2020 CHANNEL WEEK

Event Date: 18 Jul 2020 - 6 days
Venue: SW UK & English ChannelLocation: SW United Kingdom United Kingdom

Description:
Starts 12th July ... Formerly the CELTIC CHALLENGE, which we have revised due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

ENTRY LIST NOW CLOSED

 

EVENT REVISED

Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 restrictions in the UK and Ireland, the 2020 Celtic Challenge will NOT be run as published. 

 

The revised event is renamed CHANNEL WEEK, a popular format of coastal racing that SORC has successfully employed many times. The anticipated format is:

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix A: Intended Race Schedule

Race

Date

HW Dover

Start

Course

Finish

Distance

1.    

Sun 12 Jul

0453, 1731

Brixham

1200

E of Brixham harbour

Start to finish

Plymouth

Transit of West and East Tinker Cardinal Buoys; pass West Tinker Buoy within 50 m (pass to starboard). 

West Tinker VQ(9)10s at 50°19.25'N, 04°08.64'W; East Tinker Q(3)10s at 50°19.25'N, 04°08.30'W

40 NM

2.    

Mon 13 Jul to

Tue 14 Jul

0538, 1815

Plymouth

1300

Plymouth Sound

Round Wolf Rock (FL 15s) at 49°56.55'N 05°48.55'W to starboard

Falmouth

Black Rock red can buoy (Fl R 2.5s) at 50°08.68'N, 05°01.74'W (ESE of Black Rock isolated danger mark) bears 270°M within 50 m (pass to port).

120 NM

0631, 1909

 

Wed 15 Jul

0740, 2021

Lay day

Falmouth

 

3.    

Thu 16 Jul

0906, 2134

Falmouth

0700

S of River Fal entrance

Start to finish

Dartmouth

Homestone red can buoy (QR) at 50°19.61'N, 03°33.81'W bears 270°M within 50 m (pass to port).

71 NM

4.    

Fri 17 Jul

1010, 2227

Dartmouth

0700

SE of River Dart entrance

Start to finish

Weymouth

Portland Harbour Outer Breakwater Fort Head (N end) (QR) at 50°35.11'N, 02°24.87'W bears 270°M within 100 m (pass to port)

60 NM

5.    

Sat 18 Jul

1059, 2310

Weymouth

0800

E of Weymouth harbour

Start to finish

Lymington

North Head (1K) - green cone buoy (Fl(3) G 10 s) at 50°42.69'N 01°35.52'W bears 135°M within 50 m (pass to starboard)

40 NM

All positions (WGS84) and distances are approximate

 

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

 

Amendment 1 to Sailing Instructions

 

NOTICE OF RACE ver 2.0

 


Current Entries

The follow people have entered this race to date.

Entrant Boat IRC
Stephen Scholefield Mustigo II 1.096
Stephen Thomas Azora 1.033
Peter Newlands Anticipation 1.032
Kuba Szymanski Polished Manx 1.012
James Hardiman Fluke 1.002
Jeremy Freeman Juliette 1
Simon Mitchell Roxanne 0.997
Donald Macdonald Rainmaker 0.988
Kirsteen Donaldson Pyxis 0.955
Neil Matson Vela Fresca 0.952
Edward Sneddon Papillon 0.938
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