ZOR 2024

We invite you to participate in the XXII UNITY LINE Regatta named after Piotr Waszchenko

on 15-18.08.2024.

 on the Baltic Sea, on routes near Dziwnow and Swinoujscie, the coast of Sweden and Denmark, organized by: HPReklama.com Hapanowicz in Szczecin, Szczecin Sailing Club in Szczecin on behalf of UNITY LINE Limited Sp. z o.o Branch in Poland.

  • The Regatta will include:
  • Racing Rules of Sailing 2021-2024, Offshore Special Regulations with the inclusions / amendments indicated in this Notice or the Sailing Instructions,
  • ORC and IMS regulations, MPZZM 1972 (COLREG),
  • Class Rules: ORC, KWR,
  • Rules for the Organization of Sailing Regattas of the PzŻ,
  • Sailing Instructions,
  • Notice of Regatta and Organizer's Announcements,
  • The regatta will have a PzŻ license.
  1. UNITY LINE side numbers and lettering.

2.1 The Organizer requires from all yachts that the provided starting numbers be displayed on the yacht during the event, i.e. from the moment of receiving them in Świnoujście until the moment of leaving the port of Dziwnów after the Regatta, in the following manner: yacht's starting number (flag) hung in a visible place. The Organizer does not require the removal of inscriptions and advertisements from other regatta events.

2.2 The flag shall be hung in the bow of the yacht along the headstay and during the duration of the stops, between races of the Regatta.

  1. Media Rights.

 Participants, owners and their guests give the organizer the right and consent to photograph, film people and yachts during the event, to publish these materials in all media for publishing or advertising purposes.

  1. Regatta Groups:
  • Extreme KWR and ORC crews minimum 2 persons
  • ORC A
  • ORC B
  • KWR I
  • KWR II
  • OPEN I - yachts over 12m (overall hull length)
  • OPEN II - 10m to 12m
  • OPEN III - 9m to 9.99m
  • OPEN IV - under 9m
  • Solitary sailors
  • Oldtimer - production of the yacht until 31/12/1979.

  In addition to the above classes, yachts may participate, which will be classified only in the classification for the Absolutely Fastest Yacht of the UNITY LINE Regatta and accompanying yachts not classified. Only yachts for which the ratio of the basic area of sailing (fore sail, mainsail, meringue) to the weight of the yacht reaches values greater than 33 m2 /1T may compete in this classification.

Minimum of yachts in a group - three. Groups are subject to change taking into account actual entries. The division into ORC A and ORC B groups will be carried out on the basis of the CDL coefficient. The limiting value of this coefficient will be given after the end of entries.

  1. Classification.

 5.1 Class division will take place after the closing of the list of yachts applying on 15.08.2024.

 5.2 A yacht may enter only one class

 5.3 It is planned to hold 7 races for groups: KWR I ,II, OPEN I, II, III, IV, Single Sailors, Oldtimer, ORC A and ORC B.

5.4 It is planned to hold 1 long race of the Extreme route.

5.5 The regatta will be considered completed after one race has been played.

5.6 Race routes will be described in detail in the Sailing Instructions.

  1. Regatta Area.

 The Sailing Instructions will define the location of the Regatta Area for all groups and the Area for the Extreme group - to be announced at the skippers' briefing.

  1. Sailing Instructions.

 It will be available after confirmation of a yacht's participation at the Regatta Office and at www.regaty-unityline.pl

  1. Participation fee for the XXII UNITY LINE Regatta.

 After applying ON-LINE or by email to biuro@regaty-unityline.pl or delivering the completed application to the Regatta Office, the entry fee must be paid according to the following tariff:

 Applications and fees completed by July 1, 2024:

  • registered yacht - 250 zł, (or 60 Euro)
  • Each person on the yacht - 80 zl. (or 19 Euros)
  • Accompanying person - 80 PLN (or 19 Euro), (entry to the gastronomic and entertainment area during the Regatta finals).

 Applications and fees completed after July 1, 2024 by the day of the Regatta:

  • registered yacht - 350 PLN, (or 84 Euros)
  • Each person on the yacht - 120 zl. (or 28 Euros)
  • Accompanying person - PLN 80 (or 19 Euro - entry to the food and entertainment area during the Regatta finals).

After verification of the application and the attachments provided to the Regatta Office

The participant receives information about:

  • acceptance of a yacht for the Regatta,
  • the allocated starting number,
  • Plan of Świnoujście and Dziwnów marinas with the location of the Regatta Office marked,
  • The parking place of the registered yacht,
  • Sailing instructions with the schedule of the Regatta to be conducted.
  1. Contributions.


