Spring Whitecap Series – Race 6

Race five was canceled due to the weather. The forecast heavy winds had not fully materialized and twenty minutes of wavering indecision by the skippers was settled by the onset of heavy rain.

The RC hoped to be able to salvage a six race series by running two races this week but that was not […]

Spring Whitecap Series – Race 4 Results

When the CB went half a mile out into the bay, the wind was light and patchy but steadily from the NW. Course SIGF, 3¼ nm. was set up. The wind was filling in and, while the RC was considering an alternate course for the PHRF fleet, suddenly backed 40º and held there. The course […]

Spring Whitecap Series – Race 3

The CB left the Boat Haven with a steady 5 kt. NWesterly, but once outside the breakwater the sea surface showed that the wind fanned out, then disappeared about 3/4 of the way across the bay. A temporary leeward mark was set downwind of “I” and close to the wind-line in the hope that the […]

Spring Whitecap Series 2017 – Race 2 Results

After last Friday’s gale which cancelled Race 1, followed by a well forecasted, windy, week it was a relief to see SE 6-8 kts forecast for race time this week. So, the Committee Boat left the dock with a 4-5 kt. NW wind to see what was happening in the bay.

In the middle of […]

Fall Nightcap Series 2016. Race 7 & 8 Results and Final Standings.

A great ending to a pretty good season.

Before race time the wind was pretty much as forecast: SE 10 – 12. and well established. This allowed the RC to set two separate races (same course) in order to complete six for the series. It also allowed, in comparison with last week’s two lapper, […]