Starting from Cowes in the Solent on Friday 14 June 2013, this exciting 1000 mile race to Portugal is designed to appeal to the widest range of corinthian offshore yacht racers. Read the full race overview.
The race takes the form of two separate races:
La Trinite is one of JOG's favourite destinations in Brittany and the race will fall under ISAF Category 3 plus liferaft (Category 2), and 2013 JOG prescriptions which are available to in the JOG 2013 Notice of Race.
A 650 mile leg across the Bay of Biscay to Cascais, open to Cat 2 qualified yachts.
Competitors can enter either leg, or both, and entries can be fully crewed or double handed.
Download the full BNY Mellon Challenge Notice of Race (including entry fee details) here. (English). Or in Portuguese here
Classes for IRC rated monohulls are changed as follows:
Leg 1 – Solent to La Trinité JOG standard classes for 2013
Leg 2 – La Trinité to Cascais There will be no separate class 6, qualifying yachts with class 6 ratings will race in class 5 for this leg.
The OSR requirements for Leg 2 are amended as follows:
Leg 2 – La Trinité to Cascais
Yachts and their crews shall comply with OSR Category 2 and the relevant JOG prescriptions. The requirements of OSR 4.28.3 may be met by either:
a) A dedicated MOB button linked to the yachts primary EPFS (e.g. GPS) system, within reach of each helm station, or
b) A handheld or fixed EPFS, equipped with a MOB button, within reach of each helm station. If a handheld system is used, it shall be equipped with sufficient batteries (and/or a robust recharging system) to ensure effectively continuous operation throughout the race.Section 14 - Fees
Entry fees for class 6 boats are added as follows:
Class 6 JOG Member:
Full race entry, Solent to Cascais (racing in class 5 for La Trinité to Cascais) £265
Race entry to La Trinité only £155
Race entry La Trinité to Cascais only (racing in class 5) £155
Class 6 Non-JOG Member:
Full race entry, Solent to Cascais (racing in class 5 for La Trinité to Cascais) £295
Race entry to La Trinité only £175
Race entry La Trinité to Cascais only (racing in class 5) £175
Section 11 – Registration and Briefing
The time of the briefing for leg 1 is changed as follows:
Leg 1 on Thursday 13th June, 1800 BST at the Royal Southampton YC
Entry forms & Special Regulations Checklists (compulsory requirement) ARE NOW AVAILABLE. Please note the closing date for Early Entries is 14th April 2013.
If you have any queries about the race or would like to express interest in competing please email Roger Townsend, Race Director.