 PLN deposit account:

 M BANK 78 1140 2004 0000 3102 7835 5542 with the note - Regatta - Yacht name

Euro deposit account:

 M BANK 78 1140 2004 0000 3012 0794 3063 with the note - Regatta - Yacht name

Or through the On Line payment system on the regatta website www.regaty-unityline.pl

  • Each yacht after reaching the marina must report to the Regatta Office,
  • Each registered yacht will receive yacht entry packages,
  • The last regatta entries for these groups will also be accepted on this day,
  • all regatta information will be provided, as well as the Regatta Technical Committee will check the necessary equipment on the yacht,
  • Life-saving equipment in the amount necessary to ensure the safety of those entered in the Regatta,
  • Checking rigging markings (if the launch is in the conversion formula),
  • Checking the correct placement of the starting number, as well as the Regatta markings on the yacht in accordance with the guidelines of the Organizer.
  1. Program of the XXII UNITY LINE Regatta / Division of the Regatta program.

 For the Extreme route:

  • 13.08.2024 r.

 from: 16:00 - at the North Basin Swinoujscie marina the Regatta Office will be opened and yachts of the Extreme group will be accepted.

For other Groups:

  • 14.08.2024 r.

hr: 9:00 a.m. - the Regatta Office will be opened at the North Basin Swinoujscie marina and yachts of the other groups will be accepted. hr:

12:00 - CAPTAINS' RIP Extreme route - in the afternoon start for the Extreme race.

  • 15.08.2024 r.

 hour: 8:30 - Official opening of the Regatta (Regatta Office)

 HOUR: 9:00 a.m. - CAPTAINS' REPORT other groups (excluding Extreme) - Regatta Office.

 Time: 11:00 a.m. - starting readiness for the first race. Start in Swinoujscie west side of the approach track to Swinoujscie, on the route specified in the Sailing Instructions. 3 races are planned.

  • 16.08.2024 r.

 hour: 9:00 - skippers' briefing - Regatta Office

 hour: 11:00 a.m. - starting readiness for the race on the route Swinoujscie - Dziwnow

 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - open Regatta Office - Dziwnów Marina


  • 17.08.2024 r.

 Hour: 8:30 a.m. - CAPTAINS' REPORT - Marina Dziwnów Regatta Office.

 Hour: 10:00 - starting readiness for the first race. 3 races are planned.

 hour: 3:00 p.m. - closing of the finish line of Extreme Reda of Dziwnów harbor

 Hour: 17:00 - official closing of the Regatta: announcement of results, presentation of prizes, drawing of the grand prize (UNITY LINE ferry cruise) and prizes in kind,

 Regatta end catering event.

 Closing of the XXII UNITY LINE Regatta

  • 18.08.2024 r.

 All day - farewell to sailors.

  1. Inspection and measurement.

 11.1 The organizer requires participants to hold current ORC International or ORC Club certificates in accordance with rule 78.1. and KWR certificates.

11.2 Measurement protests by yachts will be accepted within two hours after the final certificates are made available and the starting lists are posted.

11.3 Yachts shall be available for measurement inspection in Swinoujscie port on the day before the start of the Regatta in accordance with rule 78.3. Measurements and inspections to check compliance with class rules will be carried out at any time during the Regatta.

  1. Communication.

 The organizer makes it mandatory to listen on UKF channel 77 during the races.

  1. Awards.

 I, II, III place in each group - a statue and medal of the XXII UNITY LINE Regatta named after Piotr Waszchenko.

 Award for the "Absolutely Fastest Yacht of the Regatta" - the UNITY LINE Blue Ribbon named after Peter Vashchenko.

 Diplomas of the UNITY LINE Regatta named after Peter Vashchenko for yachts that took 1st, 2nd, 3rd places in groups.

 Other prizes - in the announcements of the Organizer.

 In-kind prizes donated by Regatta Partners - will be drawn from among all yachts that complete the regatta.

 There will also be a Unity Line Regatta Fair Play Award, which will be decided by the Fair Play Award Chapter.

  1. Disclaimer.

 All participants take part in the Regatta at their own risk and rest[1]y. Neither the organizer, sponsors, nor any other party associated with the organization of the Peter Vashchenko UNITY LINE Regatta accepts any responsibility for loss, damage, loss of health or inconvenience to persons or property, whether on land or water, resulting from participation in the event. The shipowner or his representative agrees to these conditions by completing and signing the application form.

  1. Yacht requirements.

 Each participating yacht must be equipped with the equipment required for the regatta according to the body of water where the Regatta will be held, and must have liability insurance for an amount of not less than 1,500,000.- Euros for the period covering the time of the Regatta.

  1. Sailing Instructions.

 Sailing Instructions will be available at the Regatta Office and published on the Regatta website at www.regaty-unityline.pl

  1. Right to use image, RODO.

 By entering the Regatta, each participant agrees to the free use of his/her image by the organizers and sponsors of the event (in photographs, films and other productions). Pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (Dz.U. L 119, 4.5.2016, p. 1-88) I agree to the processing of my personal data by the Regatta Organizer HP Reklama Sylwia Hapanowicz, Szczecin Sailing Club, Unity Line Limited Sp. z o.o. for the purposes related to the organized Regatta, promotion and documentation of the Regatta.

  1. Contact person.

Commander of the Unity Line Regatta named after Piotr Waszchenko

Capt. Pavel Hapanovich, tel:. +48 513 104 017