No formal systematic class measurement will take place during Goldcup-17. ie this regatta is not part of the class measure program. But if specific missing sail measures is required, we will do whatever is possible to help you. As long as you remember your own responsibility for a class cerificate as stated in the Goldcup Statutes
Before regatta start we will visit and inspect boats and help you going through the equipment requirement on following specific subject:
We will selected by draw, check that electronic instrument shall not be connected in a way so electronic calculation of tides is possible, and that safety equipment (anchor lines, mooring/towing lines, pump and bucket and flotating devices is as required.
From the classrules some equipment may be controlled and you shall ensure following subject.
8.50 Devices for the measurement of depth, speed through water, heading, timing and devices making use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) are permitted, but it is prohibited for the instruments to correlate measured data for depth and speed through water to any other measured data.
11.10 The following equipment shall be on board while racing:
.1 A suitable anchor of not less than 12 kg. or alternatively a suitable anchor of not less than 6 kg together with chain attached to it making a total weight of not less than 12 kg.
.2 Not less than 25m of anchor rope. Material shall be synthetic of a diameter not less than 12mm or woven band of a width not less than 25mm of same breaking load. If chain is attached to the anchor rope, its length may be included.
.3 Two mooring lines with a total length of not less than 20 m and a diameter of not less than 12 mm.
.4 One manual bilge pump, permanently installed.
.5 A personal Flotation Device (PFD) with minimum buoyancy of 50 Newton shall be carried for each person on board.
.7 One rigid bucket min. capacity: 9 litre.
Boats rented will be offered by a draw. The draw will be made Saturday 11.00 in the regatta office according to the following principle: First the sailor/crew will be drawn and then the boat until all boats have been distributed.
If you are unable to attend the draw a representative of Kerteminde Sejlklub will do it on your behalf. The results will be announced on the notice board and we will also try to inform you personal.
Please observe that you need to pay 5000 DKK in cash as deposit. Once you get your boat it will be inspected and documented by a representative of Kerteminde Sejlklub/NFIA together with you.
You can make the necessary alterations to the boat as long as you bring it back to the condition you received it in.
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