FRAMNÆS CUP 2018
WELCOME TO SANDEFJORD!
For the third time Sandefjord Sailing Club and 12mR Framnæs AS have the pleasure and honor of inviting the 12 metre yacht owners and their captains and crews to three days of races accompanied by a full social program, as follows:
Sunday 5th August: Unofficial fetch race from Risør to Sandefjord (60nm offshore).
Thursday 9th August - Registration
Friday 10th August - First Race day
Saturday 11th August - Second Race day
Sunday 12th August - Final Race day
Sandefjord; from the inner harbor of Sandefjord out to the famous lighthouse island of Svenner.
Fetch race from Risør to Sandefjord.
An unofficial offshore race for those yachts who have participated in Risør Trebåtfestival 2. - 4. August (www.trebatfestivalen.no)
Races in Sandefjord
The races will be around selected fixed marks in the fjord and surrounding areas.
This will be classic, "gentleman's racing" based on the Baltic handicap system.
Sandefjord Sailing Club (www.sandefjordseilforening.no). The club was founded in 1890, and is thus one of the oldest sailing clubs in -Norway. The club has long -experience in arranging local, national, and international -regattas.
NOTICE OF RACE
Notice of race will be distributed later.
Framnæs, in Sandefjord’s inner harbor, is 12mR Erna Signe’s and 12mR Magda VIII’s homeport (www.12mr.no). Framnæs is an excellent location for participants and Sandefjord is a perfect arena for the public to view the racing.
Thursday evening: Get together soup
Friday evening: Sailors dinner
Saturday evening: Garden Party
Sunday afternoon: Prizegiving
Framnæs Maritime AS can provide a comprehensive marine service if needed, e.g. boatlift up to 75 tons, diesel, engine repairs, etc.
Sandefjord is located 110 km south of Oslo, by the outer Oslofjords west coast. Sandefjord is especially known as an old whaling town, but is now -a dynamic town with all modern facilities
Sandefjord is ideally situated communication wise: it has its own -international airport at Torp, (www.torp.no), train and bus services to Oslo, ferry service to Sweden (Strømstad) and to Denmark (Hirtshals) from neighboring town Larvik (www.colorline.no/www.fjordline.no)