Crew Wanted for Three Rivers Race 2015

19/05/2015

RTYC member Peter Schroeder has entered a boat to compete in the 55th edition of the Navigators and General Three Rivers Race in Norfolk over the weekend of Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May 2015 and has 2 places left on the crew for anyone interested. Crew can either meet on Friday afternoon at the boat collection point and help with the delivery or meet at Horning on Saturday morning before 1000. All costs except travel will be covered. Please contact Peter if you are interested in taking part in this race: peter_schroeder@themail.co.uk.

The race will start at 1100 on Saturday 30th and will finish latest by the Sunday morning. It is considered one of the largest inland yachting races in Europe, encompassing three rivers, the Bure, Thurne and Ant, and starting and finishing at Horning Sailing Club on the upper Bure. The course is in the order of 45-50 miles, depending on conditions, rounding four buoys located at Ludham Bridge on the Ant, on South Walsham Broad or Fleet Dyke, on Hickling Broad at the top end of the River Thurne and downstream on the River Bure somewhere between Stokesby and Six Mile House heading towards Great Yarmouth. There are also 4 mast lowerings required on the course to negotiate the pair of bridges at Potter Heigham and also the bridge at Acle both ways.

More details on the race can be found on the Horning Sailing Club website.