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EurILCA Team Racing 2024

Notice of Race

Co-ordinating Authority:
European Laser Class Association (EurILCA),


The present NOR will be applied at those regattas constituting a series called EurILCA Team Racing here below show in this calendar table

Download NOR - Last update : 30 January, 2024
Event DateVenueEntry Closing DateEntry Fee
20 April - 21 April, 2024 Team Racing France - SNO NANTES, France 7 April, 202460€ (EUR)
For more details about each venue, including, rental boats, late entry fees, accommodation and travel arrangements, link to the website of the organizers, you can click on the "Country-venue" in the table above.
TBA: To be announced


The EurILCA Team Racing Series is for two boat teams and will be sailed in ILCA 6, if possible, supplied by the ΟΑ.  Each boat shall be sailed by one (1) person.

The present NOR will be applied at those regattas constituting a series called EurILCA Team Race Series shown in calendar table above.



The organising authority is EurILCA with the co-ordination of Organising Clubs.



The event will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).

Appendix D, Team Racing Rules will apply, including RRS D2. Races will be umpired. All competitors shall bring their own red protest flag.

The rules for Handling Boats (posted on official notice board) will apply. They will also apply to any practice sailing and sponsor races. Equipment supplied by the OA shall be deemed to comply with the relevant class rules.

ILCA class rule 7(a) is restricted as follows: “only one person shall be on board whilst racing. The person shall be named on the entry form”.

The National Authority prescriptions will not apply

In accordance with RRS 70.5(a) the right of appeal will be denied.

If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.



The official notice board for each event will be online. The detailed location will be given in each Event’s Sailing Instructions.

[DP] While racing, except in an emergency or when using media or positioning equipment provided by the organizing authority, a boat shall not make voice or data transmissions and shall not receive voice or data communication that is not available to all boats.



Boats may be required to display event advertising and bow numbers chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.



A maximum of 32 teams will be invited in each event. Admission to the EurILCA Team Race Series will be by invitation only. The OA will invite and confirm teams from regions or clubs, consisting of 2 competitors. The teams shall be composed by one woman and one men competitor.

As per World Sailing recommendations in reaction to the situation in Ukraine: To help preserve the integrity and safety of the EurILCA Team Race Series, entries shall be open to competitors of all nationalities, but not to competitors holding only Russian or Belarussian nationality.

Invited competitors shall be fully paid members of ILCA. These memberships shall be with the Fleet/District Association and with the World Sailing National Authority of the country, where the sailor normally sails, even though such place may not be his permanent residence; however, such member, for any valid reason and with the approval of both District Chairperson, may select instead the Fleet/District and the World Sailing National Authority in which he has permanent residence in accordance with the ILCA constitution article 10 (3) and ILCA rule part two article 9. The sailor can only be member of one Fleet/District Association.

Teams may enter by completing the “ before the Entry closing date shown in Table 1 by filling the entry form and send it to EurILCA ( To be considered an entry in the event, a team shall complete all registration requirements and pay all required fees. Entry will be completed by registration on site.

Competitors must have a valid World Sailing ID to enter the event. To register for a World Sailing ID, go to: To avoid scoring errors, sailors should ensure to use only one World Sailing ID for all entered events of the series.

During registration on site, each team will be required to present written evidence of current membership of their national class Association. Competitors shall present their ILCA or EurILCA proof of membership (the EurILCA electronic card).

Competitors should be at least 15 years old on the year of the event. Proof of age will be required upon registration on site.

Competitors under 18 years of age on the first day of the event, shall present a signed and completed parent (or guardian) consent and declaration form at on-site registration. For the duration of the event, each competitor under 18 years old shall be supervised by the responsible adult named on the parent/guardian consent form.

Competitors and all responsible adults shall register on site at the race office.



The closing date for receipt of entries and payment of the entry fee is shown in Table 1.

The entry fee per team is shown in Table 1. The entry fee for each event shall be received by bank transfer to each Organising Authority, as shown in Table 1 of this Notice of Race. ALL BANK TRANSFERS SHOULD BE CLEARLY NOTED WITH THE NAME OF THE HELM, THE EVENT

Each team will be liable for the cost of damage to boats, equipment and property up to a maximum of 300€. A deposit for this amount may be required at registration on-site and before a team may sail.  When a team is assessed as liable for damage, it shall restore the deposit to the original value in order to continue sailing.  Damage attributed to competitors generally or to an unidentified team will be attributed equally between all teams.  A team may apply to the protest committee to determine their responsibility for any damage.



