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Board » Races » Gran Canaria to Rio de Janeiro

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS:
Gran Canaria to Rio de Janeiro

RACE AREA: North Atlantic to South Atlantic

START: Saturday, Aug 30th 01:00 UTC at Gran Canaria
Start line between to unanchored committee boats 28.150N /16.000W owing to depth of water, mid-way between Tenerife and Gran Canaria Islands.

COURSE:
Starting from NORTH to SOUTH
to Mark 2 ITAIPU 22.979S / 43.050W to STARBOARD,
to Finish to EAST to WEST between main spans of harbour bridge.

FINISH: In main navigational channel, between main spans “Ponte Rio – Niteroi” 22.866S 43.150W

FAIRWAY MARKS / OBSTRUCTIONS:
Ships over 500 tons have priority when using the main navigational channel and within 1nm of the Ponte Rio – Niteroi.

CAUTIONS:
All positions given are approximate and in the format displayed by race client program.
Correct large scale charts must be used.
Strong tides and disturbed water close to Sugar Loaf on South side of entrance. See Photos.

MOORINGS:
After clearing Brazilian Customs and Immigration, yachts are advised to proceeded to Baia de Guanabera, west of Sugar Loaf and anchor off the Iate Clube de Rio de Janerio (Yacht Club).
The Iate Club operates several passenger boats to ferry crews to and from the main landing dock at the centre of the Iate Clube

PRIZE GIVING: At Iate Clube de Rio de Janeiro 22.950S 43.166W is planned for 1800 hours the day after 60% of the fleet have arrived, but will be subject to confirmation.

A GENERAL INFORMATION Word Document will be available soon.
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