Harbour Master Instruction:
To all members: please read this communication from the Harbour Master
“Good Morning Gentlemen
We have witnessed a significant increase of RNYC vessels leaving and entering the port under sail alone. There have recently been a number of near miss incidents and close quarter situations with other vessels within the navigable channel. As you are aware we do not permit vessels to operate under sail only within the harbour unless with the HM permission or unless sail is the vessel’s only means of propulsion.
If an incident were to occur enforcement policies exist as does the power to prosecute under the port’s general bylaws 6 &…
Full Article: Royal Northumberland Yacht Club – Harbour Master Instruction, Ray McGinty