the aim of this letter is to inform
you that we are progressing with the organisation of the First European
Race of the boats built by X-Yachts of Denmark, and to officially invite you to take part in it.
Lavagna Yacht Club which is situated approx. 40 km south east of Genova in Italy.
The base of the event will be the port of Lavagna, located in the middle of the "Tigullio Gulf" (from Portofino to Sestri Levante), which has all the facilities needed to accommodate the yachts participating.
The 1998 European X-Yachts Cup will be a four day event from Thursday to Sunday, during which at least four races will take place.
The races will then be held on: June 25th/26th/27th/28th
All X-Yachts – both old and new models.
Basically IMS rule to be applied. If a yacht should need an IMS certificate the organisation will be glad to issue it, free of charge.
Prizes will be given to the best yachts of each series, disregarding whether the type is still produced or not.
Challenge Cup awarded to the yacht with best overall results.
SOCIAL EVENTS (free of charge)
MOORINGS (free of charge)
From June 20 to July 4 1998.
Complete technical assistance, sails repair, shipyards.
Participants will be offered hotel/restaurant accommodations at special conditions.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further detail.
Attached you will find a copy of the pre-registration form. If you intend to participate, please fill it in and return it to us, to our fax number or to our E-mail address. Please kindly note that your pre-registration form should be received by us not later than march 31,1998.
The final registration form together with detailed information regarding hotels etc. will be sent to you as soon as your pre-registration form is received.
Hoping to have you with us for the 1998 European X-Yachts Cup.
We send you best regards.