GSLYC Race Buoys

Great Salt Lake Yacht Club Racing Buoys

The following list of waypoints are for buoys used by the Great Salt Lake Yacht Club racing program.  These buoys are maintained by the Great Salt Lake Yacht club.  They are marked with their buoy designator.  If you notice one of these buoys missing or out of place please contact the Great Salt Lake Yacht Club at www.webmaster@gslyc.org

Although these buoys are in place most of the year, these buoys are usually removed the first of November for maintenance and are not reset until mid March.

The datum for all coordinates listed on this page are based on WGS 84

GSLYC Race Buoys
Name North Coordinate West Coordinate Description / Note
1 40º 45.750' 112º 15.555' Orange
2 40º 46.515' 112º 15.620' Orange
3 40º 47.085' 112º 14.955' White
4 40º 47.135' 112º 13.945' Orange
5 40º 46.640' 112º 14.665' White
6 40º 51.545' 112º 17.905' Red GSL SAR buoy
7 40º 55.170' 112º 20.175' Orange
8 40º 45.975' 112º 14.960' Orange
9E 40º 45.375' 112º 12.940' White
9W 40º 45.194' 112º 13.489'  White
A 40º 46.630' 112º 13.185' Red
B 40º 45.870' 112º 13.125' Unknown
C 40º 45.295' 112º 13.790' White
D 40º 45.210' 112º 14.775' Orange
E 40º 45.745' 112d 14.080' White
F 40º 46.410' 112d 14.960' Orange
S 40º 46.190' 112d 13.875' White
80 Miller 41º 10.270' 112d 25.470' White Danger Buoy w/ red light fl. 1"
80 Lakeside 41º 10.650' 112d 43.440' Orange

R651-204-1 Placement of Waterway Markers.  No person shall place on or near the waters of this state any waterway marker, except a diver's flag, without written authorization by a federal agency operating within federal authority or by the division.

R651-204-2 Hazards to Navigation.  No person shall place any permanent or anchored objects on the waters of this state without writen authorization by a federal agency operating within federal authority or by the division.

R651-204-3 Destruction of Waterway Markers.  No person shall remove, destroy, or damage any waterway marker authorized to be placed by a federal agency or by the division;  nor shall any person moor any vessel to a waterway marker, except mooring buoys.