October Race – 10/21/17

The Sail Feet of the San Diego Sail and Power Squadron will hold its 10th race of the 2017 series with a race on Saturday, October 21st 2017 in conjunction with the South Bay Family Sailing Series.

There was an addition of a new member of the San Diego Power Squadron who has entered the competition this month. Steve Brodbeck, the skipper of Consigliare is added to the standings.  He rejoined the squadron in September and was therefor eligible for points in the Sail Fleet competition in addition to the South Bay Family Sailing Series.

The racing results are as follows:


First across the line was Marilee, a Beneteau 473 with a time of 1 hour, 28 minutes, 59 seconds. Ten points to the winner!

Second across the line was Astra, the custom Italian racing boat with a time of 1 hour, 29 minutes, 4 seconds. Eight points to Astra.

Third place went to Consigliare, A Beneteau 41, with a time of 1 hour, 29 minutes, 9 seconds. Six points to Consigliare.

Fourth Place went to Sea Story, a Pearson 39, with a time of 1 hour, 36 minutes, 59 seconds. Four points to Sea Story.

Point Standings:

Marilee – 78 points
Astra – 72 Points
Bon Temps – 62 Points
Sea Story – 16 Points
Ciao Bella – 14 Points
Consigliare – 6 Points


Course was as follows:

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

Start:  12:00 one prolonged blast

Course below:


Buoy “34” to port/WR32A to starboard (Starting Line)
Buoy “C” 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)
Distance 7.10 nm.
Race Course #14


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

Report your finish times to “Marilee” on VHF Channel 68 or e-mail Ted Bowler at fiddlersgreen1@cox.net

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