All notices to competitors will be updated throughout the 2017 race.

OFFICIAL NOTICE BOARD

SWIFTSURE 2017


JURY

June 20, 2017
 
Protest between Race Committee and Tatoosh (51910), decision: Tatoosh DSQ for breaking SI 17.1, IRPCAS 8 and 10
 
Mike Turner
Swiftsure Jury Chair
 
 
June 12, 2017
The protest between the race committee and s/v Tatoosh will be heard Tuesday June 20 at 1600. 
Mike Turner, IJ
Swiftsure Jury Chair
June 7, 2017
A late protest has been filed for the Swiftsure Lightship Classic. The protest is by the Race Committee vs Tatoosh. Hearing date, time and location to be determined.
Mike Turner IJ
Swiftsure Jury Chair
0900 Monday May 29. All protest time limits have expired. No additional protests have been filed. No hearings are scheduled for today. See you at Swiftsure 2018!
M. Turner, IJ
Swiftsure Jury Chair
 
1800 May 28, 2017: no additional protests filed. Final update at 0900 May 29
 
M. Turner, IJ 
Swiftsure Jury Chair
 
1630 May 28, 2017: Protest hearing between 34051 (Magnum) and 19535 (TERNA III), decision: PROTEST INVALID
M. Turner, IJ
Swiftsure Jury Chair
 
 
Protest hearing between 34051 (Magnum) and 19535 (TERNA III) will be heard at 1600 on Sunday May 28 at Ship Point. Parties please check in at Inspection Dock.
 
M. Turner, IJ
Swiftsure Jury Chair 

 

Protest filed for JDF race, class H between 34051 (MAGNUM) and 19535 (TERNA III). Hearing time TBD. 

 
M. Turner, IJ
Swiftsure Jury Chair 

Race Committee 2017

Sailing Instruction Amendment #3 to the Four Long Courses:

 Alternate Sail Numbers as at May 26, 2017

Changes as identified to Race Committee at May 26, 2017:

Dark Star (39137) (IFS)

Normalized Rating: 138
 
Kraken (60104): (CFR)
Normalized Rating: 54
 
Blue Duet (17) SLC (ORC)
ORC Rating: 0.9095:1.2200:1.4030
 
Ha a’ Koa (USA 4806) HBR ORC
Skipper changed from Vic Bishop to Doug Fulcher
 
J (33009) (CFR)
Rating change to 93
 
Panama Red (83184) CFR 
Panama Red has Withdrawn and will not compete
 
Ignitor (39616) INFS
Rating changed to 223
 
Surfrider (CAN 105) CFR
Normalized rating: 18
 
Aeolian (N/A) INNFS
Assigned Sail Number 8
 
Jaacktak (N/A) INNFS
Assigned Sail Number 5
 
Terremoto (59902) (SLC ORC)
Change of Race to Cape Flattery Race 
 
Ha a’ Koa (HBR ORC)
Sail Number should be USA 48006
 
Hinzite (50005) (CFR)
PHRF Rating is 51
 
Tabu (79167) JDFR
PHRF NW rating is 42
 
West Wind II (SLC PHRF)
Sail number should be 4222
 
Glory 88008 (HBR ORC) 
ORC Rating is 1.2979:1.6864:1.9790

 

2017 cruise ship movements are in Greater Victoria Harbour Authority’s Cruise Schedule.

Arrivals, departures at Ogden Point off Victoria’s waterfront on Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29:

Date Arrival Departure
May 27, Sat  0700  1600
May 27, Sat  1600  2359
May 27, Sat  1600  2359
May 27, Sat  1900  2359
May 29, Mon  1930  2359

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 2017