February Race – 2/18/2017

Sail Fleet – Feb 18th Results

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The San Diego Sail and Power Squadron’s second race of the year, in conjunction with the South Bay Family Sailing Series was held on February 18th, 2017.

The results are as follows:

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First across the line was Marilee captained by Mike Collins with a time of 12:55:00. — 10 points to the winner!

Second across the line was Bon Temps Captained by Ted and Claudia Bowler with a time of 12:59:30. — 8 points gained by them.

Third across the line was Astra captained by Mike Philbrook with a time of 13:04:58. — 6 points for them.

Next race will be held on Saturday, March 18th, 2017

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Thanks for participating and hope more boats will come out for the next race.

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Marco

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February Race Instructions (Download)

When:  Saturday February 18, 2017

Where:  San Diego South Bay

Time:  Start 1200 Local

 

STARTING TIME

First Warning:  1155 one prolonged blast coordinated on GPS

Start:  1200 one prolonged blast

Course:

Buoy WR32A to Starboard / R34 to port (Starting Line)

Buoy “B” to Port

Buoy “C” to Port

Buoy R34 to Port

Buoy “B” to Starboard

Buoy “A” to Starboard

Buoy R34 to Starboard / WR32A to Port (Finish Line)

Total Distance 5.75nm

Please Monitor VHF Channel 68 for information, to report problems on the course, to report finish times.

Yellow “Q” flag should be flown aft where it can be best seen while racing.

These are the GPS coordinates of the course Buoys:

“A” (32 40.184N / 117 08.979W) Large Yellow Fender Marked “CCYC” in Black Letters.

“B” (32 40.0N / 117 08.558W) Orange Can Buoy Marked with Black “B”.

“C” (32 38.512N / 117 08.251W) White Coliform A Series Fender Marked with Letter “C”.

Reference Navigation Charts for Location of WA32A and R34.

 

Points for this series are awarded to overall finishes of participating Power Squadron boats. I encourage all who are interested in participating in the Sail Fleet to look into the benefits of becoming a Power Squadron member so to be part of the Sail Fleet and enjoy the boating education, group activities and camaraderie that we have.

 

Current points leader is Bon Temps with 10 points.