Competitor Information - 71st BROR

 

71st Bunbury and Return Ocean Race - 22 February 2019

RACE INFORMATION FOR COMPETITORS

 

MEDIA

Results are here, please follow this link

Watch the race replay using the YB Tracking system

CLICK HERE for the FACEBOOK PHOTO ALBUM

CLICK HERE for the start activities video by Lindsay Preece (Ironbark Photos)

CLICK HERE for the full version of the race wrap up report

COMPETITORS CLICK HERE TO SEE WHO HAS ENTERED THE RACE

RACE START

  • Friday 22 February 2019.
  • Warning signal at 5:25pm.
  • Boat start, area Fremantle (in the vicinity of Hall Bank Beacon and the waterspace off Port Beach).
COMPETITOR NOTICES

Division splits and handicaps - click here to view, updated 22/02

GENERAL INFORMATION

OTHER USEFUL INFO:

  • Tracker collection - from midday on Wednesday 20 February until 7pm on Thursday 21 February.
  • Welcome, race and weather briefing - Thursday 21 February 7pm at RFBYC (compulsory attendance for skipper and navigator from each yacht). 
  • 42nd Farrawa Cup Series Presentation Evening - Sunday 7 April 5pm at RFBYC. 

 

EARLY BIRD ENTRY PRIZE

Teams who entered by the early bird date are in the draw to WIN a personal AIS unit, valued at $399.  All crew names go in to the draw. 

  • Enter your yacht by the early entry deadline. 
  • Submit your crew list by the deadline. 
  • All crew names go in the lucky draw, crew must sail in the race to be eligible to win.
  • Prizes drawn at the Farrawa Cup Series Presentation Evening. 

(In line with ORWA supporting the use of personal AIS recovery units, a Kannard Marine Safelink R10 is being offered as an early bird lucky prize. The unit is designed to be fitted to a lifejacket. It is a personal AIS search and rescue locating device, it enables those on board a vessel with an AIS chart plotter to quickly and efficiently locate and retrieve a missing crew member.)

SOCIAL MEDIA AND RACE TRACKING

Facebook - @RoyalFreshwaterBayYachtClub

Instagram - @rfbyc

Twitter - @RFBYC

Use our hashtags to share news:

#71BROR     #71BunburyRace

 

http://yb.tl/bunret2019

Use the YB Tracking app on your smartphone or tablet. Free to view, just add the race 'Bunbury and Return 2019'.

 
HISTORY

CLICK HERE to view the Race Records - Fastest Times

Current race record - 17h 42m 09s - Indian, Craig Carter, 29 January 2016

70th Bunbury and Return Ocean Race:

Follow this link for photos of the 2018 race - Perth Sailing Photography

 

 

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