Competitor Information 2019 RSOR

Roland Smith Ocean Race - 23 March 2019

RACE INFORMATION FOR COMPETITORS

COMPETITORS

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RACE START

  • Saturday 23 March 2019.
  • Warning signal at 9:25am.
  • Boat start, area Fremantle (in the vicinity of Hall Bank Beacon and the waterspace off Port Beach).
COMPETITOR NOTICES

Click here to view the Supplementary Sailing Instructions

Click here for Division splits and handicaps 

Click here for a one page course sheet

Click here to view Amendment 1 to the Individual Race Notice in the ORWA Handbook (safety additions).

Competitors please note, additional requirements to Equipment Compliance Forms for Cat 3 will be checked by the OA.

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND INFORMATION

SAFETY:

Category 3 plus. Please see the Race Notice in the ORWA Handbook and Amendment 1 to the Race Notice which include:

  •  A permanently installed inboard engine (outboard engines will not be permitted).

  • Liferaft(s) complying to Australian Sailing Special Regulations (ASSR) 4.19.

  • A grab bag complying with ASSR 4.20.1 is recommended and there is a list of recommended items in ASSR 4.20.2.

  • An EPIRB for each liferaft to comply with ASSR 4.18.4.

  • At least one spare lifejacket, ASSR 5.01.1(f).

    Please be advised that ASSR 4.18.2 states "The number of EPIRBs carried on board shall not be less than the number of liferafts carried on the boat."  So the number of EPIRBs carried on the boat must be equal to or greater than the number of liferafts carried on the boat.

  • PLB's for every crew member must be registered with AMSA and the OA. 
  • At leat two crew must have a Safety and Sea Survival Course qualification.
  • Crew lists including PLB numbers for each person on board must be submitted by midday on Wednesday 20 March. Click here to download the ORWA crew list template.
  • Check your beacon registration or register a beacon using the AMSA website here - https://www.beacons.amsa.gov.au/ It is appreciated that you will confirm your own beacon is registered. Please note that all PLB's will be checked prior to the race and registered for a special event alert with AMSA. 
  • Recommendation that a personal MOB AIS locator is carried by all competitors and we encourage the details to be lodged with the OA. 

 

DOCUMENTS

 

 

RACE PAPERWORK:

COMPETITOR INFO:

GENERAL INFORMATION

OTHER USEFUL INFO:

  • Tracker collection - from midday on Wednesday 20 March until 7pm on Thursday 21 March.
  • Welcome, race and weather briefing - Thursday 21 March 7pm at RFBYC (attendance required for skipper and navigator from each yacht). 
  • 42nd Farrawa Cup Series Presentation Evening - Thursday 28 March 6:30pm at RFBYC. 

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Here is the online link - http://yb.tl/RolandSmith2019
 

 

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