Dinghy Courses 2020 post lockdown

Race Marks

Four race marks have been laid near the harbour and in South Queensferry bay:

  • F – at the harbour entrance 
  • W- further out at the harbour entrance
  • X – to the west of the west breakwater
  • Q- to the east of the Forth Road Bridge south pillar
  • Z- to the east of Q 
  • G – near the shore to the west of Queensferry Harbour

All the marks except for X are conical, coloured white or yellow and have a red flag on top. X is an orange cone with a red flag on top.

We shall use the following fixed marks:

  • Gc – the green cat mark at the Queensferry crossing north pillar
  • Wb – the white mooring buoy in north Queensferry bay 

Courses

WestMarksEastMarks
W1X Q FE1Q X F
W2X Q G FE2G Q X F
W4X Wb Q FE3Q Wb X F
W5X GcQ FE5Z X F
W6X WQ FE6QWXF 
W7XZFE7ZWXF
W8XGcZFE8ZGcXF

All marks are rounded to starboard for west courses and to port for east courses.