6-7th October 2018.
Starting and Finishing Boat will be the PCC's Watchman.
It will be a mass start for both divisions.
Standard 5,4,1,0 starts will apply.
Division Flag will be White (extras) & yellow (non-extras).
Preparatory Flag will be U (Rule 30.3 will apply)
Individual and General Recalls will be used if required.
Saturday 6 Oct Start 10.00AM
Course 1 - Saturday 6 Oct. Start 10.00AM Orakei.
Div 1 (Extras) Course - Orakei start -Orapapa Is(S), Motuihi Is. (S) North Leading Yellow (P) to finish between Motukorea Yellow and finish boat (S)
(32 miles approx)
Div 2(Non extras) Course - Orakei start -Motutapu Is. (S), Motuihi Is. (S), North Leading Yellow (P,) to finish between Motukorea Yellow and finish boat (S).
(27 miles approx)
Boats then make their way to BBYC where parking will be sorted. Leg 1 results plus smack talking will be in the BBYC Clubhouse once all boats are in and tidy. When parking please remember there are more boats than just you.
Sunday 7 Oct Start 10.00AM
Div 1 Start Motukorea Yellow (P) and start boat - Browns Is (S), Browns Is Navy Buoy Yellow (P), Rocky Bay Yellow (P), Motuihe Yellow (P) to finish between Westhave Tower and the ODM.
(Approx 28 mile)
Div 2 Start Motukorea Yellow (P) and start boat - Browns Is (S), Rocky Bay Yellow (P), Motuihe Yellow (P) to finish between Westhave Tower and the ODM.
(Approx 27 miles)
Prize Giving in the PCC Clubhouse 60 minutes after the last boat finishes.
ALL SKIPPERS ARE REMINDED TO WEAR BUOYANCY AIDS AND REMEMBER THEY HAVE NO ONE ONBOARD TO BRING THE BOAT BACK TO THEM.
The Race Officer for the day will be Grant Macduff who can be contacted on 0274 789 145. If you withdraw or need to for any reason please send a simple txt saying 'I am out, I am OK and we are heading to ****' will stop huge stress and SAR being activated. If you are experience difficulties again, better the RO knows than not so he can monitor you so TXT if required. Please do not make the Race team have to come looking for you, they maybe dealing with another boat at the time so they will be very grumpy, safety first people.
VHF channel used will be 77.