Notice of race

XXXV VIAPORIN TUOPPI  August 17th 2019
NOTICE OF RACE
Suomenlinnan Pursiseura (SuPS)
Suomenlinna, Helsinki
Finland

1. RULES
The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing

2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
The regatta is open to all wooden sailing boats. Classes with a minimum number of 3 boats shall sail without rating. Other boats shall sail under the rating.

Boats sailing under FINLYS-rating class must have valid FINLYS certification
(www.avomeripurjehtijat.com).

Eligible boats may enter by paying the entry fee first and then completing the electronic registration form found at www.viaporintuoppi.fi/en/registration and sending it by August 12th 2019 at 4 pm.

Electronic registration will be open on Monday, May 13th. There is no possibility for registration by telephone, neither by SMS.

3. FEES
The entry fee is to be paid to SuPS’s account IBAN: FI51 6601 0001 0199 67 SWIFT/BIC: AABAFI22. On the message field, write down the class of the boat, it’s sail sign, the boat’s name and the captain’s name.

The entry fee will be graded by date of registration as follows:
– Registration no later than Monday, July 15th: entry fee 70 €
– Registration no later than Monday, July 29th: entry fee 80 €
– Registration no later than Monday, August 12th: entry fee 90 €
Late entry fee after Monday, August 12th is 120 €.

The boats registred till Wednesday, August 14th, will be published in the printed starting order list. After that the starting list will be updated on www.viaporintuoppi.fi.

4. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The sailing instructions will be available on Friday, August 16th at the Suomenlinna ferry booth on the Helsinki Market Square (10 am to 4 pm), or in the evening and in the morning of August 17th (8 to 9 am) at the race office in SuPS dock in Suomenlinna.

Alternatively the instructions can be found on the Viaporin Tuoppi website, in which case the participant banner shall be picked up from the race office.

5. VENUE AND THE COURSE
The first start is on Saturday, August 17th at 9.30 and all boats not finished at 17.00 shall be scored DNF.

www.viaporintuoppi.fi/en/venue shows the location of the regatta harbour and the racing area. Please note the starting and finishing area has been changed since latest years.

6. PRIZES
The prize-giving ceremony will start at 19.30 in the harbour of SuPS.

7. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
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.

8. INSURANCE
Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance.

9. FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information please contact: by e-mail tuoppi@sups.fi or by phone Tarja Tervo, tel. +358 400 424 762