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Boutique Hotel Su Sergenti

Via Matteotti 15, Villasimius
Tel (+39) 070.792001
www.hotelsusergenti.com
mail@hotelsusergenti.com

Double Room – Euro 80,00 per day per room in bed and breakfast
Double room use single – Euro 65,00 per day per room in bed and breakfast
Half-Board supplement euro 35,00 per person per day

Hotel Xenia

Via Raffaello snc, Villasimius
Tel. +39 070 791720 +39 349 3565571
www.hotelxeniavillasimius.com
info@hotelxeniavillasimius.com

Single room € 40,00 per day
Double room € 65,00 per day
3-beds room € 85,00 per day

Le Bouganville

Via Mar Adriatico 4, Villasimius
Tel. +39 070792817
www.lebouganville.it
info@lebouganville.it

Bilocali € 550 per week

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

Checklist to Complete

Here’s the check list for those registered and not registered yet:
  • Registration of the Pre-Worlds, Italian Melges24Tour Act 4 – Click here
  • The second Early Bird Entry Fee deadline for the Worlds is August 31 – Read more
  • Class Membership is required for all Melges 24 Owners and Drivers (if not the Owner). Check the National Class Directory regarding joining your respective National Class.
  • 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 here.
    NB! When submitting once, you will be able to edit it later. The Corinthian Division status in YachtScoring entry system will be amended according to your submitted declarations.
  • Make sure your boat has a Measurement Certificate issued on the current owner’s name. Each Melges 24 shall produce a valid measurement certificate 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
  • Make sure your boat has permanent bow numbers as per Class Rules.
  • 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 ID to be included to the SSL ranking.

The Second Early Bird Entry Fee deadline is August 31st

Take advantage of it registering and paying your entry fee now – almost 60 boats have signed up already! ENTRY LIST

Payment untl July 31st, 2019 will be €. 750,00 (entry fee)
Payment from August 1st to August 31st, 2019 will be €. 850,00 (1st late surcharge)
Payment from September 1st to September 15th, 2019 will be €. 950,00 (2nd late surcharge)

Payments will be sent by bank transfer entering in the transfer description: Event name and the competing boat’s sail number with national letters. ie. Melges 24 Worlds 2019 ITA 000.

Account Holder Name: LEGA NAVALE ITALIANA VILLASIMIUS
Account: 000070678661 IBAN: IT04Y0101544061000070678661
SWIFT/BIC code: BPMOIT22
Bank Name: BANCO DI SARDEGNA S.P.A.
Bank Address: BANCO DI SARDEGNA S.P.A., 09049 VILLASIMIUS (SU)

Credit card or cash payment during the final registration for late entries. 

Notice of Race and Entry in Yacht Scoring

Register also for the Pre-Worlds / Italian Melges24Tour Act 4 at the same venue on September 20-22. ENTER HERE

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Early Bird Entry Fee Deadline Is July 31st!

Dear Melges 24 sailors and owners! Melges 24 World Championship 2019 in Villasimius, Sardinia is approaching and these are the last days for the “Early Bird Entry Fee” until July 31st. Take advantage of it and register now – more than 40 boats have signed up already!

Payment untl July 31st, 2019 will be €. 750,00 (entry fee) 
Payment from August 1st to August 31st, 2019 will be €. 850,00 (1st late surcharge) 
Payment from September 1st to September 15th, 2019 will be €. 950,00 (2nd late surcharge)

Payments will be sent by bank transfer entering in the transfer description: Event name and the competing boat’s sail number with national letters. ie. Melges 24 Worlds 2019 ITA 000.

Account Holder Name: LEGA NAVALE ITALIANA VILLASIMIUS 
Account: 000070678661 IBAN: IT04Y0101544061000070678661 
SWIFT/BIC code: BPMOIT22 
Bank Name: BANCO DI SARDEGNA S.P.A. 
Bank Address: BANCO DI SARDEGNA S.P.A., 09049 VILLASIMIUS (SU)

Credit card or cash payment during the final registration for late entries. 

Notice of Race and Entry in Yacht Scoring

Register also for the Pre-Worlds / Italian Melges24Tour Act 4 at the same venue on September 20-22. ENTER HERE

Storage in Villasimius

For the teams who want to bring their boat with the trailer to Villasimius after Melges 24 Scarlino event in July, please send an email to Mirco Babini at sailing.villasimius@gmail.com

Price – 200€ per boat on trailer; if there is also a car/van, please add 200€ > in total 400€ PAID PERIOD is JULY and AUGUST due to the high season.

Price example: trailer and boat from July 25th until September 15th > FIXED FEE = 200€

Between the Pre-Worlds and the Worlds parking is free of charge for all teams in Villasimius.

More about the services in Marina di Villasimius

With Moby and Tirrenia to Sardinia

Moby and Tirrenia will grant Melges 24 teams with 50% discount on the ferry lines – Genova & Livorno to Olbia; Civitavecchia & Sicily to Cagliari.

The Melges 24 Italian Class together with Marina di Villasimius and Melges Europe made agreements with the major local ferry companies to grant all the participants to reach Sardinia at convenient and discounted fares: 

“All the crews registered to the Worlds will benefit from 50% discounted tickets to reach Sardinia from the Italian mainland. The companies that are supporting us in this way are Moby and Tirrenia, which we have to thank deeply.” 

