COMPETITOR ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 1 : Porto Venere

19 March 2017

The International Melges 32 Class Association (IM32CA) is ready to launch the first 2017 Melges 32 World League in Porto Venere on March 31st – April 2nd!

Please note the following important information:

I. REGISTRATION
Please get this process started by completing the following:

A. ENTRY FORM
Please complete the event entry form online at the Official Yachtscoring Website
Current Entry List 

B. REGATTA ENTRY FEE
Event #1 Porto Venere Entry Fee = €1.500,00
Entire Circuit (Event 1,2,3,4,5) = €7.800,00 (Discount rate)
Late Entry Fee will apply for payment received after Wednesday March, 29th.

WIRE DETAILS TO PAY THE ENTRY FEE:
Beneficiary: MELGES EUROPE SRL
IBAN: IT56E0101510700000070610072
Swift / BIC: BPMOIT22XXX
Bank: Banco di Sardegna
Bank Address: Filiale La Spezia
Object: WORLD LEAGUE #Please specify sail number/boat name#
Please forward a copy of the wire receipt to the European Fleet Secretary once paid.

C. 2017 CLASS MEMBERSHIP
We kindly remind you to pay your annual Class Membership Fee through Melges Europe. If you have not received your renewal invoice, please please Download A Class Membership Form and submit to Melges Europe via email.

D. INSURANCE
Make sure you hold a valid third-party liability insurance policy, valid during races, with a minimum coverage of €1.500.000,00 per event or the equivalent, if expressed in a different currency. Please email a copy your boat’s current insurance policy to the European Fleet Secretary .

E. CREW DECLARATION
Please complete your Crew Declaration

II. EVENT DETAILS & INFORMATION

A. RIGGING AND LAUNCHING
This will take place at Marina Militare (See maps below) - Viale Italia 2, 19121 La Spezia, Italy

 

B. IMPORTANT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR MARINA MILITARE:
Please send the following information to the European Fleet Secretary by Monday, March 20, 2017:
A - Date and expected time of arrival of the boat to La Spezia
B - Date and requested time for rigging
C - Date and requested time to step rig and launch
D - Passport copies for anyone who will be entering Marina Militare
E - Plate numbers of all vehicles and trailers that will be entering Marina Militare.

C. ENTRY TIMES
Boats are only allowed to enter Marina Militare between 08.00 – 20.00 (after 20.00 NO entrance is permitted. If you reach La Spezia later than 20.00, please contact Matteo at Melges Europe via email or by phone +39 3337254960 to arrange for the boat to stay at Melges Headquarters overnight).
Any cars used for towing, will not be permitted to park inside of Marina Militare. Public parking can be found just outside of Marina Militare: Piazza Europa/Piazzale Kennedy/Piazzale in front of Autorità Portuale/Da Terminal Crociere fino a Bar Costa/Porto Mirabello.

D. VAN PARKING in PORTO VENERE
- Vans are allowed to enter starting from Tuesday at 08.00.
- ZTL (Zona a Traffico Limitato - Limited Traffic Zones) cameras now monitor Porto Venere VAN entrance. To avoid getting a ticket, send the license plate numbers of all vehicles (cars, vans, box trailers, etc) to the European Fleet Secretary before March 21st.

E. MOORINGS in PORTO VENERE
Moorings are available starting from MONDAY, afternoon March 27th in Porto Venere. All boats will be assigned a specific mooring – upon reciept of your team’s entry fee payment.

III. PORTO VENERE EVENTS SCHEDULE

Tuesday, March 28th
09.30 – 18.00: Crew Weigh-in

Wednesday, March 29th
09.30 - 18.00: Registration and Crew Weigh-in

Thursday, March 30th
09.30 - 18.00: Registration and Crew Weigh-in
18.00: Deadline for Registration and Weigh-in

Friday, March 31st
10.00: Skipper Briefing
13.30: First Warning Signal
20.00: Team Dinner at The Grand Hotel Porto Venere

Saturday, April 1st
Races

Sunday, April 2nd
Races (No Warning Signal will be displayed after 14.30)
Prize Giving


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