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PBYC 2008 Program - 3rd April 08

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									                                                                 PALM BEACH YACHT CLUB
                                                      Season Events Program 2008 (as at 3rd April 2008)
Date                     Event                                                  Start    Course All marks to be rounded or passed on the Starboard hand                Extras
                                                                                                 unless (P) denotes that the mark is to be rounded on the Port hand.
Friday 11 Jan 08         Club Marine Twilight Series Race 5                             18:00    See below                                                             No
Sunday 20 Jan 08         Hood’s Estuary Race 3 * - Hood Trophy                          13:00    SL – LI – TP – LNP – FL (9 ½ miles)                                   Yes
Friday 25 Jan 08         Club Marine Twilight Series Race 6                             18:00    See below                                                             No
Saturday 26 Jan 08       AUSTRALIA DAY REGATTA

Friday 8 Feb 08          Club Marine Twilight Series Race 7                             18:00    See below                                                             No
Saturday 16 Feb 08       Valentines Day Breakfast at Clareville Beach                   09:00    See TIDELINES for more information                                    No
Sunday 17 Feb 08         Lamoore’s Estuary Race 4 * - Lamoore Trophy                    13:00    SL – LI(P) – JP – FL (12 ½ miles)                                     Yes
Friday 22 Feb 08         Club Marine Twilight Series Race 8                             18:00    See below                                                             No
Saturday 23 Feb 08       Passage Race/Cruise to Hallet’s Beach                          12:00    See TIDELINES for more information

Sunday 2 March 08        Clean Up Australia Day Picnic                                  12:00    See TIDELINES for more information
Friday 7 March 08        Club Marine Twilight Series Race 9                             18:00    See below                                                             Yes
Sunday 9 March 08        Estuary Race 5 * - Gonsalves Trophy                            13:00    SL – LI – ON – FL (13 ½ miles)                                        Yes
Sat 15 & Sun 16 Mar      PITTWATER REGATTA                                                       See TIDELINES for more information
Friday 21 March 08       EASTER CRUISE BEGINS                                                    See TIDELINES for more information
Friday 28 March 08       Club Marine Twilight Series Race 10                            18:00    See below                                                             No
Sunday 30 March 08       Re-sail of Estuary Race 2 * - "Free Spirit" Trophy             13:00    SL – LI(P) – FSP(P) – LI – FL (10 miles)                              Yes

Friday 4 April 08        Club Marine Twilight Fun Race - Regular Start                  18:00    SL - MB - SP - SDP                                                    No
                         (Presentation & Fun Raft-up Afterwards in the Basin)
Sunday 6 April 08        Autumn Series – Race 1                                         13:00    SL - JP(P) - FL                                                       Yes
Sunday 13 April 08       Autumn Series – Race 2                                         13:00    SL - TP(P) - SP(P) - MB(P) -TP(P) - SDP(P) - FL                       Yes
Saturday 19 April 08     ASC Interclub Regatta – Race 1 & 2                                      POSTPONED
Sunday 20 Apr 08         Winter Series Race 1 - Lady Skippers Race                      13:00    SL - MB - SP – TP- RP – FL                                            No
Saturday 26 Apr 08       Anzac Weekend Cruise in Company to Hardys Bay                  12:00    See TIDELINES for more information
Sunday 18 May 08         Winter Series Race 2 - Morse Controls Race                     13:00    SL - TP - RP - SP(P) - MB(P) – FL                                     Yes
Sunday 22 Jun 08         Winter Series Race 3 - Great Wackers Race                      13:00    SL - RP(P) - SP - TP – SDP(P) – FL                                    Yes
Sunday 20 Jul 08         Winter Series Race 4 - Lion Island Challenge Cup               13:00    SL – LI(P) - SP - SDP(P) - FL                                         Yes
Sunday 17 Aug 08         Winter Series Race 5 – Ice Breakers Race                       13:00    SL - JP(P) – FL                                                       Yes
Twilight Series Course   Northerly Course - Green Flag                                           SL - TN - SP - TS - TN - SP - TS – FL                                 No
                         Southerly Course - Red Flag                                             SL - TS(P) - SP(P) - TN (P) - TS(P) - SP(P) - TN(P) – FL              No
                         Marks not Laid – Yellow Flag                                            SL - MB - SP - LNP -SP -LNP - FL                                      No
* Sunday Course          If weather bad or seas too rough - Yellow Flag                          SL - TP(P) - SP(P) - MB(P) - TP(P) - SDP(P) - FL

