Notice of race
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.
Royal Burnham Yacht Club
NOTICE OF RACE
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 firstname.lastname@example.org