Notices and Safety

Fremantle to Bali 2017.

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The Notice of Race and Rally for the event are available below:
Fremantle to Bali Notice of Race
Fremantle to Bali Notice of Rally

 

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The 2017 Fremantle to Bali Ocean Classic Yacht Race will require all competing yachts and their crew to comply with the safety standards and compliance as detailed in the Notice of Race (NOR).  As stated in the NOR the race will be governed by:

(a) The rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing.
(b) The IRC Rules Parts 1, 2 and 3 as amended.
(c) The Prescriptions and Special Regulations of Yachting Australia.
(d) Safety Categories: Bali Race – Category 1;
(e) The Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions. When conflict occurs between the Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions, the rules of the Sailing Instructions shall prevail (Changes rule 63.7).

Yacht Entries

As detailed in the NOR entries shall be made online at www.fsc.com.au in the format supplied by the Organising Authority, with the following items attached:
(a) Entry fee(s) (Notice of Race 6)
(b) Audited Special Regulations Form for Category 1 (Racing)
(c) Life Raft Inspection Certificate(s)
(d) Record of satisfactory contact with approved stations) and/or proof of Sat phone in working order
(e) 406 EPIRB Certificate(s)
(f) Documentation required to obtain CAIT and clearances for Indonesia
(g) Verification of stability (Notice of Race Appendix A)
(h) Verification of construction requirements

Qualifying Race or Ocean Passage

As detailed in the NOR a boat in either race division shall substantially complete a qualifying race of not less than 200 nautical miles not more than nine months before the start of the race, OR
A boat may, with the prior approval of the Organising Authority (to be sought in writing), obtain dispensation from the requirement to substantially complete a qualifying race by completing a non-stop ocean passage of not less than 36 hours, not more than six months before the start of the race.

The skipper and at least 50% of the crew that will crew the boat in the Bali Race must be on board during the qualifying race or passage.

The above information is supplied for general purposes only.  All compliance, racing, safety requirements and conditions of entry are as stated in the Notice of Race for the event.

The 2017 Fremantle to Bali Ocean Classic Rally will require all competing yachts and their crew to comply with the safety standards and compliances as detailed in the Notice of Rally. The following extracts from the Notice of Rally for the event are provided for convenience only:

General

Due to Changes in Indonesian CAIT Regulations, all Rally boats must now carry AIS set up to send and receive. Which will be set up to operate for the entire journey.

(b) The safety requirements for the Rally shall be the FSC Cruising Safety Recommendations (the Green Book) version 4.1 including Appendix A “Ocean sailing” , as modified by any requirements listed in this Notice of Rally or its corresponding Sailing Instructions.

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FSC Cruising Safety Recommendations (the Green Book) version 4.1 including Appendix A ‘Ocean’ sailing. Section 2.1 General Requirements – boats shall:

(a) be either a monohull or multihull and comply FSC Green book
(b) have an overall length (LOA) not less than 9 meters;
(c) comply with requirement as listed in Appendix A of this Notice of Rally; and
(d) have a crew that satisfies the requirements of Notice of Rally 2.5.

2.2 Insurance- As detailed in the Notice of Rally

2.3 Safety Audit- As detailed in the Notice of Rally

2.4. Qualifying Ocean Passage – As following and as detailed in the Notice of Rally

2.4.1     A boat in the Rally division shall complete a qualifying passage of not less than 200 nautical miles not more than six months before the start of the rally.
2.4.2     The skipper and at least 50% of the crew that will crew the boat in the Bali Rally must be on board during the qualifying passage.
2.4.3     Dispensation from the requirements of this paragraph 2.4 may be requested in writing to the Organising Authority.

The above information is supplied for general purposes only.  All compliance, racing, safety requirements and conditions of entry are as stated in the Notice of Rally for the event.