THSC will use the current starting sequence Rule 26. Races shall
be started by using the following signals. Times shall be taken
from the visual signals; the absence of a sound signal shall be
disregarded. It is basically 5, 4, 1 Go!
All racers should carry a current rule book and have a good understanding of the rules.
|Signal||Flag or Shape and Sound||
|Warning||Class Flag: 1 sound - Gun||5* minutes|
|Preparatory||P flag 1 sound - Horn||4 minutes|
|One-minute||Preparatory flag removed: 1 long sound - Horn||1 minute|
|Starting||Class flag removed: 1 sound - Gun||0 minutes|
The start signal for the first division will be the warning signal for the second division. Division II will take the first start. Division I will take the second start.
Start Times: The first warning signal will be at 1830h. The first start will be at 1835h and the second start will be at 1840h. The Race Committee reserves the right to amend start times as deemed necessary.
Class Flags shall be as follows:
|Division I - Spinnaker Fleet||Numeral Pennant One|
|Division II - White Sails Fleet||Numeral Pennant Two|