Courses

The Whitstable Bay Courses

Start line: From Receptive to the committee boat Jepa, moored south of the Receptive.

Finish line: From Sand End to the committee boat Jepa, moored south of Sand End.

Course A

Buoy Leave to..
Sand End Port
Pollard Spit Port
Ham Gat Starboard
Columbine Spit Starboard
Oyster Starboard
Pollart Spit Port
Sand End Finish Starboard

Course B

Buoy Leave to..
Sand End Port
Ham Gat Starboard
Oyster Starboard
Pollard Spit Port
Sand End Finish Starboard

Buoy Coordinates

Receptive 51° 20' 88'' N 00° 54' 40'' E
Sand End 51° 21' 45'' N 00° 55' 90'' E
Pollard Spit 51° 22' 98'' N 00° 58' 55'' E
Ham Gat 51° 23' 10'' N 00° 58' 32'' E
Columbine 51° 23' 85'' N 01° 00' 05'' E
Oyster 51° 22' 15'' N 01° 01' 20'' E

These coordinates are given as a guide. It is the responsibility of each skipper to ensure the correct course is followed.

 


 

The Medway Courses

Start line: From South Kent Buoy to the committee boat Jepa, moored south of the South Kent Buoy.

Finish line: From South Kent Buoy to the committee boat Jepa, moored south of the South Kent Buoy.

Course A

Buoy Leave to..
Black Stakes Starboard
Stangate Spit Starboard
No.14 Port
No.19 Port
No.20 Port
No.18 Port
No.14 Starboard
Black Stakes Port
Finish Line

Course B

Buoy Leave to..
Black Stakes Starboard
Stangate Spit Starboard
No.14 Port
No.17 Port
No.18 Port
No.14 Starboard
Black Stakes Port
Finish Line

Buoy Coordinates

South Kent 51° 26' 00'' N 00° 43' 70'' E
Black Stakes 51° 25' 50'' N 00° 42' 85'' E
Stangate Spit 51° 25' 40'' N 00° 41' 55'' E
No. 14 51° 25' 45'' N 00° 39' 65'' E
No. 17 51° 24' 60'' N 00° 37' 90'' E
No. 18 51° 24' 48'' N 00° 37' 90'' E
No.19 51° 24' 65'' N 00° 36' 90'' E
No. 20 51° 24' 55'' N 00° 36' 90'' E

These coordinates are given as a guide. It is the responsibility of each skipper to ensure the correct course is followed.

 


 

The Island Courses

Start line: From Receptive to the committee boat Jepa, moored south of the Receptive.

Finish line: Abreast of the Queenborough All Tide Landing.

Course A (20.0 NM)

Buoy Leave to..
Ham Gat Starboard
Pollard Spit Port
Columbine Port
Middle Sand Port
Spile Starboard
Cant Port
Mid Cant Starboard
Tripod Port
Queenboro' Spit Starboard
All Tide Finish

Course B (17.3 NM)

Buoy Leave to..
Ham Gat Starboard
Pollard Spit Port
Columbine Port
Spile Port
Mid Cant Starboard
Tripod Port
Queenboro' Spit Starboard
All Tide Finish

Buoy Coordinates

Receptive 51° 20’ 88” N 00° 54’ 40” E
Ham Gat 51° 23’ 10” N 00° 58’ 32” E
Pollard Spit 51° 22’ 98” N 00° 58’ 55” E
Columbine 51° 24’ 25” N 01° 01’ 35” E
Middle Sand 51° 26’ 95” N 01° 00’ 50” E
Spile 51° 26’ 40” N 00° 55’ 72” E
Cant 51° 27’ 75” N 00° 55’ 37” E
Mid Cant 51° 26’ 87” N 00° 49’ 80” E
Tripod 51° 26’ 85” N 00° 47’ 65” E
Queenboro’ Spit 51° 25’ 80” N 00° 43’ 95” E

These coordinates are given as a guide. It is the responsibility of each skipper to ensure the correct course is followed.