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Notice of Race 2020

Welcome to Göteborg Open sea Race   

Event: Göteborg Open sea Race (GOR). The regatta consists of two classes: SRS and shorthanded.

Date: July 4-5 2020.

Organizer: Göteborgs 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 22:10 and 04:23 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 0.2 – 01 January 2019 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 requirement for training according to OSR 6.01.3 when there are only two crew members, will not apply

1.5 The SWE SRS rule will apply for SRS 2020. See the text at www.svensksegling.se/forbatagare/SRS/

1.6 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 2020 Advertising Code, Regulation 20.  Advertising by GQSS is according to 20.4.



3.1 It is strongly recommended that the yacht have a liferaft.

3.2 Yachts participating shall be listed in the SWE SRS > 0,945 register 2020, (even the chart of short handed shall be listed in the SWE SRS > 0,945, or the yacht shall have a valid SWE SRS measurement > 0,945. 

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

3.3 No change of the rating certificate by the owner is allowed after 09.00 July 3rd, 2020, unless prescribed by the Measurement Committee and Jury’s approval.

3.4 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 1800 SEK.

4.2 Entries and fees shall have been received by GQSS no later than June 25, 2020. Pay to Bg 531-4935 or by Swish 1235884523 or contact GQSS at 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

      functionary. See the accompanying form ¨Start certificate¨.

4.4 Registration shall be made in Långedrag marina,

      Göteborg (N57°6683´ E11°8476´), not later than July 3rd, 2020  at 19.00.

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

      July 3rd, 2020 at 12.00 - 20.00 in Långedrag GKSS marina, Göteborg

      (N57°6683´ E11°8476´) until start. You will have receive your mooringplace by text message.



5.1 Friday 03:       12.00-20.00 Registration, spot inspection in

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

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

                             It is mandatory that at least one crew member is on board the yacht.

Saturday 04          8.30 Skippers briefing and weather forecast on line. 

                             9.55 First ¨Warning signal¨. Depending on the number of participating yachts the start can                               be divided into groups. Start in front of Långedrag marina.


Sunday 05             ETA for the yachts at Långedrag  (N57°6683´ E11°8476´).


Prize Giving Ceremony for GOR 2020 will take place on the 10th of September in the city center of Gothenburg, in the restaurant John Scotts at Kungsportsavenyen. This is if the regulations of the authorities due to Covid 19 allows it at that time.



6.1 Only one set of sails in accordance with the SWE SRS Regulations 2020 shall be used during the race.

6.2 All yachts shall be at the disposal for security control at

      Långedrag marina, Göteborg (N57°6683´ E11°8476) from 12.00 Friday July 3rd. Your

      temporary mooring you will receive by text message.

6.3 Safety equipment and measurement will be certified and signed for by the skipper.



7.1 The sailing instructions will provided by the quay.



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 115

      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 There will be one list of results for SRS and one for Shorthanded.



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 in the Shorthand race, and a special prize for the ¨line honour¨ in the both races.



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: 04 AUG 2020 19:31 Skribent: Helena Carlgren
E-post: Adressen Gömd

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Göteborgs QSS - Segling
Carin Sjölander, Stapelbädden 9
41757 Göteborg

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

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