Offshore Mediterranean regatta for cruising sailing yachts authorized by the Catalan, Valencian and Balearic Sailing Federations.
Nautical Club Skipper and Nautical Diffusion
Club Marítim Port Ginesta, Real Club Náutico Denia and Club de Vela Andratx at the start and Club Nàutic Sant Antoni de Portmany of Ibiza at the finish
It will be held during Easter, from Thursday April 9th to Sunday April 12st 2020. Departures April 9th
• BARCELONA version, CM Port Ginesta at 11 a.m.
• MALLORCA version, CV Port d’Andraxt at 12 midday
• DENIA version, RCN Denia at 2 p.m. For weather or security reasons, the race committee can delay or even advance the start of the race. In this case, the committee will notify it on the Official Notice Board (TOA) and at the mandatory Skippers’ meeting
CM PORT GINESTA Martes 7 de abril 11h – 19h. Formalización de inscripciones y entrega de la Bolsa del Capitán con camisetas y obsequios en 2ªplanta Restaurante Santos. Miércoles 8 de abril 11h – 19h. Formalización de inscripciones y entrega de la Bolsa del Capitán con camisetas y obsequios en 2ªplanta Restaurante Santos. 20.00 h. Reunión de Patrones. 21.00 h. Recepción de Bienvenida de las tripulaciones en el Restaurante Es Capità de Port Ginesta con catering y degustaciones varias. Jueves 9 de abril 8h - 9h. Entrega de registro de salida en 2ªplanta Restaurante Santos. 10:55 h. Señal de atención para la salida que se confirmará en la Reunión de Patrones.
RCN DENIA Miércoles 8 de abril 10h – 19:30 h. Formalización de inscripciones y entrega de la Bolsa del Capitán con camisetas y obsequios. 20h. Reunión de Patrones en el Club, en la 2ª planta. 21h. Recepción de Bienvenida a las tripulaciones en el Club con catering y degustaciones varias. Jueves 9 de abril 10h – 12h. Entrega hojas de salida en oficina de regatas. 13:55 h. Señal de atención para la salida que se confirmará en la Reunión de Patrones
CVP d’ANDRATX Miércoles 8 de abril 10h – 20 h. Formalización de inscripciones y entrega de la Bolsa del Capitán con camisetas y obsequios. 21.00 h. Recepción de Bienvenida a las tripulaciones en el CV Port d’Andraxt con catering y degustaciones varias. Jueves 9 de abril 9:00 h. Reunión de Patrones. 11:55 h. Señal de atención para la salida que se confirmará en la Reunión de Patrones.
SANT ANTONI DE PORTMANY, IBIZA. Jueves 9 de abril Apertura del Village de Bienvenida en el CN Sant Antoni de Ibiza, que permanecerá abierto las 24h. Viernes 10 de abril Río Ibiza, punto de encuentro de los Navegantes. Invitación gratuita a la Copa de Arribada para todas las tripulaciones. Sábado 11 de abril 12.00 h. Rueda de Prensa con los Vencedores de la regata, en el CN Sant Antoni. 20.00 h. Acto Oficial de Entrega de Trofeos y Gran Sorteo entre todos los participantes. A CONTINUACIÓN. Cena-Bufet y fiesta de clausura para todos los participantes de la Regata (Invitación imprescindible para acceder a la cena).
Domingo 12 de abril Regata costera de 10 millas aprox. frente a la Bahía de Sant Antoni de Portmany donde las tres flotas de La Ruta de la Sal podrán competir unidas en un mismo campo de regata 9:00h reunión de patrones* 11:25h Señal de atención* *Horarios por confirmar. Tras cruzar la línea de llegada, los barcos podrán poner rumbo directamente a sus puertos base. La entrega de trofeos se realizará en octubre, en el Salón Náutico Internacional de Barcelona.
*Horarios por confirmar. Tras cruzar la línea de llegada, los barcos podrán poner rumbo directamente a sus puertos base. La entrega de trofeos se realizará en octubre, en el Salón Náutico Internacional de Barcelo
World Sailing regatta rules, RI measurement rules (RANC), Technical Cruise Regulations 2019 of the Spanish Sailing Federation (2019 Sailing cruiser technical rules) and its appendixes, MOCRA (for multihulls) and World Sailing safety rules and the following Race Instructions, which may modify each of the aforementioned points.
Participating sailing boats must comply with World Sailing Eligibility code, Regulation 19
ALPHA: Boats designed from January 1st, 2005
BRAVO: Boats designed between January 1st, 1992 and December 31, 2004
CHARLIE: Boats designed before December 31, 1991
DELTA: Multi-hull cruisers
GOLF: Boats crewed by two persons.
