11 - 2011
Royal Ocean Racing Club - Rolex Fastnet Race - Pantaenius Buoy
Name of the Aid: Pantaenius Buoy
27 May 2011
Area:South West Coast of Ireland
The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 20 June 2011, 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 14 August and is expected to be completed in Plymouth by 23 August.
Name of Aid Pantaenius Buoy
Position 51° 17.020'N 09° 41.040'W WGS 84
Light Character FL Y 3s
Range 4 Nm
Structure Yellow Pillar Buoy
Topmark Yellow X
AIS 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.
Dr. S. G. R. Ruttle, Chief Executive.
Mariners are invited to contact the Marine Department, Commissioners of Irish Lights to comment on any aspect of the Aids to Navigation Service or on hazards to navigation around the coast of Ireland.