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Janes Cup

Saturday 9th June 2018

Change of scenery, going south for the Medway Yacht Club's Jane's Cup. Starting in Burnham-on-Couch with a 43 mile course across the Thames Estuary finishing in the river Medway. 

Organising authority
Medway Yacht Club



Saturday 9th June 2018                                                                                   


Burnham-on-Crouch to Medway

EAORA Overall Series

EAORA Youth Programme Race


Organising Authority: Medway Yacht Club

Prize giving:  Medway Yacht Club during prize giving supper after the race.

High Water:  Burnham-on-Crouch 0909 BST 4.3M          Sheerness 2142 BST 5.0M

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

Safety:  SAF Special Regulations Category 3 with a Category 2 Life Raft.

Warning Signals:  Class III 0755, Class II, 0805, Class I 0815

                        (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), Maplin edge(S), Maplin (S), Blacktail Spit (S), S Shoebury (P) Medway (S), 8A (S), 10A (S), W Cant (P), Leave Garrison (P), Black Stakes Buoy (S), No 12 (P), No.15 (S), No 19 (P), No 26 Finish (43 Miles Approximate).

 Course Notes:      Entrants should make themselves familiar with both the rivers Medway and Crouch navigation systems and be aware of the conditions at all states of the tide.

 Finish Line:  A line between the main mast of a committee vessel and buoy No 26

 Trophies:               Janes Cup (1st Overall)

                                Vendatta Cup (1st Class 1)

                                Garrison Trophy (1st Class 2)

                                Dutch Cup (1st Class 3)                                                                               

Entries Close:  FRIDAY 1st June 2018 

Charts:  3750, 1975, 1607, 1185, 1834 or Imray

 Entry Fee:  £35, Late entries accepted at the discretion of the race committee. Electronic Payment to MYC – sort code 40-51-62 account 69656844 (Reference: Race & Yacht Name)

 Note: Suppers are available at the Medway Yacht Club please book early. Moorings on the Pontoon and nearby Buoys have been reserved and a launch service will be available.

Race HQ:   Medway Yacht Club, Lower Upnor, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4XW

             TEL: 01634 718399  FAX: 01634 290615 


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