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, […]
Last week Race 1 was abandoned after a false start and an hour and a half delay waiting for the intermittent light breeze to stabilize while slowly shifting from SE to NW. This week the forecast was for conditions to be similar for Race 2. In defiance of the forecast, the wind before the start […]
Recapture the Excitement
Recapture the excitement.
After the successful Spring and Summer Series, with unusually cooperative winds and sunshine, and some ruggedly exciting distance races; this is your final opportunity this season to apply your skills and knowledge and possibly climb the podium at the Awards Party on Nov. 18 th.
The Fall Nightcap […]
The lightly attended and light air 26′ & under race was actually quite exciting with Chesuki, a “Dory”, winning, Min Dejlige Pika, a little Caledonia Yawl, winning second, and Voodoo Child, a go fast Didi Mini (sure to win) finishing last and DSQ for getting hooked on last mark. The Schooner Cup, in much better […]
The second running of this tribute to Ted proved even more popular than the first with eleven boats anchored in the kelp off the Southeast corner of Fort Warden in bright sunshine. Only three were competing for the second time. Two others were registered but were probably unable to leave their undesirable moorage on the […]
That’s this Saturday, everyone is invited and it will be great fun. Be anchored off the beach at the South boundary of Fort Worden by Noon and just let it happen!!
All details are available through the post below. Don’t miss it!
Seventeen races in five days! Everybody was exhausted at the end. But the wind was good and the racing was competitive. All-in-all a great success. Pictures are being uploaded to our photo sharing site.
Entries are already coming in for this year’s race. It’s out of the ordinary, great fun, an interesting format that tests many of your skills (and there’s Rum involved).
The Invitation below gives an overview. Below that are clickable links to all the race information, including the Entry Form and the Sailing Instructions. The PDF’s […]
Good wind for the first two days of racing has allow the race committee to get off four races each day. The top two local boats are Raven in 3rd and Dorado in 6th. There are three more days of racing to go.
Results after two days
For the past two races a short windward leeward course was set up so the Thunderbirds could run multiple races practicing starts and roundings ahead of next months Internationals. More regular courses were set for PHRF, for race 5 – SITF and for race 6 – SIGTF. Good winds were available both evenings, steady NW […]