Andrea Racchelli, President, Italian Melges 24 Class Association

After registering your entry at YachtScoring, a voucher will be sent to each team from Melges Europe (info@melgeseurope.com) so that you can make your booking in Moby or Tirrenia.

The dates when the discount will be valid, are the following:
PRE- WORLDS on September 20-22

WAY TO Sardinia – September 5-20, 2019
from Livorno to Olbia
from Genova to Olbia (only Tirrenia ferries: h.09.01/h.20.30/h.21.31)
from Genova to Porto Torres
from Civitavecchia & Napoli to Cagliari

WAY BACK from Sardinia – September 22-26, 2019
from Olbia to Livorno
from Olbia to Genova (only Tirrenia ferries: h.09.01/h.20.30/h.21.31)
from Porto Torres to Genova
from Cagliari to Napoli and Civitavecchia

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP on October 5-12

WAY TO Sardinia – September 23 to October 8
from Livorno to Olbia
from Genova to Olbia (only Tirrenia ferries: h.09.01/h.20.30/h.21.31)
from Genova to Porto Torres
from Civitavecchia and Napoli to Cagliari

WAY BACK from Sardinia- October 12-20
from Olbia to Livorno
from Olbia to Genova (only Tirrenia ferries: h.09.01/h.20.30/h.21.31)
from Porto Torres to Genova
from Cagliari to Napoli and Civitavecchia

Work in Progress in Villasimius to Deliver an Unforgettable Event – Notice of Race Published

With the two events of the Melges World League having been hosted in March and April, the first rehearsals for the 2019 Melges 24 World Championship has taken place in awesome springy conditions, with turquoise waters, sunny days and constant sea breezes in the lovely race course of Villasimius (Sardinia, Italy).  

Marina di Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy - photo © Zerogradinord
Marina di Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy – photo © Zerogradinord

The 2019 Melges 24 World Championship will be hosted in the Sardinian harbor of Villasimius this October, from the 5th to the 12th. A pre-Worlds event will be organized in the same location from September 20th to 22nd, so that all the crews can have the possibility to test the race course before the top event of the season. The Melges 24 World Championship will by organized by the Marina di Villasimius and Lega Navale Italiana – Sez. Villasimius in cooperation with the Italian Melges 24 Class and International Melges 24 Class Association

Jens Wathne, IM24CA Chairman, has great expectations for the 2019 Melges 24 World Championship: “The upcoming Worlds in Villasimus, in the province of Cagliari, Sardinia, will be a fantastic event. It will still be warm, with turquoise sea and pleasant breezes. It will be a fantastic Mediterranean frame around this event and the Italian Nation Class is doing great work to prepare this event for the best Melges 24 teams to battle it out. Teams from North America, from all over Europe and elsewhere on the globe are preparing for this event. Logistics is almost perfect: after the Pre-Worlds, storage for the boats in between the events is taken care of too. Keep looking for news on that and I hope to see you there!”.

Federico Michetti, President of the Melges Europe, stated he feels sure that Marina di Villasimius will help delivering a great event, both on the water and ashore. “We have started to work on the project and all is running properly at this stage. I’m sure all sailors will appreciate the venue and the services dedicated to Melges 24 crews.”

“Someone is already training in Villasimius… hungry for victory!” commented the Director of Marina di Villasimius, Amedeo Ferrigno

GC32 VILLASIMIUS CUP 2019
GC32 VILLASIMIUS CUP 2019

“So proud to have in Villasimius such a great event!” said the Regatta Chair of the Worlds, Mirco Babini“The team from Lega Navale of Villasimius will do their best to make another historical world championship for the Melges 24 Class. We’re working already to prepare everything for the sailors and the team on water and ashore. We are looking forward to have an amazing fleet here and have the competition in one of the most beautiful bays of Sardinia!”

The Melges 24 Italian Class together with Marina di Villasimius and Melges Europe made agreements with the major local ferry companies to grant all the participants to reach Sardinia at convenient and discounted fares: “All the crews registered to the Worlds will benefit from 50% discounted tickets to reach Sardinia from the Italian mainland. The companies that are supporting us in this way are Moby and Tirrenia, which we have to thank deeply,” commented the President of Italian Melges 24 Class, Andrea Racchelli. 

The Melges 24 World Championship 2019 is also final event both for the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2019 as well for the Italian Melges24Tour 2019.  

In the meanwhile, the Notice of Race has been published and entry is open at YachtScoring

Reigning Melges 24 World Champion – Altea Racchelli’s Altea surfing the waves in Victoria, BC, Canada at the Melges 24 Worlds in May 2018
Photo (c) IM24CA/Zerogradinord

Pre-Worlds

A pre-Worlds event will be organized in the same location from September 20th to 22nd, so that all the crews can have the possibility to test the race course before the top event of the season.

Registration and Notice Board in Yacht Scoring

Reigning Melges 24 World Champion - Altea Racchelli's Altea surfing the waves in Victoria, BC, Canada at the Melges 24 Worlds in May 2018 - Photo (c) IM24CA/Zerogradinord
Reigning Melges 24 World Champion – Altea Racchelli’s Altea surfing the waves in Victoria, BC, Canada at the Melges 24 Worlds in May 2018 – Photo (c) IM24CA/Zerogradinord