MHOR 2017 Notice of Race

The Notice of Race, revised to incorporate amendment 1, is posted as a pdf file at: Notice of Race

Amendment 2 to the  Notice of Race is posted as a pdf file at: NoR Amendment 2

Amendment 1 to the  Notice of Race is posted as a pdf file at: NoR Amendment 1

The race organizers are pleased to offer additional ways to win prizes through the Special Competitions. These competitions are described in Attachment A posted as a pdf file at: Notice of Race Attachment A

Please consider the 2015 race materials posted below as a general guide of what to expect:

The Sailing Instructions are posted as a pdf file at: Sailing Instructions 

Amendment 1 to the Sailing Instructions is posted as a pdf file at: SI Amendment 1

Questions to the sailing instructions will only be accepted in writing, preferably by email to registration@marbleheadtohalifax.com, prior to Saturday, July 4th. Answers will be posted on the BYC Notice Board.

Attachment 1: Starting Area

Attachment 2: Compliance Guide for Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction

Attachment 3: North Atlantic Right Whale Factsheet

Attachment 4: Ship Pilotage Routes in Halifax Harbour

Attachment 5: Communications and Manoeuvring Instructions - Halifax Harbour

Racing Rule 48.2 states "A boat shall comply with rule 10, Traffic Separation Schemes, of the IRCPAS" (International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea).
The IRPCAS can be downloaded at: International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 with Canadian Modifications.
The link is to the Canadian version since that's where the race course encounters Traffic Separation Lanes.  Rule 10 is on pages 16 to 18.

Web Based AIS: Live Ships Map - AIS - Vessel Traffic and Positions

For further information please contact race@marbleheadtohalifax.com