ALINA: Fully crewed boats in which at least 50% of the crew, including the Skipper, are women.
TRAINING: Charter boats with professional Skipper or with demonstrated experience
MINI-SAL ESTE: Shortened course: direct course from Denia to Sant Antonio. For crews who wish to take their first steps in off-shore racing.
HANSE: Sailing boats of this German yacht builder that will compete in the BARCELONA version These yachts will also compete in the corresponding category, according to boat’s design year and crew type.
A minimum of six boats is required to form a category. If a certain category cannot be formed, the corresponding boats will be included in another category, according to its design year and/or its LOA, to discretion of the Race Committee.
To enroll the boat in any of the following categories: Bravo or Charlie, the boat must have been specifically designed as a cruiser. Old race prototypes built in fiberglass or aluminium are explicitly excluded and will be included in the Alfa category.
Boats in Charlie category that have not preserved their original design or riggings will be included in the Bravo category. The owners of the boats must notify the Race Committee prior to the start of the race.
It is the owner’s obligation to make sure the boat is registered in the right category and confirm it with the Race Committee. The time limit for owners to ask for a category change is 72 hours prior to the start of the race.
Any error made by the owner in the registration form will lead to the change to the right category after the starting signal is given and will carry a 6-hour penalty applied to the yacht’s elapsed time.
Depending on the number of participating yac hts in each category, the Race Committee can subdivide them into different Classes according to boat design year or length (LOA).
Minimum length is 8m. Exceptionally and at the Race Committee’s discretion, boats between 6.50 and 8m LOA may be accepted.
Advanced registration to the race, which can be done by filling in the form on the website, is free of charge and allows to receive all the information on the race through the email contact provided, however it does not book a place in the race. A registration will be considered processed only on receipt of confirmation of payment.
A maximum of 200 yachts can participate in the race. In the port of arrival Club Nautic Sant Antoni and Ports IB put at the disposal of the regatta a maximum of 160 moorings and 40 buoys. Assignment of berths will be made by strict registration order. To establish the order of registration the organization will use the fee’s payment date.
The registration period, which starts on October 10, 2019, will end on March 25th 2020 or when the maximum quota is reached. The Race Committee shall reserve the right to accept registrations after the specified date applying a 30% surcharge.
YOU CAN SUBSCRIBE HERE: https://larutadelasal.com/hoja-de-inscripcion/
When the number of crew members is higher t han the one shown in the table a 25€ increase will be applied to the registration fee for each additional crew member.
Registration fee includes: one week mooring rights prior the start of the race in each of the departure’s Clubs and one week mooring rights in Es Nautic de Sant Antoni after the arrival, the Welcome Receptions hosted by the organization at the departure Clubs, the welcome drink on the terraces of Rio Ibiza, the Buffet Dinner after the Award Ceremony in Ibiza, as well as the commemorative shirts for all crew members and activities scheduled in Events Program.
A/- Boats registered in the name of a company: +20%
B/- Boats sponsored by small and medium sized companies: +50% C/- Boasts sponsored by multinationals or financial entities: +100% C/- Boasts sponsored by multinationals or financial entities: +100%
10% discount on the registration fee will be applied to yachts whose skippers prove their membership to: CM Port Ginesta, RCN Denia, CN Sant Antoni de Portmany, CN Ibiza, CN Santa Eulàlia or CV Puerto de Andratx. Discounts are non-cumulative.
Registration is mandatory. You must first fill in the form on the website of the regatta http://www.larutadelasal.com/hoja-de-inscripcion
Once the form has been filled the boat will be considered as pre-registered and any news and information on the regatta will be sent to you at the email address you provided.
You must later pay the relevant registration fee by bank transfer. The registration will be considered processed only on receipt of confirmation of payment.
BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER TO PAY REGISTRATION FEE Difusión Náutica, S.L. IBAN ES 55 0075 0002 2205 0511 1682 BIC CODE: POPUESMM IMPORTANT: Please write the name of your boat and “RDLS” in the description field, to show it is for La Ruta De La Sal, + ”IS” if you are registering for the Inshore race in Sant Antoni
You must send the following documents:
1.- Navigation certificate for boats with Spanish flag. Boats with foreign flag shall present the navigation certificate of their own country. 2.- The boat’s Insurance policy and valid RECEIPT for civil liability towards third parties. 3.- MMSI Radio beacon number 4.- 2019 annual RI handicap certificate or one valid exclusively for this race. Request it at the Real Asociación Nacional de Cruseros (Sailing Cruisers National Royal Association): email@example.com – telf. +34 93 451 72 88. 5.- Sailing Federation Licence.
Each crew member shall submit either a yearly licence or one valid exclusively for this race. You can request it from your own club or from your own sailing federation. The Race Committee reserves the right to refuse applications.
