Notice of race

Pattinson Cup

Sunday 12th May 2019

Organising authority
West Mersea Yacht Club

NOTICE OF RACE - PART 2

PATTINSON CUP

SUNDAY 12th MAY 2019

Burnham-on-Crouch to West Mersea

EAORA Overall Series

EAORA Youth Programme Race

Organising Authority: West Mersea Yacht Club Prize giving: WMYC immediately after the race or at EAORA Dinner if late finish.

High Water: Burnham-on-Crouch 0624 BST 4.5M West Mersea 1839 BST 4.0M

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

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

Warning Signals: The first Warning Signal will be at 0755; Refer to EAORA Notice of Race 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.1 (P); Sunken Buxey (S); Inner Whitaker (P); Whitaker (P), Gunfleet Spit (P), N.E. Gunfleet (P), Medusa (P), Wallet No 4 (S), Holland Gap Diffuser (P), Wallet No 3 (S), Knoll (S), NW Knoll (P), Finish Line. (54 Miles Approximately)

Course B: Inner Crouch (P); Crouch (P); Outer Crouch No.1 (P); Sunken Buxey (S); Swallowtail West (P); Swallowtail No.4 (S); Buxey Edge (P);Swallowtail No.3 (S); Swin Spitway (P); Wallet Spitway (S); Holland Gap Diffusers Buoy (S); Wallet No.4 (S); North Eagle (P): Colne Bar (S); Bench Head (S), Finish Line. (37 Miles Approximately)

Course C: Inner Crouch (P); Crouch (P); Outer Crouch No.1 (P); Sunken Buxey (S); Inner Whitaker (P); Whitaker (S); Gunfleet Spit (P); N E Gunfleet (P); Wallet No. 2 (P); North Eagle (P); Colne Bar (S); Finish Line. (48 miles approximately)

Course D: This course will be given on the day at least 30 minutes before the first start by VHF channel 72.

Finish Line: The Finish line will be a line between the main mast of the Committee Vessel lying to the west of the Nass Beacon and an outer distance mark (Yellow Buoy with black flag) approximately 2 cables to the south of the Committee Vessel. Yachts should finish in a westerly direction leaving the Committee Vessel to starboard and the outer distance mark to port.

Trophies: PATTINSON CUP (1st Overall); DAVID BROOK TROPHY (1st Class 1); JACK ELLISON TROPHY (1st Class 2) PERKINS CUP (1st Class 3); WMYC Prizeware

Entries Close: Friday 3th May 2019

Charts: 3750; 1975 and 3741

Entry Fee: £35 - Late entries accepted at the discretion of the Organising Authority. Electronic payment to WMYC, Sort Code: 20-22-67, Account: 70947296 (Reference: Race & Yacht Name)

Note: Launch details and WMYC prize giving arrangements will be available in Sailing Instructions.

Race HQ: West Mersea Yacht Club; 116 Coast Road; West Mersea; CO5 8PB TEL: 01206 382947 FAX: 01206 386261 Email: info@wmyc.org.uk

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