Notices of Race (NORs)

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Alternatively, You can download the NORs as a PDF/Word using the links Below

 

Race Officers: For the list of race officers please see the duty rotas page.

  • Series Officer: Freddie De-Vere

     

    John Gooch Memorial Rum Race 2021

    One race only Sunday 26th December 2021

    Discards: 0

    Classes: NHC

    Sign on: You may have already completed the annual ‘sign on document’ but for individual race entries it is necessary to inform the race officer of your intention to race at least 5 minutes prior to the warning signal.

    Entrance fee: £10 per race to be paid as soon as possible on the day of the race.

    Time limit: 3 hours

    Start time: 10:30 Hours

    Start line: SHYC shore start – Start line will be a transit between 2 transit markers aligned on groyne 89. The ODM buoy limits the seaward end of the line but may not be on the line. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Finish line: Between the lower transit marker on groyne 89 and the ODM. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Course: Either announced at the clubhouse or by VHF Prior to the warning signal.

    Declarations: Signing off is not required, however the race officer must be informed at the earliest opportunity of any yacht protesting or retiring from the race

    Sailing instructions: The current SHYC standard sailing instructions apply except where changed by this notice

    Safety: All yachts must have identifying sail numbers unless special dispensation has been given by the race officer. All yachts must comply with ISAAF special regulations Appendix J, category 5 for inshore races.

    Prizes: Points will be awarded for each race as per SHYC standard race instructions, the series winner will be presented with the series trophy. There may be prizes for 2nd and 3rd places depending on the number of entries.

    Prize giving: On the day in the clubhouse after racing

  • Series Officer: Freddie De – Vere

    Contact Details :

    NOR SHYC Frostbite Series 2021 Document

    NOR SHYC Frostbite Series 2021 pdf

     

    Dates :

    Race 1 Sunday 3rd January

    Race 2 Sunday 17th January

    Race 3 Sunday 7th February

    Race 4 Sunday 21st February

    Race 5 Sunday 7th March

    Race 6 Sunday 21st March

    Discards

    6 races with 1 discard, at least 50% of races to be run for discard to be counted

    Entrance Fee

    £10 per days racing to be paid to the RO on the day of the race. No fee – no result.

    Start time

    09:45 Hours.

    Classes

    Classes will share the same start and course.  IRC yachts will also receive an NHC result for each race and will be eligible for the Frostbite NHC Series.  All yachts will be subject to NHC handicap adjustment system in place at the time.  Yachts entering the SH Series will be scored under NHC.

    Time Limit

    3 hours.

    Sign on

    Regular racers must have signed the SHYC annual “sign on document” before racing. They then only need identify themselves to the RO by radio when in the starting area of their intention to race, (Channel 77, call sign “Suntrap”). This must be at least 5 minutes before the warning signal. Any individual race entries must similarly advise the RO by radio. All yachts must advise the RO of crew numbers that day.

    Declarations

    Signing off is not required, however the RO must be informed at the earliest opportunity of any yacht protesting or retiring from the race.

    Course

    Announced by the RO approximately 15 minutes before the start

    Start Line

    As per current SHYC Standard Sailing Instructions available on the SHYC Web Site unless amended by the RO on the day

    Finish line

    As per current SHYC Standard Sailing Instructions available on the SHYC Web Site unless amended by the RO on the day.

    Safety

    All yachts must have identifying sail numbers unless special dispensation has been given by the RO. All yachts must comply with ISAAF special regulations Appendix J, category 4 for inshore races.

    Prizes

    Points will be awarded for each race as per SHYC Standard Race Instructions and the Series winner will be presented with the Series Trophy. There may be prizes for 2nd and 3rd places depending on the number of entries. The prize giving date TBA

    Sailing Instructions

    The current SHYC Standard Sailing Instructions apply except where changed by this notice.

  • Series Officer: Freddie de -Vere

    Contact details :

    Coronavirus Regulations / Guidance

    This series is subject to the rules issued by the Government at the time with the possibility of abandonment or suspension of Series, please see the link :-

    Coronavirus (COVID-19): grassroots sports guidance for the public and sport providers – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

    NOR SHYC Spring Series 2021 Document

    NOR SHYC Spring Series 2021 pdf

    Dates:
    Race 1 Sunday April 11th(Short)

    Race 2 Sunday April 18th  (Long)

    Race 3 Sunday April 25th (Short)

    Race 4 Sunday May 9th (Long)

    Race 5 Sunday May 16th (Short)

    Race 6 Sunday May 23rd (Long)

    Races 1, 3 and 5 will be the standard target duration of 1 hour 45 minutes for the lead boat. Races 2, 4 and 6 will be long races with a target duration for the lead boat of 4 hours with long legs suitable for short handed sailing.

