Orkney Race

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passing inchkeith - photo Hillary Sillitto

passing inchkeith – photo Hillary Sillitto

Sunshine on Leith- photo Hillary Sillitto

Sunshine on Leith- photo Hillary Sillitto

Entries as at 12 June.

Fast Handicap
  • Erin                                       Sun Odyssey 49      PEYC
  • Yesnaby                             Dufour 405                 PEYC
  • Cherubino                        Half Tonner                 RFYC
Slow handicap
  • Panache                               Seamaster 925         Orkney SC
  • Nereides                              Seamaster 925         Orkney SC
  • Rockhopper                       Hunter 30                   Fisherrow YC
  • Peak Flow                           Contessa 32               RFYC
  • Countess Linda Colvic Countess 28              Fisherrow YC

Tom Wilson, the race officer,  has been in touch with the MCA Aberdeen and will send them a list of starters, along with the SI’s, on Thursday evening after the start.

David Bruce, the Commodore of OSC, and Brian Kynoch of Orkney Marinas have been informed re the numbers expected.

We hope to post status updates during the race.

As some boats will not be at Granton until nearer the start of the race, Tom has arranged to do the safety checks on the Fisherrow boats on Tuesday evening and the PE boats on Wednesday at 1800hrs. He hopes to do the rest on Thursday, or before if they are available.

Many of the crews will be arriving at Granton straight from work. The Skippers Briefing is at 5.30pm and we expect boats will be arriving from 4pm. We have two Orkney boats coming that will be here on Wednesday, weather permitting.

The Bar will be open from 4pm, food will be available: soup, rolls and paninis with various fillings.

The first start is 7pm and second 8pm.

2018 Sailing Calendar

Updated 2018 Sailing calendar: click here

2018 Sailing Instructions

2018 Sailing Instructions: click here

2018 White Sail Allowance form: click here


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Wind and Tide

For current wind at Braefoot Bay and Ichcolm Island, click here.

For current tidal height and wind for Leith: click here.

To download 2018 tide tables, courtesy of Forth Ports Ltd: click here .

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Upcoming Events

  1. Practice Points

    Monday, April 23 @ 6:30 pm
  2. Cadet training on shore

    Tuesday, April 24 @ 7:00 pm
  3. Rusty Racers rules night and social

    Wednesday, April 25 @ 7:00 pm
  4. Winter talk – Moorings and Racing Marks

    Thursday, April 26 @ 7:00 pm
  5. Opening Regatta

    Saturday, April 28 @ 2:00 pm
  6. Lift-In

    Monday, April 30
  7. Cadet training on shore

    Tuesday, May 1 @ 7:00 pm
  8. Evening Points Early 1/8

    Thursday, May 3 @ 7:00 pm
  9. PEYC Bosun’s Locker (Forth series Div 1&2)

    Sunday, May 6
  10. Cruise in company

    Sunday, May 6 @ 10:00 am

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