Apr 25, 2019 16:57 EST
The 2019 Oregon Offshore Sailing Instructions have now been issued. The Organizing Authority reserves the right to supplement these instructions until 1800 hours PDT, May 8, 2019 (the Skippers' Meeting). Please continue to monitor this Notice Board until that time. ...
Apr 18, 2019 18:41 EST
A General Information and Suggestions document has been added to the website and here on Regatta Network as a courtesy and for your convenience regarding broad categories of information such as mooring, accommodations, available charts, etc. ...
Jan 28, 2019 16:03 EST
Oregon Offshore International Yacht Race
Astoria, Oregon, USA
May 9 – 12, 2019
Corinthian Yacht Club of Portland
Notice to Racers
January 24, 2019
Both the Notice of Race (NOR) and the Safety Equipment Requirements (SER) have been amended as of this date. The substantive changes are shown below as a courtesy, however, skippers are advised to download the fully amended documents at www.oregonoffshore.org as the definitive authority for such changes.
Notice of Race changes:
1.3 US Sailing Safety Equipment Regulations Coastal Category (SERs) as modified by the Organizing Authority will apply. [DP] SERs are available for download at www.oregonoffshore.org.
1.4 Transponders, provided by CYC of Portland, shall be equipped on all boats. [DP]
4.4 The scheduled time of the warning signal for the race is 0900 hours (PDT),
Thursday, May 9, 2019 – final determination to be announced at the Skipper’s Meeting 1800 hours (PDT), Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
8.1 ALTERNATE PENALTIES: Two (2) hours will be added to the finishing time of any boat On Course Side (OCS) at the Start in the event the boat does not exonerate itself by restarting.
Safety Equipment Requirements (SER) changes;
3.8.4 A boat shall have an emergency VHF antenna with sufficient coax to reach the deck. [Length deleted]
3.9 All boats shall have an AIS Transponder, sharing a masthead VHF antenna via a low loss AIS antenna splitter. An acceptable alternative is a dedicated AIS antenna that is a minimum of 0.9 meters long, mounted with its base at least 3 meters above the water, and fed with coax that has a maximum 40% power loss. [Recommended - Not required]
3.13 A boat shall have a method of receiving weather information in addition to the fixed mount and hand held VHF radio. [Deleted]
3.29.2 Wheel steered boats shall have an emergency tiller, capable of being fitted to the rudder stock. [Deleted - redundant of 3.29.1]
(End of Notice to Racers) ...
Jan 11, 2019 17:31
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