November Race – 11/18/17

The San Diego Sail and Power Squadron’s tenth race of the year, in conjunction with the South Bay Family Sailing Series was held on November 18th, 2017. Of the six 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, 36 minutes and 5 seconds. 10 points to the winner!

Finishing in second place was Astra, the custom Italian racing Boat, with a time of

1 hour, 39 minutes, 36 seconds. 8 points to Astra!

Third place went to Consigliere, a Beneteau 41, with a time of 1 hour, 40 minutes, 4 seconds.  6 points to Consigliere!

Next race will be held on Saturday, December 16th, 2017.

Point Standings are as follows:





                   Bon Temps


                   Sea Story


                   Ciao Bella


                   Consigliere                                                             12

Thank you for participating in this race and the series. One more race to decide the 2017 Champion!


San Diego Sail Fleet Coordinator


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

Start:  12:00 – one prolonged blast

Buoy R34 to port / Buoy W32A to starboard (starting line)

Buoy “A” to port

Buoy “B” to port

Buoy “R34 to starboard

Buoy “C” to starboard

Buoy “A” to starboard

Buoy “B” to port

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

Distance 7.45nm

Race course #2

Please Monitor VHF Channel 68 for information, to report problems on the course, and 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” (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

If any race course buoys are missing. Use the GPS coordinates for the Buoy, as the turning point for any missing Buoys.  

Race Points are awarded:

10 Points – 1st overall

8 Points – 2nd overall

6 Points – 3rd overall

4 Points – 4th overall

2 Points – 5th overall

1 Point – 6th overall and below

0 Points – non participant