COMPETITOR ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 1 – Entry Deadline September 15 & the items required to complete your entry

COMPETITOR ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 1 – Melges 24 World Championship 2019 –  Posted 09/09/2019

See the announcement in YachtScoring Notice Board

Dear Melges 24 Teams:

We are really looking forward to welcoming you in Villasimius for the Melges 24 World Championship on October 5-12. The Melges 24 Worlds is event #5 on the 2019 Melges 24 European Sailing Series and Act 5 on the Italian Melges24Tour.

As a registered competitor for the 2019 Melges 24 World Championship, carefully read the list below of very important items required to complete your entry:

ENTRY FEE

Please make sure you have paid your entry fee. If not, you can do so by logging into the Owner’s Corner here:
https://yachtscoring.com/ownerarea/owner_login.cfm Eligible boats may enter by completing online registration at YachtScoring together with the required fee by September 15th, 2019.

There are some special agreements with teams from US, UKR and CAN to pay entry fee at the venue – please confirm that to Ms Valentina Marrocu at sailing.villasimius@gmail.com

MEASUREMENT CERTIFICATES

Each Melges 24 shall produce a valid Measurement Certificate issued on the current owner’s name before the close of registration October 7, 2019. Documents may be submitted before registration to IM24CA Administrator Piret Salmistu via email at Piret@melges24.com.

INSURANCE

Per NOR Item No. 21, Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of 1.500.000 € per event or the equivalent. The boat owner or the representative of the boat shall sign a declaration to confirm this at the registration in Villasimius.

CLASS MEMBERSHIP

Class Membership is required for all Melges 24 Owners and Drivers (if not the Owner). Check the National Class Directory at IM4CA website regarding joining your respective National Class.

CORINTHIAN COMPETITION

Boats that qualify for the Corinthian division, need to make sure that all crew members are currently registered with the World Sailing Sailor Classification System as a valid Group 1 sailor by September 15, 2019. Read more about the Corinthian Division racing here.
Submit THE CORINTHIAN DECLARATION FORM by September 15.
NB! When submitting once, you will be able to edit this form later. The Corinthian Division status in YachtScoring entry system will be amended according to your submitted declarations by the organizers.

BOW NUMBERS

All Melges 24s racing at this event shall have class approved bow numbers according to the IM24CA Rules  Make sure your boat has permanent bow numbers. To order your bow numbers please send an email to  Piret@melges24.com.

MEASUREMENT PROCEDURE

The list of boats to be fully measured in Villasimius (about 20 boats) will be published after September 15th. Each team on the list will be contacted personally to create the schedule of measurement according to your travel plans.

OPTIONAL – WORLD SAILING SAILOR ID

Since the Melges 24 class has been included to the Star Sailors League, we encourage all sailors, not only Corinthians, to register their World Sailing Sailor ID , to be included to the SSL ranking.

Looking forward to see you all in Villasimius in one month!

Kind regards,
Mirco Babini – Regatta Coordinator, Marina di Villasimius
Piret Salmistu – IM24CA Administrator


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