BCOSS

Coordinated Cruiser Events

AMENDED SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The Colne Event  at Bradwell 2015

These amendments should be read in conjunction with the General Sailing Instructions.

The general sailing instructions for the BCOSS series are amended as follows for the Colne Event to be sailed on Sunday 10th May 2015

COLNE YACHT CLUB, AMENDED SAILING INSTRUCTIONS for the ‘COLNE EVENT’

Sunday 10th May 2015


These are specific to the BCOSS CYC EVENT (leg 1). The event is hosted by Colne Yacht Club and will be raced as
‘the Colne Event’.


These amendments should be read in conjunction with the BCOSS General Sailing Instructions and Safety Declaration. Entrants are requested to download these here.


6 RADIO COMMUNICATION


6.2 Information regarding the event will be broadcast on VHF channel 77


9 THE START


9.3 The Start Line will be a line between the main mast of the Committee Vessel and either a charted channel mark
and a specially laid mark in the vicinity of the Bradwell Baffle.
9.4 The Committee Vessel will lay an inner distance mark and boats may not pass between this mark and the
Committee Vessel at any time before, during or after racing.
9.5 White Sail category start: 08.30am Local Handicap & IRC categories 08.35am


15 THE FINISH


15.1.1 When 12.2 is not actioned, the Finish line will be a line between the main mast of the Committee Vessel and
the specially laid distance mark referred to in 9.3.


17 PROTESTS AND REQUESTS FOR REDRESS


17.1 A boat that wishes to lodge a protest shall verbally inform the Principal Race Officer aboard the Committee
Vessel as soon as possible after finishing or retiring and no later than 6pm on the evening of the event. She must
also display a red pennant from her backstay indicating her intent to protest.


19 PRIZES


19.3 Prizes for the BCOSS ‘Colne Event’ will be awarded as follows:
1st, 2nd and 3rd IRC placed boat
1st, 2nd and 3rd Local Handicap boat calculated using BCOSS local handicap system
1st, 2nd and 3rd White Sail boat calculated using BCOSS local handicap system
19.3.1 BCOSS General Sailing Instructions plus ‘CYC Event’ specific amendments to the sailing instructions will
apply to all entrants.
19.4.1 The BCOSS ‘Colne Event‘ prizes will be presented at West Mersea YC’s Summer Ball on the evening of Sat. 25th
July 2015 in the West Mersea Yacht Club, scheduled to begin at 18.30hrs