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International 14 POW week and European Championships 2020   iCal entry for this event



Organising Authority:Tynemouth Sailing Club (TSC)

in conjunction with the GBR International 14 Class Association


  1. RULES
    1. The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2020-2024 and the Sailing Instructions (SI’s).
    2. In the event of any inconsistencies between this NOR and the SI’s the SI’s will prevail.



          In accordance with World Sailing Regulation 20, boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organising authority 


    1. The regatta is open to all International 14 class dinghies.
    2. Both Helm and Crew must be members of the 14 Class Association 
    3. Eligible boats may enter by completing the online form available on the TSC website and submitting the entry fee.
    4. Competitors under 18 years of age during the event shall submit signed Parent/Guardian Declarations before racing (download from I14 website).


  1. FEES

Standard entries:

Entry fees per boat (entries received and paid by 1st June 2020) £230 

Late Entry (entries received after 1st June 2020) £250 


Entry fee includes:

  • Entry for all racing as detailed in the schedule 
  • Pasta following each day’s racing
  • 2 tickets for the POW Curry held 30th July at TSC (additional tickets available)
  • 2 tickets to the POW Dinner held on the 1st August at The Grand Hotel Tynemouth (additional tickets available)


  • Any cancellation prior to the 1st of June will receive a full refund
  • Cancellations made after the 1st of June will be entitled to a 50% refund 



    1. Registration: Tuesday 28th July – 12:00-17:00 and Wednesday 29th July - 09:00-10:30
    2. The intended race schedule is as follows, though it is subject to amendment by the race committee.  The procedure to make any change will be described in the sailing instructions:




High Tide:





29th July

30th July

31st July

1st August

Race 1 Start 13.00 race 2 to follow 

Prince of Wales Cup Race 12.00 Noon

Race 3 Start 12.00 race 4 & 5 to follow 

Race 6 Start 11.00 race 7 & 8 to follow 






3. Briefing in the TSC clubhouse at 17.30 on Tuesday 29th July   


    1. Boats may be inspected at any time for compliance with class rules.
    2. At registration competitors shall show a valid measurement certificate for their boat.


    1. The sailing instructions will be published on the event website, and will be available at registration.


  1. VENUE
    1. The event will be hosted by Tynemouth Sailing Club, The Haven, Tynemouth, NE30 4DG.
    2. Boat parking, storage and launching will be adjacent to TSC Clubhouse. Changing and refreshments are available at TSC Clubhouse
    3. The racing area shall be either in the North Bay off Tynemouth to the north of the North Pier; or in the South Bay off South Shields to the south of the South Pier.
    4. Course diagrams will be available as part of the SI’s


    1. For both the European & UK Championships, 8 races are scheduled 
    2. 3 races must be completed to constitute a series. 
    3. When fewer than 4 races have been completed, each boat’s series score will be the total of her scores. 
    4. When 5 or more races are completed a boats series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score are required to constitute a series 
    5. For the points trophy for the week a boats series score will be the total of all individual trophy race scores except the Prince of Wales Cup. The highest score will be discarded.


    1. Support boats must at all times obey directions that may be given by the Race Committee. If support boats do not follow the directions of the Race Committee, the relevant competitor may be penalised.



Competitors automatically grant to the organising authority without payment the right in perpetuity to make, use and show any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or filmed television of or relating to the event.



16.1 Rule 4 of the Racing Rules of Sailing states: “The responsibility for a boat’s decision to participate in a race or to continue racing is hers alone.” 

16.2Sailing is by its nature an unpredictable sport and therefore inherently 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, their crew and their boat to such inherent risk whilst taking part in the event;
    2. They are responsible for the safety of themselves, their crew, 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 omission;
    4. 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, patrol boats and other officials and volunteers by the event organizer does not relieve them of their own responsibilities;
    6. The provision of patrol boat cover is limited to such assistance, particularly in extreme weather conditions, as can be practically provided in the circumstances.



Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of £3 million per event or the equivalent.



Daily prize giving following racing each day, held in the upstairs bar exact time will be published on the event noticeboard

Breakfast available at TSC daily 29th July -1st Aug from 9.00am (8.30 on the 1stAug)


Tues 28th July Commodore’s Reception18.00-19.00TSC Clubhouse 

Thurs 30th JulyPOW Curry Night19.00 onwardsTSC Clubhouse 

Sat 1st AugustPrize giving dinner19.00 for 19.30The Grand Hotel, NE30 4ER


  1. Enquires

adam.ovington@gmail.com (TSC 14’s) or howard.steavenson@gmail.com(TSC S/Sec)

Location: Tynemouth Sailing Club


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29-07-2020 closed £230
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