DF 65

Mar 12 Results

Overcast skies with a nice breeze started DF65 Race #4 of the 2023 race series.  There was an easterly building through the day and gusting to over 15 knots by the last race #11.  14 skippers enjoyed the challenging conditions - wind shifts, current, and tough competition!  With exception to the first race, all races were 2 laps.  There was hardly much distance between the first and last boat in and a total of 11 races scored.  Bob L. #27 was the most consistent and won the day.  Followed by a couple guys who I think was their first day racing in 2023 - Colin H #145 and Michael K #73.  Looking forward to the next race day, March 26. 

Feb 12 Results

Almost perfect A-plus rig conditions for the DF65's for race #3 on Feb. 12.  A steady easterly was about square to the dock and although there was strong outflow current, there was enough wind to power windward.  Seven skippers started the drizzly day but only five ended the day.  Good racing and strategies prevailed in the smaller fleet and #85 Brian W. won the day.  

(Rules were tested and a side-query was made for a finish line situation - During a tight race, #27 came in on starboard to the finish line.  Its bow crossed the course side of the mark, beating the competing boat #111.  #27 hooked the finish mark line, but didn't touch the mark.  According to sailing instructions, the mark line is not part of the mark.  So when #27 hooked the line, had current keep them away from the mark as they backed out, the finish counts in place).

January 29 Results

We started the day with an S.Easterly and ended with a westerly.  Alan G. Won the day, followed by Steve K. and Brian W.   We had lots of spectators today.  Next race will be Sunday, February 12.