Falmouth Port Notice to Mariners No 16 of 2018
Date: to Sunday, 1 July 2018
Power Boat Race - Falmouth to Eddystone Marathon
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a power boat race starting from Falmouth Bay will take place on Saturday 30th June 2018.
The power boats will be berthed at Port Pendennis Marina and are expected to depart for the start line off Nare Point from 10:15.
The race will commence at 11:00 and will be a rolling start with up to 21 power boats competing. Vessels not involved with this race are requested to remain clear of the start line until after the completion of the race start.
The power boats will undertake a course that will take them to the Eddystone Lighthouse, wreck of HMS Scylla then west along the coast to St Anthony’s Head. They will then turn south east to commence a second leg, finishing at St Anthony’s Head. The above chartlet shows leg one in red and leg two in blue.
Mariners are requested to navigate with particular caution during this period and are reminded of Falmouth Harbour Bye-Law 13 (https://www.falmouthharbour.co.uk/wp/wpcontent/uploads/30-130-01-FHC-Byelaws.pdf) which requires masters of small craft to avoid obstructing or impeding racing vessels, regattas and public processions.
This notice is self-cancelling on completion of racing.