Notice of race
East Coast Race (Night Race)
Friday 12th June 2015
Burnham-on-Crouch to Oostende
EAORA Overall Series
RORC Overall Series (Points Factor 1.00)
Royal Thames Yacht Club East Coast Championship
EAORA Youth Programme
Royal Burnham Yacht Club, East Anglian Offshore Racing Association, Royal Ocean Racing Club
At the Royal North Sea Yacht Club at a time to be advised.
Burnham-on-Crouch; 2140 BST 4.5M Oostende; 1046 BST 4.5M (add 1 hour for Belgian Summer time)
General conditions for entry:
All entrants must comply with the EAORA Sailing Instructions Part 1, RORC Notice of Race 2015 and the Bylaws of the Crouch Harbour Authority.
ISAF Special Regulations Category 3 with a Category 2 Life Raft with RORC prescriptions.
First Warning Signal is at 1855 BST
IRC; 2-handed Division; EAORA Classes 1, 2 & 3 will be extracted from the overall results and recast.
The start line will be a line between the Branklet Buoy and the main mast of the Committee Vessel lying to the north of the buoy. Yachts cross the line to start in an easterly direction leaving the Committee Vessel and any inner limit mark to port and the Branklet Buoy to starboard.
Inner Crouch (P); Crouch (P); Outer Crouch No.3 (P); Sunken Buxey (S); Swallowtail West (P); Whitaker No.3 (P); Whitaker (P); Sunk Head Tower (P); NE Gunfleet (S); N Shipwash (S); North Inner Gabbard (S); Outer Gabbard (S); Goote Bank (S); Oostendebank-West (P); Buitenstroom Bank (P); Finish (Approximately 120 Miles)
After rounding the Buitenstroom Bank Buoy the finish line is a line extending from the O3 Buoy (Green) to the Binnenstroom Bank Buoy. Yachts must take their own time when the Binnenstroom Bank Buoy bears 225°.
Bob Stewart Memorial Trophy - BCT IRC; Blackwater Trophy – IRC 0/1; WSV Breskens Trophy – IRC 2; Hugh Ellis Cup – IRC3; North Sea Yacht Club Trophy – Two Handed Division; Ailish Salver – First yacht home; RORC Medallions;
EAORA Red Dragon Trophy – Yacht Club with best combined result for two yachts;
Thursday 4th June 2015
1975; 3741; 2692 (SUNK); 1183; 1406; 1872, 1873 or Imray C1 and C30
As per details on the entry form in line with the RORC fess.
PLEASE NOTE ENTRIES AND PAYMENTS TO THE ROYAL BURNHAM YACHT CLUB (NOT RORC)
Electronic payment to RBYC, Sort Code: 20-54-30, Account: 30589241 (Reference: Race & Yacht Name)
Late entries accepted at the discretion of the Organising Authority.
Moorings are available from Priors by telephoning 01621 782160.
Marina berths are available in Burnham Yacht Harbour by telephoning 01621 782150
Lunch will be available at the RBYC on Friday 12th June 2015 - Please arrange with the Club.
Race HQ (start):
Royal Burnham Yacht Club; The Quay; Burnham-on-Crouch; CM0 8AU
Tel: 01621 782044; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Race HQ (finish):
EAORA Representative; c/o Royal North Sea Yacht Club, Oostende or the EAORA Committee Vessel in the Marina.