August Race – 8/19/17

The Sail Feet of the San Diego Sail and Power Squadron will hold its 8th race of the 2017 series with a race on August 19th 2017 in conjunction with the South Bay Family Sailing Series.

The results are as follows:

First across the line in our race series was Astra, an Italian custom boat with a time of 1 hr.  36 min.  16 sec. 10 points to the winner!

Finishing in second place was Bon Temps, a Beneteau 361, with a time of

1 hr. 36 min. 26 sec. 8 points to Bon Temps, a real close race!

Third place went to, Marilee, a Beneteau 473, with a time of

1 hr. 39 min. 24 sec.  6 points to Marilee!

Point Standings are as follows:

Marilee 58
 Astra 56
Bon Temps 56
Ciao Bella 14
Sea Story 12





Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions:


When:  Saturday August 19, 2017

Where:  San Diego South Bay

Time:  Start 12:00 Local



First Warning:  11:55, one prolonged blast coordinated on GPS time

Start:  12:00, one prolonged blast

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

Buoy “B” to port

Buoy “C” to port

Buoy R34 to port

Buoy “B” to starboard

Buoy “A” to starboard

Buoy R28 to starboard

Buoy “B” to port

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

Total distance 7.45nm

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

After the race. Call Bon Temps on channel 68

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” (N32 40.034 / W117 08.701) 24 inch XL Yellow fender marked “CCYC” in Black Letters.

“B” (N32 39.176 / W117 08.560) 1’x 3’Orange Can Buoy marked with Letter “B”.

“C” (N32 38.501 /W117 08.276) 24” fender marked with Letter “C”.

Reference Navigation Charts for Location of the channel marks used for this race course



SDSPS Sail Fleet Coordinator