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SYC Race Marks 2017

2017 Marks

 

No1-        Inner limit mark

No2-        Outer limit mark - Staff, Black flag                       054°16.8N     000°23.0W

No3-        North turning mark - Staff, Orange flag            054°17.0N     000°22.7W

No4-        Scalby outfall – Red Can                                             054°18.6N     000°23.4W

No5-        SYC Easterly mark – Yellow Spar Buoy             054°17.0N     000°22.0W

No5a-      SYC Outer mark - Staff, Orange flag                   054°17.3N     000°20.7W

No6-        Wheatcroft outfall – Yellow Can                           054°16.3N     000°20.5W

No7-        SYC Cayton mark – Yellow Spar Buoy               054°15.7N     000°21.5W

No8-        South turning mark - Staff, Orange flag            054°16.7N     000°23.2W

No9-        Filey Bell Buoy – E Cardinal                                     054°12.7N     000°14.6W

“M”          Middle Mark- Red Blobber                                        054°16.6N     000°22.1W

Temporary marks may be laid and will be identified by VHF prior to the start.

 

Courses

BAY RACE STANDARD COURSES

One lap of a standard course will consist of a circuit of buoys listed as follows:-

A:-       Start South about, SL,8,2,7,6,4,3,FL - all buoys to port          (Diamond port)

B:-       Start North about, SL,3,4,6,7,8,FL - all buoys to stbd.            (Diamond stbd)

C:-       Start South about, SL,8,2,3,6,4,3,FL - all buoys to port.         (North triangle port)

D:-       Start North about, SL,3,4,6,3,2,8,FL -all buoys to stbd.          (North Triangle stbd)

E:-       Start South about, SL,8.2.3,6,5,3,FL - all buoys to port.         (Mid Triangle port)

F:-       Start North about, SL,3,2,5,6.3.2,8,FL -all buoys to stbd.       (Mid Triangle stbd)

G:-       Start South about, SL,8,2,7,6,2,3,FL - all buoys to port          (South Triangle port)

H:-       Start North about, SL,3,2,6,7,2,8,FL - all buoys to stbd.         (South Triangle stbd)

I:-         Start South about, SL,8,2,3,4,3,FL - all buoys to port             (Scalby & back port)

J:-        Start North about, SL,3,4,3,2,8,FL - all buoys to stbd.            (Scalby & back stbd)

K;-       Start South about,SL,8,2,3,5,2,3,FL -all buoys to port.           (Easterly & back port)

L:-        Start North about, SL,3,2,5,3,2,8,FL -all buoys to stbd.          (Easterly & back stbd)

M:-      Start South about, SL,8,2,3,6,2,3,FL -all buoys to port.          (Wheatcroft & back port)

N:-       Start North about, SL,3,2,6,3,2,8,FL -all buoys to stbd.          (Wheatcroft & back stbd)

O:-       Start South about, SL,8,2,7,8,2,3,FL -all buoys to port.          (Cayton & back port)

P:-       Start North about, SL,3,2,8,7,2,8,FL -all buoys to stbd.          (Cayton & back stbd)

W:-      See 5.7 Windward – Leeward course instructions.

X:-       Any course announced via VHF detailing order of marks and side to be left.

Note:- Buoy 5a may be substituted for buoy 5, to be announced by VHF.

BAY RACE COMBINED COURSE
One lap of a Combined Course will consist of a circuit as detailed above:- C,D,E,F,G or H and a Windward-Leeward loop including the starting buoys and the windward mark, 2nd board indicates windward mark.

5.7 BAY RACE WINDWARD - LEWARD COURSE
5.7.1 Races will be started from the race station using the starting sequence as detailed in 4.1 to 4.8
5.7.2 A mark will be laid to give a windward leg either from or to the appropriate turning mark in the start area, approximate bearing to be announced by the race station.
5.7.3 Marks to be left either to Port or Starboard as designated by a board displayed at the race station.

5.8 ALTERNATIVE COURSES
Alternative courses additional to the above may be announced by VHF CH37 or detailed on the racing notice board in the clubhouse, Code flag “L” will be flown. (7.2.2 "L" when displayed afloat or ashore means: "Come within hail". Verbal Instructions issued by Voice and/or VHF.) Board “X” to be displayed at the Race Station. Note marks may be left either to Port or Starboard or any combination. It is advised that a means of writing down the course is made available.

Approximate Bearings to Marks

APPROXIMATE BEARINGS TO MARKS

       

No3 TO NO 4 SCALBY

350

 

NO5A OUTER TO NO7 CAYTON

210

No3 TO NO5 EAST

090

 

NO5A OUTER TO No8

250

No3 TO NO5A OUTER

080

 

NO5A OUTER TO No3

260

No3 TO NO6 WHEATCROFT

120

 

NO6 WHEATCROFT TO NO4 SCALBY

315

No3 TO NO7CAYTON

155

 

NO6 WHEATCROFT TO NO5 EAST

310

NO4 SCALBY TO NO5 EAST

150

 

NO6 WHEATCROFT TO NO5A OUTER

350

NO4 SCALBY TO NO5A OUTER

120

 

NO6 WHEATCROFT TO NO7 CAYTON

225

NO4 SCALBY TO NO6 WHEATCROFT

135

 

NO6 WHEATCROFT TO No8

285

NO6 SCALBY TO No3

170

 

NO6 WHEATCROFT TO No3

300

NO5 EAST TO NO4 SCALBY

330

 

NO7 CAYTON TO No8

315

NO5 EAST TO NO5A OUTER

070

 

NO7 CAYTON TO No3

335

NO5 EAST TO NO6 WHEATCROFT

130

 

NO7 CAYTON TO NO5A OUTER

030

NO5 EAST TO NO7 CAYTON

180

 

NO7 CAYTON TO NO5 EAST

000

NO5 EAST TO No8

250

 

NO7 CAYTON TO NO6 WHEATCROFT

045

NO5 EAST TO No3

270

 

No8 TO NO5 EAST/NO5A OUTER

070

NO5A OUTER TO NO4 SCALBY

300

 

No8 TO NO6 WHEATCROFT

105

NO5A OUTER TO NO6 WHEATCROFT

170

 

No8 TO NO7 CAYTON

135