Saturday 22 April 2017
1.1 The race will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020.
2. NOTICES TO COMPETITORS
2.1 Notices to competitors will be posted on the notice board located at the ABYC Clubhouse.
3. CHANGES TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
3.1 Any change to the sailing instructions will be posted before the Skippers Meeting at 09h00.
4. RACE REQUIREMENTS
4.1 Valid COFs required.
4.2 Familiarization of Chart SAN 1024. Boat Nav-instruments (depth) will be a big asset.
5. THE COURSE
5.1 The course is: Harbour Start ? Cape Recife (CAUTION: Baratz wreck 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 approx. 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 your 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