March Race – 3/18/17

March Race Instructions (For Download)

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The Sail Feet of the San Diego Sail and Power Squadron will hold its 3rd race of the 2017 series with a race on March 18th 2017 in conjunction with the South Bay Family Sailing Series.

When:  Saturday March 18th 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

Race Course:

 

Buoy R34 to port/WR32A to starboard (starting line)

Buoy “A” to port

Buoy R38 to port

Buoy “A” to port

Buoy R38 to starboard

Buoy “B” to starboard

Buoy R34 to starboard/WR32A to port (finish line)

Total Distance 8.14 nm

 

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 40.020N / 117 08.917W) 24 inch Yellow cylinder marked “CCYC” in Black Letters.

“B” (32 39.117N / 117 08.561W) 1’x 3’Orange Can Buoy Marked with Black “B”.

“C” (32 38.508N / 117 08.281W) 24” White Ball 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 Standings:

Bon Temps (Beneteau 361) – 18 points.

Marilee (Beneteau 479) 10 points

Astra – 6 points

V/r

Marco

San Diego Sail and Power Squadron