Created: 06 Apr 2016 22:06
Updated: 20 Feb 2017 20:57

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11 September 2016

To book your place, please use the event booking link below.

PLEASE NOTE - TO USE THE BOOKING LINK YOU NEED TO LOG IN TO THE WEBSITE FIRST USING THE LOGIN BOX AT THE TOP RIGHT OF THE HOME PAGE.

If you are a Little Ship Club member, you will have a pre-set account. If you are not an LSC member, please click login and set up a web account using your email address. If you have booked through the site before, your email address may well be registered with the website, you can recover your password (or reset it) using the 'recover password' button. If you have any difficulties, please email thamesracing@littleshipclub.co.uk

Click here to book your place (login to the website first) http://littleshipclub.co.uk/events/thames-trafalgar-race-2016-booking

Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions

ORGANISATION

This race will be organised by Erith Yacht Club and Little Ship Club. Entry limited to first 40 boats only – don't delay!

ELIGIBILITY

The race is open to any yacht with a Byron handicap system – if you don't already have one, email the race organisers (thamesracing@littleshipclub.co.uk) and we will let you know how to apply.

RACE COURSE

The race is in two parts, run over two days

1. Saturday 10th September                   

    A Class Start Blackwall Reach – Black Shelf (S) – Erith YC Not Before 09.30hrs

    B Class Start Blackwall Reach – Stoneness (S) – Erith YC  Not Before 09.45hrs             

2. Sunday 11th September

    A+B Class Start Erith Yacht Club – Blackwall Reach Not Before 12.30hrs

RULES AND SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The races to be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016 (RRS) and subject to the Port of London Authority bylaws. The Sailing Instructions may contain modifications to the RRS, and will be available online closer to the race date on the website of Erith Yacht Club and Little Ship Club.

HANDICAP AND SCORING SYSTEM

Results will be calculated using the Byron handicap system, from the aggregate of corrected times from both race legs.

RACE ENTRANCE FEES

  • There is a race fee of £25 per boat.
  • The entry form is available to download from the Little Ship Club website (www.littleshipclub.co.uk/thamesracing).
  • Closing date for entries 4 September 2016.

Entries are online at: www.littleshipclub.co.uk/thames-racing

(If you have difficulty using the online booking system please email thamesracing@littleshipclub.co.uk)

Once you have entered your yacht, bookings for meals can be made subsequently.

Race briefing will be held at Little Ship Club on Friday 9th September 2016 at 19.30. A supper will be available immediately afterwards. At least one member of the crew from each boat entered must attend the race briefing.

Moorings and dinner will be available at Erith Yacht Club on the evening of Saturday 10th September.
Prize-giving will be held at Little Ship Club on Friday 16th September 2016 at 19.30 with an optional supper provided.

BERTHING OFFER

An exclusive offer for race entrants – two weeks at Limehouse Basin, in the heart of London, from the weekend before the race to the weekend after for £140 on proving a valid race entry and booking before 1 September 2016.

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