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Penrose Champagne Pursuit Series 2021

  • Dates: all Saturdays, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th of October.
  • Race Organisation: The series will be run by Flushing Sailing Club and will comprise five Pursuit Races. FSC Sailing Rules and Instructions will apply, except as amended herein.
  • Race Entry: All boats that have met FSC requirements of Race Entry are eligible to race.
  • Courses: There will be no course signals, the courses are set out for each race in these sailing instructions.
  • Start Line: The start line will be the line through the transits at FSC. There will be no outer distance mark laid, but boats must be aware of the rules regarding sailing in the moorings.
  • Starting:
    1. No starting signals will be given. Start times will be based on YTC handicaps where possible. Start times will be displayed on the club website at least 24 hours before the start. Start Times
    2. If your boat is not listed, a request for a start time must be made by 12.00hrs on the Friday prior to racing to Malcolm Clark or John Hicks.
    3. Start times are subject to change by the Flushing Sailing Club Sailing Secretary. Please check your start times before each race. A Radio Clock will be used for monitoring all boats starting times.
    4. Boats that start before their start time may be recalled by the Race Officer on VHF Channel 72. A boat that fails to start correctly will be disqualified without redress by the race committee. Failure to transmit or to hear a VHF recall will not be grounds for protest.
  • Scoring: The order in which the boats cross the finish line will determine the scoring. Points will be awarded in accordance with the RRS Low Points System, Appendix A4. There will be NO discards in this series.
  • Time Limit: The time limit will be 17.00hrs.
  • Configuration: Competitors are reminded that a boat entering this series must stay in the same configuration through the entire series, changing from White Sail to Spinnaker and vice versa is not allowed. The prizegiving will take place at the Annual Prize Giving.


Light winds

This course will be signalled in the event of light winds by the RO on CH 72

TPenrose Sailmakers Mark (Trefusis)Port
VVilt BuoyStarboard
SNSailtech MarkStarboard
GGovernor BuoyPort
CACastle BuoyPort
WNWest Narrows BuoyPort
Gate, FinishDistance 5.25 Miles

Saturday 2nd October 2021

Tide LW 9.24 BST 1.79m, HW 15.10 BST 4.37m.

WN West Narrows Buoy Port
VVilt Buoy Starboard
CACastle Buoy Starboard
GGovernor Buoy Port
CNSKB Sails Mark Starboard
BRBlack Rock Buoy Starboard
SNSailtech Mark Port
TPenrose Sailmakers Mark Starboard
JSt Just Buoy Port
Gate, Finish Distance 10.7 Miles

Saturday 9th October 2021.

Tide HW 7.46 BST 5.01m LW 14.26 BST 0.56m.

ST St Mawes ST Mark Starboard
BRBlack Rock Buoy Starboard
TPenrose Sailmakers Mark Starboard
SNSailtech Mark Starboard
GGovernor Buoy Starboard
V Vilt Buoy Starboard
WN West Narrows Buoy Starboard
Gate, Finish Distance 9.09 Miles

Saturday 16th October 2021.

Tide LW 8.22 BST 1.94m, HW 14.24 BST 1.69m.

TPenrose Sailmakers Mark Starboard
GGovernor Buoy Port
CACastle Buoy Port
VVilt Buoy Starboard
JSt Just Buoy Port
CK Carrick Buoy Starboard
PL Pill Buoy Starboard
ME Messack Buoy Starboard
NB North Bank Buoy Starboard
Gate, Finish Distance 8.44 Miles

Saturday 23rd October 2021.

Tide HW 07.18 BST 5m, LW 13.58 BST 0.49m.

TPenrose Sailmakers Mark Port
NB North Bank Buoy Starboard
SNSailtech Mark Starboard
GGovernor Buoy Port
CNSKB Sails Mark Port
WN West Narrows Port
Gate, Finish Distance 7.56 Miles

Saturday 30th October 2021.

Tide LW 7.10 BST 1.95m HW 13.33 BST 4.21m.

GGovernor Buoy Port
JSt Just Buoy Port
TPenrose Sailmakers Mark Port
JSt Just Buoy Port
Gate, Finish Distance 6.90 Miles


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