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Bad weather doesn’t daunt IPRC enthusiasm

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With the Jet Stream sitting below the British Isles, the whole country is suffering from unseasonable weather.

Holiday makers aren’t the only to suffer, the International Powerboat Racing Club (IPRC) ’s Falmouth to Scilly Isles UIM Marathon race this weekend has had to undergo an haircut.

Race officials have put together a shortened course of 76 NM which will encompass Falmouth to Eddystone Lighthouse, Plymouth and back.

The 4 competing boats, Silverline, Birretta Due, Halcyon Connect and HTS Perkins are moored at Port Penden, Falmouth until around 10am and can be seen from the Maritime Museum walkway.

Start time

11.00


Tracking Link

YB Tracking


Course

Mark 1 – Virtual Mark
Approx 1 mile East of Manacles Buoy
50.02.55N 5.00.13W

Mark 2 – Eddystone Rock
50.10.23N 4.14.13W

Mark 3 – Yellow Buoy
50.15.01N 4.12.54W

Mark 4 – Udder Rock Cardinal Buoy
50.18.52N 4.33.51W

Mark 5 – Laid Yellow – Finish Mark
50.05.55N 4.59.52W


Photo: Tim Tapping

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John Moore

John raced Offshore UIM Class 3 in the 1980’s & 1990’s.
He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010.
He has recently organised 4 British Offshore races under UKOPRA sanction.
He is the Editor of Powerboat Racing World.

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