Rules Change – Submitted Proposals
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From: Luis Soubie
Summary: Commodere Hub E Isaack Trophy deed of gifts
Constitution By-Laws Class Rules
Deed of Gift Rules of Conduct NoR or SI Template
Objective : To have a standard schedule for the regatta
To guarantee an event where social agenda has its place
To try to avoid extreme schedules of many races together
To give more time to relocated teams for registration in stage 3 of the process
To guarantee rental boats giving the host double entry quota but not allowing to have relocated spots
Proposal (include current & proposed changed wording- changes to be shown in
4 Additional Entries:
a. top 3 skippers at previous:
Western Hemisphere & Orient Championship
b. Women’s World Champion
c. First and second place top five skippers in the Junior World Championship will qualify for the senior worlds in a succeeding year.
This aditional entrys are not included in their home country’s quota, nor should be considered under the 80 teams limit
5. Any former Isaacs World Champion skipper has an automatic entry to the championship that is not included in their home country’s quota, nor should be considered under the 80 teams limit
6. One additional skipper from the host country, The host country will have double of the quota of entrys allowed acording to point 3, but will have not access to any aditional entrys in the relocation system. Host country must finish his qualifiyng orocess to the event before the start of the initial registration period. providing that it does not have among its other representatives the Junior or Senior World, European or Western Hemisphere & Orient Champion
7. One additional skipper from the host fleet.
8.In the event that the total entrants do not meet a total of 80 boats:
1. If 3 months prior to the official start of the Championship, countries in good standing with SCIRA have not registered their maximum number eligible entries, and the number of registered entrants has not reached 80 teams, those unassigned entry slots will be re-allocated to a pool of qualified entrants, as provided below. The unassigned entry slots are defined as the difference of valid entrants at the close of the initial registration period from the maximum number of 80 teams.
- a.The initial registration period starts six months prior to the start of the Championship or upon posting of the NOR. This registration period ends a minimum of three months prior to the official start of the Championship.
- b.SCIRA and the organizing authority shall post to the Official Regatta Website, or via equivalent means, the number of additional entries available to the regatta and the assigned pro-ration of these additional entry slots to those countries which have registered entries and fulfilled its allotment during the initial registration period. The allocation will be communicated within one week of the conclusion of the initial registration period.
- c.Reallocated entrants will not count against, nor limit, the initial per country allocation.
2. The number of entries available for reallocation will be the difference between the fleet limit of 80 and the number of entrants registered during the initial registration period.
- a.Those countries which are eligible for additional entries will then have two weeks from the time of the posting until eight weeks prior to the Official start of the Championship to register additional entries.
- b.Any unfilled reallocation entry not registered after this two (2) weeks period, eight weeks prior to the regatta shall lose that entry which will then be made available on a “first come” basis only from received valid registration.
- c.A valid entry is an entry with full registration fees paid and the entry signed and approved by their National Secretary.
- 2.Nine or eleven races should be schedulled, depending on local conditions, of using any of the official SCIRA courses published in the current Rulebook or SCIRA official web site (www.snipe.org). Races shall be managed to last approximately 60-75 minutes. A different time used to complete the race will not be grounds for protest.
The fastest schedule approved is as follows:
- o·First day , second, and third days – 3 races.
- o·Second day – 2 races
- o·Third day – spare day
- o·Fourth day – 2 races
- o·Fifth day – 0 2 races
On second and fourth day, 3 races may be started only to recover abandoned races in previous days.
The spare day will not be used to race if at least 4 races were finished at the end of day 2
3 races can be held on day 5 only if 4 or less races were finished at the end of day 4
Proposals can be made by the Board, Technical Committee, National Secretaries or 5 fleet captains up to 1st March.