    Discards

    3 races to be run before 1 discard allowed.

    Entrance Fee

    £10 per days racing to be paid to the RO on the day of the race. No fee – no result

    Start time

    09:45 hours

    Classes

    NHC (Flag G), IRC (Numeral Pennant 1), SH – Short Handed (Numeral Pennant 3)

    All Classes will share the same start and course. IRC yachts will also receive an NHC result for each race and will eligible for the Spring NHC Series. All yachts will be subject to the NHC handicap adjustment system in place at the time. Yachts entering the SH Series will be scored under NHC

    Time Limit

    3 hours for short races and 6 hours for long races

    Sign on

    Regular racers must have signed the SHYC annual “sign on document” before racing. They then only need identify themselves to the RO by radio when in the starting area of their intention to race, (Channel 77, call sign “Suntrap”). This must be at least 5 minutes before the warning signal. Any individual race entries must similarly advise the RO by radio. All yachts must advise the RO of crew numbers that day.

    Declarations

    Signing off is not required, however the RO must be informed at the earliest opportunity of any yacht protesting or retiring from the race.

    Course

    Announced by the RO approximately 15 minutes before the start

    Start Line

    As per current SHYC Standard Sailing Instructions available on the SHYC Web Site unless amended by the RO on the day

    Finish line

    As per current SHYC Standard Sailing Instructions available on the SHYC Web Site unless amended by the RO on the day

    Safety

    All yachts must have identifying sail numbers unless special dispensation has been given by the RO. All yachts must comply with ISAAF special regulations Appendix J, category 5 for inshore races

    Declarations: Signing off is not required, however the race officer must be informed at the earliest opportunity of any yacht protesting or retiring from the race

    Sailing instructions: The current SHYC standard sailing instructions apply except where changed by this notice

    Safety: All yachts must have identifying sail numbers unless special dispensation has been given by the race officer. All yachts must comply with ISAAF special regulations Appendix J, category 4 for inshore races.

    Prizes

    Points will be awarded for each race as per SHYC Standard Race Instructions and the Series winner will be presented with the Series Trophy. There may be prizes for 2nd and 3rd places depending on the number of entries. The prize giving date TBA

    Sailing Instructions

    The current SHYC Standard Sailing Instructions apply except where changed by this notice.

    Notice of Change to :- Miscellaneous       13.3

     IRC Crew number limitations shall not apply            

     

  • Series Officer: Brian Child

    Contact details : egertonmer@aol.com, tel. 07768 052704

    NOR Weds 1 2021 Document

    NOR Weds 1 2021 pdf.

    Dates:

    1st Race 5th May
    2nd Race 12th May
    3rd Race 19th May
    4th Race 26th May
    5th Race 2nd June
    6th Race 9th June

    Discards: 3 races to be run before 1 discard allowed.

    NHC (Flag G), IRC (Numeral Pennant 1), SH – Short Handed (Numeral Pennant 3).

    Sign on: By VHF (channel 77) on the night at least 5 minutes prior to the warning signal

    Entrance fee: £5 Payable as soon as possible on the night.

    Start time: 19:00 Hours

    Time limit: Amendment to SHYC sailing instructions item 5 number 4.

    Time limit 2 hours. When one yacht finishes in her class within the time limit, yachts failing to finish 30 minutes within the expiry time limit will be DNF.

    Course: Announced by VHF (channel 77) approximately 15 minutes prior to the start

    Start line: SHYC shore start – Start line will be a transit between 2 transit markers aligned on groyne 89. The ODM buoy limits the seaward end of the line but may not be on the line. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Finish line: Between the lower transit marker on groyne 89 and the ODM. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Declarations: Signing off is not required, however the race officer must be informed at the earliest opportunity of any yacht protesting or retiring from the race

    Sailing instructions: The current SHYC standard sailing instructions apply except where changed by this notice

    Safety: All yachts must have identifying sail numbers unless special dispensation has been given by the race officer. All yachts must comply with ISAAF special regulations Appendix J, category 5 for inshore races.

    Prizes: Points will be awarded for each race as per SHYC standard race instructions, the series winner will be presented with the series trophy. There may be prizes for 2nd and 3rd places depending on the number of entries.

