Wednesday Evening Barton Race Series

IMG_0569Wednesday Evening Open Series

Kindly sponsored by Barton Marine Equipment Ltd

A 9 race series for Cruisers and Keelboats (6 to count) will take place on Wednesday evenings from May to July starting at 19-00hrs from the MYC line.

Practice Race 18th May

First race of Series 25th May ~ Last series race and Prize giving 27th July

Notice of Race and notes to the NOR can be found on the Sailing Documents page

 Notes to competitors

It is intended to run a trot boat service from MYC pontoon

It is necessary for you to complete a 2016 MYC declaration form before racing.

Boats on MYC moorings should sign on before going afloat.

Boats wishing to take part from the Marina or other Clubs can signal their intent by VHF Radio providing they have completed a Declaration form in advance.

The sailing instructions will follow the MYC sailing instructions for weekend series in-river racing other than the start time will be 19-00hrs and the time limit will be 21-30 hrs.

Courses will be selected from the MYC 2016 in – river course sheet unless a special course is set.

The race hut call sign is “Upnor Line” channel 37 (M 1)

There will be two fleets Cruisers and Keelboats ( Dragons, Sonatas and Squibs ) with a combined start. Racing will be for the Barton Cruiser and Barton Keelboat trophies to be awarded to the overall winner. In addition bottle prizes will be awarded after each race.

Racing for both fleets will be under the National Handicap for Cruisers (NHC). Handicaps may be adjusted after each race.

The bar and galley will be open from 6-00pm. Please order your food before going racing.

Entry fees are £25 for the series or £5.00 per race.

To ENTER contact Mike Harrison Email Mike Harrison  01233 850423 07890 485456

Schedule of Races

18/5  Practice- Bottle race

25/5  Race 1

1/6    Race 2

8/6    Race 3

15/6  Race 4

22/6  Race 5

29/6  Race 6

6/7    No race  ( Regatta  week )

13/7  Race 7

20/7  Race 8

27/7  Race 9    ( and Prizegiving )

3/8    Race with Cadets

10/8  Lady helm ( Bottle race )


Thanks to our sponsors

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