RS400 Class Northern Championship

Tynemouth Sailing Club

SATURDAY & SUNDAY  1st  &  2nd  June 2024

NOTICE OF RACE

1. 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 Tyne Estuary adjacent to Tynemouth Castle. Changing and refreshment facilities available in the Clubhouse. 

2. PROGRAMME:               

  1. 6 races programmed over the two days. 
  2. First race on Saturday – Start at 2.00 pm. 2nd & 3rd races to follow.
  3. First race on Sunday to start at 11.00am.  2 further races to follow.
  4. No warning signal after 3.00pm on Sunday 2nd June

3. TIDES:  High Water at 11.21 hrs on Saturday June 1st and 12.27 hrs on Sunday June 2nd 

4. RACING RULES:  The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the current Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) and the Sailing Instructions (SI’s).  In the event of any inconsistencies between this NOR and the SI’s; the SI’s will prevail.  The (30%) Exoneration Penalty and Arbitration of RRS Appendix T  will be available to competitors. See official Notice Board for details.

5. ENTRY & REGISTRATION:  Enter on line from Tynemouth SC website at this link (to add). Late entry will be available on arrival in the TSC Clubhouse. Sailing Instructions will be provided on registration in TSC Clubhouse, Priors Haven, Tynemouth .

Entry Fee:  £45.00 per boat.   If advance entry received before 5.00pm on Saturday 25th May a Reduced Entry Fee of only £40.00 applies.    Sailing Instructions will be provided on registration.

6. BRIEFING:  There will be a briefing in the clubhouse at 1.00 pm on Saturday June 1st.

7. COURSES:  Racing on Windward-Leeward courses at sea or alternatively Harbour Courses in adverse weather conditions.

8. SCORING:  If 4 or more races are sailed, one result may be discarded. Scoring as per Appendix A low point. 

9. INSURANCE:  Each boat shall have 3rd Party insurance to a sum of not less than £3,000,000. 

10. APRES SAIL:  Competitors, their family and friends are encouraged to gather at the clubhouse for an evening meal  after sailing on Saturday evening.  Beef (or Veggie) Chilli & rice – £5.00 each. The bar will be open and  other refreshments will be served.           

Enquiries:    aoyston1@gmail.com or howard.steavenson@gmail.co