Archive for May, 2016

BYC Race Courses

May 21, 2016

CAP LETTERS -RED ROUND TO PORT, lower case- green round to starboard

Wind Flag Flying Sail White Sail
SW-W 1.    signal_flag_1 DACDAC DEACGC
S-SW-W 2.   signal_flag_2 EIFCECDc SAME
SW-W 3.    signal_flag_3 DACEIGCDC

 

DEGFCDC
SW-LIGHT 4.  international-maritime-signal-flag-4-clip-art_t ECDCDC DECDC
NE-E 5.    signal_flag_5 adcadc agcgec
E 6.    signal_flag_6 fgecaC SAME

 

NE-E 7.    7 agdcadC afgcgC
NE-E LIGHT 8.    signal_flag_8 acgC afgC
N 9.    signal_flag_9 afgcgC SAME
N-NW 0.    signal flag 0 DEcgcgC SAME
VERY LIGHT SW-W   Q. international-maritime-signal-flag-quebec-clip-art DCDCDC SAME
??? L.      -signal-flag-letter-l-lima Come within hail, course to be posted on board

 

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VHF Radios for RC

May 21, 2016

A pair of VHF floating handheld radios has been purchased for use by the Race Committee.

The Race Committee will monitor channel 16. In the event of a serious incident requiring the assistance of the RC, boats should hail using the following protocol:

Boat X: “Race Committee, Race Committee, Race Committee, this is Boat X. Come in please. Over.(pause for response and repeat as necessary)

RC: Boat X this is Race Committee. Go ahead. Over.

Boat X: Race Committee {describe incident, location and indicate assistance needed} Over.

RC: {Acknowledge incident} Crash boat is being dispatched. Over.

Boat X: Acknowledged. Boat X standing by on channel 16.

Crash: RC, RC, RC, this is Crash. Come in please. Over

RC: Crash this is RC, go ahead. Over

Crash: {report on status} Over.

When all is said and done

RC: RC standing by on Channel 16. Out.

Crash: Crash Out.

Boat X: Boat X Out.