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Race Information

MBSA 2 - 14 Sept 2019


SATURDAY 14th Sept

HW Fleetwood 12:24 BST. Height 9.0m


Course “A” or “B” to be decided on the day.

Start Line for either Course is:-

A Line between Heysham No2 and Rib or other Committee Boat TBA or Lune number 1

VHF 72

Finishing Line for either Course is:-

Piel Buoy [P] in Transit with Flag Post at the top of the Jetty.

A Channel Course to be sailed from Barrow Sea 5 / Halfway Perch to the finish.

Starting Procedure:- Times from OOD.

Warning Signal – 10mins prior to start –VHF Ch 72 & OOD

Preparatory – 5mins prior to start –VHF Ch 72 & OOD as per RRS 26 but no flags

Start –VHF Ch 72  & OOD

Course “A”:

Start Line – Danger Patch [S] – Lune Deep [S] – Lightning Knoll [S] – Piel Buoy [P] finish.

Course “B”:

Start Line – Danger Patch [S] – Barrow Sea 5 [S] – Piel Buoy[P] finish..

Yachts are placed on trust of their intention to race rather than inform the Race Officer prior to the Start and to record their own finishing times by GPS if OOD boat not at Piel  and report to the Committee Boat as soon as possible after the race with times and Club representing.

Race Officers/Committee Boats – TBA VIA VHF Ch 72

General Requirements:-

1] MBSA yacht racing is undertaken in accordance with RYA guidelines and ISAF rules.

2] All participating yachts are asked to show their Club Burgee on the backstay or pushpit.


The safety of a yacht, all persons aboard, it’s handling and adequate insurance is the sole and inescapable responsibility of the owner/skipper at all times..

The establishment of these sailing instructions shall in no way transfer any responsibility to the MBSA or any of it’s Officers.

The presentation of Trophies will take place on Piel Island once results are known

Refreshments will be available but will not be provided by the MBSA.

Prior booking would be advised contacting Piel Bravo on VHF Ch. 8.