Four boats came out in the face of a forecast for a Southerly gale. The wind at City Dock after the start was coming from 175°M at 13 Kts. with gusts to 16. Reportedly, after the boats rounded Marrowstone Point they found 30+ kt. southerly winds and 3 foot seas. Magic Bus retired with a broken main halyard. Knot Raven, equipped with reef points, wisely retired, apparently before breaking anything. Owl did not report a finish..
Distance Series 2019
Bush Point Race
Information is provisional and subject to modification
Regatta results saved: Monday, April 15, 2019 8:01:57 PM PDT
Start Date/Time = Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:09:00.0, Length (nm) = 14.90
|1||18944||Sir Isaac||Bailey, John||93||1||12:41:34.0||00:23:05.7||02:09:28.3||00:00:00.0||1.0|
|DNF||549||Knot Raven||Bolling, Brian||198||DNF||No Time||00:49:10.2||No Time||No Time||DNF||5.0T|
|DNF||643||Owl||Dunning, Dale||198||DNF||No Time||00:49:10.2||No Time||No Time||DNF||5.0T|
|DNF||1069||Magic Bus||Dunlap, Piper||198||DNF||No Time||00:49:10.2||No Time||No Time||DNF||5.0T|
|(1)||Scoring System is ISAF Low Point 2017-2020|
|(2)||RRS A9 (Series Longer than a Regatta) is in effect.|
|(3)||Time limit expired (TLE) penalty is: Finishers plus 1|
This was yet another drifter, but much better attended than last week. The wind was steadily from 350°M which made C & G the only usable W/L permanent marks. The CB set the S/F line between them near the middle of the bay where the wind was strongest, at 2 – 3 kts., occasionally 4+. Course SCFGF was posted which allowed for shortening course on the downwind leg. The wind became increasingly light and fluky as the fleet approached C and then, except for the odd cat’s paw, died. There was still a little wind at the CB, enough to fill the Chutes of those who managed to reach it. The course was shortened, to 1.44 nm., at the CB but only four boats managed to cross the line within the time limit (the fourth was exactly, to the second, 20 mins. behind the first). The rest were not even close or had given up trying.
From Stig Osterberg:
Our dear friend, Admiral Bob McClinton, passed away early this afternoon of congestive heart failure. The Admiral was the owner and skipper of the Sequim J-105 “America”, and “Intrepid” and “Weigh to Go” before that. We could always count on him to participate in our Midsummer regatta. Bob was loved and respected by everyone who knew him, and a space as crew on his boat was hard to get as he was such a gifted leader of people. He had only learned of this heart condition this morning, and had immediately phoned his entire sailing crew to request that they all meet for lunch. He unfortunately died before the gathering.
He was one of a kind, and we will miss him. His leadership and enthusiasm inspired all of us to be better and showed us what a “can do” attitude was all about.
ALERT Bush Pt. Race 10:00am April 13, City Dock ALERT
Bush Point Race – Addendum to PTSA 2019 Sailing Instructions
SCHEDULE – Saturday April 13 th. The Warning signal will be at 10:00 hrs on City Dock.
RULES – As in 2019 Sailing Instructions for PTSA Races, except as amended herein.
COURSE – Cross Start line at City Dock towards NE. Round mark “SC” to port (it’s the yellow mid-channel buoy West of Bush Point). Cross the Finish line at City Dock towards SW. Course distance is 14.9 nm.
CLASSES – All boats will start together and race with a PHRF handicap.
IDENTIFICATION – All boats, especially visitors, check in with the RC at the City Dock before the start to make sure their PHRF rating is recorded.
SHORTENED COURSE – There is no provision for shortening course.
TIME LIMIT – There is no time limit.
FINISH TIMES – The finish will be unmanned. Each boat will record their finish time, preferably to the second (use GPS or cell phone time) and note the names of the nearest boats ahead and behind them (if visible). All this information is to be e-mailed within 48 hrs after the finish to email@example.com.
REQUESTS FROM USCG – All vessels must be aware of COLREGS Rule 10 (Traffic Separation Schemes) and must comply with such regardless of their competitive position at the time.
– All vessels should monitor VHF Ch 05A.
ALERT! McCurdy Pt. race noon April 20, City Dock ALERT!