Notice of race

Thames Estuary Shield

Sunday 16th June 2019

Organising authority
Royal Corinthian Yacht Club Burnham-on-Crouch

NOTICE OF RACE – PART 2

THAMES ESTUARY SHIELD

SUNDAY 16th JUNE 2019

Medway to Burnham-on-Crouch

EAORA Overall Series

EAORA Youth Programme Race

Organising Authority: Royal Corinthian Yacht Club

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

High Water: Sheerness 1246 BST 5.6M Burnham-on-Crouch HW 0057 BST 5.1M ON Monday 17th June 2019

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

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

Warning Signals: The first warning signal will be at 0855; Refer to EAORA Notice of Race Part 1 for Class Handicaps

Start Line: A Line between Buoy 26 and the main mast of the Committee Vessel anchored approximately 2 cables to the North.

Course A: Buoy 19 (S), Buoy 15 (P), Buoy 12 (S), Black Stakes (P), Leave Garrison Point (S), 10A (P), 8A (P), No 2 (P), Medway (P), South Shoebury (S), Blacktail Spit (P), Maplin (P), Maplin Edge (P), Maplin Middle (P), Maplin Approach (P), Whitaker (P) Whitaker No. 1 (S), Swallowtail West (S), Sunken Buxey (P), Outer Crouch No.1 (S), Outer Crouch No 3 (S) Inner Crouch (S), Fairway No. 1 (S), Finish Line. (45 miles approximately)

Course B: Buoy 19 (S), Buoy 15 (P), Buoy 12 (S), Black Stakes (P), Leave Garrison Point (S), 10A (P), 8A (P), No 2 (P), Medway (P), South Shoebury (S), Barrow No.14 (P), Barrow No 11 (P), Barrow No.7 (P) Barrow No.3 (P), Whitaker (P) Whitaker No 1 (S), Swallowtail West (S), Sunken Buxey (P), Outer Crouch No.1 (S), Outer Crouch No 3 (S), Inner Crouch (S), Fairway No. 1 (S), Finish Line. (56 miles approximately)

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: Royal Corinthian Yacht Club line.


Trophies: THAMES ESTUARY SHIELD (1st OVERALL)

Entries Close: FRIDAY 8th June 2019

Charts: 3750, 1975, 1607, 1185, 1834 or Imray C1

Entry Fee: £35 - Late entries accepted at the discretion of the Organising Authority. Electronic Payment to RCYC, Sort Code: 20-19-95 - Account: 63697487 (Reference – Race Name/Boat Name)

Race HQ : Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, The Quay, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, CM0 8YJ TEL: 01621 782105 Email: info@royalcorinthian.co.uk

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