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LNTM - 30/01/24

LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS No. 05(T) of 2024

Hovercraft berthing trials - Trinity Landing

Notice is hereby given that from approximately 1000hrs on Wednesday 31 January, Hovercraft ‘VCA Boreal’ (11.8m LOA), will be conducting a short series of berthing trials at Trinity Landing, Cowes.

The hovercraft will be operating using low power settings and will abide by the Cowes General Directions at all times whilst in the Harbour. The Pilot has been instructed that the operations shall not impede any ferry or commercial traffic, but all mariners are advised to navigate with particular caution at the entrance to the main fairway whilst these berthing trials are being conducted.

The hovercraft will be listening on VHF 69 for any concerned traffic during the operation.

This local notice to mariners will self-cancel at 2359 on Wednesday 31 January 2024.

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