    Prize giving: TBA

  • Series Officer: Trevor Hayler

    Contact details : Tjhayler2@aol.com, tel. 07802468366

    NOR Weds 2 2021 Document

    NOR Weds 2 2021 pdf.

    Dates:

    1st Race 16th June
    2nd Race 23rd June
    3rd Race 30th June
    4th Race 7th July
    5th Race 14th July
    6th Race 21st July

    Discards: 3 races to be run before 1 discard allowed.

    Classes:  NHC (Flag G),  IRC (Numeral Pennant 1), SH – Short Handed (Numeral Pennant 3)

    Sign on: By VHF (channel 77) on the night at least 5 minutes prior to the warning signal

    Entrance fee: £5 Payable as soon as possible on the night.

    Start time: 19:00 Hours

    Time limit: Amendment to SHYC sailing instructions item 5 number 4.

    Time limit 2 hours. When one yacht finishes in her class within the time limit, yachts failing to finish 30 minutes within the expiry time limit will be DNF.

    Course: Announced by VHF (channel 77) approximately 15 minutes prior to the start

    Start line: SHYC shore start – Start line will be a transit between 2 transit markers aligned on groyne 89. The ODM buoy limits the seaward end of the line but may not be on the line. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Finish line: Between the lower transit marker on groyne 89 and the ODM. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Declarations: Signing off is not required, however the race officer must be informed at the earliest opportunity of any yacht protesting or retiring from the race

    Sailing instructions: The current SHYC standard sailing instructions apply except where changed by this notice

    Safety: All yachts must have identifying sail numbers unless special dispensation has been given by the race officer. All yachts must comply with ISAAF special regulations Appendix J, category 5 for inshore races.

    Prizes: Points will be awarded for each race as per SHYC standard race instructions, the series winner will be presented with the series trophy. There may be prizes for 2nd and 3rd places depending on the number of entries.

    Prize giving: TBA

  • Series Officer: Nick Tomline

    Contact details : nick.tomline@googlemail.com

    NOR Weds 3 2021 Document

    NOR Weds 3 2021 pdf

    Dates:

    1st Race           28th July
    2nd Race         11th August
    3rd Race          18th August
    4th Race          25th August
    5th Race          1st September
    6th Race          8th September

    Discards: 3 races to be run before 1 discard allowed.

    Classes:  NHC (Flag G), IRC (Numeral Pennant 1), SH – Short Handed (Numeral Pennant 3)

    Sign on: By VHF (channel 77) on the night at least 5 minutes prior to the warning signal

    Entrance fee: £5 Payable as soon as possible on the night.

    Start time: 19:00 Hours

    COVID-19 Social distancing

    Vessels racing should ensure that gatherings on individual boats are limited to two households ( bubbles) or up to 6 people from different households. The guidance is to keep a distance of two metres, or one metre plus with additional mitigations, from those outside your household (or support bubble).

    Time limit: Amendment to SHYC sailing instructions item 5 number 4.

    Time limit 2 hours. When one yacht finishes in her class within the time limit, yachts failing to finish 30 minutes within the expiry time limit will be DNF.

    Course: Announced by VHF (channel 77) approximately 15 minutes prior to the start

    Start line: SHYC shore start – Start line will be a transit between 2 transit markers aligned on groyne 89. The ODM buoy limits the seaward end of the line but may not be on the line. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Finish line: Between the lower transit marker on groyne 89 and the ODM. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Declarations: Signing off is not required, however the race officer must be informed at the earliest opportunity of any yacht protesting or retiring from the race

    Sailing instructions: The current SHYC standard sailing instructions apply except where changed by this notice

    Safety: All yachts must have identifying sail numbers unless special dispensation has been given by the race officer. All yachts must comply with ISAAF special regulations Appendix J, category 5 for inshore races.

    Prizes: Points will be awarded for each race as per SHYC standard race instructions, the series winner will be presented with the series trophy. There may be prizes for 2nd and 3rd places depending on the number of entries.

    Prize giving: TBA

  • Series Officer: Freddie De Vere

    Contact details : freddie@bateswharf.co.uk

    NOR Summer 2021 Document

    NOR Summer 2021 pdf.

     

    dates :-

    Race 1                     Sunday 6th June

    Race 2                    Sunday 13th June

    Race 3                    Sunday 20th June

    Race 4                    Sunday 4th July

    Race 5                    Sunday 11th July

    Race 6                   Sunday 18th July

    Discards

    3 races to be run before 1 discard allowed.

