IJSBA has received the following information regarding an exciting new event in Brunei, produced by one of the sport's new Affiliates:
RBYC OFFSHORE JET SKI CHALLENGE 2016
EVENT TO BE HELD:
To hold a personal watercraft event titled RBYC OFFSHORE JET SKI CHALLENGE 2016 which will be open to members and non-members (on commodore’s discretion by invitation only)
PROPOSED RACE DATE:
ROUND 1 –27th MARCH 2016
ROUND 2 – May 2016 (BEFORE RAMADHAN)
ROUND 3 – August 2016 (AFTER SYAWAL)
ROUND 4 (FINAL) – November 2016
Royal Brunei Yacht Club (RBYC), Serasa Beach
- Normal Aspirated
- 2 Stroke1.2 /4 Stroke 130HP
ROYAL BRUNEI YACHT CLUB (RBYC)
- COMPETITORS RESPONSIBILITY
Competitors must read the General Safety Rules & Regulations and Indemnity at the back of the race entry form. By signing the race entry form at the event all competitors are bound by the rules contained in Rulebook where applicable.
It is the competitor’s sole responsibility to decide whether or not to start or continue in a race once passed technical inspection.
- RACE OFFICIALS
|RACE DIRECTOR||Mohd Mozliano @ Tino||8838169
|RACE SECRETARY||Hazirah Sulaiman||7235305
|COURSE MARSHALL||Zairy Tahir||8818344
|SECRETARY/ADMIN||Melissa Hj Jumat||8716621
|RESCUE SUPPORT||Twowinns Supplies & RBYC||
- RACE STATUS
National / Local
- RACE PARTICIPANTS
Open to RBYC members and non-members (on commodore’s discretion by invitation only)
- AGE REGULATIONS
- All age regulations apply at the date of the race
- All racers under 18 years of age must be accompanied at the event by a Parent/Guardian. All who are under 18 on the date of the race will be required to submit written consent of their parent or guardian to their participation in the race and confirmation of their acceptance of the rules governing the race.
- PERSONAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING (PPE) & EQUIPMENT
It is the responsibility of the rider to select an approved helmet and suitable apparel that will provide appropriate protection. The series organizer does not endorse or guarantee specific products or manufacturers.
(a) Helmet: A properly fitting, full coverage helmet with double D ring fastener and chin and mouth protection (motocross type) that meets current international recognized standards must be worn at all times while on the water.
(b) Life vest: (Coast Guard-approved personal floatation device - PFD) in sound condition must be worn at all times while on the water.
(c) Back Protectors: back protectors that cover the entire spine are recommended and must be worn at all times while on the water.
(d) Whistles: Whistles attached to the rider’s life jackets are mandatory. They must be easily accessible and must be worn at all times when on the water.
(e) Wetsuits apparel: Suitable protective waterproof clothing must be worn at all times while on the water.
(f) Footwear: Wetsuit type booties or trainers are mandatory and must be worn at all times while on the water.
(g) Accessories: Eye protection and gloves are recommended to all riders during race.
(h) Tow Rope: Each rider must have a suitable towing rope of a minimum of 15ft on board his/her craft at all times.
The Organizers may cancel or postpone the event or a race at any time in the event of bad weather, equipment failure or otherwise.
- RACE ADMINISTRATION
Royal Brunei Yacht Club, Serasa
Bandar Seri Begawan
On arrival at the race site, all Riders must report immediately to the Race Administration located in RBYC and shall sign indemnity form – a copy of which can be found at the back of this document. Riders must produce all documentation required the class they are racing. Riders not in possession of the correct paperwork will not be allowed to race.
- FUELLING ARRANGEMENTS
Will be informed during Mandatory Rider’s Briefing.
- PRE-RACE SAFETY TECHNICAL INSPECTION
Safety tech will take place in the Dry Pit Area. Please note: Safety inspection does not constitute the race legality of a watercraft.
All riders are allowed to launch their craft from the RBYC launching area. Further information will be informed during Mandatory Rider’s Briefing.
- RIDERS’ BRIEFING
Mandatory Riders’ Briefing will take place in RBYC, Serasa at the given date and time. All Riders must sign in to the briefing by the start time and attend the entire briefing. A Roll Call may be held. Penalty for absence may be disqualification from starting the race or other penalties as defined in Class Rules or by the race organizers.
- SPEED RESTRICTIONS
Competitors must obey all local regulations relating to excessive speed by both Brunei Marine and RBYC.
- ROLLING STARTS, STANDING STARTS, BEACH STARTS, CLASS SPECIFIC STARTS
Full details of the starting procedure will be given at Riders’ Briefing.
- COURSE DETAILS – A schematic drawing of the course is provided for your assistance. It is not to be used as a chart for navigational purposes
RACING COURSE FOR PWC OFFSHORE/JETSKI RACE
- FLAG SIGNALS
The following flags having the meanings shown and will be used in all races unless Race Instructions state otherwise:
- PRIZE GIVING:
Medals presentations will take place immediately after the end of each rounds for the top 3 in each category – Royal Brunei Yacht Club, Serasa.
All competitors are required to attend. Non Attendance at Prize Giving may result in Penalties being applied in accordance with Class rules.
- CHALLENGE TROPHY
Will be presented during RBYC COMMODORES GALA DINNER in November.
- KEY LOCATIONS
ROYAL BRUNEI YACHT CLUB
Searasa Beach, Muara
Bandar Seri Begawan
Negara Brunei Darussalam
SAFETY TAKES PRIORITY OVER RACING AT ALL TIMES
All Race Boats must observe the International Rules for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea when encountering any other Non- racing craft
- A) Swimmers, board sailors, private and commercial craft of all types of may be encountered. Competitors are reminded to keep a sharp look out at all times and to take the necessary action in accordance with the IRPCS Rules.
- B) Competitors are reminded to keep a sharp lookout at all times for any marine wildlife that may be in encountered in the vicinity of the race course and take the necessary avoiding action.
- C) Competitors are warned to remember their speed and the fact that other craft may not be fully aware or able to keep clear.
- D) Competitors are asked to bear in mind that Official Patrol & Rescue boats have no power to insist that any craft or swimmer keep clear of the course of the race. Advice can only be given for the safety of other craft and swimmers.
- E) International Code Flag “A” denotes “DIVERS”. Competitors must give a wide clearance of at least 100mtrs.
- F) The Course will be patrolled by Royal Brunei Police Marine & Rescue Boats with official Observer boats in the vicinity of certain race marks, other race marks may be observed from the shore
- G) Any Official Patrol/Rescue boat may wave a yellow flag to give warning of imminent danger in its vicinity. Competitors seeing this signal are to acknowledge the signal, proceed with caution, not overtake other race boats whilst in the area of the incident and keep clear of the danger area. Any competitor who ignores or abuses the yellow flag may be penalized.