Note: Before starting please sail by and report to the starter to ensure the identification of your yacht by sail number or by race number
REMINDERS FOR DIARY:     Cat 7 Safety Audits (needed to race): 21 & 27 October 2007 or $50 per inspection after these dates                  AGM: 9 July 2008
Rounding Marks and Buoys
BJN     Barrenjoey North - Orange PBYC buoy 1 nm due North of Barrenjoey Lighthouse.
FL      Finish Line - Between the signal mast of the Committee Vessel normally moored to the east of Portuguese Beach
        and an Orange PBYC buoy moored nearby, crossing from the direction of the last mark.
FSP     Flint & Steel Point - Yellow conical Waterways mark situated 0.5 nm (approx) East of Flint & Steel Point.
JP      Juno Point - Yellow conical Waterways mark located between Juno Point and Walker Point.
Ll      The summit of Lion Island.
LNP     Long Nose Point – Yellow conical Waterways mark situated 0.4 nm (approx) South of Long Nose Point.
MB      Mackerel Beach - Yellow conical Waterways mark situated East of Great Mackerel Beach.
OA      Ocean A - Orange PBYC buoy 2 nm East of BJN.
OB      Ocean B - Orange PBYC buoy 1 nm East of Little Head.
ON      Ocean North - Orange PBYC buoy approximately 2 miles East of Box Head.
RP      Rocky Point - Yellow conical Waterways mark situated between Rocky Point & Woody Point.
SDP     Soldiers Point - Yellow conical mark South-East of Soldiers Point.
SL      Start Line - Between the signal mast of the Committee Vessel normally moored to the east of Portuguese Beach
        and an Orange PBYC buoy moored nearby, crossing in the direction of the first mark.
SP      Stokes Point - Yellow Waterways mark situated approx 200m North-West of Stokes Point.
TN      Twilight North - Orange PBYC buoy West of Sand Point.
TP      Taylors Point - Yellow conical Waterways mark situated North-West of Taylors Point.
TS      Twilight South - Orange PBYC buoy East of Longnose Point.
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                                                                                                                          Avalon Sailing Club Twilight Racing
Start Procedure - Twilight Races - Race Time Limit 19:45 hrs                                       All PBYC Racing Members are invited, in a reciprocal arrangement, to
Races will be started with Divisions separated by a 10 minute interval as follows:                 participate in Twilight races conducted by Avalon Sailing Club as follows:
1755 hrs Warning Signal Div 2         Code flag ‘2’ displayed, 1 short sound                        Race 1 – Friday 9 November 2007          Race 6 – Friday 1 February 2008
1756 hrs Preparatory Signal Div 2 Code flag ‘P’ (&’2’) displayed, 1 short sound                     Race 2 – Friday 23 November 2007         Race 7 – Friday 15 February 2008
1759 hrs One minute for Div 2         Code flag ‘P’ removed, 1 long sound                           Race 3 – Friday 7 December 2007          Race 8 – Friday 29 February 2008
1800 hrs Start Div 2                  Code flag ‘2’ removed, 1 short sound                          Race 4 – Friday 21 December 2007         Race 9 – Friday 7 March 2008
                                                                                                    Race 5 – Friday 18 January 2008          Race 10 – Friday 21 March 2008
1805 hrs   Warning Signal Div 1        Code flag ‘1’ displayed, 1 short sound
1806 hrs   Preparatory Signal Div 1    Code flag ‘P’ (&’1’) displayed, 1 short sound
                                                                                                   1. There are two courses sailed.
1809 hrs   One minute for Division 1   Code flag ‘P’ removed, 1 long sound                          Wind direction North (Red Course) - red flag from Committee vessel.
1810 hrs   Start Div 1                 Code flag ‘1’ removed, 1 short sound                        Start - Committee boat and buoys in area immediately West of the Club House
                                                                                                   1st mark - Stokes Point to port
Start Procedure - Sunday Races - Race Time Limit 17:00 hrs                                         2nd mark - Towlers Bay to port
1255 hrs   Warning Signal              Code flag ‘1’ displayed, 1 short sound                      3rd mark - Stokes Point to starboard
1256 hrs   Preparatory Signal          Code flag ‘P’ (&’1’) displayed, 1 short sound               Finish - Committee boat and buoys in area immediately West of the Club House
                                                                                                   Wind direction South (Green Course) - green flag from Committee vessel.
1259 hrs   One minute to start         Code flag ‘P’ removed, 1 long sound
                                                                                                   Start - Committee boat and buoys in area immediately West of the Club House
1300 hrs   Start                       Code flag ‘1’ removed, 1 short sound                        1st mark - Taylors Point to starboard
                                                                                                   2nd mark - Towlers Bay to starboard
    Starting time accuracy will be taken from the Warning Signal, if any discrepancy              3rd mark - Taylors Point to port
    Two sounds plus ‘L’ checkered flag indicates one or more yachts crossed early.                4th mark - Stokes Point to starboard
    Yellow flag indicates course or time change - report to the starter for instructions.         Finish - Committee boat and buoys in area immediately West of the Club House
    Courses to be sailed to correct side of nav. marks and outside of line of moorings.           2. The timing of the start is as follows: Warning signal at 18:00 (Black O on
    Yachts retiring from any race - please inform the starter before race time limit.             white flag raised, 1 sound); Preparatory signal at 18:01 (Code Flag P raised, 1
     (Mobile phone numbers: James Aston 0409 419 737 ; Jim Gordon 0414 351 642 ;                   sound); 18:04 Code Flag P down, 1 sound; 18:05 Start (Black O down, 1 sound)
    Races are conducted under AYF rules, PBYC Sailing Directions & Racing Policy.
                                                                                                   Note: Everyone is welcome after the race to the Avalon Sailing Club for a sunset
    For detailed information visit the Club’s website at: www.pbyc.com.au                         barbeque. BYO food and drink and share in the prizes !

								
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