ECA Bembridge Rally
The plan is for those that are able to sail to Bembridge on the Friday retuning Sunday, but anyone unable to get away on Friday is welcome to join us on Saturday.
Friday 4th September
HW Chichester harbour 13.47 4.7m
HW Bembridge Harbour 14.07 3.1m
For those coming from EYH we should have 4ft on the cill at about 11.50, all should aim to be into Bembridge by 2 hours after high to be on the safe side so by about 16.00.
Bembridge now has new finger pontoons both sides of the main pontoon and you will be allocated one depending on size and draft.
Please call Bembridge Harbour on Ch. 80 when you enter the harbour to get berthing instructions.
We will have socially distanced drinks either on the pontoon or up on the hard depending on weather and numbers, decision to be made on the day
Saturday 5th September
HW Chichester harbour 14.20 4.7m
HW Bembridge Harbour 14.41 3.1m
Anyone coming over from EYH for just Saturday night will have 4ft on the EYH cill at about 12.20.
There are a number of options for Saturday evening, a meal at Bembridge Sailing Club, hiring the marque and BBQ at the marina or eating on board. With the virus regulations constantly in a state of flux we propose to contact those booked in to the marina to see if there is a preferred option.
Sunday 6th September
HW Chichester harbour 14.50 4.6m
HW Bembridge Harbour 15.11 3.0m
We should be able to leave Bembridge , depending on draft, by about mid day for return to home ports
Booking your berth
As you may be aware Bembridge have suspended the normal rally booking procedure and all vessels wishing to attend will need to visit the Bembridge Harbour website booking page http://www.bembridgeharbour.co.uk/on-line-booking and secure a berth, this will require payment in advance, please see the T&C's regarding cancelation of booking. Please can you also register on the ECA web site (you will need to log in) so that we can let Bembridge have a list of ECA boats so that they can try to get us together.
PLEASE NOTE JUST REGISTERING ON THE ECA WEB SITE WILL NOT SECURE YOU A BERTH!
The OOD for this Rally is: Andy Lane Contact no: 07836 299003, Boat Name: Mudlark.
Rally Contact: VHF Chan 16/72
Participating Skippers are reminded that all ECA rallies and events are carried out under rule 22 of the Emsworth Cruising Association Rules as published in the ECA Yearbook.
Participation in an ECA Rally or event is taken as acknowledgement and understanding of this rule.
The ECA draws to the attention of skippers and crew attending, that full responsibility for sea worthiness of boats and experience of crew attending is held with the skipper of the boat sailing to the rally. All information given should be checked before setting out.
Given the situation with Covid-19 we will be issuing safety guidance to those attending as this is a requirement that marinas and harbour authorities are asking us to do, however participants remain individually responsible for their safety and conduct.
Tide data for northney
4 Sep 2020
HW 01:32 4.522m
HW 14:00 4.658m
5 Sep 2020
HW 02:08 4.511m
HW 14:34 4.61m
6 Sep 2020
HW 02:41 4.444m
HW 15:05 4.499m
Last updated 4:47pm on 3 August 2020