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Abp Notice 20 Power Boats Event 3 & 4th August

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Good morning

Please find attached ABP Lowestoft Notice to Mariners No. 20 2019 OCRDA Powerboat Event Lowestoft South Roads 3rd and 4th August 2019.

Kind regards.


Karen Tyrrell

Administrative Officer Operations
Broads Authority

Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1RY
Tel: 01603 756035 : karen.tyrrell@broads-authority.gov.uk

Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road. Norwich NR1 1RY
01603 610734

Mariners and Port Users are advised that a powerboat racing event is scheduled to be held in the Inshore Southern approaches to Lowestoft (off Lowestoft South and Pakefield Beaches), on Sat 3rd and Sun 4th August 2019. Timings of racing may vary due to weather or other circumstances, but are currently scheduled to take place between approx. 11:30 and 13:00hrs on Sat 3rd, and 12:00 and 13:30hrs on Sun 4th August.  
Races will be marshalled and monitored by numerous safety craft. A flag system will be used to support VHF and other means of communications between the safety craft and competitors. 
The proposed race course is as per the chart extract included in this notice.  This is subject to change or variation depending on weather or other circumstances that may affect the event. 
Mariners are requested to avoid this area during the race events, and to navigate with caution in this area both before and after race events, taking into consideration the number of competitor craft and support vessels that will be transiting to and from the area. Also there will be numerous temporary racing marks deployed to mark the course circuit, provisional positions as follows:- 
1 52.28.14 1.45.38 Orange Laid Mark  Port 2 52.28.20 1.45.11 Orange Laid Mark Port 3 52.27.98 1.44.95 Orange Laid Mark  Port 4 52.27.88 1.44.99 Orange Laid Mark  Starboard 5 52.27.38 1.44.59 Orange Laid Mark  Port 6 52.27.08 1.45.06 Orange Laid Mark  Port 7 52.27.46 1.44.91 Orange Laid Mark  Starboard 
Associated British Ports - Lowestoft 
No 20 2019 
(See also http:/www.abports.co.uk/Marine/Short_Sea_Ports/Lowestoft/Notices_to_Mariners/) 
Mariners are also requested (subject to maintaining the navigational safety of their own craft), to adhere to any instructions given to them by the event organisers or safety craft, which are likely to be for the benefit of the mariner’s safety or the safety of the competitors. 
Anticipated Course layout 
For further information please contact Lowestoft Port Control, (VHF Ch.14, Tel. 01502 572286). 
Harbour Master 31st July 2019 

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