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26 -30 November 2006
Port Dickson, Malaysia

The Admiral Marina & Leisure Club, KL’06, 9th FESPIC Games Organising Committee
and Access Dinghy Foundation cordially invite participation in the KL’06, 9th FESPIC
Games Sailing Competition (Regatta). The Regatta will be held 26-30 November 2006 at
Admiral Marina & Leisure Club, Port Dickson, Malaysia. Admiral Marina & Leisure
Club is located 75 mins drive from Kuala Lumpur City and 60 mins from Kuala Lumpur
International Airport (KLIA). The Organizing Authority is the Malaysian Yachting
Association 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 Rules
of the International Access Class Association. The Prescriptions and Special Regulations
of 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 Authority
reserves the right to refuse advertising by a boat or competitor when it is considered in
conflict 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, any
modifications to the hull, sails or provided equipment without the permission of the
organizing 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 Division
2. International Access 2.3 Division
Contestants may sail with full servo-assistance, partial servo-assistance, or manual. ‘Full
servoassistance’ 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-sheet

3. Entry
3.1 Eligibility
The Regatta will be open to National Teams nominated by the respective National
Paralympic 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 Classification
Committee, to hold an IFDS Classification certificate/passport.

3.3 Competitors shall comply with RRS Appendix 2 - ISAF Eligibility Code

3.4 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 . Each
nation may enter a maximum of four competitors - a male and a female in the Liberty
Div, 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 made
on the official Entry Forms, submitted and endorsed by the respective NPC’s by 28
February 2006.

3.7 Acceptance
The Organising Authority will advise the respective National Paralympic Committees
within 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 – 1700hrs
27 Nov 0900 – 1700hrs
28 Nov 1100 First Warning Signal
29 Nov 1100 First Warning Signal
30 Nov 1100 First Warning Signal

5. Weighing
Each competitor in the Liberty Division, along with his/her seating and ancillary
equipment, 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 flotation
devices, safety equipment and any item that the event Measurement Committee deems

Ballast shall be added to the hull of each Liberty competitor whose body weight, seating
and 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 Measurement
Committee, 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 2005
IFDS Functional Classification System and present him/herself for classification by the
event Classification Committee. The Event Classification Committee will determine the
eligibility 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 specialist
medical opinions about the high likelihood of eligibility.

7. Seating
For the duration of the Championship, each Provided Boat competitor will be provided
with 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 the
event Measurement Committee in any one case, ‘seating’ will include head support,
thoracic supports, hand rest, leg restraint, foot stop, servo-control positioning device and
the 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 shall
obey all reasonable instructions of event Safety Officers. All competitors shall wear
personal floatation devices that comply with current specifications issued or approved by
a 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 (RRS Appendix A.4) will apply.

12.2 Five (5) races are required to be completed to constitute a series.
12.3 When fewer that six (6) races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the
total of her race scores. When six (6) or more races have been completed, the boat’s
series score shall be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.

12.4 The winning team in each Division will be the team with the lowest scores when
added together.

13. Penalties
RRS 44.2 is changed to a 360° turn penalty.

14. Decisions
The decisions of the International Jury shall be final and not subject to appeal (RRS 70.4).

15. Support Boats
All spectators, team managers and coaches, will keep 100m clear of the course area
during racing except in an emergency. Personal attendants shall keep 25m clear of any
competitor during racing except in an emergency. Each support/coach boat shall display
an identification white flag (not less than 400mm hoist by 500mm fly) bearing the three-
letter code of the competitor nation it supports in black letters (not less than 300mm high
and 40mm thick).

16. Radio
When racing, no entrant shall effect communication by the transmission or reception of
radio frequencies except where such communication is necessary to monitor medical

17. Prizes
Medals for first, second and third placed National Teams in each Division will be
provided by the Organising Authority. Other prizes may be awarded at the discretion of
the Organising Authority.

18. Right to Use Names and Likenesses
In participating in the Regatta, a competitor grants to the Organising Authority and the
sponsors of the event, the right in perpetuity, to make, use and show, from time to time
and at their discretion, any motion picture, still picture, and live, taped or film television
and other reproductions of him/her during the period of the competition.

19. Entry Disclaimer
It is the competitor's decision to enter an event or to start and continue in any race.
Competitors shall accept that their participation in an event is at their exclusive risk in
every respect. Organizing Authorities and the officers, members, servants and agents of
host clubs accept no liability in respect of loss of life, personal injury or loss or damage to
property which may be sustained by reason of their participation or intended participation
in an event or how so ever arising in connection with an event.
20. Information

Equipment Contact: Regatta Contact
All Correspondence please send to:
Chris Mitchell Secretariat KL’06,
Access Dinghies 9th FESPIC Games, KL 2006
2/7 Bungaleen Court Desa Tasik Sports Complex
Dandenong, Victoria, 3175 Jln 20A/146 Sg.Besi
AUSTRALIA 57000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone: +61 3 9768 3101 Tel:+603-90588007/90501649

Facsimile: +61 3 9768 3103 Fax:+603-90563054
Email: Email:i)
Website: ii)

Venue Location:
Admiral Marina and Leisure Club
5 ¼ miles, Jalan Pantai, 71050 Si Rusa,
Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.
Tel: +606-6470888

Facsmile: +606-6470889