Jeanneau announces a new Sun Fast & launches the Sun Fast World Cup
Saturday, September 29, 2018 8:59 AM
A brand new Sun Fast for spring 2019
In the wake of recent new model development, Jeanneau announces a new sailboat for its Sun Fast range.
The next Sun Fast will keep the strong DNA of a racing boat, easy to sail single-handed or with a crew.
She will touch water during spring 2019.
Sun Fast are renowned on the IRC circuit for winning inshore and offshore regattas.
The international track record of the Sun Fast 3200 and Sun Fast 3600 is impressive with victories in legendary races like the Syndey Hobart, Spi – Ouest France, The Transquadra, the Giraglia, the Commodores’ Cup and also the Caribbean 600.
Today, almost 400 Sun Fast 3200 and 3600 are sailing on waters around the world.
A new regatta 100% Sun Fast
To federate this fantastic community, Jeanneau also announces the first edition of the Sun Fast World Cup. The Cup will take place in the famous racing spot of La Trinité sur Mer on the 6th and 7th of April 2019.
Teams from all over the world are expected and Jeanneau already has registered participation from Australian, Slovenian, Italian and American teams.
The race notice is sent out today.
The regatta will be governed by :
1.1 Rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RCV),
1.2 Federal regulations.
1.3 The official language of the regatta will be French. If there is a conflict between
languages the French text will take precedence.
Boats shall be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority
(AO). If the Rule has been broken, the regulation World Sailing (WS) 20.9.2 applies. [DP]
3 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1 The regatta is open to Sun fast 3200 and Sun Fast 3600 ungauged in IRC.
Required fees are as follows:
- 150 €/boat
Friday 5 April 2019 from 15:00 at 18:00
Friday 5 April 2019: 19:00 Welcome Pot at the SNT
Saturday 6 April 2019
- 10:00: 1th warning signal
- 19:30: Crew night
Sunday 7 April 2019
- 09:30: 1th warning signal
No warning signal will be made after 14:00
- 16:00: prize giving
6. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS (SI)
The sailing instructions will be available from 5 April 2019
7.1 Courses will be windward/leeward or coastal courses.
7.2 The racing area will be located in the Bay of Quiberon.
8. PENALTY SYSTEM
8.1 RRS 44.1 is changed so that the two-turn penalty is replaced by the one-turn Penalty.
9.1. A race will have to be validated to validate the competition.
9.2. Courses retirées :
(a) When fewer than 4 races have been completed, a boat series score will be the total
of her race scores.
(b) When 4 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of
her race scores excluding her worst score.
(To be specified by amendment)
11. HAUL-OUT RESTRICTIONS
The boats shall not be hauled out during the regatta except with and according to the
terms of prior written permission of the race committee. (DP)
12. DIVING EQUIPMENT AND PLASTIC POOLS
Underwater breathing apparatus and plastic pools or their equivalent shall not be used
around keelboats between the preparatory signal of the first race and the end of the
13. RADIO COMMUNICATION
Except in an emergency, a boat that is racing shall not make voice or data transmissions
and shall not receive voice or data communication that is not available to all boats. (DP)
Prizes will be given as indicated in the Sailing Instructions.
15. DECISION TO RACE
The responsibility for a boat’s decision to participate in a race or to continue racing is
hers alone. Consequently, accepting to participate in a race or to continue racing, the
competitor disclaims the organizing authority of any liability for damage (material and/or