Notice of race

XXXIII Viaporin Tuoppi on August 12th 2017

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 as class races. Other boats shall sail as pursuit races.

Eligible boats may enter by paying the entry fee first and then completing the electronic registration form found at english.viaporintuoppi.fi/registration  and sending it by August 7th 2017 at 4 pm. Electronic registration will be open on Saturday, 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 Saturday, July 15th: entry fee 65 €
  • Registration no later than Monday, July 31st: entry fee 75 €
  • Registration no later than Monday, August 7th: entry  fee 85 €

Late entry fee after Monday, August 7th is  110 €.

4. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The sailing instructions will be available on Friday, August 11th 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 12th (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
www.viaporintuoppi.fi/en/venue shows the location of the regatta harbour and the racing area. The venue may change due to circumstances. The new venue will be published on the same website.

6. 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.

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

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