race   


Länk till NoR 2019 med Startcertificat som PDF

Event: Göteborg Open sea Race. (GOR).

Date: August 9 – 10, 2019.

Organizer: Göteborg Quinnliga Segelsällskap (GQSS).


1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing

      2017 – 2021 (RRS), except that between 21:09 and 05:26 RRS part 2, shall, in

      applicable parts, be replaced by the International Regulations for Preventing Collision

      at Sea.

1.2 The World Sailing (WS) Offshore Special Regulations, Monohulls Category 3, version

      0.5 – 04 January 2018 will apply.

1.3 Electronic equipment for navigation and communication may be used even if a

      boats class rule rules prohibit it.

      All yachts must have mobile phone, VHF and AIS systems.

1.4 The SWE SRS rule will apply for SRS 2019.

       See the text at www.svensksegling.se/forbatagare/SRS/

1.5 If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.



2.1 Advertising will be restricted to Category C under the WS 2019 Advertising Code,

      Regulation 20.  Advertising by GQSS is according to 20.4.



3.1 It is strongly recommended that the yacht have a life raft.

3.2 Yachts participating shall be listed in the SWE SRS > 0,975 register 2019, (even the chart

      of short handed shall be listed in the SWE SRS > 0,975, or the yacht shall have a valid

SWE SRS measurement > 0,975.

3.3 Or have a valid ORCi measurement < GPH 670.

The keel depth not more than 4.0 meter. If the keel depth is more contact the organizer.


3.4 No change of the rating certificate by the owner is allowed after 09.00 on August 08th,

      2019, unless prescribed by the Measurement Committee and Jury’s approval.

3.5 Eligible yachts may enter by completing the entry form at GQSS website www.gqss.se

and see the start certificate.



4.1 The entry fee is 1100 SEK if you pay before May 1, 2019 then the registration fee is 1500

      SEK until July 31, 2019.

4.2 Entries and fees shall have been received by GQSS no later than July 31th, 2019. Pay to

      Bg 531-4935 or by Swish 1235884523 or contact GQSS This is a mailto link to sort out payment.

4.3 The person in charge shall at the registration leave a signed ¨Start certificate¨ to the

      Race office. See the accompanying form ¨Start certificate¨.

4.4 Registration shall be made at the Race Office in the Tribune of Långedrag marina,

      Göteborg (N57°6683´ E11°8476´), not later than August 9th at 12.00.

4.5 The GQSS will supply with mooring for all the competing boats from Thursday

      August 8th 2018 at 17.00 - 20.00 in Långedrag GKSS marina, Göteborg

      (N57°6683´ E11°8476´) until start. You will have your mooringplace from Race office.



5.1 Thursday 08:  17.30 - 21.00 Registration, spot test measurement and inspection in

                              Långedrag marina, Göteborg (N57°6683´ E11°8476).

      Friday 09:       09.00-12.00 Registration, spot test measurement and inspection in

                              Långedrag marina, Göteborg (N57°6683´ E11°8476).

                             12.00 All participating yachts should be berthed at (N57°6683´ E11°8476).

                             12.00-16.00 Spot test measurement and inspection in Långedrag marina,

                             Göteborg (N57°6683´ E11°8476). It is mandatory that at least one crew

                             member is on board the yacht.

                             17.00 Dinner (at own cost).

                             18.00 Opening Ceremony. Place for Opening Ceremony and

                             Skippers briefing will be announced at Race office.

                             18.00 Skippers briefing and weather forecast. It is mandatory

                             that at least one crew member, but as most two, participates at the skippers


                             19.25 First ¨Warning signal¨. Depending on the number of participating 

                             yachts the start can be divided into groups. Start in front of Långedrag


     Saturday 10:    19.30 ETA for the yachts of Långedrag  (N57°6683´ E11°8476´).

                             About 20.30 Prize Giving Ceremony for GOR 2019 and ¨After sail¨ is

                             planned for Långedrag. More information at ¨Skippers briefing¨.



6.1 Only one set of sails in accordance with the SWE SRS and ORCi Regulations 2019 shall   be used during the race.

6.2 All yachts shall be at the disposal for security and measurement spot test control at

      Långedrag marina, Göteborg (N57°6683´ E11°8476) from 12.00 Friday August 9th. Your

      temporary mooring you will have at registration.

6.3 Spot test inspection of safety equipment and measurement can be done before and

      after the race.



7.1 The sailing instructions will be available at registration in the GQSS Race office at the

       tribune in Långedrag, when spot test measurement and inspection is done and approved.



8.1 The race will be held in the northern part of Kattegat and the eastern part of Skagerak.

8.2 The ambition is to provide a racing time of 24 hours for the average yacht. About 120

      nautical miles.

8.3 The following nautical charts of the Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) are

      utilized as reference in the Sailing Instructions: Coastal chart 92 Kattegat and Coastal

      chart 93 Skagerrak.




9.1 SWE SRS, time-on-time, will be used.

9.2 ORCi scoring will be time-on-time.
9.3 There will be one list of results for SRS and one for ORCi.



10.1 The jury can penalize a boat with an addition of the calculated time for other

        infringement of RRS, at their discretion.

10.2 For all boats rules 44.1 and 44.2 are changed so that only one turn, including

        one tack and one gybe, is required.



11.1 GQSS will give prizes awarded for the first, second and third boat if there are more than

six boats in the SRS race, and a special prize for the ¨line honour¨ in the SRS race. First price in the ORCi class.




12.1 Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 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




13.1 Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance.



14.1 Competitors, owners and their guests give absolute right and permission to the

        Organizing Authority for any photography and video footage taken of person and boat

        during the event, to be published and/or broadcast in any media, including but not

        limited to TV advertisement, whatsoever for either editorial or advertising purposes or

        to be used in press information.

14.2 Photograping for private purposes is allowed.



15.1 www.gqss.se/goteborgopensearace/

15.2 Tourist guide see www.goteborg.com, telephone +46-31-3684200

Uppdaterad: 26 OKT 2019 08:43 Skribent: Helena Carlgren
E-post: Adressen Gömd

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Carin Sjölander, Stapelbädden 9
41757 Göteborg

Tel: +460708209095
E-post: This is a mailto link

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