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RNYC Opening Cruise – Sunday 18 September 2016
18 September, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us to celebrate the start of the 2016/2017 Sailing Season with the Opening Cruise on Sunday, 18 September from 09h00
Order of Proceedings
- 09h00 – All members to meet on Ndongeni lawns for the Welcome by the Commodore and blessing of the new season.
- 09h30 – All boats to muster of T-Jetty area
- 10h00 – Sail past
- 11h00 – RNYC Fun opening race
Sailing vessels should fly their ensign (that is the flag of the country were the vessel is registered on a staff at the stern of the vessel.
The club burgee should be flown from the starboard spreader
A “House Flag” may be flown from the port spreader.
The Sail Past – Vessels should sail line-a-stern past the Commodore’s anchored vessel. Upon passing a member of the crew lowers the vessels burgee in salute of the Commodore. Crew may also shout “three cheers for the Commodores” while the burgee is being dipped. The Commodores vessel will then return the salute.
Race Sailing Instructions – the race will follow the normal Wednesday evening procedure. The sailing instructions will be advised at the briefing after the opening ceremony.