King's Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM No 111/23

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the King’s Harbour Master Portsmouth that as part of the ‘Victory in Lee’ festival, there will be a Spitfire flying and boat display off Lee on the Solent, on Saturday 23 September 2023.

2. The display will take place in the area specified below at 1030 on Saturday 23 September 2023 until approximately 1245.

3. The 2500m by 1000m marked area will be established at 1000, approximately 250m to 0.75nm from the Lee on the Solent shoreline. It is bounded by following positions:

50° 48’.58N  001° 12’.90W
50° 47’.65N  001° 11’.82W
50° 47’.32N  001° 12’.58W
50° 48’.20N  001° 13’.68W

4. The area will be marked on the seaward corners by two 49ft dark hulled motor vessels. There will also be an orange and black RHIB which will act as an additional marshal vessel. All marshal vessels will fly a yellow flag and can be contacted on VHF Ch 6 during the event.

5. Mariners are requested to vacate the area from 1015 until the completion of the displays and to comply with requests from the marshal craft.

6. There will be a short on the water display post the main Spitfire display. All mariners are reminded of the 10 knot speed limit within half a mile of the shore.

7. The Daedalus slipway at Lee on the Solent and PWC area will not be available during this time.

8. Cancel this Local Notice to Mariners on 25 September 2023.


Wednesday 20 Sep 2023

King's Harbour Master

Owners, Agents, Charterers, Marinas, Yacht Clubs and Recreational Sailing Organisations should ensure that the contents of this Notice are made known to the masters or persons in charge of their vessels or craft.