Race Day Procedure

Race Information

 

  • The On/Off decisions will be made and communicated 2 hours before each race via the Club's Facebook page.

 

  • Arrive at the race location in plenty of time.

 

 

Race Entry

 

  • Fill in your online race entry form a minimum of 48hrs ahead of time.

 

  • Check the course map and print a copy from the website if you need it (the Club does not provide printed copies on the day).

 

 

Boat Checks

 

  • Ensure your boat has all the necessary safety kit on board (see Safety Equipment Checklist) and let a Scrutineer know when ready (it is your responsiblity to do this).

 

  • Your boat will then be checked by a Scrutineer prior to launching.

 

 

Race Briefing

 

  • Will commence 45 minutes before the start time. Ensure your team pays attention as course conditions, tips and advice specific to the race will be given.

 

 

The Race

 

  • Launch your boat soon after the briefing.

 

  • Arrive in the muster area 5 to 10 minutes before the start.

 

  • Follow the starter's instructions for lining up and listen out for the start hooter.

 

  • When overtaking slower boats at a turn always pass on the outside of the course.

 

 

Apres Row

 

  • Return your boat to the boat park.

 

  • Remove all safety gear, sliding seats, oars etc, not forgetting the compass if it isn't fixed to the hull.

 

  • The race results are read out by the Club Captain at a location specified in the race briefing, in most cases this is the Guernsey Yacht Club where shower facilities are available.

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Registered Address:

The Boathouse

Mont Crevelt

Bulwer Avenue

St. Sampsons

Guernsey 

GY2 4LH