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South Coast - Mid May Spring Rally

  • 14 May 2022
  • 15 May 2022
  • Island Harbour IoW

Registration

A mid may Spring rally is booked for Saturday night at Island Harbour with an afternoon walk and evening BBQ.  We will need to arrive for early lunchtime on the Saturday in order to lock in to the marina.




THE PLAN

Saturday 14th May

Home Ports to Island Harbour.   An afternoon walk to Newport and a pint in the Barge Man's Rest.  We have reserved space in the BBQ area for the evening.


Sunday 15th May

Head for home ports


BERTHIG ARRANGEMENTS FOR SKIPPERS

Island Harbour Office Tel 01983 539994

HW Portsmouth Saturday 10:48, Sunday 11:28

Island Harbour VHF CH 80

Island Harbour advise that their HW times are Saturday 10:00 and Sunday 10:44.  A vessel with 2m draft can lock in or out at HW + or - 2 hours.

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COVID NOTE

The Committee intends that club events will go ahead wherever possible in 2022, and the planned events are not intended to be cancelled unless they are clearly prohibited by government restrictions.

All events will be run as 'Cruise in Company'.  All participants must comply with and be individually responsible for relevant guidance or regulations such as socially distancing,  maximum group sizes and household mixing during any interaction of crew groups.

It will be the responsibility of individual skippers to comply with relevant guidance or regulations in respect of crewing arrangements and the safety of their crews.  This includes, but is not limited to - hygiene precautions, social distancing, group sizes and mixing of households on board.

Due to the uncertainty over Covid risks and restrictions at the time of the event, activities and catered dining arrangements (Plan A) are subject to change or cancellation.  Crews will need to be prepared for a Plan B of switching to an open air BBQ in individual crew groups or catering on board for example.

All attendees must be registered for the event for track and trace purposes.

ANYONE EXPERIENCING COVID SYMPTOMS MUST NOT ATTEND

GETTING HELP TO JOIN US

Crew seeking berths are initially advised to visit the club Facebook ‘Crew Match’ page. If you are unsuccessful or not in the Facebook group, you are welcome to contact the event host.

Land based participants are as always welcome to join, and may wish to take advantage of one of the local hotels or B&B's in the area.

WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?
1. Register your attendance via the S&CA website by Friday 6th May

2. Visit the Facebook CrewMatch page for all crewing opportunities

3. Upon approach, skippers will be required to contact the harbour / marina by VHF for specific berthing instructions. (please state you are part of the S&CA / Sailing & Cruising Association Rally)

4. You can bring along friends, but remember to ‘add guest’ at the point of your registration.  Guests can only be added at the time of registration.  If you later want to add a guest and the event did not require payment please cancel your registration and re-register adding your guest.  If your registration did require payment please contact the event host.

NOTE
Your host for this event will be Andrew Palmer
Any questions, please email southcoast@gaysailing.org.uk


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