Notice of race

Amazon Cup

Sunday 25th August 2019

Organising authority
Colne Yacht Club

NOTICE OF RACE – PART 2

AMAZON CUP

SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST 2019

Brightlingsea to Burnham 0n Crouch

EAORA Overall Series

EAORA Youth Programme Race

Organising Authority: Colne Yacht Club

Prize giving: Royal Burnham Yacht Club, immediately after the race.

High Water: Brightlingsea: 0710 BST 4.0M Burnham on Crouch: 2004 BST 4.2M.

General Conditions for Entry: All Entrants must comply with the requirements of the EAORA Notice of Race Part 1.

Safety: World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations Category 3 plus Category 2 Life Raft.

The first Warning Signal will be at 0755; Refer to EAORA Notice of Race Part 1 for Class Handicaps.

Start Line: The starting line is defined by a triangle atop a pole on the river face of Bateman's Tower and a transit triangular mark fixed to the promenade railings which also acts as an inner distance mark. Transits on the Mersea shore at the opposite end of the line are indicative, but not definitive, except as outer distance marks.

Course A: Colne 13 (S), Colne 9 (S). Inner Bench Head (S), Colne Bar (P), Knoll (P), Medusa (S), Sunk Head Tower (S), Black Deep No 4 (S), Whittaker (P), Whittaker 1 (S), Whittaker 4 (P), Whittaker 5 (S), Sunken Buxey (P), Outer Crouch 3 (S), Inner Crouch (S), Horse Shoal (P), Fairway buoys 1,3,5 (S), Finish (54 miles approximately)

Course B: Colne 13 (S), Colne 9 (S). Inner Bench Head (S), NW Knoll (P), Knoll (S), Wallet Spitway (S), Whittaker (S), Maplin Approach (P), North Middle (S), Barrow 4 (P), Gunfleet Spit (S), Barrow 2 (S), Swin Spitway (P), Swallowtail 3 (P), Swallowtail 4 (P), swallowtail West (S), Outer Crouch 1 (S), Crouch (S), Inner Crouch (S), Horse Shoal (P), Fairway buoys 1,3,5 (S), Finish (48 miles approximately)

Course C: Colne 13 (S), Colne 9 (S). Inner Bench Head (S), Bench Head (P), Wallet Spitway (S), Whittaker (S), Maplin Approach (P), Barrow 3 (P), Gunfleet Spit (P), Whittaker (S), Inner Whittaker (P), Whittaker 1 (S), Sunken Buxey (P), Outer Crouch 1 (P), Crouch (S), Inner Crouch (S), Horse Shoal (P), Fairway buoys 1,3,5 (S), Finish (44 miles approximately)

Course D: Colne 13 (S), Colne 9 (S). Inner Bench Head (S), NW Knoll (P), Knoll (P), Wallet 3 (S), Wallet Spitway (P), North Middle (S), Maplin Approach (S), Swin Spitway (P), Swallowtail 3 (P), Buxey Edge (S), Swallowtail 4 (P), Swallowtail west (S), Outer Crouch 1 (S), Inner Crouch (S), Horse Shoal (P), Fairway buoys 1,3,5 (S), Finish (34 miles approximately)

Course E: The Course will be announced on VHF channel 72 at least 30 minutes prior to the time check signal.

Finish Lne: RBYC Finish Line

Trophies: Amazon Cup (1st Overall); Colne Yacht Club Glassware

Entries Close: Friday 16th August 2019

Charts: 3750; 1975 and 3741

Entry Fee: £35 - Late entries accepted at the discretion of the Organising Authority. Electronic payment to Colne Yacht Club, Sort Code: 20-21-73, Account: 40286141 (Reference: Race & Yacht Name)

Race HQ: Colne Yacht Club; Waterside, Brightlingsea CO7 0AX Tel : 01206 302594 Email : Waterside@colneyachtclub.org.uk

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