Amendment to Sailing Instructions - Marine Rescue Coffs Harbour

Notice to Competitors #2

31/12/14

Amendment to Sailing Instructions

Marine Rescue Coffs Harbour Radio Frequencies:

Competitors are advised that SI 14.1 and 14.9 are amended as follows:

A14.1:

Marine Rescue Coffs Harbour maintains a 24hr listening watch on HF frequency 2182 khz and VHF channel 16 and operating VHF channel 19.

A14.9:

Marine Rescue Coffs Harbour

(24hrs 7 days) Ph: 6652 3155

HF  2182 khz

VHF 16, 19, 80 – Nambucca Heads Report

 

Club Marine 34th Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race 2015

Race Committee

31/12/2014            

James Spithill joins Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs yacht race

The Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Race fleet of 28 setting off from the entrance to Broken Bay at 1pm this Friday January 2, 2015, can expect a straightforward race north with the Bureau of Meteorology’s long range outlook indicating dry weather and classic summer sea breezes.Credit: Rolex -Kurt ArrigoCredit: Rolex -Kurt Arrigo

ISAF Rolex Male World Sailor of the Year and two-time winning America’s Cup skipper, James Spithill, will inject plenty of know-how into the already talented pool of drivers on Sean Langman’s giant multihull Team Australia.

Notice to Competitors - Pre-Race Communication Checks

Notice to Competitors #1

22/12/14

Pre-race HF Radio & Satellite Communications checks

Boats using HF Radio for distress communications must carry out a pre-race radio check between Thursday25thDecember 2014andThursday 1st January 2015.

Boats using Satellite phones for distress communications must carry out a pre-race radio check between Saturday27thDecember 2014andThursday 1st January 2015. (amends NoR, Appendix C).

Maxi Beau Geste lining up for Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs race

The addition this week of Karl Kwok’s 80 foot maxi Beau Geste to the Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race starting line-up is the event’s first big boat entry for a number of years, and a very real threat to Wild Oats IX’s longstanding course record.

For twelve months Kwok and his campaign manager Gavin Brady were running a busy two-boat program with the Botin 80, built and based in New Zealand, and Team Beau Geste, the unbeatable TP52 that delivered Kwok and his crew the Credit: Daniel Forster Credit: Daniel Forster prestigious Audi IRC Australian Championship class A title at their final event at Hamilton Island in August.

Entry closing for Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs race

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club has extended the closing date for the first round of Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race entries by a week to Friday December 12, 2014. After the cut-off a late fee will apply to owners who wish to be part of the New Year coastal classic.

Entry is open to eligible monohulls, both fully crewed and shorthanded, and multihulls. View the current starting line-up here.

Training & Courses for Coffs

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club offers a number of shore based training courses and seminars to advance your skills in other areas.  To find out more about the courses on offer, see below, click on an image to view the latest course on offer, or contact the Sailing Office to arrange a 'crew' specific course. 

Black beauty’s New Year dash to Coffs

Australia’s most well-travelled multihull, Shaun Carroll’s black beauty called Morticia, is one of the starters for January’s Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race. Off the back of a busy 18 month Australian circuit the trimaran has just completed New Zealand’s Coastal Classic; a race skipper Chris Williams affectionately calls a “drag strip derby”. 

Pittwater to Coffs

The Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race has developed over its 36 year history, into one of the most popular of all ocean-racing events in Australia.

The race offers competitors a strategic challenge as they race between the surfline and the current, past unsurpassed scenic coastlines, prior to arriving in one of Australia's most popular coastal cities.

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