    Entrance Fee  

    £10 per days racing to be paid to the RO on the day of the race,  No fee – no result

    Start Time

    09:45 Hours

    Classes             

    NHC (Flag G), IRC (Numeral Pennant 1), SH Short Handed (Numeral Pennant 3). All Classes will share the same start and course. IRC yachts will also receive an NHC result for each race and will be eligible for the Summer NHC Series. All yachts will be subject to the NHC handicap adjustment system in place at the time. Yachts entering the SH Series will be scored under NHC.

    Time Limit

     3 hours

    Sign on

    Regular racers must have signed the SHYC annual “sign on document” before racing. They then only need identify themselves to the RO by radio when in the starting area of their intention to race, (Channel 77, call sign “Suntrap”). This must be at least 5 minutes before the warning signal. Any individual race entries must similarly advise the RO by radio. All yachts must advise the RO of crew numbers that day.

    Declarations

    Signing off is not required, however the RO must be informed at the earliest opportunity of any yacht protesting or retiring from the race.

    Course

    Announced by the RO approximately 15 minutes before the start.

    Start Line

    As per the current SHYC Standard Sailing Instructions available on the SHYC Web Site unless amended by the RO on the day.

    Finish Line

    As per the current SHYC Standard Sailing Instructions available on the SHYC Web Site unless amended by the RO on the day.

    Safety

    All yachts must have identifying sail numbers unless special dispensation has been given by the RO. All yachts must comply with ISAAF special regulations Appendix J, category 5 for inshore races.

    Prizes

    Points will be awarded for each race as per current SHYC Standard Race Instructions and the Series winner will be presented with the Series Trophy. There may be prizes for 2nd and 3rd places depending on the number of entries. The prize Giving date TBA.

    Sailing Instructions

    The current SHYC Standard Sailing Instructions apply except where changed by this notice.

     

  • Series Officer: Bob Jackson

    Contact details : (White Rose) Tel. 07338 922315 E mail: bob.jackson@talk21.com

    NOR SHYC Offshore 2020 Document

    NOR SHYC Offshore 2020 pdf.

    Race 1
    Race 2
    Race 3
    Race 4
    Race 5

    Race 6
    Race 7
    Race 8

    Race 9

    Discards 4 races to be run before 1 discard allowed. 6 races to be run before 2 discards allowed.

    Entries

    Race 1 –
    Race 2 –
    Race 3 –
    Race 4 –
    Race 5 –
    Race 6 –
    Race 7 –
    Race 8 –

    Race 9 –

    Finish Times All competitors should record their own elapsed finish times and advise the SHYC Race officer or Series officer asap after the race.

    Classes: NHC & IRC
    SHYC Offshore Series results will be calculated using elapsed times for all the above races.

    Sailing Instns. SHYC races – standard SHYC published Offshore race instructions.
    Other Races – as published by the particular organisers.

    Safety All yachts must comply with ISAF safety regulations as determined by the appropriate Race Instructions.

    Declarations For SHYC races, individual Race Instructions may be posted 2 weeks before the event or announced at signing on. Other races, in accordance with the organising Clubs Race Instructions

    Entrance fees: For SHYC races – £10 per race payable to the Race Officer – no fee, no result
    Other races, in accordance with the organising Clubs instructions

    Prizes: Points will be awarded for each race as per SHYC Standard Race Instructions and the Series Winner will be presented with the Bruford Plate. There may be prizes for 2nd & 3rd depending on the number of entries.

  • Series Officer: TBA

    Contact details :

    NOR-Autumn-Series-2-2020 edition 2 Document

    NOR-Autumn-Series-2-2020 edition 2 pdf

     

    Dates:
    1st Race 20th September (long).
    2nd Race 4th October (long).
    3rd Race 25th October
    4th Race 8th November
    5th Race 22nd November
    6th Race 13th December

     

    Discards: 3 races to be run before 1 discard allowed.

    Classes: NHC/IRC

    Sign on: You may have already completed the annual ‘sign on document’ but for individual race entries it is necessary to inform the race officer of your intention to race at least 5 minutes prior to the warning signal.

    Entrance fee: £10 per race to be paid as soon as possible on the day of the race.

    Time limit: 3 hours for short races and 6 hours for long races

    Start time: 09:45 Hours

    Start line: SHYC shore start – Start line will be a transit between 2 transit markers aligned on groyne 89. The ODM buoy limits the seaward end of the line but may not be on the line. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Finish line: Between the lower transit marker on groyne 89 and the ODM. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Course: Either announced at the clubhouse or by VHF Prior to the warning signal.

