Fall Nightcap Series – 2017. Race 7 Results and Final Series Standings

For the final race of the series, and of the season, we were greeted by almost ideal winds. Before the start wind velocity was around 13 kt. with short gusts above 16 kts. and longish lulls below 9kts. The direction was fairly steady at 140°M ±10°. The course set was SGIF (W/L, 3 1/4 nm.) […]

Fall Nightcap Series – 2017. Races 6-A & 6-B Results and Standings (Corrected)

There was little wind when the CB left the Boat Haven but in the Bay, away from shore, there was a light Northeasterly. This is normally an unstable wind direction so course SCFLF (2 nm. – “L” was 1/4 mi SW of the Boat Haven entrance) was set to allow shortening course if the […]

Fall Nightcap Series – 2017. Race 5 Results and Series Standings

There were gale warnings in the strait and the forecasts for the bay all said winds in the 20’s with gusts in the 30’s. So, although the wind in the Boat Haven was only 12 – 14 kts., the mandated consensus meeting at the CB attracted representatives from six boats. It was eventually decided to […]

Fall Nightcap Series – 2017. Race 4 Results

After three less than stellar showings by the wind, this week the conditions were almost ideal. Wind was 14 – 15 kts. from 140 degM with small gusts and lulls of long duration from the same direction. As the wind improved, so did the turnout, fourteen boats hit the line this week. Course SGYF was […]

Fall Nightcap Series – Race 3 Results

With the temporary indisposition of the regular PRO, Joe Daubenberger generously volunteered to run this week’s race by setting up the course from the CB then running a “Barcott” start from the water.

The 20 – 25 kt. winds of the previous night died rapidly during the morning until, by race time the only stable, […]