Sailing Barge Matches.
1st Sept 2007
A line through Bateman's Tower transit marks (triangle
topped post on the white line on the tower).
The starting line will be limited by a mark boat on
the Brightlingsea shore and the Committee Boat moored
off Mersea shore. Vessels must pass between the limit
Failure to observe the limit marks and for being below
the start line on the starting gun will be a time penalty
at the Officer of the Day's discretion.
There will be a ten minute gun after which no vessel
under power, and racing rules will be observed.
A five minute gun and starting gun will also be fired.
for each class will be shown on Bateman's Tower.
Class One -Smacks and Bawleys 07.00 B.S. T.
Class Two - Barges 07.30 B.S.T.
The race ends at the Bateman's Tower line.
The Prizegiving will be held at the Brightlingsea Sailing
Club from 1800
All spectators are welcome.
Suppers are available and to be booked in advance,
telephone Bev Aldridge on 01206 302697.