The Main Duck Island Course participants will sail a 300 nautical mile clockwise circumnavigation of the lake, starting at Port Credit, then on to Gibraltar Point/ Toronto, Main Duck and Yorkshire Islands, Ford Shoal, Niagara, and finish at Port Credit. All marks of the course will be taken to Starboard.
The Scotch Bonnet Island Course participants will sail this new exciting course that started in 2009. Starting at Port Credit, then on to Gibraltar Point/Toronto, Scotch Bonnet Island, Niagara and finish at Port Credit. All marks of the course will be taken to Starboard.
Complete details for both courses will be available at the Skippers’ Meeting.
|1.||Port Credit Marks – Start and Finish – details will be discussed at the Skippers’ Meeting…|
|2.||Gibraltar Point Mark – A red buoy with a flashing red light located just off the Toronto Islands at approximately 43°36.32′N, 79°23.50′W…|
|3.||Main Duck Island Course only: Main Duck and Yorkshire Islands – Including buoys MM2, a red buoy with a flashing red light located at approximately 43°54.5’ N, 76°35.7’ W and M9, a green buoy with flashing green light located at approximately 43° 55.0’ N, 76° 40.5’ W… Photos and maps of Main Duck Island Light|
|4.||Main Duck Island Course only: Ford Shoal Buoy – a flashing green (4s.) mark located west of Oswego at approximately …|
|5.||Scotch Bonnet Island Course only: Scotch Bonnet Island – a small island with a seventy foot navigation light (White Flashing 4 sec) located east of Prince Edward County at approximately 43º 53.93′ N 77º 32.49′ W. Photos and maps of Scotch bonnet Lighthouse|
|6.||Niagara Mark – A red buoy with a flashing red light, located at approximately 43°19.04′N, 79°04.23′W, 3.4 NM north of the light at Fort Niagara…|
Please note that the above charts are for reference only, and that all mark placements and all waypoint references are approximate. Not for navigation.
The following sources for weather information are recommended:
- The National Weather Service’s Marine and Coastal Weather Services Branch
- The Hydrometeorological Prediction Center
- Environment Canada Marine Weather Forecasting
- National Data Buoy Center
- NeXlab – Next Generation Weather Lab