SM J24


Svenskt Mästerskap   J24 2024  

 9 – 11 Augusti  


 WSS/WSSW – Solbergsudde 

Notice of Race 

Swedish J/24 Class Association and Westerviks SS and Westerviks SS Wikingarna invites to the  regatta  

J/24 Svenskt Mästerskap  

J/24 Swedish Championship  

Date: 2024, August 9-11

Event: J/24 Swedish Championship 2024

Place: Västervik

Level of the competition: Red

Class: J/24

Organizer: Westerviks SS och Westerviks SS Wikingarna

  1. Rules 

1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing 2021-2024 (RRS) and  with appendix S, Standard Sailing Instructions.

1.2 Swedish competitors shall when racing follow the licensing rules for advertising as decided by the  Swedish Sailing Federation.

1.3 Competitors shall when afloat wear personal flotation devices. This rule does not apply to short-term  replacement or adjustment of clothing or personal equipment, or when competitors are in the harbor or  under deck. Wet suits and dry suits are not personal flotation devices. This changes RRS 40. A boat that  breaks this rule may be warned or penalized at the discretion of the protest committee (DP). 

1.4 The class rules for J/24 will apply.

  1. Eligibility requirements 

2.1 The competitor that is in charge on board the boat shall be a member of his/her Member National  Authority or one of its affiliated organisations.

2.2 The competitor that is in charge on board shall follow Swedish Sailing Federations racing license  regulation for competitors. This regulation applies from the year the competitor reaches the age of 12.  Competitors from other countries than Sweden are exempt from this regulation.

2.3 Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance that covers a claim of  damages for at least 5 millions SEK.

2.3 Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. The  organising authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained  in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

2.4 All Swedish Crew members must be members of the Swedish J 24 Class Association. 2.5 A competitor must be at least 12 years old the year the competition is conducted.

2.6 Boats with ownership or registration in Russia or Belarus, or boats with competitorss that are  Russian or Belarusian citizens are not allowed to participate i the competition.

  1. Entries 

3.1 Entry shall be made no later than July 3, 2024 and sent to https:// 3.2 Required entry information


Sail No: Club:

Crew 1:

Helmsman: Crew 2:

Home address: Crew 3:

Postal address: Crew 4:

Country: Crew 5:



3.3 The entry fee is 2900 SEK.

Swedish payment to: 

Segelsällskapen I Västervik

Bankgiro: Tjustbygdens Sparbank 5139-6802

From outside Sweden: 

Segelsällskapen i Västervik

Bank details: Tjustbygdens Sparbank

Bankgiro: 5139-6802

IBAN no. SE72 8000 0842 2800 3272 5152


Bank adres (if required): Kvarngatan 20, 593 30 Västervik, Sweden.

Note; mark the payment with your sailnumber.

Entry is not valid until payment is made.

Reduced fee to a total of 1000 SEK per boat for young Swedish crews where all are under 25 years of  age.

The fee includes: regatta, launching and hauling boats, mooring, parking trailers, parking of cars and  recreational vehicles, barbeque on Friday, regatta party on Saturday, After Sail at the Prize giving  ceremony, prizes, sanction fee SSF (100 SEK).

3.4 Late entry will be accepted according to following conditions: An extra fee of 500 SEK will be charged  for late entry or payment received after 3 July 2024.

  1. Registration and measurement checks 

4.1 Registrations of all crew members shall be made at the race office at Solbergs udde not later than 12.00 on 9 of august 2024.

4.2 Measurement certificates shall be presented at the registration. All sails must be measured and stamped  by an authorized measurer.

4.3 The competitor that is in charge onboard, according to § 2.2 shall be able to present a valid Swedish  license for competitor.

4.4 A boat or equipment may be inspected at any time for compliance with the class rules and sailing  instructions. On the water, the race- or/and the technical committee can instruct a boat to proceed  immediately to a prescribed location for inspection.

4.5 Substitution of damaged or lost equipment will not be allowed unless approved by the race committee.  Requests for substitution shall be made to the Race committee at the first reasonable opportunity.

4.6 A competitor who has been ill or injured may be replaced after approval of the race committee. However,  the person in charge may not be changed.

4.7 The Competitor in charge on board shall be able to prove club membership.

4.8 Check of crew weight will be made.

  1. Sailing Instructions 

5.1 The sailing instructions will consist of the instructions in RRS Appendix S, 2021-2024, Standard Sailing  Instructions that will be on the official notice board located at the clubhouse and online

  1. Time schedule 

6.1 Friday August 9 

12:00 – 15:00 Registration, measurement and crew weight check.

13.00 – 15.00 Launching

16:00 Skippers meeting at the Clubhouse

17:00 Warning signal for the first race of the day. 2 races scheduled.

Friday Evening: Get together and Welcome Grill, bring your own drinks. 

Saturday August 10 

10:00 Warning signal for the first race of the day. 4 races scheduled.

Saturday Evening 19:00: Dinner and Party at the club house, bring your own drinks. 

Sunday August 11 

10:00 Warning signal for the first race of the day. 2 races scheduled.

Sunday afternoon: Prize giving ceremony and After Sail.  

  1. Format 

7.1 8 races are scheduled

8.1 Venue and course 

8.1 The racing areas will be at Lusärna fjärden. Distance

between race area and base harbour at Solbergs udde is depending of wind conditions. Most  likely it will be less than 1 NM

8.2 Windward-leeward course, with offset buoy and gate will be sailed.

Approximately 60 minutes per race

  1. Protests and penalty systems 

9.1 RRS 44.1 will be changed so that only one turn, including one tack and

one gybe is required for a boat that may have broken a rule in RRS part 2

  1. Scoring 

10.1 The low point scoring system of RRS Appendix A, 2021-2024, will apply, modified so that when three or  fewer races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores and in the case  of more than three completed races, the worst score will be excluded.

10.2 3 races are required to be completed to constitute a championship.

  1. Prizes 

11.1 There will be prizes to top 3 boats.

Perpetual trophy for best Swedish youth boat, all under 25 years.

Perpetual trophy for Swedish Champion.

Perpetual trophy to the best non Swedish crew will be given.

11.2 Swedish Sailing Federation’s prices are awarded according to “SSF:s Tävlingsreglemente 2022”, chapter  8 Championship for Swedish crews.

11.3 The winner of the Swedish championship is invited to the Swedish competition “Seglingens Mästare”  according to the rules for this event.

Entry to “Seglingens Mästare” must be made latest 14 days after the completion of this Championship.

Date: 2024-02-21

Segelsällskapen i Västervik WSS/WSSW

Attachment to Notice of Race 

Swedish Championship J/ 24 2024

Hotels and lodging 

Lilla Hotellet

Västervik Resort

Cottages, outdoor and indoor bathing places, activities for children and

with a good view over Lusärnafjärden where the regatta takes place.

Walking distance from Solbergs udde.

Hotell Slottsholmen

Västerrviks Stadshotell

Hotell Park



Train from Linköping


Health care 

Phone 1177 for referral to appropriate health care facility. Several health care centers as well as a well  equipped hospital can be found in Västervik.

Grocery stores 

Centrally located are Willys, Södra Järnvägsgatan 35 and Hemköp, Västra Kyrkogatan 34. Sail repair 

Segelsport Västervik 070 4338792

Launching and hauling out, mast crane 

WSS, Solbergs udde.


Parking of motor vehicles, mobile homes and trailers will be available at Solbergs udde.  Tourist information 

Västerviks Turistbyrå