This weeks North Sea bandit Regatta saw excellent sim weather, a new sailor to the North Sea, and some exciting sailing. The week saw our monthly ‘There and Back Again’ series, racing from Breadnut to Eden Auk, then back again. The sims behaved for everyone there were no crashes in either race. The fleet this week was made up of two Bandit IF’s, a Bandit 25 and a Bandit 60. We would also like to welcome Stu who was out racing in his first North Sea races in his Bandit 60.
The first race, North Sea Breadnut to Eden Auk, saw some tight sailing between Red and Alexandre with both neck and neck for the entirety of the course. In a thrilling finish, they were both merely 2 seconds apart.
The second race, North Sea Eden Auk to Breadnut, saw some nice position changes among Red, Alexandre and Jess, in her Bandit 25 with Petra riding along as crew.
The fleet this week was made up of two Bandit IF’s, a Bandit 25 and a Bandit 60.
Race Director: Cryptic
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts
Wind: SE (135°) 18kts
Did Not Finish (DNF) = number of finish +1)
Did Not Start (DNS) = number of start +1)
Today’s winner was Alexandre, with Red second, and Stu in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.
Alexandre and Red finished tied with 3 points. As they both have duplicate finishes, Rule A8.2 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:
“If a tie still remains between two or more boats, they shall be ranked in order of their scores in the last race. Any remaining ties shall be broken by using the tied boats’ scores in the next-to-last race and so on until all ties are broken. These scores shall be used even if some of them are excluded scores.“
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In the last race, Alexandre breaks the tie with Red with his first place finish over Red’s second place finish.
We have a superb paint supplied by Ali Vultee, see her paint here: Ali’s Boat Paint Shop, and prize plaques for the top three places.