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Glandore Classic Regatta Programme & Notice of Race 2013

21st June 2013
Glandore Classic Regatta Programme & Notice of Race 2013


20th to 26th JULY 2013

Organising Authority

Glandore Harbour Yacht Club



1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing(RRS)

1.2 Handicapping will be under the KLR Formula (Klassiker Rennwert) for Classic Boats; ECHO for modern cruising boats and Portsmouth Yardstick for all dinghies and day sailing boats. Handicaps may be adjusted on a daily basis by the Race Committee as they deem necessary in the interests of all competitors.

1.3 The Irish Sailing Association Safety Regulations for day racing shall apply.


2.1 The Regatta will be a Category C event.

2.2 Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.


3.1 The regatta is open to all 'classic' sailing yachts and dinghies, and modern cruising yachts.

3.2 Eligible boats may enter by completing the Entry Form available online at: together with the required fee which can be paid by PayPal or on registration in the Regatta Office.

3.3 Yachts that are in possession of a Rating Certificate of any type shall submit these Certificates upon registration.

3.4 All competitors shall comply with the ISA or their own National Governing Authority eligibility requirements.


4.1 Required fees are as follows:

4.2 Race Entry Fees

40ft. LOA and above €100

30ft. to 39ft. LOA €85

20ft to 29ft €75

Up to 19ft & Workboats €45

4.3 Non Racing Entry Fees

Parade of Sail only €20

Crane In & 0ut €120


5.1 Registration: Saturday, July 20th, 2013, from 10.00hrs to 20.00hrs

All skippers must sign the Registration Form in the Regatta Office

5.2 Skipper's Briefing: Sunday, July 20th, 2013 at 10.30hrs

5.3 Racing for all classes:

Saturday, July 20th, 2013 none – crane in

Sunday, July 21st, 2013 none - Parade of Sail (PM)

Monday, July 22nd, 2013 Harbour & Offshore Racing

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 Fastnet Race

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 Cruise/Race to Castletownshend

Thursday July 25th, 2013 Harbour & Offshore Racing

Friday July 26th, 2013 Harbour & Offshore Racing

5.4 There will be not more than 2 races per day for all harbour classes, except Friday when there will be 1 race.
On Sunday July 21st, there will be the Parade of Sail.
On Wednesday July 24th, the cruise/race to Castletownshend will take place.

5.5 The Warning Signal for the first race each day will be 12.30hrs.
Warning Signal times for the Fastnet, other offshore races and cruise/race to Castletownshend will be posted not later that 1800hrs on the day before the event.


6.1 The Sailing Instructions will be available to boats on completion of registration requirements on Saturday, July 20th, 2013.


7.1 The Regatta will be sailed in the waters of Glandore Harbour and Glandore Bay, approximately between Galley Head and Toe Head and to Fastnet Rock, Co Cork, Ireland.


8.1 The courses to be sailed by classic yachts & modern cruising boats may include marks inside and outside Glandore Harbour.

8.2 The Sailing Instructions will include the details of courses to be sailed by all classes.


9.1 The Parade of Sail will be at approximately 1500hrs hours on Sunday July 21st and will be sailed around marks within the harbour.

9.2 Directions for the Parade of Sail will be attached to the Sailing Instructions.

9.3 The Parade of Sail is treated as a 'race' for scoring purposes. All boats participating will be scored point's equivalent to 1st place. These points cannot be used in tie breaks and boats failing to participate shall be scored 'Did Not Start'. The parade of sail cannot be used as a discard in scoring.


10.1 The Scoring Penalty, rule 44.3, will apply to all classes except dinghies. The penalty will be 20%, rounded up to next whole number, of the total entries for the boats class added to the boats finishing score.

10.2 All boats, except dinghies, shall carry a yellow flag to signal acceptance of a scoring penalty.

10.3 For the dinghy classes, rule 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by One-Turn Penalty.


11.1 (a)When fewer than 5 races have been completed, a boat's series score will be the total of her race scores.

(b) When 5 races have been completed, a boat's series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.

(c) When 8 or more races have been completed, a boat's series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her two worst scores.


12.1 Visitor moorings are available in Glandore Harbour, a number of club moorings will be assigned to visiting fleets, and cruising vessels should be prepared to lie to their own ground tackle.

12.2 A water taxi will available for the duration of the regatta before and after racing and to schedule at other times.


13.1 Keelboats shall not be hauled out during the regatta except with and according to the terms of prior written permission of the race committee.

13.2 Lift in and Lift out will take place at Union Hall Pier. Lift in Lift out time will be posted closer to the regatta date.

13.3 Cost of lift-in and lift-out is not included in entry fee.


14.1 Prizes will be awarded in all classes.

14.2 The Regatta Committee may operate a system which restricts the number of prizes awarded to any one competitor.


15.1 Glandore Harbour Yacht Club, members thereof, and any event Sponsor, are providing this series of races only on the understanding that the Club, its members, or the Sponsors, or its representatives, bear no responsibility whatsoever for any loss, damage or injury to any boat or person howsoever arising, directly or indirectly by any accident or wrongful or negligent act, default or omission of any person during the event.

15.2 It is the sole and exclusive responsibility of each owner or owners' representative to decide whether or not to start or continue to race.

15.3 Owners/Skippers shall acknowledge their responsibility on the Entry Form & Registration Form and draw the attention of their crew and associates to this disclaimer. Owners, skippers, helms and crew shall ensure that they are adequately insured against any claim against them, arising out of their participation in this event.


16.1 For further information and contacts check the Glandore Classic Regatta website at: or

Or use the links below

Diarmuid O'Donovan—Commodore Glandore Harbour Yacht Club

John Dowling—Vice Commodore Glandore Yacht Club & Classic Regatta Chairman

Bill Sandberg—Principal Race Officer

2013 CH Marine Glandore Classic Regatta Programme



July 15th t0 July 20th

Arrival of Boats

Friday 19th July

Launch of Bantry Long-boats and Race

Saturday 20th July LW 09:42 (1.0) HW 15:48 (3.6)

Crane in

Bantry Long Boats Race . Sack Transfer. Captain's Gig

Official Opening in the square

Sponsors Reception in the new Club House

Jimmy Crowley & Stokers Lodge in Concert in Glandore Church

Sunday 21st July LW 10:43 (0.8) HW 16:45 (3.8)

Bantry Long-Boats Rowing Race

Parade of Sail

Music in the street with Two Time Polka (Sponsored by GLandore Inn)


Monday 22nd July LW 11:38 (0.6) HW 17:38 (4.0)

Harbour Racing

Offshore Racing

Sail & Oar/Day boat Island Picnic

RNLI Quiz in Casey's Bar

Tuesday 23rd July LW 12:28 (0.5) HW 18:27 (4.1)

Jolie Brise Cruise/Race to Fastnet Rock (20NM)

Harbour Racing

Sail & Oar Event

Classic Ladies Lunch in The Rectory

Wednesday 24th July LW 13:16 (0.5) HW 19:14 (4.1)

Harbour Racing

Offshore Racing

Cruise to Castletownsend

Gerald Butler, auther of "The Lightkeeper: A memoir" reading from his book in Hayes'Bar

Thursday 25th July LW 14:02 (0.5) HW 19:59 (4.0)

Harbour Racing

Offshore Racing

Sail & Oar event

Regatta Dinner in The Rectory

Friday 26th July LW 14:46 (0.6) HW 20:45 (3.9)


Sail & Oar event


Grand Prize Giving

Farewell Party

Welsh Male Voice Choir in Glandore Church

Saturday 27th July LW 15:31 (0.8) HW 21:31 (3.6)

Crane Out



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