The format of each event will consist of one or more round robin, semi-finals and finals (if possible). Details about the format will be given in each Event Sailing Instructions.

The schedule of races will be described in details in each Event Sailing Instructions and will be published on the event mini-site of each EurILCA Team Race Series event, located on the EurILCA website (

The starting order of teams competing and the format to be sailed will be posted on the Official Notice Board each day. If wind, weather or other contingencies make the completion of a current or an additional schedule round robin or series impractical, the regatta may be terminated and the results based on the standings at the completion of the immediate prior round robin(s) or series. If no round or series has been completed and the Principal Race Officer, determine that no round or series may be completed in the remaining time, the round or series in progress may be terminated or the format altered in order to conclude the championship and determine a winner.



EurILCA Team Race Series will be sailed in ILCA boats. The ILCA 6 configuration will be used. The boat to be used in each event will be described in the Event Sailing Instructions.

Boats will be allocated by the Race Committee. This allocation shall not be cause for redress and changes RRS 62.1.

Competitors shall use only the equipment provided by the OA, unless instructed otherwise.



The Event Sailing Instructions will be available before each event begins and will be published on the event mini-site of each EurILCA Team Race Series event, located on the EurILCA website (



Each competitor must wear a personal flotation device (PFD), properly secured at all times while on the water except when temporarily adding or removing clothing. Wet suits, dry suits and inflatable PFD’s do not constitute adequate personal buoyancy. 



 RRS Appendix D3 shall apply with the following changes:

  1. RRS D3.1 is changed to: ‘When a boat is scored OCS, 6 points shall be added to her score, unless she retired as soon as possible after the starting signal’.
  2. RRS D3.3 is changed to: ‘The team with the lower total points wins the race. If the totals are equal, the team that have last place, loses.’

A boat that is OCS and does not return to start properly will be deemed to have gained an advantage and the race committee may score her team accordingly without a hearing. This changes RRS 62.1 (a).



All support person vessels and designated drivers shall be registered with the OA by completing the registration form, which can be found on the EurILCA website before the Entry closing date shown in Table 1.

Support persons holding only Russian or Belarussian nationality are not eligible to register to the event.

All support persons vessels shall have adequate third-party liability insurance per incident.

Registered support persons boats shall fly a flag with their three-letter national code clearly displayed or shall carry a sticker of their three-letter national code on each side of the boat or engine. The flag or stickers will not be provided by the organizing authority.

Each team is allowed up to one support person vessel, and each support person is required to carry a working VHF radio. Support person vessels shall remain anchored in the designated waiting areas, unless otherwise directed by the Race Committee and/or Umpires.



Competitors and support team members participate in the EurILCA Team Race Series entirely at their own risk and they are reminded of the provisions of RRS 3, Decision to Race. Sailing is by its nature an unpredictable sport and therefore involves an element of risk. By taking part in the event, each competitor agrees and acknowledges that:

  1. They are aware of the inherent element of risk involved in the sport and accept responsibility for the exposure of themselves and their boat to such inherent risk whilst taking part in the event;
  2. They are responsible for the safety of themselves, their boat and their other property whether afloat or ashore;
  3. They accept responsibility for any injury, damage or loss to the extent caused by their own actions or omissions;
  4. By participating in any race, they are satisfied that their boat is in good order, equipped to sail in the event and they are fit to participate;
  5. The provision of a race management team, safety boats, judges and other officials and volunteers by the organizer does not relieve them of their own responsibilities;
  6. The provision of safety boat cover is limited to such assistance, particularly in extreme weather conditions, as can be practically provided in the circumstances.
  7. They will familiarize themselves with any venue/event specific risks, adhere to rules and information produced for the venue/event and they will attend any venue/event safety briefings.
  8. The organizing authority and all persons involved in the regatta organization 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.





Prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the organising authority. Details will be given in the Event’s Sailing Instructions.



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