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2006 FESPIC Games NOR, MAS

2006 FESPIC Games NOR, MAS

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Notice of Race for the sailing event, KL '06 FESPIC Games, Malaysia
Notice of Race for the sailing event, KL '06 FESPIC Games, Malaysia

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KL’06, 9
26 -30  November 2006ADMIRAL MARINA & LEISURE CLUBPort Dickson, Malaysia
The Admiral Marina & Leisure Club, KL’06, 9th FESPIC Games Organising Committeeand Access Dinghy Foundation cordially invite participation in the KL’06, 9th FESPICGames Sailing Competition (Regatta). The Regatta will be held 26-30  November 2006 atAdmiral Marina & Leisure Club, Port Dickson, Malaysia. Admiral Marina & LeisureClub is located 75 mins drive from Kuala Lumpur City and 60 mins from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). The Organizing Authority is the Malaysian YachtingAssociation on behalf of the KL’06.9th FESPIC Games Organizing Committee. All participating teams will be accommodated at the nearby Hotels. Local hospitalities will be provided.
1. Rules
The Regatta will be governed by the “rules” as defined in the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the IFDS Functional Classification System (FCS), and by the Class Rulesof the International Access Class Association. The Prescriptions and Special Regulationsof the Malaysian Yachting Association shall not apply.The Regatta is classified Category “C” in accordance with the ISAF Advertising Code..Competitors may be required to display bow numbers and/or the names and/or logos of event sponsors. If required, the Organising Authority will supply such items which shall be affixed and/or worn as described in the Sailing Instructions. The Organising Authorityreserves the right to refuse advertising by a boat or competitor when it is considered inconflict with the interests of event sponsors or the laws of the Malaysian Government.
2. Craft
2.1 Boats
The Regatta will be sailed in Access Liberty and International Access 2.3 dinghies, provided by the organisers. Competitors shall not make, or allow to be made, anymodifications to the hull, sails or provided equipment without the permission of theorganizing authority. The failure of provided equipment shall not be grounds for redress.Eighteen Liberty and eighteen International Access 2.3 dinghies will be provided
2.2 Fleet & Divisions
There will be two divisions:1. Access Liberty Division2. International Access 2.3 Division
Contestants may sail with full servo-assistance, partial servo-assistance, or manual. ‘Fullservoassistance’ means electronic control of winches for Helm, Mainsheet, and Jib-sheet.‘Partial Servoassistance’ means electronic control of winches for one or two of Helm,Mainsheet, and Jib-sheet. ‘Manual’ means to control Helm, Mainsheet, and Jib-sheetmanually.
3. Entry
3.1 Eligibility
The Regatta will be open to National Teams nominated by the respective NationalParalympic Committees (NPC’s).3.2 Members of a National Team may be any person who, by the first day of Championship competition is eligible, as determined by the event ClassificationCommittee, to hold an IFDS Classification certificate/passport.3.3 Competitors shall comply with RRS Appendix 2 - ISAF Eligibility Code3.4 One female and one male, each sailing solo in a single division, shall constitute a National Team. National teams may be entered in either one or both divisions . Eachnation may enter a maximum of four competitors - a male and a female in the LibertyDiv, and a male and female in the International Access 2.3 Division,3.5 All entrants shall be coded according to his/her nationality
3.6 Entry
Entry is limited. Please submit entries at the earliest opportunity. Entries must be madeon the official Entry Forms, submitted and endorsed by the respective NPC’s by 28February 2006.
3.7 Acceptance
The Organising Authority will advise the respective National Paralympic Committeeswithin one (1) week of the close of entries whether their entries have been accepted.
4. Schedule
Registration, Measurement, Classification, Seating, Practice Racing
26 Nov 0900 – 1700hrs27 Nov 0900 – 1700hrs
28 Nov 1100 First Warning Signal29 Nov 1100 First Warning Signal30 Nov 1100 First Warning Signal
5. Weighing
Each competitor in the Liberty Division, along with his/her seating and ancillaryequipment, shall be weighed before the championship at a time & place and by one or more persons nominated by the Event Measurement Committee. Ancillary equipment
shall include respirators, equipment batteries, calipers, trusses, braces, personal flotationdevices, safety equipment and any item that the event Measurement Committee deemsappropriate.Ballast shall be added to the hull of each Liberty competitor whose body weight, seatingand ancillary equipment amount to less than a minimum weight. Minimum weight,quantum to be
added and place of addition shall be determined by the event MeasurementCommittee, and announced at a time to be determined by the event Measurement Committee.
6. Classification
Each entrant shall meet or exceed the minimal disability criteria as prescribed in the 2005IFDS Functional Classification System and present him/herself for classification by theevent Classification Committee. The
Classification Committee will determine theeligibility for this Regatta of 
those who do not hold current IFDS FCS passports.Prior to entry for the Regatta, each competitor is strongly advised to obtain specialistmedical opinions about the high likelihood of eligibility.
7. Seating
For the duration of the Championship, each Provided Boat competitor will be providedwith a standard seat. A wide range of materials will be provided and a skilled team will be assigned to customizes seats to the needs of competitors. Subject to the decision of theevent Measurement Committee in any one case, ‘seating’ will include head support,thoracic supports, hand rest, leg restraint, foot stop, servo-control positioning device andthe like.
8. Measurement
Measurement in accordance with class rules will be carried out as per the event schedule.Measurement checks and inspections may be carried out at any time. A boat notified of inspection shall follow the instruction of the Race Committee.
9. Safety
Each entrant shall comply with all decisions of the event Safety Committee, and shallobey all reasonable instructions of event Safety Officers. All competitors shall wear  personal floatation devices that comply with current specifications issued or approved bya National Authority affiliated to ISAF, or by a National Standards Organisation.
10. Sailing Instructions
Sailing instructions will be available at registration.
11. Courses
Courses will be as described in the Sailing Instructions.
12. Scoring
12.1 The Low Point scoring system (
Appendix A.4) will apply.12.2 Five (5) races are required to be completed to constitute a series.

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