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Notice of Race 2021

Welcome to Göteborg Open sea Race 2021

Notice of Race: GOR NoR 2021 PDF

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

Date: July 10-11 2021.

Organizer: Göteborgs Quinnliga Segelsällskap (GQSS), contact: This is a mailto link.


  1. RULES

1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing 2021 – 2024 (RRS), except that between 22:04 and 04:31 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 0.3 – 17  December 2020 will apply.

1.3 Electronic equipment for navigation and communication may be used even if a boat´s class rules prohibit it. All boats must have mobile phone, VHF, AIS systems and transponder for tracking. The transponder only if provided by the organizer.

1.4 The requirement for training according to OSR 6.01.3 when there are only two crew members, will apply. For sailors who have taken the certificate in 2021, only the theoretical part is required.

1.5 The SWE SRS rule will apply for SRS 2021. 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 boat has a life raft.

3.2 Boats participating shall be listed in the SWE SRS > 0,945 register 2021, (even the chart of shorthanded shall be listed in the SWE SRS > 0,945, or the boat 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. See 15.1

3.3 No change of the rating certificate by the owner is allowed after 09.00 July 9th, 2021, unless prescribed by the Measurement Committee and Jury’s approval.

3.4 Eligible boats may enter by completing the entry form at GQSS website www.gqss.se

and see the start certificate.




4.1 The entry fee is SEK 1800 when paying April 30th, 2021 at the latest. May 1st until  June 30th, 2021 the fee is SEK 2200.

4.2 Entries and fees shall have been received by GQSS no later than June 30th, 2021. 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 Race office. See the accompanying form ¨Start certificate¨.

4.4 Registration shall be completed at the Race Office in the Tribune of Långedrag marina, Göteborg (N57°6683´ E11°8476´), not later than July 9th, 2021 at 18.00.

4.5 The GQSS will supply with mooring for all the competing boats from Friday July 9th, 2021 at 12.00 in Långedrag GKSS marina, Göteborg (N57°6683´ E11°8476´) until start. You will have your mooring place from the Race office.



5.1 Friday July 9th 12.00-16.00 Spot test measurement and inspection for registration in Långedrag marina, Göteborg (N57°6683´ E11°8476). All participating boats should be berthed at (N57°6683´ E11°8476). It is mandatory that at least one crew member is on board the boat.

19.00 Dinner at Seglarkrogen (at own cost).


Saturday July 10th 7.00 – 8.30 Breakfast at Seglarkrogen. Included in the fee for two persons, more can be added on the application form.

8.30 Opening Ceremony, Skippers briefing and weather forecast, also at Seglarkrogen. It is mandatory that at least one crew member, but as most two, participates at the skippers briefing.

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


Sunday July 11th ETA for the boats at Långedrag  (N57°6683´ E11°8476´).


Prize Giving Ceremony for GOR 2021 will take place on Thursday the 30th of September 19.00 in the city center of Gothenburg, in the restaurant John Scotts at Kungsportsavenyen.



6.1 Only one set of sails in accordance with the SWE SRS Regulations 2021 shall be used during the race.

6.2 Friday July 9th, all boats shall be at the disposal between 12.00 – 16.00 for security and measurement spot test control at Långedrag marina, Göteborg (N57°6683´ E11°8476). Your temporary mooring will be provided by the Race office when you arrive.

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.

  1. VENUE

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 boat. About 110 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. A special prize will be given to the best all female crew in both categories.



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 regatta.



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 Photographing for private purposes is allowed.



15.1 www.gqss.se/goteborgopensearace/

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

Uppdaterad: 05 FEB 2021 17:57 Skribent: Helena Carlgren
E-post: Adressen Gömd


  9-10 juli 2022







Göteborgs QSS - Segling
Carin Sjölander, Stapelbädden 9
41757 Göteborg

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

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