Solo Cruise in Company - CYCSA

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Saturday, September 10-September 11
  • 8.00-5.00 pm
Solo Cruise in Company

Solo Cruise in Company to Port Vincent 10-11 September 2022

The CYCSA Cruising Association is offering an opportunity for short handed sailors to follow the fleet in company and share a bbq together in the new Port Vincent club facilities Saturday night.

Promoting safety at sea this is NOT a race but an opportunity to put into practise those extra measures to increase your safety awareness when short handed sailing.

An important attribute for a solo sailor is independence. Whilst you will be supported in an attentive fleet, responsibility and liability remains with the Skipper.

Recommended minimum safety equipment for short handed sailing:

  • Lifejackets
  • Hand held radio on the Skipper
  • PLB (encouraged)
  • Jackstays and harness
  • Log on/off with VMR Ardrossan on VHF Ch 80.  VMR Ardrossan will be briefed.
  • Maintain a watch on VHF Ch 16

As always, cruising is weather dependent and the decision to start or return rests with the skipper. Please monitor forecasts in the lead up to the event.

Register interest: To register for communications please email Darren – [email protected]

Book Port Vincent:  berth bookings are essential

Please SMS Rob Marner on mobile number 0414 611 110 your:
Boat name & Boat length for date 10 Sept

Rob will allocate you a berth number and gate codes etc. Upon arrival please fill in the required paperwork located at the Marina office.

This event is to promote and support the solo sailor experience.  However it is not limited to just solo sailing yachts.  Everyone is welcome.

  • Saturday 10 Sept 0815 departure outside of the North Haven Marina entrance. Slower vessels please consider an earlier departure.
  • Dinner: Commencing at 1700 Port Vincent club BBQ facilities. BYO everything

For berthing assistance at Port Vincent please use VHF Ch 73. All participants are asked to assist those seeking support.

Sunday 11 Sept departure: 0900  Port Vincent Marina – slower vessels please consider an earlier departure.

For further information or support please contact Darren Harvey on m: 0490 664 828 or email: [email protected]