2013-07 Pantaenius Buoy

2013-07 Pantaenius Buoy

Notices to Mariners

Royal Ocean Racing Club – Rolex Fastnet Race Pantaenius Buoy

07 - 2013

Issue Date: Tuesday 4 June 2013

Aid: Pantaenius Buoy

Area: South West Coast

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 20 June 2013, 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 11 August and is expected to be completed in Plymouth by 19 August.

Position (WGS84)                   

51° 17.020'N

09° 41.040'W

Light Character FL Y 3s
Range 4 nm
Yellow Pillar  Buoy
Topmark Yellow X
Message 21
MMSI 992501121


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.


By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive