Congratulations to Juani Queirel, just crowned Optimist South American Champion 2016. "Just" refers to the year,...
Chile 1 became South American Team Racing Champions after beating team Peru in the first two...
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Official accommodation available from 14:00
First official meal: dinner on the 17th
Registration and measurement
Team Leaders' meeting
Team Racing South American Championship
Closing and Prize Giving Ceremony
Official accommodation available till 11:00 on the 26th
Last official meal: breakfast on the 26th
The amounts below are per boat, per Optimist or per person
The amounts below are per boat per day, per charter boat per day, or per person per day.
The fee is per person for a return trip (Guayaquil - Salinas - Guayaquil)
Charter fees Championship days: 50%
Charter fees Championship days: 50%
Charter fees Early arrival: 100%
The Salinas Yacht Club is a non-profit private sports and recreation organisation with the goal of, in the first place, promoting water sports, especially sailing, fishing and water ski, and in second place promote cultural, social and sporting activities for the benefit of its members.
The Salinas Yacht Club have hosted several first level international championships, not only sailing events but also in other sports. Among the sailing championships, the following are worth metioning:
The video is an overview of the traditional Friendship Regatta, organised in January every year. The regatta gathers all types of sailiing boats, from Optimist to cruisers, through Lightings and other intermediate one design dinghies. It is the sailing celebration that marks the summer sailing season at the club.
Charter boats are NOT MANDATORY, but, as stated in the Notice of Race:
Competitors are only allowed to compete in the championship in boats correctly registered in the country of the competitor or charter boats officially chartered for the championship through the Organising Committee.
Boats will be chartered as indicated below:
Competitors are allowed to use their own spars, foils, rigging and fittings.
The charter fee for 9 days (April 10 to 18 inclusive) will be USD 500 per boat.
Early arrival days
The charter fee will be USD 40 per boat per day. Boats will be available from April 6.
A damage deposit of USD 200 per boat will be charged upon delivery.
NOTE: DAMAGE DEPOSITS SHALL BE PAID IN CASH ONLY
Boats will be allocated on a random basis by the Organising Committee under the supervision of the IODA Executive Committee.
As stated in the Notice of Race, competitors shall not modify the boats or cause them to be modified in any way except that:
Boats will be delivered only when the Organising Committee confirm that the delegation has completed their entry and there are no pending fees. Moreover, boats will be delivered upon payment of the damage deposits. (cash only)
Team leaders will be asked to sing a delivery receipt listing the equipment included with the boats and the serial numbers when applicable.
At the end of the championship each competitor will return the boat to the boat provider, who will check that all parts are in accord with the delivery receipt and that there is no damage.
If there is damage, the boat provider will deduct from the damage deposit an amount to cover the cost of the repair of the boat, or will ask the competitor to pay the difference between the deposit and the cost to repair the damage, if the later is larger.
Once the inspection has finished the boat provider will give the team leader a signed acknowledgement of reception of boats.
Each boat is equiped with
Support boat fee is USD 600 per coach for 10 championship days (March 17 to 25 inclusive)
Early arrival support boat fee is USD 150 per boat per day. Support boats will be available from March 11th.
A damage deposit of USD 400 per coach will be charged upon delivery of the boat. The deposit will be refunded at the end of the event provided no damage has occurred.
Each boat shall be shared by two coaches.
Delegations pay for 'PLACES' on support boats, and each place corresponds to a coach. The Notice of Race rules on the maximum number of coaches per country.
Allocation of boats to countries will be done by the Organising Committee. If coaches have any preferred country to share the boat with, they may indicate so in the Support Boat Reservation Form. However, the Organising Committee may not allocate the boat according to coaches preferences. The main goal of the allocation will be to have an equal number of competitors per boat. If a country has the right to enter 2 coaches and these two want to share a boat, they shall do so.
Delegations pay a fee PER BOAT. Boats can be shared with any other country but the delegation that reserve the boat is the one responsible for the payment of the fees.
Delegations will be accommodated in one of the official hotels.
The official accommodation (cost included in the entry fee) starts on March 17th at 14:00 and ends on March 26th at 11:00. Delegations arriving earlier on the 17th or leaving later on the 26th shall contact the organising committee. An extra day may be charged due to early / late check in / out..
Hotel El Marinero
At 6 blocks from the club, the hotel is located in front of the "FAE" neighbourhood, home for the personnel of the Air Force. The area is very quiet and safe.
Phone numbers: (+593) 4 2773030 (+593) 4 2771868 (+593) 4 2773130 and (+593) 4 2771396
Hotel Caridi Chipipe
The hotel is three blocks from the club in the "Chipipe" neighbourhood.
Address: Calle 12 entre avenida 4ta y 5ta
Phone numbers: (+593) 4 277500