IV. Choco Cup

Spartacus Sailing Club

Balatonföldvár, Hungary

21–23 June 2013


1. Place and Date

Balatonföldvár, Hungary, June 21–23 2013.

2. Rules

The regatta is governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing 2013–2016 (RRS), the OPTIMIST class rules, the Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions.

3. Advertising

Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organising committee.

4. Eligibility

Every participant should be member of his/her national association. Each yacht shall have a valid measurement certificate.

5. Entries

• Entries should be sent either by mail:

Spartacus Vitorlás Egylet,

H-8623 Balatonföldvár, Móló, Hungary

• or e-mail: spari@spartacus.hu

before June 15th, 2013 (post stamp). All entries must be personally confirmed in the Race Office (registration) not later than June 20th, 2013, 8:00 pm. The organisers may accept late entries with double entry fee.

The entry fee is EUR 60 payable in the Race Office upon registration.

6. Sailing Instructions

Sailing Instructions will be at the sailors disposal in the Race Office starting from 5 pm June 20th 2013.

7. Schedule of races

Nine (9) races scheduled if possible. The start of the first race is scheduled on June 21st, 2013 at 10 am. No warning signal will be made after 3 pm on the last day of the regatta.

8. Course

Optimists will sail the IODA Championship course.

9. Scoring

Low Point System according to Appendix A RRS will apply. Three (3) races required to be completed to constitute a series. When fewer than five (5) races have been completed, a boatʼs series score will be the total of her race scores. If 5 to 7 races are sailed, one discard, if 8 to 9 races, two discards will be allowed.

10. Racing area

Racing area will be on Lake Balaton near Balatonföldvár.

11. Prizes

• first three competitors overall

• first three girl competitors

• first three boys under 12 years

• first three girls under 12 years

12. Support boats

Every support boat needs registration on Lake Balaton and has to pay 130 €/ boat to the National Transport Authority. The balance of fees and the completed registration form shall be received on or before May 15, 2013.

Please send the registration form (see details below) to our e-mail address: spari@spartacus.hu

Support Boat Registration Form

1. Registration No:

2. Flag (nationality):

3. Owner’s Name:

4. Boat Type:

5. Serial No (Hull No, HIN):

6. Length x Beam:

7. Engine made by:

8. Engine Serial No:

9. Total Power (indicated) kW:

Please make payments to the following bank account:

Beneficiary: Spartacus VE

Beneficiary’s address: 8623 Balatonföldvár, Móló

Name of bank: RAIFFEISEN Bank Rt.

Bank address: H 1054 Budapest, Akadémia u. 6.

IBAN: HU47 1201 1265 0025 7080 0020 0006


The expiry of the registrations validity period is July 15, 2013.

(If you have paid already for a former regatta you don’t have to pay again.)

13. Insurance

Each participating boat, including support boats, shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of € 1.500.000 per event or the equivalent.

14. Information

For additional information about the event and accommodation please visit www.spartacus.hu

15. Jury

International Jury be composed in accordance with Appendix N RRS.