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SAILING INSTRUCTIONS OCEAN RACE Leg 1:
Alicante, Spain to Cape Town, South Africa.
RACE AREA: Mediterranean Sea, North and South Atlantic Oceans.
BOATS: Volvo 70 Class only.
START: Saturday, October 11th 11:00 UTC at Alicante, Spain.
Real Club de Regatas de Alicante will lay a start line between anchored committee boat and large orange buoy N38.318 / W0.465 approximately 1.9 nm due EAST offshore Alicante Harbour.
Starting from NORTH EAST to SOUTH WEST,
Passing Cabo de Gata Almeria to Starboard,
Through the Straights of Gibraltar,
Passing Tanger to Port,
Through a scoring gate by passing the Archipelago Fernando de Noronha S3.875 / W 32.479 to Port,
To Finish from NORTH WEST to SOUTH EAST offshore of Cape Town, South Africa.
Distance 6,500nm approximately.
Islands, other than the Archipelago Fernando de Noronha, encountered may be passed on either side.
FINISH: between Royal Cape Yacht Club Committee Boat and large orange buoy, S33.890 / E18.150 approximately 12nm due WEST of Cape Town.
All mark positions given are approximate and in the format displayed by race client program.
Correct large scale charts must be used.
Hurricanes and the Doldrums are unpredictable may be encountered at any time.
There are no special fairway marks or obstructions.
The Archipelago Fernando de Noronha 3o54’S 32o25’W consists of 21 islands, islets and rocks of volcanic origin. Population 2,051 in 2000. (More details on Wikipedia)
MOORINGS: proceed to Royal Cape Yacht Club marina.
See diagrams & photo at www.rcyc.co.za/mooring.html
Cajun Queen T-Shirt for 1st, 2nd and 3rd to finish.
Mt Gay Rum for first “Kiwi” yacht to finish.
Other prizes may be announced.
T-SHIRTS: Send an email to email@example.com with size of your T-Shirt and full address. Sizes are S, M, L, XL and there are female shirts as well.
PRIZE GIVING: At the Royal Cape Yacht Club the day after 60% of the fleet have arrived, but will be subject to confirmation.
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Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race 2015
When the winter weather turns cool in southern Australia sailors head into the warmer tropics. Every year in August sailors from all over the world make their way to The Great Barrier Reef for the big winter regattas at Hamilton Island, Airlie Beach and Magnetic Island. What better way to get there than to race to the reef. So join SOL in the 2015 Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race in VO60s. It might be winter downunder but all you will need is shorts and t-shirts.
WX Updates: 0245 / 0845 / 1445 / 2045
Race starts: Jul 30th 01:00 Registration Open!
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The Tall Ships Races 2015 - Race 2 - Kristiansand to Aalborg
Welcome to the last of the four events in Sailonline's 2015 Tall Ships Series. This is the second of this year's European Tall Ships Races - a race of 265nm from Kristiansand in Norway to Aalborg in Denmark NOTE:Starts and Finishes in tall ships racing are offshore to avoid conflict with shipping and shipping lanes.
Chart by brainaid.de
90m Barque POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: Tall Ships - SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: Jul 28th 15:00 Registration Open!
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