KONA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 October 31 – November 5 2014, Guy Harvey Islander Resort, Mile Marker 82.1
(Left side or on the Oceanfront) Islamorada, FL 33036, USA
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NOTICE OF RACE
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 No national prescriptions will apply.
1.3 Rule 42 and Rule 67 shall apply. This changes Appendix B.
1.4 If there is a conflict between this Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions, the Sailing instructions
will take precedence.
1.5 If there is a conflict between languages, the English text will take precedence.
2.1 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Regulation 20 Advertising Code shall apply.
2.2 Boards may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.
3. ELIGIBILITY and ENTRY
3.1 Competitors must be members of Kona USA or the Kona World Class association.
3.2 The regatta is open to all competitors in the following divisions and in accordance with the Kona
Light Medium weight
Light Heavy weight
U18 Youth – Seventeen years of age and under as of December 31, 2014
U15 Youth - Fourteen years of age and under as of December 31, 2014
3.3 Eligible competitors may enter by filling in the online entry form at www.KonaUSA.org/Worlds2014
plus signin to mykona on this site on www.class.konaone.com/join (signin if you already are an member)
this why can give you rankingpoints for the total worldwide ranking
Online registration will open March 15, 2014.
4. CHARTER BOARDS/RIGS
4.1 A limited number of boards/rigs are available for charter, so early bookings are recommended. The
charter fee is 200$ US (100$ US for boards and 100$ US for rigs). The charter fee for Youth, born in
1997 or later is $130 US for a complete rig.
4.2 Charter fees will increase to $250 for boards/rigs ($150 for boards or $150 for rigs) after July
4.3 Subsequent to the regatta, the charter boards/rigs may be purchased. For pre-orders, charter booking
and spare parts please contact: Sherry@progressivesports.com, 386-760-9926.
5.1 If registration and payment is received by May 15, 2014, the required fee is $200 US per
competitor. Required fee for competitors, born in 1997 or later is $160 USD.
5.2 Registration and payment received after May 15 and by October 1, 2014 is $ 250 US or $ 200 US for
competitors born in 1997 or later.
5.3 Online registration closes on October 1, 2014. On-site registration, only cash, will be $ 300 US or $ 240 US for
competitors born in 1997 or later.
5.4 Payment method is Paypal.
5.5 Fee includes four lunches, two dinners and Welcome party.
The regatta office is located at beach area and will be open daily from 0800h
6.2 Competitors who are not registered at least 1 hour before their start may be scored Did Not Start
6.3 A maximum of 12 course races are scheduled to be sailed, not including the long distance race.
6.4 The long distance race is scheduled to be sailed on Sunday, November 2nd 2014. This race is not
part of the World Championship series.
7.1 Equipment shall be produced by a Licensed Manufacturer. Equipment cannot have been
subsequently altered (other than what is permitted in class rules) and shall display the official ISAF logo
as applied by the manufacturer.
7.2 Equipment inspection may take place at any time during the regatta.
8. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
8.1 The Sailing Instructions for the Championship series will be available at registration.
8.2 The Sailing Instructions for the long distance race will be available at registration.
9.1 The regatta will be held at the Guy Harvey Outpost Islander Resort, Islamorada, Florida.
9.2 Racing will take place on the waters on Hawks Channel on the ocean side of the Florida Keys, in front
of the Guy Harvey Outpost Islander Resort.
10.1 The courses for the Championship series will be defined in the sailing instructions.
10.2 The course for the long distance race will be defined in the sailing instructions.
11.1 Four races are required to be completed to constitute a championship.
11.2(a) When fewer than 5 races have been completed, a board’s series score will be the total of her race
(b) When 5 to 11 races have been completed, a board’s series score will be the total of her race scores
excluding her worst score.
(c) When 12 races have been completed, a board’s series score will be the total of her race scores
excluding her two worst scores.
LONG DISTANCE RACE
11.3 The event will be described in the relevant sailing instructions.
12.1 Boards shall be kept in their assigned places in the boat park.
13.1 The overall winner of the Championship Series will be declared the 2014 Kona One World Champion.
13.2 Prizes will be presented to the 1st 3 place boats, in all divisions.
LONG DISTANCE RACE
13.2 Prizes will be described in the relevant sailing instructions.
13.3 Other prizes may be awarded.
14.1 If the personal buoyancy will be prescribed, each competitor shall wear, above the waist, a jacket,
harness, or vest with a minimum buoyancy of 4kgs.
14.2 The buoyancy may be tested with a metal weight of 4kgs which shall remain supported for a
minimum of 5 minutes in fresh water.
15. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The
organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained
in conjunction with or prior to, during or after the regatta.
When participating in the event, a competitor automatically grants the organizing authority and the
sponsors of this regatta, the right in perpetuity, to make, use and show, from time to time and at their
discretion - any motion pictures, still motion pictures and live, taped or filmed television and other
reproductions of him/her during the period of the competition without compensation.
KONA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP NOR.pdf