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LOUIS XIII CUP SAILING RACEVISUN ROYAL YACHT CLUB SANYA , OCT. 19 , 2012Schedule11:30 Introduction & Briefing12:00 Yachting Experience13:00 Launching Ceremony14:00 Sailing Practice 15:00 Sailing Race17:30 Back to the Marina19:00 Gala Dinner & Award Presentation
WELCOME ON BOARD!
12:00 12:05Welcoming Speech and Event Introduction12:05 12:15Sailing Basics12:15 12:25Racing Basics12:25 12:35Todays Race (Course Analysis + Recommendations)12:35 12:40Security and Conclusion12:40 13:00Boarding and Last Preparations13:00 14:00Yachting ExperienceRACE INTRODUCTION & BRIEF
SpinnakerMastMain sailJibBoomMain sheetWinchHullRudder Keel BASIC TERMS & PARTS OF A SAILING BOAT
A. In Irons (into the wind) 0
B. Close Hauled ~45
C. Beam Reach 90
D. Broad Reach ~135
E. Running 180WINDSAILING BASICSPOINT OF SAIL
TACKThe sailing boat is turned by passing the bow of the boat through the wind.CREW COMMANDS:Skipper: ready to tackThe crew check the sheets, secures the new working jib sheetand maintains tension on but uncleats the current working sheetCrew: readySkipper: TackingThe bow passes through the wind, as jib starts to luff, theleeward sheet is released and new working sheet is trimmed. Themainsail and boom will slowly switch sides as the boat turns.At the same time the crew have to move to the other side of theboat to keep the boat balanced.At the end of the turn the trim of the mainsail may need to beadjusted.1.STARBOARD TACK2.PASSING THROUGH THE EYE OF THE WIND3.PORT TACKWINDSAILING BASICSMANOEUVERS
the stern of the boat is passed through the wind, both the mainsail and the jib have to be adjusted. CREW COMMANDS Skipper: ready to Jibe The crew checks the sheets, secures the new working jib sheet and maintains tension on but uncleats the current working sheet Crew: ready Skipper: Jibing The crew begin to center the mainsail (important to prevent an uncontrolled forceful swing of the boom) Skipper slowly turn the boat as the mainsail being centered Once the stern passes through the wind, the mainsail is let out and the jibs sheet is released and new working sheet is trimmed. At the same time the crew have to move to the other side of the boat to keep the boat balanced. At the end of the turn the trim of the mainsail may need to be adjustedWIND1.PORT TACK3.STARBOARD TACK2.JIBESAILING BASICSMANOEUVERSJIBE
There are different regulations and rules for the many types of sail racing; depending on the type of boat, the type of course, of class and the type of competition. We will focus here on basic crossing rules that apply in most types of sail racing.
A boat on starboard tack sails with the wind blowing onto the starboard (right) side, and the mainsail on the port (left) side.A boat on port tack sails with the wind blowing onto the port (left) side, and the mainsail on the starboard (right) side.
Port / StarboardThis is the most common rule used while racing and overrides most other rules. A boat on Port tack shall give way to a boat on Starboard tack. You should always be aware of boats around you but especially when you are on port tack as you need to give way.
Windward VS Leeward
When two boats are on the same tack and overlapped, the windward boat is the boat that is closest to the wind. This boat must keep clear of all other boats to leeward. A common situation is when a boat is sailing downwind on a collision course with a boat on the same tack sailing upwind. The boat sailing downwind must give way to the boat sailing upwind.SAILING BASICS
Clear Ahead / Clear AsternWhen two boats are on the same tack and not overlapped, the boat clear astern must keep clear of the boat clear ahead. Basically if you are passing a boat on the same tack you should keep clear of them.Buoy RoomWhen two or more boats on the same tack are approaching a buoy, the boats on the outside shall give room to the boats on the inside to pass the mark. There are more complicated rules to this regarding the 2 boat lengths circle but we will not address them here.
For more info consult the RACING RULES OF SAILING (RRS) from the INTERNATIONAL SAILING FEDERATION (ISAF) - www.sailing.org/racingrules.phpSAILING BASICS
14:00 15:00Launching Ceremony and Boarding ( Free Island )15:00 16:00Sailing Training (Skippers on Each Boat)16:00 17:45Sailing Race ( Around East Island Rally )17:45 18:10Return to Marina and Disembarking19:00 21:00Gala Dinner and Award Presentation CeremonyTODAYS RACEPROGRAM
VISUN No.6 Sail No. :A- OCEANIS 40: Team Ice GreenVISUN No.14 Sail No. :B- OCEANIS 40: Team YellowVISUN No.15 Sail No. :C- OCEANIS 40: Team Acid BlueVISUN No.16 Sail No. :D- OCEANIS 40: Team GreenVISUN No.17 Sail No. :E- OCEANIS 40: Team RedVISUN No.10 Sail No. :F- OCEANIS 46: Team PinkVISUN No.11 Sail No. :G) - OCEANIS 46: Team PurpleVISUN No.19 Sail No. :H- OCEANIS 46: Team Khaki
RACE COMMITTEE BOAT LAGOON 440 CATAMARANThe race committee and judges are onboard this boat, organising start, finish andoverseeing the whole race
RACE SECURITY BOAT Montecarlo37 POWERBOAT: Security and safety stafffollowing racing boats in case of emergency and assisting race committee onvarious critical spots of the course (at buoys)TODAYS RACE
Around East Island Rally
* Start Line Between the Committee Boat and Mark No.1
* Racing Route : Start Mark No.2 Around East Island Finish
* Finish Line Between the Committee Boat and Mark No.3TODAYS RACE
Weather : CloudyWind :Current :Waves :
Analysis :TODAYS RACE
Before crossing the start line, the racing committee will inform you by using the following signals according to the time left before start.5 min = Warning class signal:1 sound + - 4 min = Preparatory signal:1 sound + - 1 min = Preparatory flag removed:1 long sound + Start = Class flag removed: 1 sound + Individual recall: 1 acoustic signalTotal recall: 2 acoustic signalsTODAYS RACE
IRC Rating Point System for Ranking CalculationsEach boat is given an IRC coefficient based on the boat specificities (sails, hull, mast). Scoring calculations are done by weighting racing time with this IRC coefficient. That means that the boat arriving first is not necessarily the winner, it will depend on its IRC rating. IRC Ratings of the boats:Oceanis 40: 1.011Oceanis 46: 1.037
Calculations and Deliberation Between End of Races and Gala DinnerAward Presentation Ceremony: Presentation of Results and Prize Giving at Gala Dinner
Put your life jacket on before boarding and wear it all the time at sea.
For your safety and for team efficiency, always respect the skippers instructions
Mind your head during the maneuvers onboard (swing of the boom)
Keep on the recommended position on board
Handle different elements of the boat (sheets, winchs,)
Improve team efficiency by focusing on and dedicating to the individual task given
Wear gloves, spray top and barefoot onboard.
SAFETY & CONCLUSION
We Wish Youa Happy Sailing Time,and Good Luck to All Teams!