JV (SAILING) TROPHY - RULES
SAILING YACHTS CIRCUMNAVIGATION RECORDS
SAILING RACE: The official language of the “Jules Verne Trophy” is French. The French version of these rules shall prevail over any other version in other languages.
RULES - ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
• Cross the starting line defined by a line between Créac’h lighthouse on Ushant Island and Lizard Lighthouse.
• An attempt at the “Jules Verne Trophy” is considered to commence as soon as the competitor crosses the starting line of the route between 1 August of the year underway and 31 July of the following year.
• As a member of the Association Tour du Monde en 80 Jours, the skipper of the vessel pledges to communicate to the Association his or her times for crossing the starting and finishing line, expressed in universal time down to the second.
• The Trophy is open to all types of vessels and crews, without restriction.
• The number of crew members on board is open.
• No outside assistance is allowed.
• All competitors must respect the applicable international safety rules.
• The skipper and his or her crew shall take part in the “Jules Verne Trophy” at their own risk and peril.
• Membership fees for joining the “Tour du Monde en 80 Jours” association, subject to the provisions of Article 8 of its statute, are set at the amount of thirty thousand euros.
the status as an active member of the “Tour du Monde en 80 Jours” association.
Before the attempt
Competitors are requested to abstain from all communication on their intention or their plan to take part in the “Jules Verne Trophy” until they are granted permission from the Association Tour du Monde en 80 Jours, in compliance with Article 7 of its statute, and have paid their registration fee.
• Competitors shall refrain from communicating false positions or speeds.
ASSOCIATION TOUR DU MONDE EN 80 JOURS
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