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

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    Postal Address

    Our Clubhouse & correspondence
    address is:

    The Promenade,
    Central Beach,
    Lytham,
    Lancashire,
    FY8 5LD.

    Telephone

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

    01253 739983

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    Dock [Notices]

    • Oct102021

      Dock Winter Work Parties

    • Mar292021

      Return to Sailing -RCC Dock Covid-19 Notice

    • Jan082021

      RCC Dock – Updated restrictions following Covid-19 Lock-down 3 announcement

    • Jan012021

      Covid-19 -Updated Restrictions for the Dock 31.12.2020

    • Nov052020

      Following HM Government’s Instructions regarding Covid-19 Lock-down 2 the attached instructions are issued regarding club sailing

      Ribble Cruising Club’s advice based on the Legal interpretation by the RYA.

      Very little sailing activity is permitted

      ·         Water sports centres must close

      ·         Private Land may not be used for launching

      ·         Private Land Facilities should be closed

      ·         Private Land may not be used for recreation (Angling, Walking, Sailing)

      ·         Dinghy Parks should be closed except for absolutely essential maintenance only (Dinghies should not be removed unless essential)

      ·         Access for Essential Maintenance only may be performed in Marinas / Private Land

      ·         Working Parties are not allowed

      Clubs should be concerned with respect to public perception if something is observed by the public that clubs shouldn’t be doing…

      Apparently Public Slipways may be used by a member of the Public in their own Boat. However You are not permitted to enter a club dinghy park and launch off a public slip!

      Below PDF relates specifically to the dock.

      Covid_19 II Dock Notice

       

       

    • May222020

      Sad news about Steve Trafford

    • May162020

      RCC Dock -Updated Covid-19 Bulletin

    • Apr182020

      Peter Manning RIP 16th April 2020

    • Apr172020

      Covid-19 RCC Dock Operations

    • Feb122020

      Notice to Mariners -EASTERN IRISH SEA WIND FARMS

      Dear All,

       Please find attached the latest ‘Regional Local Notice to Mariners’ (week 7) concerning the forthcoming weeks activities for ORSTEDS WIND FARMS in the Irish Sea.

      This notice lists changes to the Aids to Navigation Availability at the BURBO BANK 1 WIND FARM and proposed Jack-up operations in the region

      Awareness items in the notice relate to the following wind farms:

      Wind Farm

      Abbreviation

                                                  Barrow Area and Cumbrian Coast

      Barrow Offshore

      BOW

      West of Duddon Sands

      WoDS

      Walney Offshore Extensions  1 & 2

      WOW 01  –  WOW 02

      Walney Offshore Extensions  3 & 4

      WOW 03  –  WOW 04

                                                                   Liverpool Bay

      Burbo Bank Wind Farm

      BBW 01

      Burbo Bank Extension

      BBW 02 (EXT)

       

      MAIN ITEMS OF INTEREST INCLUDED IN THE NtM

       

      Subsea Cables Information and KIS-ORCA Wind Farm Awareness Charts  (Page 4)

      …………………………………………………………………………………………………….

      Chartlet showing General Location of Operational Wind Farms as well as key contact details  (Page 5)

      …………………………………………………………………………………………………

      Notice to Mariners Summary  (Page 6)

      ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

      BARROW    (Page 7)  Turbines A01, A07, B08, D01, D03, D06, and D08 – Navigation lights extinguished

      …………………………………………………………………………………………………….

      BURBO 01   (Page 8)

      Navigation Light Extinguished Turbine  BB42   –  Fog Signal Inoperative Turbine BB38

      BURBO 02 (EXT.)  (Page 9)

      Fog Signal Inoperative Turbine C01

      Wave Buoy Light Extinguished and Radar Reflector missing

      ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..

      WALNEY 01 & 02    (Page 10)

       

      WALNEY 01

      Fog Signal Inoperative Turbine A11

       

      WALNEY 02

      Nothing to report

      …………………………………………………………………………………………….

       

      WALNEY 03    (Page 11)

      Nothing to report

       

      WALNEY 04   (Page 11)

      Nothing to report

      CARDINAL BUOYS  –  EXTINGUISHED

      North Cardinal Mark in position 54º 09.72’N      003º49.58’W is extinguished.

      West  Cardinal Mark in position 54° 06.63’N       003°55.33’W is extinguished

      South Cardinal Mark in position 54°00.21’N        003°34.66’W is extinguished

      ……………………………………………………………………………………………

       

      WEST of DUDDON SANDS    (Page 12 & 13)

      Please note that ‘WIND SERVER’ is now working in the sector marked as Area 3 (Yellow).

      Please refer to attached ‘Area Identification Chartlet’

      It is requested that fishing and laying gear is avoided in the whole of Area 3 (Yellow) until notified that the works are complete.

      Duration dates are dependent on weather and work progress

      All Navigation Aids are fully operational

      PLEASE READ THE NOTICE FOR MORE INFORMATION

      ……………………………………………………………………………………………………

      Please do not hesitate to contact me if you are unsure about any of the content or require any further information, also please pass this information to any of your colleagues who you think might be interested.

      If you know of any fisherman who works the area and does not receive this information or anybody else who would benefit from this information please let me know.

       

      Regards  :  Tom Watson

      Tel………..  Mobile 07903 173 624

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      Ørsted Regional NtM Update Week 7
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      WoDS Area Identification Chartlet