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Old 19 May 2010, 21:03   #1
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Sun 13th June - Powerboat Cruise Firth of Forth

Elie & Earlsferry S. C.

Not Long Now - we have got around 8 boats registered... and hopefully the weather will be good.

More details can be found on Club Website.

Other Events:
Sat. 22nd May RNLI Sea Safety Road Show

Sun. 30th May We also have Club open day - sail2walk - with try yachting and try powerboating, & RSPB - Wildlife on Forth
More details can be found on club website http://www.eesc.org.uk


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Old 20 May 2010, 04:59   #2
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Hi spr, i was signed up to do that but my rib is away gettin fixed then


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Hi,

Were are you planning on going on the Forth?

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Old 24 May 2010, 16:01   #4
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General Plans Weather Dependant...

Elie - along coast to Anstruther - out to Isle of May - might land...then back to Anstruther - along coast back to Elie for BBQ at Club House.

We need to take into account boat sizes and weather, at any point boats can step out and take refuge in St Monace, Pittenween Anstruther or Cellardyke, and pick up the cruise back to Elie or Head directly back to Elie if preferred...We have a ground support team to get people back to Elie if things blow up and we need to leave boats down coast.

Preferred Bolt Hole is Anstruther Harbour since we have a good slip to recover from if needed.

A no time will any boat be left by there self, even if it means I stay behind.

The outer forth can be a tad rough at times, so the plans are fluid. We have boats arriving from North Berwick so crusing to North Berwick is not very nice option!

We have two advanced powerboat certified & one powerboat instructor helping to plan the trip and give advice.

If anybody coming by Sea needs refuelled this can be arranged two.

As always people thoughts are welcomed before and on the day.

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Hi,

Is Bell Rock not on your agenda?

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Old 24 May 2010, 17:12   #6
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Bell Rock - is quite far out, for us small boats, without safe haven.

As discussed previously threads,

( http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?...ight=bell+rock )

its not really a plan able event, but more like if you can find a good weather window.

Most of the boats will be <5.5 metres, with 50 Hp, and a few big sport boats.

To to Bell Rock I would recommend leaving Broughty Ferry, Tayport or St Andrews.
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Proposed Passage Plan

Hi ALL,

After some thought and consideration of boats entered, Sunday we prose the following, final call to be made on Sunday after weather and sea conditions.

Club will be holding BBQ afterwards at 5 a head, so if you cant make the cruise you can still come to BBQ afterwards.

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ELIE & EARLSFERRY S. C. - POWERBOAT SECTION
13th JUNE 2010 -OPEN POWERBOAT CRUISE

PASSAGE PLAN- ELIE TO DYSART TO ELIE SUNDAY 13 JUNE
Depart Elie - 13.45
Arrive Dysart - 15.00 Spend 1 hour at Dysart harbour
Depart Dysart- 16.00
Arrive Elie- 17.15 ( all times B.S.T.) Speed 10 knots.


OUTBOUND

LEG1

ELIE PIERHEAD----WPT1 (1/2NM. SOUTH OF EAST VOWS ROCK) 56DEG. 10.20MIN. N
02DEG. 50.00MIN.W
210DEG. TRUE----214DEG. MAG.---- 0.9NM.----5.5MINS.

LEG2

WPT1----WPT2 (1NM. EAST SOUTH EAST OF METHIL PWR. STA./ RIVER LEVEN)
56DEG. 11.20MIN. N
02DEG. 58.00MIN. W
280DEG. TRUE----284DEG. MAG.----4.5NM.----27MINS.

LEG3


WPT2----WPT3 (1NM.SOUTH EAST OF DYSART HARBOUR) 56DEG. 06.80MIN. N
03DEG. 05.70MIN. W
225DEG. TRUE----229DEG. MAG.----5.8NM.----35MINS.

LEG4
WPT3----DYSART PIERHEAD

303DEG. TRUE----307DEG. MAG.----1.0NM.----6MINS.



REFRESHMENTS AT DYSART


INBOUND

LEG5
DYSART PIERHEAD----WPT3

123DEG. TRUE----127DEG. MAG.----1.0NM.----6 MINS.

LEG6
WPT3----WPT2

045DEG. TRUE----049DEG. MAG.----5.8NM.----35MINS.

LEG7
WPT2----WPT1

100DEG. TRUE----104DEG. MAG.----4.5NM.----27 MINS.

LEG8
WPT1----ELIE PIERHEAD

030DEG. TRUE----034DEG. MAG.----0.9NM.----5.5MINS.


TIDES

Elie HW 15.47 (5.2)
DYSART HW 16.14 (5.2) (TIMES B.S.T.) TIDAL STREAM-NEGLIGIBLE

WEATHER





LIMITATIONS OF BOAT/CREW ( TO BE COMPLETED BY SKIPPER)



NAV. HAZARDS

Numerous lobster pots Methil to Dysart up to mile offshore many poorly marked.


CONTINGENCY PLAN
METHIL HARBOUR

NOMINATED RESPONSIBLE CONTACT ASHORE

Mr Bill Roberts- Secretary Elie & Earlsferry Sailing Club
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Old 09 June 2010, 15:49   #8
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Hi there is the Isle of may out of the question?
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Kev,

http://www.windguru.cz/int/index.php?sc=47826

Look at the weather forecast, we think the waves and wind direction will limit the may isle. (it can take few days for swell to calm down on outer forth),

Ian from SeaSkills can verify that!

We have a passage Plan for May Isle, that if weather is right and if majority want we will implement, but as it stands Dysart is the preferred Option.

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Hi guys,

I will have Kinghorn Lifeboat up at Elie ness on Sunday as part of a joint exercise between RNLI, Coastguard and Fire brigade so if you end up going to Dysart as planned we will accompany you for some of it on our way home.

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