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Here you can find Notice of Race: NoR eng. SM o NM 5o5 2018 v3.2.pdf

Information flyer: Flyer 505.pdf

Notice of Race 


Event: Swedish and Nordic Championship for 5o5 

Date: 1-2 September 2018
Organizer: Marstrands Segelsällskap MaSS 

1. Rules

1.1.  The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), including the prescriptions of the Nordic Sailing Federation, (abbreviated NordicSF) and these rules for Nordic Championships

1.2.  5o5 class rules will apply

1.3.  Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority. If this rule is broken, World Sailing (WS) Regulation 20.9.2 applies.

1.4.  The competitor that is in charge on board shall follow Swedish Sailing Federations racing license regulation for competitors. This regulation applies from the year the competitor reaches the age of 12. Competitors from other countries than Sweden are exempt from this regulation.

1.5.  Competitors shall when afloat wear personal flotation devices. This rule does not apply to short-term replacement or adjustment of clothing or personal equipment, or when competitors are in the harbor or under deck. Wet suits and dry suits are not personal flotation devices. This changes RRS 40. A boat that breaks this rule may be warned or penalized at the discretion of the protest committee.

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

2. Eligibility requirements

2.1.  To be entitled to participate in Riksidrottsförbundets championships, each competitor must comply with WS Regulation 19.
In order to be awarded the title Swedish Champion (SM) the competitors shall be Swedish citizens or have resided in Sweden for at least six months the last twelve months before the event starts. 

At championships with more than one competitor per boat, a majority of the crew (more than 50%) shall comply with the rule regarding the title Swedish Champion. If so, the entire crew will be awarded the title Swedish Champion.
Championship plaquette and titles may be awarded if six or more boats from at least three different clubs located in more than one district have crossed the finish line in one race in the championship. 

2.2.  The competitor that is in charge on board the boat shall be a member of his/her Member National Authority or one of its affiliated organisations

2.3.  Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance

2.4.  Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. The organising 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.

2.5.  If less than 15 participants, the organization reserves the right to cancel the regatta.

2.6.  When the water temperature is below +14°C clothing given a good protection against cooling in water shall be worn – wet suit, dry suit or similar.

3. Entries 

3.1.  Entry shall be made not later than August 20 2018 by completing the entry form at www.mss-shop.se together with the required fee. See point 3.3

3.2.  The advance entry shall include the following:

Sail no.
Helmsman Nationality
Cell phone
Insurance company

3.3.  The entry fee is 1375 SEK and shall be paid to MaSS web shop, www.mss-shop.se when entry is made not later than August 20.
Regatta dinner will be arranged at “Villa Maritime”. This will be a Buffet dinner including one drink. Price: 345 SEK / person. This should be booked and paid together with entry fee.

3.4.  Late entry fee e.g. after August 20 is 1800 SEK shall be paid either to MaSS web shop: www.mss-shop.se or via Swish, or cash at registration.

3.5.  If there are problems for non-Swedish participants to entry via the homepage www.mss-shop.se You can transfer the fee to the account of MaSS.
The organization prefers entry via the homepage.

Bank : Handelsbanken
IBAN : SE20 6000 0000 0003 8425 8018 BIC : HANDSESS 

Swedish participants that find problem to make entry through MaSS web shop can us regular bank payment by using bg 704-7038 

IMPORTANT! All participants that have not made your entry through MaSS web shop have to advise the race office all details according to 3.2 above by mail to This is a mailto link 

The entry fee includes: 

  • After sail Saturday
  • Trailer park
  • Fee to the Swedish Sailing Association for SM and NM MaSS costs for the sailing event
  • Surplus for MaSS children and youth activities


3.6.  The entire entry fee will be refunded if cancellation is made before the closing date August 20.

3.7.  The entire entry fee will be refunded if the championship is cancelled due to too few participants – see point 2.5

4. Registration and measurement checks 

4.1. Registrations shall be made not later than 2018-09-01 08.00h at MaSS race office, Muskeviken (MSS SLIP road sign)

4.2. Measurement certificates shall be presented at registration.

4.3.  A valid racing license – see point 1.5 shall be presented prior to racing, or be shown on the latest updated list for licenses 2018 on the homepage of Svenska Seglarförbundet 

4.4. A boat or equipment may be inspected at any time for compliance with the class rules and sailing instructions. On the water, the race- or/and the technical committee can instruct a boat to proceed immediately to a prescribed location for inspection.

4.5. Substitution of damaged or lost equipment will not be allowed unless approved by the race committee. Requests for substitution shall be made to the Race committee at the first reasonable opportunity.

4.6. A competitor may not be substituted without the written permission of the race committee.


5.1.  The sailing instructions will be handed out at registration. 

6. Time schedule 


Friday 31 August 



Registration, equipment inspection and event measurement 

Saturday 1 September 

3- 4 races 




Skippers briefing 


First warning signal 

Soonest after last race. 

After sail 


Regatta dinner at “Villa Maritime” 

Sunday 18th 

3-4 races 


Warning signal 

ASAP after the regatta is completed. 

Price giving ceremony outside race office in Muskeviken. 



6.2.  No races will start after 14.00 on Sunday 2 September

6.3.  7 races are scheduled

7. Race format

7.1.  The regatta will be implemented as fleet racing in a straight series.

8. Racing area 

8.1.  The racing areas will be on the Marstrand fiord (west of the Marstrand island)

9. The course 

9.1.  Windward-leeward course will be sailed.


10. Protests and penalty systems

10.1.           RRS Appendix P will apply

10.2.           Amending RRS §44.1 and §44.2changes the two-turn penalty ton one-turn penalty.

11. Scoring

11.1.           The low point scoring system of RRS Appendix A will apply

11.2.           A minimum of 3 races must be completed to constitute a Swedish Championship and a Nordic Championship

12. Prizes

12.1.           Swedish Championship plaquette from Riksidrottsförbundet in gold, silver and bronze and titles may be awarded if six or more boats from at least three different Swedish clubs located in more than one Swedish district have crossed the finish line in one race in the championship.

12.2.           Nordic Championship plaques in gold, silver and bronze of NordicSF shall be awarded to the best three crews.

MaSS prizes to 20 % of the participants

12.3.           Possible sponsor prizes

12.4.           Prizes from the Swedish 5o5 association


13.1.         In participating in this event, any competitor automatically grants to the Organising Authority, the Nationals and International Class Associations permission to make, use, and show, from time to time, any motion pictures and live, taped or film television and other reproductions of him/her during the period of the event without compensation.

If any further information is need please contact the Race committee Hans Zickerman +46 70 602 94 31. 

Uppdaterad: 20 MAJ 2018 10:53 Skribent: Lena Gipperth
Epost: Adressen Gömd

Marstrands SS - Segling
Box 21
44219 Marstrand

Tel: 0708138445
E-post: This is a mailto link

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