The Prologue briefing by Hervé Chastel, President of the Race Committee, can be viewed here : Briefing Prologue (french)
Prologue briefing :
Start of towing: 10:00
Start procedure: 12:00 [midday]
Banana dog leg
See the course in the Racing Instructions
The committee will communicate all its intentions and the starting procedure on Channel 72
VHF race channel 72
The outrigger is forbidden until the starting signal. It must be folded to starboard or taken down to respect the 3 metre width of the frame.
In case of retirement, report to the race channel.
Turn on the AIS during the whole race for AIS transponder test.
An unofficial ranking will be established.
It is essential to follow the tugboat route and go along the pontoons.
On the way back: waiting area between Coulinec and Tristan Island, watch out for the dinghy sailing and windsurfing school
North wind veering to west 8 to 13 knots
Low tide : 12:58
High tide : 19:02
Coefficient : 72
The security and weather briefing will take place on Sunday 13 June at 10:30 with Denis Hugues, Race Director, Jean-Jacques Quéré, meteorologist and Hervé Chastel, President of the Race Committee.
It will take place as a videoconference. You must connect at 10:15 on the following link : Click here to join the meeting
You don’t have to install the Teams application, you can use any up to date browser.
To connect to wifi : Winchesclub-Guest / password : Map&FastNet21
Translated into English by www.abitrad.fr