On Saturday six racers started from City Dock into a light (4 – 5 kt.) Southeasterly for the trip, outside Marrowstone Island, to Port Ludlow. The race was to be followed by a barbecue party at the Marina. The race was scheduled for a flood tide and the wind improved after the start as the […]
Martha rounding Protection Island (photo by John Lynes)
Eight boats came out to enjoy our second distance race (it gets boring going round the buoys all the time) in spite of a weather forecast for light winds and rain. The course length was 22.1 nm. as measured from the 3 fathom line […]
Round the island either way.
The second distance race of the year, around Protection Island, is this Saturday. The length of the race, without tacking, is approximately 24 nautical miles. Currents will be perfect for heading out and coming back. For all the details see the distance race page.
Great turnout — Fickle winds — Lots of time on the water.
[Photos available here]
Twelve boats came out for the first long distance race of the season, including some we were welcoming for the first time. Winds before the start were very light northeasterly but, after a five minute postponement to allow a laggard […]
Racing is almost here! The following three events will all happen within the next two weeks.
Smith Island Race, the first PTSA race of 2016 is this Saturday March 26th. It is the first of five long distance races scheduled for 2016. Let’s get a good turn-out for this one! The start of racing kick-off […]