After a record turnout for its first race of the season to Holyhead a week ago ISORA Commodore Peter Ryan has appealed for a similar effort for next weekends race from Dun Laoghaire to Arklow and back. This ISORA race will be run with the Lee Overlay/Royal Alfred Yacht Club 2010 Offshore Series race using the same start, course and finish. Boats may enter both series. Boats entered in the ISORA series only shall not be scored in the Lee Overlay/RAYC series nor are eligible for prizes in that series.
TIME OF START FOR ALL CLASSES
09.55 Warning signal - Class flags (Numerals 1 & 2) hoisted
09.56 Preparatory Signal - Blue Peter hoisted
09.59 Blue Peter down
10.00 Start – Class flags down
The start may be broadcast on VHF Channel 72.
The start line shall be located in Scotsman’s Bay in the vicinity of DBSC ‘Pier’ mark between the mast of a committee boat flying the RAYC burgee and a start mark at the port end. A boat shall not start later than 15 minutes after her Starting signal. Prior to the start of each race boats are requested to obtain acknowledgement from the Race Committee.
1. STARTING LINE
2. Muglins to starboard
3. Arklow North to Port
4. Muglins to port
5. FINISH LINE
The Course will be confirmed at a briefing at 08.45 at the Marina offices and afloat to the competitors on channel 72 before the start.
The race may be shortened at a mark and will be signalled by calling the fleet on Ch 72. If the fleet doesn’t finish a race or shortened race, the race committee may take the result from the mark at which one third or more of the fleet round from the direction last mark.