Notice of race

Ralph Herring Race

Sunday 6th May 2018

This is the second race of the season to score EAORA points and starts from West Mersea sailing a 40/48 mile course to finish at Burnham-on-Crouch.

Organising authority
Royal Burnham Yacht Club

NOTICE OF RACE

Ralph Herring

SUNDAY 6TH MAY 2018

West Mersea to Burnham-on-

EAORA Overall Series

EAORA Youth Programme

 

Organising Authority: Royal Burnham Yacht 

Prize giving: Royal Burnham Yacht Club as soon as possible after the race.

 High Water:  West Mersea 0435 BST  4.5M,   Burnham-on-Crouch 1704 BST 4.5M

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

Safety:    ISAF 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: The start 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 start in an easterly direction leaving the Committee Vessel to port and the outer distance mark to starboard.

 Course A: Bench Head (P), Eagle (P), Knoll (S),  Wallet Spitway (S), Whitaker (S), East Maplin (P), Barrow No 3 (P), Swin Spitway (P), Inner Whitaker (S), Whitaker No 1 (P), Outer Crouch No.1 (P), Finish Line. (40 miles approximately)

 Course B: Colne Bar (P), North Eagle (S), Wallet No 4 (P), Wallet No.2 (S), NE Gunfleet (S), West Sunk (S), Gunfleet Spit (P), Whitaker (S), Swin Spitway (P), Swallowtail No. 2 (P),  Buxey Edge (S), Swallowtail West (S), Sunken Buxey (P), Outer Crouch No 1 (S), Finish Line. (48 miles approximately)

 Course C:  Bench Head (P), Eagle (P), Knoll (S),  Whitaker (S), East Maplin (P), North Middle (S), Barrow No 4 (P), Barrow No 3 (P), Swin Spitway (P), Swallowtail No 3 (P), Swallowtail No 4 (P), Swallowtail West (S), Outer Crouch No.1 (P), Finish Line. (40 miles approximately)

 Finish Lne:  A line between the main mast of the Committee Vessel and the Crouch Buoy. Yachts finishing must leave the Crouch Buoy to Port and the Committee Boat to starboard.

Trophies:   RALPH HERRING TROPHY (1ST OVERALL)

                  CECIL GATTI TROPHY (1ST RBYC YACHT ON CORRECTED TIME)

                   RBYC TROPHY (1ST CLASS 1), RBYC ROSE BOWL (1ST CLASS 2)

                   RBYC TROPHY (1ST CLASS 3)

 Entries Close:     FRIDAY 27th April 2018

 Charts:   3750, 1975 and 3741

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/Yacht Name)

 Race HQ:   Royal Burnham Yacht Club, The Quay, Burnham-on-Crouch, CM0 8AU

                   TEL: 01621 782044 FAX: 01621 784779 Email:  info@rbyc.org.uk

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