Cruiser Racing at SYC

Cruiser races are organised on Saturdays, Sundays, Wednesday and Friday evenings. The season starts late April and continues to late October.

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The 2017 Cruiser Racing Programme is now  available. Follow these links for the current  programme pdf

The NECRA Programme is also available.

Duties

The full Duty Roster and ability to swap duties can be accessed  TBD.

Seamanship Event

The event is Open to Entries from Other Clubs. This event is test of navigational and metrological skills as well as a test of boat speed, and should appeal to racing sailors and cruising sailors alike. Timing is a self declaration, by completing the form available in the club on the weekend of the event or by downloading the form from the website.

The objective of the event is to complete the prescribed course in the shortest possible time; this can be achieved by making the best use of the wind and tide. This makes the event a test of navigational and metrological skills as well as a test of boat speed, and should appeal to racing sailors and cruising sailors alike. The course must be completed between 07:00 Saturday and 18:00 Sunday .Boats may complete the course as many times as they wish, only one time can be submitted. Timing is a self declaration, by completing the form available in the club on the weekend of the event or by downloading the form from the website. Details of the course are on the form:

Form for Event Seamanship North East

Form for Event Seamanship North

Form for Event Seamanship South East

Form for Event Seamanship South

Position of SYC Racing Marks (Download - Updated 1/04/1014)

Cruiser Racing Mark Locations

 X

 

N 54 55.436

W 001 20.900

                            Inshore (I)

 

N 54 56.108

W 001 21.200

 J

 

N 54 56.277

W 001 19.854

                           Ballast  (B)

 

N 54 54.332

W 001 18.934

 Hendon  (H)

 

N 54 54.316

W 001 20.600

 

Please note these marks are tide bourne and may vary by 20 to 30 m, depending upon tide flow, especially at low water.

NERR Rating list for SYC Boats Downloaded from www.nerr.org.uk

Electronic Forecasts

The use of the information contained in GRIB files (Gridded Information in Binary) in weather forcasting. This information can be accessed free - find out how.

Chart of our Sailing area

2016 Tide Tables

NECRA website

Please also take a moment to read the Guide to OODs and RIB or Safety Boat users.

Safety Requirements for Racing Boats