    Declarations: Signing off is not required, however the race officer must be informed at the earliest opportunity of any yacht protesting or retiring from the race

    Sailing instructions: The current SHYC standard sailing instructions apply except where changed by this notice

    Safety: All yachts must have identifying sail numbers unless special dispensation has been given by the race officer. All yachts must comply with ISAAF special regulations Appendix J, category 4 for inshore races.

    Prizes: Points will be awarded for each race as per SHYC standard race instructions, the series winner will be presented with the series trophy. There may be prizes for 2nd and 3rd places depending on the number of entries.

    Prize giving: TBA

  • Series Officer: Kevin Watts

    Contact details : kevinandhils@gmail.com

    NOR Autumn Series 2 2020 Document Edition 2 (Pursuit Racing)

    As from race 2 this series is now to be run as a pursuit race and each boat entering will be given their precise starting time according to their latest NHC handicap number. It is therefore essential that entries are forwarded to the Series Officer by 18:00hrs on the Friday before racing at the very latest to allow time for starting times to be calculated. Individual starting times will then be issued to skippers by email/SHYC Racing Whatsapp posting Saturday evening in readiness for Sunday morning.

    Dates:
    1st Race 27th September (long).
    2nd Race 11th October (long).
    3rd Race 1st November
    4th Race 15th November
    5th Race 29th November
    6th Race 20th December

    Revised NOR for Autumn Series 2, 2020

     

    Discards: 3 races to be run before 1 discard allowed.

    Classes: NHC

    Sign on: You may have already completed the annual ‘sign on document’ but for individual race entries it is necessary to inform the race officer of your intention to race at least 2 days before the event as indicated above.

    Entrance fee: £10 per race to be paid as soon as possible on the day of the race.

    Time limit: 3 hours for short races and 6 hours for long races

    Start time: 09:45 Hours with boats starting at their allocated time issued before the day by e-mail / whatsapp SHYC Racing app.

    Start line: SHYC shore start – Start line will be a transit between 2 transit markers aligned on groyne 89. The ODM buoy limits the seaward end of the line but may not be on the line. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Finish line: Between the lower transit marker on groyne 89 and the ODM. Any changes will be announced on the day.

    Course: Either announced via whatsapp SHYC Racing app, at the clubhouse or by VHF Prior to the warning signal.

    Declarations: Signing off is not required, however the race officer must be informed at the earliest opportunity of any yacht protesting or retiring from the race

    Sailing instructions: The current SHYC standard sailing instructions apply except where changed by this notice

    Safety: All yachts must have identifying sail numbers unless special dispensation has been given by the race officer. All yachts must comply with ISAAF special regulations Appendix J, category 4 for inshore races.

    Prizes: Points will be awarded for each race as per SHYC standard race instructions, the series winner will be presented with the series trophy. There may be prizes for 2nd and 3rd places depending on the number of entries.

    Prize giving: TBA

  • Race Officer : SHYC

    NOR Bank Holiday Sunday document

    NOR Bank Holiday Sunday pdf

    Date :

    30th August 2020

    Entrance fee :

    £10 to be paid to the RO on the day of the race  No fee – no result

    Start time :

    11:00 hrs. Approximate 15 – 20 mile race. Committee boat start.

    Classes :

    All Classes will share the same start and course. All NHC yachts will be subject to the NHC handicap adjustment system in place at the time. If in the case of insufficient IRC entries (minimum 3) all boats will race under NHC.

    Time limit :

    5 hours.

    Sign on :

    Yachts only need identify themselves to the RO by radio when in the starting area of their intention to race.  (Channel 77, call sign “Suntrap”).  This must be at least  5 minutes before the warning signal.  All yachts must advise the RO of crew numbers that day.

    Declarations :

    Signing off is not required, however the RO must be informed at the earliest opportunity of any yacht protesting or retiring from the race.

    Course :

    Announced by the RO approximately 15 minutes before start.

    Start line :

    As per current SHYC Standard Sailing Instructions available on the SHYC web-site unless amended by the RO on the day.

    Finish line :

    As per current SHYC Standard Sailing Instructions available on the SHYC web-site unless amended by the RO on the day.

    Safety :

    All yachts must have identifying sail numbers unless special dispensation has been given by the RO.  All yachts must comply with ISAAF special regulations Appendix J. category 4 for inshore races.

    Prizes :

    Points will be awarded for the race as per current SHYC Standard Race Instructions and the winner will be presented with a prize.  There may be prizes for 2nd and 3rd places depending on the number of entries.  The prize giving to be held at approximately 17:00 hrs 30th August 2020