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Winter Series NTC01 - Change of Start Line

Notice date: 01/07/2018

The RPNYC 2018 Winter Series Sailing Instructions are amended as follows:

11.1 adds

RPNYC: A line between the start box flagpole and the starting mark laid to the north of the clubhouse. If no mark is laid, the line is an extension of the line between the start box flagpole and the light on the outer end of the boat harbour entrance.

#14 - Two Handed Series - Races 5 and 6 - Changed Start Time

Notice date: 19 April 2018

The start time for the Two-Handed Series has been changed to 1100hrs.

This applies to the following races only:

  • 29 April 2018 (Race 5)
  • 13 May 2018 (Race 6)
#13 - Start Times and Course Options for Island Bay Race on 14 April 2018

Notice date: 10 April 2018

The Race is a Pursuit Race, with boats starting at different times. The Start Time for each boat entered is shown on the table below.

If any yachts are intending to sail and don’t have a start time they are to e-mail sailing@rpnyc.org.nz urgently.

The Course for the Race will be either Course Number 24 or 26 and will be announced by the Race Officer on the day.

Boat Sail # Start Time
White Cavalier 3248 10:10
Marishka 5608
Tortimony 8418
Rosschild 5644
Revenue Cutter 4845 10:30
Titus Canby 1505
Bedouin II 6248 10:40
Haumuri 8949
Port Nic 1
Port Nic 2 8262
Marangi 21
Montego Bay III 5477 10:50
Vendetta 1979
After Midnight 6856
Outrageous 5885 11:00
Wiseguy 6585
Incantare 881
Whistler III 5988
88% Proof 6728
Dangerzone 10888
Prime Mover 6804 11:20
Airship 4953
The Snark 9005
Testarossa 6350
Zimmerframe Racing 9004
Loco 9596 11:45
Bullistic 9612
Revs 8234
Blink 110011
St Laurence 7569

 

#12 - Fitzroy Bay Race

Notice date: 21 March 2018

For this race boats need to comply with Yachting New Zealand’s Racing Safety Category 5.

Skippers should exercise discretion as to whether they need to take a liferaft or dinghy and attach jackstays for crew safety, depending on the weather conditions.

Warning signal for combined fleet start is 0855 hrs, Saturday 24th March 2018.

Marks:

All marks are virtual marks, as detailed below:

VM (Baring Head) is a point at 41° 24′ S, 174° 51.25′ E. Yachts are not required to go around the mark, instead, they shall sail to a point that is both south and east of the mark before sailing to the finishing line.

VM (Island Bay) is a line of longitude at 174° 46.5′ E (due south from the eastern side of Taputeranga Island). Yachts shall cross this line at any latitude from east to west before proceeding to the next mark.

VM (Sinclair Head) is a line of longitude at 174° 43′ E (due south from Sinclair Head). Yachts shall cross this line at any latitude from east to west before proceeding to the next mark.

Evidence of Mark Rounding/Longitude crossing:

Yachts may use either the Predict Wind Tracker (https://www.predictwind.com/tracker/) or provide a digital photo of a GPS reading to the race committee.

Courses:

  1. SR – Baring Head – FR
  2. SR – Baring Head – Island Bay – FR
  3. SR – Baring Head – Sinclair Head – FR

It is race managements intention to sail course 1, any changes will be advised prior to the warning signal.

#11 - Latitude Race

Notice date: 7 March 2018

For this race boats need to comply with Yachting New Zealand’s Racing Safety Category 5.

Skippers should exercise discretion as to whether they need to take a liferaft or dinghy and attach jackstays for crew safety, depending on the weather conditions.

Warning signal for combined fleet start is 0855 hrs, Saturday 10th March 2018.

There are a number of course options depending on the weather conditions, it is race management’s intent to do Course 1, any changes will be advised prior to the warning signal.

List of course options and latitudes for each boat can be found here (pdf)

#10 - Change to Start Times for Twilight Regatta

Notice date: 5 March 2018

The scheduled Start Time for all Twilight Regatta Races is amended to 1800hrs.

This applies to the following days:

  • Thursday 9th March
  • Friday 10th March
  • Thursday 15th March
  • Friday 16th March
#9 - Change to Schedule for Race Briefing and Start Time for Cook Strait Classic

Notice date: 4 December 2017

The scheduled Start Time for the Cook Strait Classic is amended to 0730 on Saturday 9 December.

The Race Briefing for the Cook Strait Classic is amended to commence at 1830 on Thursday 7th December.

#8 - Instructions for the Fun Race on Saturday 2nd December

Notice date: 29 November 2017

The scheduled start time is 1315 on Saturday 2nd December.

The Start Line will be at the RPNYC as described in the Season Sailing Instructions.

After starting, boats shall round marks 10, 11, and 20 either to port or starboard and in any order, before finishing at RPNYC.

