Novi 2018: Invitation

Invitation and regulations

KDP Primorje, PK Novi, Marina Novi and DVD San Marino Novi Vinodolski

Place, date and hour of the event:
Novi Vinodolski- Vrbnik, 22/7/2018
Marina Novi: free parking, registration of participants, start (3000m, 1500m i 150m), finish (10000m, 3000m, 1500m i 150m), lunch and awards.

Description and features of the course of the race:

10.000 m Vrbnik-Novi – 4. Memorijal Veljka Rogošića
The race is in straight line from Vrbnik (Krk Island) to Novi Vinodolski (mainland). The start in the sea below the parking of the Supec street in Vrbnik, while the finish is in the harbor of Novi Vinodolski.  Each competitor will be accompanied by a boat and it is up to the competitor himself to provide a coach/companion who will be with him/her during the race. Besides accompanying the swimmer, the boatman will also be obliged to refer to the chief referee about any irregularities by the competitors such as leaning on the boat or unsporting behavior towards other competitor and/or the need of medical aid.
The limit of the race is 210’ after which the swimmer who has not finished competing will have to get aboard the boat unless the Chief referee decides that they continue the race.
The right to compete in this race is reserved to the first 20 swimmers with their PB esimated results, having previously paid the registration fee of 200kn until July 19th 2018.

3.000 m – 14.Novi Open
The race starts in the sea from the city harbour of Novi Vinodolski and continues in the direction of SE along the coast and around the isle of Sveti Marin in the clockwise direction (the isle is on your right when you go around it) and back along the coast into the harbour next to the start of the race. The race is held in the bathing area and the competitors are required to wear swimming caps for better supervision. In case of loss or damage of the cap, the swimmer will have to pay the refund of 100kn to the organizer.The swimmers are supervised by the referee from the boat.

The time limit of the race is 90′. If the swimmer is unable to finish the race within the time limit, they will be picked by a boat, unless the Chief referee decides otherwise, permitting the swimmer to continue the race.

1.500 m – 4. Novi Challenge
The start and finish of the race will be in the port of Novi. The route is the half of the 3.000 m route.

150 m – 4. Novi Junior race 

The start and finish of the race will be in the port of Novi, among the buoys within the newly built marina, which is not yet in function.

Program and schedule of the event:

07:00 – Registration of the competitors near the entrance of the reception Marina Novi
8:00 –  Transfer of the participants by boat to Vrbnik
9:00 – Registration of participants for 3000m, 1000m and 300 m
9:30 – START OF THE RACE VRBNIK-NOVI 3. Memorijal Veljka Rogošića
10:30 – START of the race 3000m 13.Novi Open
10:30 – START of the race 1000m 3. Novi Challenge
12:00 – START of the race 200m 3. Novi Junior Race
12:30- Lunch for the participants: terrace near the swimming pool  Marina Novi
13:30- Award ceremony

The right to participate in the competition:

The event is open to competitors from and outside Croatia, licensed and unlicensed competitors.

Competitors compete at their own risk – acknowledging that with his/her own signature when filling out the application for participation just before the race or with previously sent online entry form. Responsibility is not transferable to the competition organizer. For participants younger than 18 years the application is to be signed by parent / guardian to permit the participation of a minor competitor in the race.
The minors without a parent / guardian will not be allowed to participate in the competition.
The right to compete in the 300m Junior race is reserved to those born in 2004 and younger.


The participation in the competition is to be done by filling an online form on the club website: After the registration fee of 200kn (28€) have been transferred to the account of the club, the registration will be accepted. The registration deadline with the paid fee is 20 July 2018.

Amount of fees and method of payment:
The fee for the race is 200 kn (28€) , The payment can be done through
IBAN: HR7924840081105746935, or for payments from abroad through SWIFT: RZBHHR2X, or with PayPal payment in favor of the email address:
The fee for the 3000 and 1000m race is 80 kn for the payments up to the 21st July 2017, or 100kn on the race day.The payment can be done through
IBAN: HR7924840081105746935, or for payments from abroad through SWIFT: RZBHHR2X, or with PayPal payment in favor of the email address:
The fee for the 200m race is 30 kn for the payments up to the 20 July 2018, or 50kn on the race day.


The races on 10000, 3000 and 1000m
MALES AND FEMALES first three in the 
absolute category and based on the handicap system with coefficients for corrected time. Absolute winners are not eligible for the handicap system.
200m race
MALES AND FEMALES first three in the 
absolute category

– The organizer of the competition will provide health service and rescuers with AED.
– During the performance the competitors will be accompanied by boats and rescuers
– When performing it is prohibited:
– to take shortcuts
– physical confrontation in the competition (hitting, pulling competitors, etc.)
– standing, resting or any contact with the coast or with lifeboats (with the intention of rest, etc.).
– The organizer has the right to amend the requirements for the competition
– Head of Competition: Damir Požgaj

– In the event of unforeseen circumstances the organizers reserve the right to change the venue of 10.000 m race, which will then be swum in 3 laps of 3000m around the Sv Marin island/ or all the races will be transferred within the port of Novi.The  organizers also reserve the right change the above propositions and the right to cancel the competition with no refund fee.