Pinhey’s Point 2021

The next Pinhey’s Point Time Trial is scheduled for June 27, 2021; start window is 1200-1205.

The first event was held June 5 — see the results. Conditions varied from dead calm to 20+ knots, but all in all, it was a great day to be on the water.


Rules

The World Sailing 2021-2024 rules shall apply.

Eligibility

Any boat from NSC is eligible to participate. Boats may sail with flying sails (aka PHRF) or without (aka JAM).

Schedule/Start

Boats may start any time between 1200 and 1205 EDT. The start line will be between yellow mark P (45.364°, -75.821°) to the North, and a point 100 m to the SSE of P Mark, in line with the Camp Fortune Tower. The photo shown below was taken from the port end of the start line. I.e. boats must pass on the south side of P mark, and will generally want to pass close to P Mark. Boats shall record their start time at the moment they are aligned with P Mark and the Camp Fortune Tower, as shown in the photo below.

P Mark Aligned with Camp Fortune Tower
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Course

Boats shall start at P Mark, leaving it to starboard as outlined above; round the yellow mark approximately 350 m Southeast of Pinhey’s Point (at 45.440°, -75.947°) to port; and finish at P Mark, leaving it to port. Boats shall record their finish time at the moment they are aligned with P Mark and the Camp Fortune Tower.

Pinhey's Point Course on Chart
Clicking on the image above may open a larger rendition of the image on Flickr’s website, or visit this website to see the interactive on-line chart.

Reporting of Times & Crew

Skippers should record their start and finish times by taking photos of P Mark, as described here. Start and finish times shall be reported per normal procedures. In addition, skippers shall report the names of all crew members.

Page updated: 2021-06-21.

Update log
2021-05-24, HM: Page created, starting from https://nsc.ca/web2/racing/pinheys-point-sunset-time-trial/.
2021-05-27, HM: Updated the “registration” criteria.
2021-06-03, HM: Noted NSC only.
2021-06-05, HM: Added results.
2021-06-21, HM: Slight re-organization.

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Page maintained by H. Morrin.