September Race – 9/16/17

The San Diego Sail and Power Squadron’s ninth race of the year, in conjunction with the South Bay Family Sailing Series was held on September 16th, 2017. Of the nine boats in the race, three were power squadron boats eligible for points in the San Diego Power Squadron Sail Fleet series.

The results are as follows:

First across the line in our race series was Marilee, a Beneteau 473, with a time of 1 hour, 20 minutes and 30 seconds. 10 points to the winner!

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

1 hour. 23 minutes. 45 seconds. 8 points to Bon Temps!

Third place went to Astra, the custom Italian racing Boat with a time of 1 hour

25 minutes. 05 seconds.  6 points to Astra!

Next race will be held on Saturday, October 21st, 2017.

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


The Sail Feet of the San Diego Sail and Power Squadron will hold its 9th race of the 2017 series with a race on September 16th 2017 in conjunction with the South Bay Family Sailing Series.

The series has really tightened up so we hope that as many boats will come out and compete.

Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions:

When:  Saturday September 16,2017

Where:  San Diego South Bay

Time:  Start 12:00 Local



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

Start:  12:00, one prolonged blast


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

Buoy “A” to starboard

Buoy R26 to port

Buoy “A” to port

Buoy R34 to starboard

Buoy “C” to starboard

Buoy “B” to starboard

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


Total distance 7.24nm



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 from our Garmin GPS


“A” (N32 40.017 / W117 09.002) 30inch XL 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 08.226) 24inch white fender.

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


If buoy “A”, “B”, or “C” are missing turn on that buoys GPS coordinates.



SDSPS Sail Fleet Coordinato