Ribble Cruising Club | Lytham | Lancashire
Sailing on the Ribble estuary since 1950

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    Our Clubhouse & correspondence
    address is:

    The Promenade,
    Central Beach,
    FY8 5LD.


    The club phone number is operative
    Tuesday and Friday Nights on:

    01253 739983

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    Bird Survey West Of Duddon Sands

    Bird Survey West Of Duddon Sands
    16th Apr 2017 Richard Hoad
    In Sailing, Sailing [NTM]



    Dear All,


    A bird survey at the WEST of DUDDON SANDS WIND FARM is scheduled to start on or around Thursday 20th April


    The survey will be carried out by the Briggs Marine survey vessel ‘MERSEY GUARDIAN’ operating on a 12 hr daylight only basis and is expected to last for approx. 10 days, depending on weather and conditions.


    ‘MERSEY GUARDIAN’ will transit along predetermined transect lines within the Wind Farm at a speed of approx. 10knts (see attached chartlet) and is not expected to cause interference to any other vessel


    A listening watch will be kept on VHF Channels 16 & 12 and ‘MERSEY GUARDIAN’ can be contacted for information relating to vessel movement only


    Attached for information is the small chartlet showing the transect lines along which ‘MERSEY GUARDIAN’ will travel as well as a picture of the vessel, also attached is the ‘Kingfisher Flyer’ which gives all of the relevant information concerning WEST of DUDDON SANDS WIND FARM.


    Please note that the small chartlet and the ‘Flyer’ are for provided for information purposes relating to the survey and the Wind Farm only and should not be used for navigation.


    Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any further information

    Regards :  Tom Watson

    Tel………. Mobile 07903 173 624

    Transect Lines- ‘MERSEY GUARDIAN’ – Bird Survey
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