2019 ESTUARY BOWL for INTERNATIONAL 14’s & OPEN MEETING for MUSTO PERFORMANCE SKIFFS
VENUE: Racing to be held at sea or on the Tyne Estuary, depending upon conditions. Access to the water from Priors Haven, Tynemouth, on the North bank of the Estuary adjacent to Tynemouth Castle. Changing andrefreshment facilities available in the Clubhouse. Camping is permitted in the Port of Tyne ‘Blockyard’ approx 100m from the clubhouse. Sunday morning breakfast served at TSC
- Train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle (<3hrs) then Metro to Tynemouth Station (5min walk from TSC)
- Flybe Southampton- Newcastle Friday (15.20 or 19.05). Return Newcastle-Southampton Sunday (16.50 or 20.25) Metro – Airport to Tynemouth.
- Secure storage of boats in Tynemouth can be arranged contact Howard or Adam (below)
PROGRAMME: 5 races programmed over the two days. First race on Saturday Start at 1.00 pm. 2nd & 3rd races to follow (back to back). Sunday’s racing to start at 11.00am. 2 races (back to back). No Sunday start after 2.30pm
CLASSES: Separate Class starts for International 14’s & Musto Skiffs
TIDES: High Water at 16.06hrs on Saturday Sept 28th and 16.48hrs on Sunday Sept 29th
RACING RULES: All races to be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020. The (30%) Exoneration Penalty and Arbitration of the RYA Rules Disputes Procedures will be available to competitors. See official Notice Board for details.
BRIEFING: There will be a briefing in the clubhouse at 12.00 noon on Saturday 28th Sept.
COURSES: Racing on Windward/Leeward (MPS) and/or Sausage-Triangle (I14) courses at sea or alternatively Harbour Courses in adverse sea conditions.
SCORING: If 4 or more races are sailed, one result may be discarded. Scoring as per Appendix A low point.
INSURANCE: Each boat shall have 3rd Party insurance to a sum of not less than £2,000,000.
SOCIAL: On the evening of Friday27th September Adam Ovington is arranging ‘The Delights of Tynemouth” evening probably including a curry followed by visits to local ‘watering holes’. Competitors, their family and friends are encouraged to gather at the clubhouse for a Hog Roast after sailing on Saturday evening Tickets included for competitors. The bar will be open and other refreshments will be served.