The great weather continued with temperatures in the mid-seventies, low humidity, and a nice
breeze. Just the sort of day to get outside with a bunch of friends and engage in a little friendly competition. Ten members had the same thought and brought their boats down to the cove this morning.
The wind was from the southwest so the course was south to the orange-striped mark taken to port, north to the blue mark also taken to port, back upwind to the orange-striped mark taken to port, and back to the line. There were eight races today.
Judy took care of the starting and scoring. Many thanks, Judy. Connie was also there to help and support Al. Al’s friend, Ross, and Nick’s friend, Bill were also there. Welcome Ross and Bill.
Except for the display of some good close racing, the morning was largely uneventful. Bill, Charlotte and Rich might not agree. Bill had some, probably connectivity, problems and retired after the second race. Charlotte had some battery and set-up issues and retired after the third race and Rich also ran into connectivity issues but only missed one race. Nick gave Charlotte some valuable set-up advice. Well done, Nick, truly in the spirit of the club.
Our overall winner today was Henry DiPietro who won 4 races and was third in two.
Nick and Paul won 1 race each, and both had the same points. Nick had 3 second places and 1 third. Paul had 2 second places and 3 third so Nick gets second place by virtue of more second place finishes.
The only other race winner was David with two, but that wasn’t quite enough to finish ahead of Rich who had 3 second places and 2 thirds.
Great fun and good enjoyable competition.
The full results are on our website mhbmyc.org
DF95s race again next Thursday, August 10th when the tide will be coming in with a high at around 4.30 pm.
Before then, on Tuesday, August 8th, it will be the turn of the Solings when the tide will be coming in with a high around 2.30 pm
REMINDER; THE ANNUAL CLUB MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 17TH AT 1.30 PM IN THE VILLAGE CLUBHOUSE LOWER LEVEL. SANDWICHES AND DRINKS WILL BE PROVIDED.
Judy and Connie are invited, of course. Please let me know if you have any special dietary requirements.
Stay safe, keep smiling, and have a wonderful weekend,