Notice of race

Houghton Cup

Sunday 27th May 2018

Burham-on-Crouch start and finish to this 50 mile race to win the prestigious Crouch Yacht Club's Houghton Cup. This race is being organised by the Royal Burnham Yacht Club on behalf of the Crouch Yacht Club. 

Organising authority
Royal Burnham Yacht Club

NOTICE OF RACE

HOUGHTON CUP

SUNDAY 27th MAY 2018

 

Burnham-on-Crouch to Burnham-on-Crouch

EAORA Overall Series

EAORA Youth Programme Race

Organising Authority: Royal Burnham Yacht Club

Prizegiving: Royal Burnham Yacht Club                                                                         

 High Water:         Burnham-on-Crouch - 1152 BST 5.0M on 27th May and 0013 BST 5.0M on 28th May

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

 Safety:   ISAF Special Regulations Category 3  with category 2 Life Raft.

 Warning Signals:  Class III 0855; Class II 0905; Class I 0915

                        Refer to EAORA Sailing Instructions Part 1 for Class Handicaps.

Start Line:  A line between the Branklet Buoy and the main mast of the Committee Vessel lying to the north of the buoy. Cross the line in an easterly direction leaving the Committee Vessel and any inner limit mark to port and the Branklet Buoy to starboard.

 Course A:  Inner Crouch (P); Crouch (P); Outer Crouch No.3 (P); Sunken Buxey (S); Swallowtail West (P); Whitaker No.4 (S); Whitaker (S), Barrow No.5 (S), Barrow No.7 (S), Barrow No.9 (S), Barrow No.13 (S), SW Barrow (S), Maplin Edge (P), Whitaker (P), Whitaker No. 1 (S), Swallowtail West (S), Sunken Buxey (P),  Outer Crouch No.1 (S), Finish Line. (55 miles approximately)

 Course B: Inner Crouch (P); Crouch (P); Outer Crouch No.3 (P); Sunken Buxey (S); Swallowtail West (P); Whitaker No.4 (S); Whitaker (P), Gunfleet Spit (S), W Sunk (S), Barrow No.3 (S), Swin Spitway (P), Whitaker (S), Whitaker No. 1 (S), Swallowtail West (S), Sunken Buxey (P),  Outer Crouch No.1 (S), Finish Line. (50 miles approximately)

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

Finish Line:           RBYC finish line

Trophies:               Crouch Yacht Club’s HOUGHTON CUP (1st OVERALL)

                                Crouch Yacht Club’s BREWIN DOLPHIN (1st CLASS 1)

                                Crouch Yacht Club’s SUMMER STAR (1st CLASS 2)

                                Crouch Yacht Club’s (1st CLASS 3)

 Entries Close:   Friday 18th May 2018

 Charts:  3750, 1975 and 3741 and Imray C1, Y17

  Entry Fee:   £35 - Late entries accepted at the discretion of the Organising Authority.  Electronic Payment to RBYC, Sort Code: 20-54-30 - Account: 30589241 (Reference – Race Name/Boat Name)

 Race HQ:               Royal Burnham Yacht Club; The Quay, Burnham-on-Crouch; Essex; CM0 8AS TEL: 01621 782044  info@rbyc.org.uk

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