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2022 Notice of Race, Sailing Notes and Trophies
 
Notice of Race

The annual races organised by the Humber Yawl Club are listed and scheduled in the HYC Sailing Programme.

1. Rules
Racing will be governed by the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing, the prescriptions of the RYA when applicable, the current Humber Yawl Club Sailing Instructions and the relevant Class Rules. Changes or additional instructions may also be posted on the Notice Board in the Brough Club House. 

2. Eligibility and Entry
All club yachts are eligible to race. Yachts must be entered with their sail number on the signing on sheet in the OD’s box prior to the start of the race. Two boats are required to have signed on and entered the start area to constitute a race. 

3. Classification
Races shall be held for the following classes:

NHC Handicap Class
Byron Handicap Class

National Handicap for Cruisers under NHC Handicap System
Byron Handicap System

4. Schedule
The series of annual races are scheduled in the HYC Sailing Programme. Start times are defined but tidal conditions may cause these to vary. 

5.  Sailing Instructions
HYC sailing instruction are posted on the club notice board and are available here: HYC Sailing Instructions

6. Scoring
The scoring system will be as recommended by the Racing Rules of Sailing Appendix 1, section 2.  Any Yacht that does not have a valid handicap number for NHC will be allocated a number by the Sailing Secretary and Fleet Captains. However to race under the Byron Handicap a yacht must have a current handicap as issued by the Byron website, ie HYC Scorer and Sailing Secretary must receive an email copy of the certified handicap prior to any racing.

7. Radio Communications
All radio communications will take place on VHF Ch37(M).

8. Prizes
All annual prizes are identified within this programme. Any additional prizes will be identified in the notice of race for the Regatta or other special events.

 

2022 Sailing Notes

Safety of Racing Yachts
Yacht crews are reminded that:-

1.     ISAF Rules,  PART 1 – FUNDAMENTAL RULES, 4 - DECISION TO RACE. “The responsibility for a boat’s decision to participate in a race or to continue racing is hers alone.”

2.     Brough tide heights are measured relative to Brough Chart Datum. Hull Albert Dock Outer Sill heights are given for reference.

3.     The Flying Fifteen and Squib Classes  will start at the same time as the NHC Class and will compete in the NHC Series. Provided sufficient boats in each class sail, they will also compete in their own class series as a tandem event.

4.     Some weekend days are not used in the Racing Programme, special events may be organised on these dates, refer to noticeboard for details.

TROPHIES 2022

Cruising, Seamanship and Construction 

The McKendick Cruising Cup 

Most Successful and interesting cruise.

The McKendrick Cruising Runners up Cup

Most Successful and interesting cruise (Runner up)

The McKendrick Weekend Cruising Cup

Best Weekend Cruise (Maximum 4-days)

The Bluebird Perpetual Challenge Trophy Best 2 to 5 Week Cruise

John. M. Hamilton. Cup

Best 24-hour Cruise

The Blofield Challenge Cup Best Weekend Cruise for Beginner
(max 4 days, <1year cruising experience)
Motor Cruising Cup Best Up-River or Canal Cruise
A. G. Forgan Salver Boat Construction/Rebuild/Restoration

Walter and Joan Webster Plate

Outstanding Seamanship

Services to the Club and Cadets 

Centenary Tray

Outstanding Services to the Club

Spindrift Prize

Services to the Club

Captain's Cup

Captain's Award

Whitton Cup

Cadet of the Year

Racing Trophies

National Handicap for Cruisers - Handicap Class

Tom Martin Trophy

Early Season Series

HYC Silver Jubilee Trophy

Mid Season Series

Gerald Wood Cup

Late Season Series

Coronation Trophy Winter Season Series

Burcom Trophy

Early Mid Week Series

1902 Perpetual Challenge Cup Late Mid-Week Series
Trent Falls Trophy Thursday Round the Island Series

Boggle Bowl

Down-River Series

Byron - Handicap Class

Leslie Wood Salver

Early Season Series

John Vergette Trophy

Mid Season Series

Malcolm Wood Points Trophy

Late Season Series

P & J May Trophy

Winter Season Series

Half Ton Cup Standalone Down-River 2 Handed Race
G K Brooke Tray Down-River Series
North Country Breweries Trophy Up-River 2 Handed Series

Regatta Trophies

Bull Light Vessel Trophy

NHC Class A

Oyster Ness Trophy NHC Class B (if run)

Proaxiom Trophy

Byron Class

21st Anniversary Trophy

Keelboat Class (FF/Squib) (if run)

 

 
 
   
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