Part 1 - StartFriends, we begin the season of regattas Yacht Voyage in Montenegro and in Italy, tell you about some of the rules, principles and terms of the sailing races.
If you're new, but at the same time you feel the passion, competitive spirit, the will to win and want to take part in an incredible race the most beautiful places on the planet? Then this page is for you, here we will just describe very basic essence of sailing regattas, ready? Then we start!
Sailing regatta - a sailing competition, consisting of a series of races for the different classes of ships. By the way the first regatta was among the gondoliers in Venice in 1740 by the way, it passes, and so far.
Preparing for the race.
How to start any regatta? Of course, a thorough inspection and prepare the ship to sail. Actually, this procedure is similar to the classic yachts preparing week charter, read more here.
The start line.
With flags and sound signals is shown before the start time and start. To start the race, participating in the regatta boat must cross the starting line. That's what it says in the rules of sailing competitions:
The boat starts when any part of her hull, crew or equipment crosses the starting line in the direction of the first mark, if it is completely on the pre away from the starting line at or after her signal "Start" and comply with rule 30.1 if it applies
Today, in most regattas start represented as a certain line, exceptions are the starts through the gates, which are used in a large number of racing dinghies. Another very important parameter is the starting line of its length to the recommended length of the regatta is to life, at least 1.25 times greater than the total length of all the starters yachts. Below is a different form of organization of the start line:
We hope that the text you are interested in a couple of days, we will continue to talk about the rules - your waiting for part 2 - the wind and direction. Then there will be an important part of the rules about the differences yachts.
About flags, signs and penalties.
So in the end the most interesting - the Council is aware of the tactics yachtsmen sailing races.
It will be interesting.
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org we will try to answer all questions.
We invite you to try your theoretical knowledge into practice, as part of our regatta in Montenegro, which will be held 10 - 17 October 2015 and the regatta in Italy, which will be held from October 31 - November 7.
Looking forward to seeing you on board our catamaran!