Cancellation Refunds: Until March 5th, 2020 the registration fee will be refunded minus a 15% to cover expenses. Between March 5th and March 26th, a 50% refund of the registration fee will be given. Starting from March 26th NO refunds will be given.
Overall Corrected Time Rankings for each version of La Ruta de la Sal following the instructions of point CORRECTED TIME.
The DELTA (multi-hulls) category will not be part of these Overall Rankings due to the fact that multi-hulls’ Measurement Certificate is not compatible with that of mono-hulls. Also the MINI-SAL category will be excluded from this Overall Rankings due to the fact that it follows another course.
All participating yachts must comply with World Sailing Safety Regulations. (category 3). Additionally, they must be equipped with a radio beacon, life raft, VHF (LSD) radio with a 25’NM minimum reach, inboard engine and security and safety equipment as demanded by Maritime Authorities.
Participating yachts with Spanish flag must have the corresponding navigation certificate.
BARCELONA version: navigation zone 2
DENIA and MALLORCA version: navigation zone 3
It will be responsibility of the owner of the boat, or of the person responsible for the boat, to comply with the navigation, certification and safety rules applicable to recreational boats.
For Weather or Security Reasons, the Race Committee can delay the start of the race up to maximum 48 hours, or bring it forward maximum 12 hours. In this case, the race Committee will notify participants at the provided e-mail or at the mandatory Skippers’ Meeting. This decision is final and may not be appealed. Due to continued bad Weather conditions or for Security reasons, the Race Committee can cancel the race.
The conditions of maritime safety, navigation and human life at sea, set by Real Decreto 62/2008, are applicable to nautical sports competitions.
Before starting the competition, participants are reminded that only boats that comply with the requirements to navigate in the waters in which the event is taking place will be able to compete and only if their skippers have all the required certifications to conduct them.
With sufficient notice, before the start of the competition, participants must provide details of their insurance coverage, including risks covered and liability limits in compliance with the Notice of Race, and the specific coverage for taking part in nautical sports competitions.
Participating yachts are provided with free berths in Marina Port Ginesta, RCN Denia and CV Andratx from Thursday April 11th to Thursday 18th, day of the start of the race. Likewise, they will be provided with free berths in the CN Sant Antoni from the day of arrival until April 27th.
If you wish to stay at CN Sant Antoni beyond Monday April 22nd you must notify the Welcome Committee of La Ruta de La Sal when you turn in the Course and Arrival Form and fill in the corresponding registration form.
You might have to moor your boat alongside another boat both in the departure and arrival ports.
The Club Nautic Sant Antoni and Ports IB put at the disposal of the regatta a maximum of 160 moorings and 40 buoys. Assignment of births will be made by strict registration order. To establish the order of registration the organization will use the fee’s payment date. First the 160 moorings will be assigned. The following 40 vessels that confirm registration through payment will be assigned to the buoys, until the maximum quota is exhausted.
The organization will make available to the crews moored in buoys a taxi-boats service operating 24 hours, to embark and disembark during the stay in the buoys of Sant Antoni, until a berth in the harbour is not available.
The Organization has the right to provide both the departure and the arrival clubs with all the information they may request about participating yachts to guarantee a successful monitoring of the race.
The Winners of La Ruta de La Sal will be the first yachts in the Overall Corrected Time Ranking in each Version. A trophy will be awarded to each group (category or class) that has been formed, depending on the number of boats enrolled in each. It will be specified in the Race Instructions. A trophy will also be awarded to the elapsed time winner in each version. A trophy will also be awarded to the winners of the Clubs ranking
The Award Ceremony will take place in Sant Antoni de Portmany Saturday April 20 2019, in the evening. Following the ceremony, the Buffet-Dinner and the Ruta de la Sal Party will be held.
Club Náutico Skipper and Difusión Náutica, as Organizing Bodies, reserve the right to amend this Notice of Race.
In the event of a conflict between this Notice of Race and the Race Instructions, the latter will prevail.
Difusión Náutica and Club Náutico Skipper, as Organizing Bodies, CM Port Ginesta, RCN Denia, CV Andratx and CN Sant Antoni de Portmany, as cooperating bodies, as well as other institutions, bodies and companies that sponsor and collaborate in the event, take no responsibility for accidents or incidents that c ould occur before, during and after the Race, nor for changes in the schedule due to the weather conditions.
Participants in all versions of La Ruta de la Sal will not throw any waste or rubbish into the sea during the race. The Protest Committee will be in charge of deciding the penalty applicable to yachts that do not comply with this rule, which may include disqualification from the race.
The Organization of La Ruta de la Sal respects the environment and does everything in its power to protect it.
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