NOTICE OF RACE & SAILING INSTRUCTIONS NOORDHOEK RACE
SUNDAY 22 MAY 2016
1.1 The race will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016.
2. NOTICES TO COMPETITORS
2.1 Notices to competitors will be posted on the official notice board located at the ABYC Clubhouse.
3. CHANGES TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
Any change to the sailing instructions will be posted before 09h00 on the day it will take effect, or otherwise conveyed at the Skippers Meeting at 09h00. Any postponement due to weather, to Sunday 29 May, will be announced at the Skippers.
4. RACE REQUIREMENTS
4.1 Valid COFs required.
4.2 Familiarization of Chart SAN 1024 is advisable. Boat Nav-instruments (depth) will be a big asset.
5. THE COURSE
5.1 The course is: Harbour Start ? Cape Recife (CAUTION: new wreck site, Baratz, at 34°01’0.14”S 25°43’0.3”E) ? to pass Thunderbolt Reef to starboard ? mark off Noordhoek Skiboat Club (set in >10m water at approximately 34°2’42”S 25°38’45”E) ? to pass Thunderbolt Reef to port ? Hobie/Shark Rock Pier Finish.
6.1 Harbour start: the start line will be between the General Goods terminal and the Ore terminal. The start warning signal will not be before 09h30. Dependent on shipping movements.
7. THE FINISH
7.1 An extended centre line of Hobie/Shark Rock Pier, within a hundred metres from the end of the pier. In this way shipping movements should not delay finishes. Competing yachts to record their elapsed times (to hours, minutes and seconds); and SMS these times to the Race Convenor.
8. SAFETY REGULATIONS
8.1 Check-Out and Check-In Procedures, sign in and out as pet normal, and additionally you must enter you boat name on the day of sailing with the Race Officer.
8.2 A boat that retires from a race shall notify the Race Officer as soon as possible via cellphone (provided at Skippers Meeting).
9.1 Race Convenor: Morgan Griffiths, 072 4175793, firstname.lastname@example.org
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