2011-11-Rolex Fastnet Race-Pantaenius Buoy

2011-11-Rolex Fastnet Race-Pantaenius Buoy

Notices to Mariners

Royal Ocean Racing Club - Rolex Fastnet Race - Pantaenius Buoy

11 - 2011

Issue Date: Friday 27 May 2011

Aid: Pantaenius Buoy

Area: South West Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 20 June 2011, a Special Mark Buoy will be placed on behalf of the Royal Ocean Racing Club to mark the western turning point of the course in the RORC's Rolex Fastnet Race. The race begins in Cowes on 14 August and is expected to be completed in Plymouth by 23 August.

Name of Aid              Pantaenius Buoy

Position                      51° 17.020'N   09° 41.040'W    WGS 84

Light Character        FL Y 3s

Range                         4 Nm

Structure                   Yellow Pillar Buoy

Topmark                    Yellow X

AIS                              Message 21    MMSI 992501121

Pantaenius Buoy


This buoy has no navigational significance other than as a Race Marker.

This buoy will be retrieved as soon after the completion of the Rolex Fastnet Race as circumstances permit.

Radio Navigational Warnings will be issued and will remain in force until the buoy has been retrieved.

Dr. S. G. R. Ruttle, Chief Executive.