We started the day with a little wind and 90° and we went out at 9am and started the first race. Before the windward mark, the wind was gone and we waited a while, but no luck. So we retreated to shore for an early lunch. We were back out by 1pm with the temperature at 100° but with 10 knot winds we were able to start the race. We got in 2 great races (despite our own personal results). The PRO Ted Beier and... Read More
Wow! Another gorgeous day in the 90's but with good wind. We raced 3 today so we can try to finish early since it will be 100°+ the rest of the week. We had 10-14 the first 2 races, then 8-10 after lunch for the 3rd race. Rod Stieffel and Randy Santa Cruz are leading the Championship after taking 2 bullets out of 3 races so far. Frank and Marianne Gerry did the same in the Challenger Division and are leading that series.
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26-Jun-2012We started this beautiful sunny 85° day with 25+ knot winds are were told it could build from there. Skippers and crews were discussing whether they would venture out in these conditions, including us. While several decided not to go, Greg and I decided to go out and come back in if it was too much for us. We have still not used our band new sails because we don't want to blow them out the first time we use them. When we got in the water... Read More
25-JUN-2012 - Click Here for Results North American Championships Qualifiers Race 1 and 2
We raced the first 2 races of the qualifying series today with the the wind "honking" at 15-17 knot, sometimes approaching 20! The weather was perfect today, in the 80's and sunny all day. With 63 boats racing, we were split into the traditional 4 groups, and when the qualifiers ae over, we will have raced against everyone at least once. The courses are windward-leewards... Read More
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24-June-2012 - Registration and measurement went quite well with the teams working right up until the 1700 deadline! We had temperatures in the 80's and no wind to start the day. It got up to the 90's later and we got a little wind in the afternoon along with threatening skies. PRO Ted Bieir was able to run the Womens and Juniors championships despite the challenges. Melanie Dunham and Carrie Carpenter won the Womens along with the... Read More