All notices to competitors will be updated throughout the 2018 race.

OFFICIAL NOTICE BOARD

SWIFTSURE 2018


2018 cruise ship movements are in Greater Victoria Harbour Authority’s Cruise Schedule.

Arrivals, departures at Ogden Point off Victoria’s waterfront on Saturday, May 24 through Monday, May 31:

Port Date Cruise Ship Cruise Line Arrival – Depart
         
Victoria 24-May-2018 Explorer Of The Seas Royal Caribbean 09:00-18:00
Victoria 31-May-2018 Explorer Of The Seas Royal Caribbean 09:00-18:00

US Navy or Tank Ship Safe Passage


International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 

  • starting at page 8 of Canada Shipping Act

Washington State law re Orcas

Washington State Law, RCW 77.15.740 makes it illegal to:

  • Cause a vessel or other object to approach, in any manner, within two hundred yards of a southern resident orca whale
  • Position a vessel to be in the path of a southern resident orca whale at any point located within four hundred yards of the whale. This includes intercepting a southern resident orca whale by positing a vessel so that the prevailing wind or water current carries the vessel into the path of the whale at any point located within four hundred yards of the whale
  • Fail to disengage the transmission of a vessel that is within two hundred yards of a southern resident orca whale; or
  • Feed a southern resident orca whale.

Detail of Washington State Law, RCW 77.15.740

 


Protest Form – also requests for redress and reopening

Protest Form