#7 - Start Times and Change of Start Line for Island Bay Race on 18 November

Notice date: 16 November 2017

Change of Start Line

The Start Line for the RPNYC Island Bay Race on 18th November 2017 is changed to the Club Start Line in front of the RPNYC Club House.

Non-Spinnaker Fleet – Start Times and Course Options

The Race is a Pursuit Race, with boats starting at different times. The Start Time for each boat entered is shown on the table below and on the attachment.

If any yachts are intending to sail and don’t have a start time they are to e-mail sailing@rpnyc.org.nz urgently.

The Course for the Race will be either Course Number 23 or 25 and will be announced by the Race Officer on the day.

Non-Spinnaker Fleet
Boat Sail # Start Time
Shemara 1036 10:00
Lizzie 114
Footprints 3348
His ‘N’ Hers 3402
Shogun 4210
Lady Stardust
Galatea 18
Wakarere 1081
Bojangles T4185 10:05
Black Mamba 3899
Chickadee 3810
Coriander 5178
Fellow Sea 9026
Temptation 8334
Airlift 6118
Sea Kiwi 10801

 

Spinnaker Fleet – Start Times and Course Options

The Race is a Pursuit Race, with boats starting at different times. The Start Time for each boat entered is shown on the table below and on the attachment.

If any yachts are intending to sail and don’t have a start time they are to e-mail sailing@rpnyc.org.nz urgently.

The Course for the Race will be either Course Number 24 or 26 and will be announced by the Race Officer on the day.

Spinnaker Fleet
Boat Sail # Start Time
White Cavalier 3248 10:10
Minika
Marishka 5608
Tortimony 8418
Mint Condition 4319
Rosschild 5644
Challenger
Alize 6704 10:20
Smokie 3238
Amnesia 9172
Liquid Asset T3370
Clarebouyant 3917
Shardik 3408
2 Low 4 Zero 5536
Halo 5155 10:30
Revenue Cutter 4845
White Heat T4065
Titus Canby 1505
Am Meer 8843
True Blue 6055 10:40
XTSea T3145
Temptation 8334
Ghost Train 3776
Haumuri 8949
Port Nic 1
Port Nic 2 8262
Marangi 21
Erazer 10:50
Stunned Mullet 380
Montego Bay III 5477
Stolen
Celebrity 4649
Vendetta 1979
After Midnight 6856
Outrageous 5885 11:00
Wiseguy 6585
Incantare 881
Whistler III 5988
88% Proof 6728
Dangerzone 10888
Prime Mover 6804 11:20
Airship 4953
The Snark 9005
Testarossa 6350
Zimmerframe Racing 9004
Loco 9596 11:45
Bullistic 9612
Revs 8234
Blink 110011
St Laurence 7569

 

Interclub Series Prize Giving

The Interclub Series Prize Giving will be held at the RPNYC Wardroom following the race.

#6 - Change of Schedule for Two-Handed and Short Harbour Races on Saturday 11th November

Notice date: 6 November 2017

Following consultation with skippers, the following changes are made to the start times for racing on the weekend of 11th and 12 October:

  • The Short Harbour Race, part of the Fleet Championship, is rescheduled to start at the earlier time of 11:00 am on Saturday, 11th November 2017.
  • The Two Handed Race, previously scheduled for Saturday morning, is rescheduled to start on Sunday 12th November at 10:00 am.
#5 - Start Times for the Fleet Championship / Interclub Series Race on Saturday 4th November

Notice date: 2 November 2017

The Fleet Championship / Interclub Series Race on Saturday 4th November is a Pursuit Race.

The Notice to Competitors (PDF, 3 pages) issued by EBYMBC describes the Start and Finishing lines, the Course Options, and the Start Time for each boat.

#4 - Change of Start Time for Two-Handed Race on Sunday 5th November

Notice date: 1 November 2017

The scheduled start time for the Two-Handed Series Race on Sunday 5th November has been changed to 10:00 am.

#3 - Correction of Two-Handed Race Programme

Notice date: 24 October 2017

Background

The Almanac incorrectly shows a Two-Handed Series event on Saturday, 4th November 2017. The date of that event should be Sunday, 5th November 2017. This event was omitted from the online Calendar.

The Almanac correctly shows a Two-Handed Series event on Saturday, 11th November 2017. This event was omitted from the online Calendar.

Correction

The online Calendar has been amended to add the following events:

  • Sunday, 5th November 2017 – Two-Handed Series, scheduled to start at 1:15 pm, Club Start Line.
  • Saturday, 11th November 2017 – Two-Handed Series, scheduled to start at 10:00 am, Club Start Line.

 

The online Summary of Races document has been amended to show these corrections.

#2 - Interclub Series Race 2, 7th October 2017

Notice date: 5 October 2017


#1 - Locations of permanent marks

Notice date: 5 October 2017

The positions of permanent marks are:
Mark 4: 41 15.185S, 174 48.894E
Mark 5: 41 15.604S, 174 51.164E
Mark 10: 41 18.164S, 174 51.022E
Mark 11: 41 14.578S, 174 50.295E

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