REQUIREMENTS FOR YACHTS TAKING PART IN CLYDE CRUISING CLUB MUSTERS
These events are open to all owners and skippers. There is no requirement to be a member of the
CCC or any other yacht club.
Musters are for the main part not races but you may take part in a race where a muster includes the
race venue. They are conducted under the 'International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
(COLREGS)'. Where vessels are racing (e.g. Opening & Closing Musters) the Racing Rules of Sailing
(RRS 2017) will apply. ln the event of one or more vessels are not racing COLREGS will take precedence.
All participants should also note and abide by any orders, regulations or Notice to Mariners issued by
any relevant authority such as The Clyde Port Authority, Queens Harbour Master Clyde. (These include
details of how close one can come to Naval vessels, passenger ferries, fishing vessels. These may change
during Naval Movements or Exercises.) These may be found at:
QHM Clyde : https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/qhm-clyde
QHM Clyde Local Notices https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/qhm/clyde/local-notices
Clyde Port Authority https://www.peelports.com/ports/clydeport
(see Marine Information for Clydeport)
Participants will record their intention to take part in the muster events by contacting CCC office at
least one week before the event with all details of Boat, Owner, crew members, contact phone numbers,
Club and home port.
The responsibility for a boats decision to take part in an event or to continue is the owners alone. Sailing is by its nature an unpredictable sport and therefore involves an element of risk, by taking part, owners agree and acknowledge that:
They are aware of the inherent element of risk involved in the sport and accept responsibility for the exposure of themselves, their crew and boat to such inherent risk while taking part in the event.
They are responsible for the safety of themselves, their crew their boat and their other property whether aﬂoat or ashore.
They accept responsibility for any injury, damage or loss to the extent caused by their own actions or omissions.
They are responsible for ensuring that their boat is equipped and seaworthy so as to be able to face extremes of weather; that there is a crew sufficient in numbers, experience and fitness to withstand such weather; and that the safety equipment is properly maintained, stowed and in date and is familiar to the
The Owner is required to ensure the yacht/motor yacht has adequate insurance and in particular, to hold insurance against third party and passenger claims in the sum of at least £3,000,000 per incident.
Details of all Cruising and Racing events are published on the CCC website www. clyde.org
As an aid to the Committee to gauge numbers for catering Members hoping to attend are requested to notify the ofﬁce by simple email copied to the Cruising Secretary (email: Ofﬁce@clyde.org ) by 2.00pm on the Thursday prior to the event. We are not seeking any ﬁrm commitment Just your intention to be there
ALL are most welcome.