Pictures: Championship winners David Ames and PJ Buhler, Challenger winners Robert McElwain and Amy Bullard, Fleet of the Year Dallas Fleet 23.￼ represented by Robert and Nina Cummings.
Other awards will be posted later. North Cape Yacht Club with Chairoerson Eric Gunderson put on a terrific event with incredible hospitality, loads of volunteers, delicious food, and great race management by PRO Matt Bounds. The conditions were challenging - too much wind not enough wind and thunderstorms, Matt and crew skillfully found a way to get the required number of races in while keeping us...Continue Reading...
Final day of the NAC and it's a beautiful sunny day in the 70's with winds 7 mph from the northeast. We hope to get the 2 required races in today! Good luck to all.
Update - we got in both races and we are done. Results here:
The day started with some promise, a little wind and a bit cloudy with temperatures in the high 60's to mid 70's. We were waiting for the wind to shift East and it did, but there wasn't enough of it. So up went the postpone flag and we waited. We started a race with some light wind and by the time we reached the windward mark, the race was abandoned. The PRO Matt Bounds patiently waited for Improvement but finally raised the AP over H flags, sending us in with hope for better air later. We got better air along with a thunderstorm,. When that was on the radar, everyone got their boats out...Continue Reading...
Finals day 1 brought us beautiful sunshine around 80° with winds 15-20 from the WNW. Race 1 was challenging with lots of heavy gusts, several capsizes and a few teams retiring with the building wind. It was announced we would have a second race for Championship but not for Challenger. That was later revised to no second race. Results are here https://yachtscoring.com/event_results_cumulative.cfm?eID=14979