The sailing instructions for the 2016-2017 season have been updated. Key updates are:
10 The Start
10.1 Races will be started as follows. Times shall be taken from the visual signals; the failure of a sound signal shall be disregarded.
Time remaining Title Signals
5 Warning Class flag, 1 sound
4 Preparatory Flag P, I, Z, or black flag; 1 sound
1 One minute Preparatory signal removed, 1 sound
0 Starting Class Flag removed, 1 sound
11 The Finish
The finishing line will be either
a) between the port-hand Rhyll channel entrance mark and a mark in the
control tower, which is towards the North East corner of the club
b) Between a mark and the committee boat
12 Time Limit
12.1 The time limit for the races will be 60minutes for the first boat to finish.
Boats failing to finish within 30 minutes after the first boat finishes or
within the time limit, whichever is later, will be scored Did Not Finish.
13.1 Protests shall be written on forms available at the race office and delivered
there within 1hr after the time of the last boat’s finish.