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14-19 August 2011

Dun Laoghaire Harbour extending into Dublin Bay

Registration & Measurement will take place on Sunday 14 August, with Racing on Monday – Friday, 15-19 August. Racing will take place in Dublin Bay.  It offers a number of Race Areas, easily accessible from the National Yacht Club which is situated within Dun Laoghaire Harbour.

Event Documents

The Notice Of Race is available here. Notice Of Race An amendment has been added to the Notice Of Race. Topper NOR Worlds 2011 Amendment no1 Sailing Instructions are now available. 2011 Topper Worlds SIs . International Class Rules remain unchanged since last revised (2005). Sail Numbers.  Position  and size of Letters and Numbers on Sail Championship Numbers. Position  and size of Championship Numbers on Sail National Letters. Competitors are reminded that their sail should carry National Letters (eg IRL, GBR, KOR, GER) in line with Class rules. A sample Measurement Form can be viewed here. See below for further details about measurement. Tidal Streams in Dublin Bay Local Tide Table for Dun Laoghaire 14-19 August 2011

Competitors handbook

For full information about the Club, Events & Schedule for the week, please see the Competitors Handbook, which will be given to each competitor at Registration.

Arrival, Boat Delivery, RIB Launching & Trailer Parking

All details about Arrival, Topper Delivery, RIB Launching, and RIB & Road Trailer Storage can be found by clicking Revised Boat Arrival A detailed Map is show in this document.

Registration

Registration will take place at the Regatta office at the Plaza, 400m west of the National Yacht Club, near the Ferry Terminal building, on Sunday 14 August 0900-1800.

Measurement

All Boats must conform to International Class Rules regarding Measurement. Measurement will take place on Sunday 14 August, 0900-1800 on the Platform at the National Yacht Club. A useful Guide to Measurement has been prepared by the International Class, which should be read by sailors prior to the Event, to ensure their boat fulfils the Regulations. A sample of the Measurers Form is also available, to allow sailors know, in advance, what will be measured. Sail numbers and National Letters should be positioned correctly, and instructions can be viewed by clicking here, Topper Sail Numbers. Championship numbers will be required. The number will have been allocated by your National Organisation, in order to make your on-line entry. This number shall be displayed on the sail, in accordance with Class rules. Click Championship Numbers for instructions about size and position of (white) Championship Numbers.

Event Entry

On-line entry is now closed through Sailracer. Early Bird entry to avoid late entry fee was extended to 1 August. Entry after that date will only be by application to the Organising Committee. Sovereign Ski Topper Worlds 2011 Entry on-line A list of those who have entered is available here. Please note, entries may not appear on this list immediately,  as there may be a delay in payment card clearance.

Siblings

The second, and subsequent, sibling will be entitled to a reduced entry fee of 195 euro. It will be necessary to pay the full entry fee at on-line entry, but a refund will be made at Registration.

Topper Charter

There are 2 categories of Topper available for charter; 1) New Toppers for charter through Viking Marine, our local Topper agent. These are brand-new. Charter price €425 without sail, €525 with sail. Price will include boat, trolley, cover, spar and foil bag. All top of the range Harken spec and with stainless steel gudgeon plate fitted. Please contact Ian O’Meara at Viking Marine, ian@vikingmarine.ie, Ph:+353-1-2806654. 2) Used National Yacht Club boats.  The NYC Club boats are older, and will be provided with spars and foils, and will charter for 150 euro (ex sail). The competitor will provide their own sail. If buying a new sail, this could possibly be sold afterwards on the Topper website or elsewhere if the sailor is not continuing with Topper sailing. If one wanted a good second hand sail, it is possible to put an ad in the “WANTED” section of the Topper website (contact our webmaster gjkane@yahoo.com if you wish to place an ad). Expressions of interest  for charter to mgtodnl@gmail.com. If you are chartering and have not already entered, you can do so using the sail number 0000, and advise the sail number at registration, or when the boat/sail number has been allocated to you, or via sailracer. You will also require a championship number to make your entry. If based in Ireland, this can be obtained by emailing peterdolan@comans.ie and giving the sailors details and sail number “0000 charter – number to be confirmed”. If from outside Ireland, please check with your national Topper association to obtain a national championship number.

Volunteers

As we are expecting a record number of sailors, volunteers may be required to assist on and off the water. If you would like to register your interest in volunteering, please complete the Volunteer Form and tick the relevant category(s). You will be contacted closer to the event, when volunteer roles will be allocated.

RIB Registration

All RIBs must register prior to the Event. If you are registering a sailor, you will have the opportunity of registering a RIB as part of the on-line entry process at Sovereign Ski Topper Worlds 2011 On-line Entry. If you wish to register a RIB separately, or if you wish to register your interest in volunteering in another capacity, please complete the Volunteer Form. RIBs will be identified by flags, as either Safety/Rescue, or Support/Spectator. Please come to the RIB Registration Desk on Sunday 14 August, to receive your RIB flag, which must be flown at all times while in the Race Area.

RIB Trailer & Dinghy Trailer Parking

There are facilities to park RIB trailers, and Dinghy Road Trailers for the duration of the event when they are not in use.  Boat Arrival. Please ensure Trailers are locked when not in use.
 
 
 
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