Updates to this page will be published as and when required. Crews are urged to ensure that they check this page regularly to confirm that they have the latest information.   

Access to the RMYC  

Access to the RMYC will be limited to persons who have any business directly connected with RMSR (strictly by appointment) and / or persons who have made lunch or dinner reservations in advance. Although the above will be applicable between the 12th and the 24th October it is preferred that members limit their visits to the club unless necessary.  

Access Protocols  

Anyone visiting the Club and the Club’s offices will be required to wear a mask or visor which covers the mouth and nose. Hand sanitisers will be placed in various areas of the Club and its offices. Social distancing rules will continue to be enforced. As of the 12th October, anyone visiting the Club will have their temperature taken. If this is higher than 37.2⁰C, access will not be allowed. This procedure will apply to anyone visiting the Club including delivery persons, suppliers etc.   

Access Points 

There will only be one access point to the Club.  Security personnel will take temperatures, allow access and ensure that all visitors have and are wearing masks / visors.  Free disposable masks will be provided should visitors not have on them.  Security personnel will be placed at the entrance and pontoon area and only authorised persons will be allowed to enter.   

Bar & Restaurant 

The Club’s Bar and Restaurant will both remain open but will continue to adhere to all the Health Authority Protocols implemented and to any new regulations / directives issued from time to time.  

Rolex Middle Sea Race Registration 

Registration will take place by appointment only and strictly limited to only one representative per boat. Appointments for a maximum duration of 20 minutes can be requested by sending an email to [email protected] it is highly recommended to send in all documents prior to registration via e-mail.   

Signage 

Signage will be adequately displayed throughout the club house and we urge all to follow carefully for the benefit of all concerned.  

Media

Journalists are kindly requested to follow protocols as set out in the Media Section

Social Events 

Regretfully, in view of protocols relating to social gatherings and in the interest of all those involved in the 2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race all social events – Coastal Reception Prize Giving, Crew Party, Race Start Reception will not take place. The Final Prize Giving will take place, however, this will be restricted to one representative per boat. The RMSR start and Prize Giving Ceremony will be transmitted live on all RMSR social media. Race Briefings will take place online details of which will follow.  

Scrutineering 

Scrutineering will take place after the race has been completed and boats will be selected randomly.  The OSR Declaration by the Person in Charge of each entry is mandatory, and will need to be signed and submitted to the registration office by close of registration.  

Toilet Facilities 

These will be accessible only from the marina area and access will be limited to crews at RMYC Marina and RMSR personnel.   

Yacht Marinas 

There will be no information desks available at the designated yacht marinas.   

Travel Information – Arrivals in Malta Latest update 10/09/2020 

France (All Paris Airports and Marseille Airport) added to Amber List*. With effect from midnight on Friday 11th September 2020, France has been added to the Amber List. As a result, the revised Amber List now includes the following countries:- Czech Republic, France (Paris and Marseille), Romania, Spain (Barcelona, Girona and Madrid) and Tunisia. 

There are restrictions for passengers arriving in Malta from Sweden.

 *Persons arriving in Malta from Countries on the Amber List are required, on arrival in Malta to produce a negative COVID-19 test taken not more than 72 hours before their flight to Malta. 

Mandatory Travel Documentation : All persons travelling to Malta must complete the Public Health Travel Declaration  https://mia-prod-s3-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Public-Health-Travel-Declaration-Form-2020_RZA_updated.pdf and the Passenger Locator Form https://mia-prod-s3-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Public-Health-Passenger-Locator-Form.pdf  

Travel Information – Departures from Malta 

It is advisable to check with your local health authorities regarding any restrictions that may apply if you are returning from a visit to Malta – this may vary from country to country.