North Sea Open Regatta – Apr 4th 2018

From the left (in boats): Howard (Dolphin Moth), Beane (TMS Flying Shadow), LordHelmsman (Bandit IF), Samantha (Bandit 25), Victor (Bandit IF), Astrid (Bandit 25), Jackson (Bandit IF), and Safy and Julia (TMS Flying Shadow). On the dock: Cryptic, Arwen, Danie, Nenrio, and Petra. On the committee boat: Daenerys

From the left (in boats): Howard (Dolphin Moth), Beane (TMS Flying Shadow), LordHelmsman (Bandit IF), Samantha (Bandit 25), Victor (Bandit IF), Astrid (Bandit 25), Jackson (Bandit IF), and Safy and Julia (TMS Flying Shadow).
On the dock: Cryptic, Arwen, Danie, Nenrio, and Petra.
On the committee boat: Daenerys

Great sailing weather and another large spectator turn out featured in this weeks North Sea Open Regatta. The regions behaved wonderfully as only two DNFs (Did Not Finish) were recorded on the day, none to crashes. Both DNFs took place during the big boat portion, as Astrid left the race early and Howard’s Wifi connection dropped entirely, leaving him with no connection to the Internet. Spectators once again crowded the beaches along the shores of Eden, gathering in the Eden Albatros, Eden Puffin, and Ziziphus regions.

This weeks small boat fleet, racing on the North Sea Copacabana course, was comprised of a majority of five Bandit IFs. Two The Mesh Shop (TMS) Flying Shadows, two Bandit 25s, one TMS Nacra 17, and one Dolphin Moth made up the remainder of the small boat fleet. Meanwhile, the big boat fleet, racing on the North Sea Bowline course, was comprised of a majority of four TMS Ushuaias. Three Wildwind Open 60s, two TMS One Design 65as, and one TMS Pacha 110 made up the remainder of the big boat fleet.

Race Director: Daenerys
Assistant Race Director: Petra and Cryptic
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Note:
Did Not Finish (DNF) = number of finish +1
Did Not Start (DNS) = number of start +1

Today’s winner was Beane (beane Bade), with Lalia (LaliaCasau Resident) second, and Moon (moonglownight Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate and to the SLCG for helping with race duties.

Race Notes:
Beane (beane Bade), Lalie (LaliaCasau Resident) and Moon (moonglownight Resident) both finished tied with 7 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
beane Bade 1 6
LaliaCasau Resident 3 4
moonglownight Resident 3 4

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Beane’s favor with having a first place finish over Lalia’s and Moon’s third place finishes as their best. Furthermore, as Lalia and Moon 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.

Skipper Race 1 Race 2
LaliaCasau Resident 4 3
moonglownight Resident 3 4

In the last race, Lalia breaks the tie with Moon with her third place finish over Moon’s fourth place finish.


Jackson (Jacquimo Resident) and Safy (CarissaBellane Resident) both finished tied with 16 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Jacquimo Resident 5 11
CarissaBellane Resident 7 9

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Jackson’s favor with having a fifth place finish over Safy’s seventh place finish as her best.

 

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North Sea Open Regatta – Mar 21st 2018

From the left (in boats): Howard (Dolphin Moth), Beane (TMS Flying Shadow), Victor (Bandit IF), Astrid (Bandit 25), Blair (Bandit 25), Sue (TMS Nacra 17), and Sadal (TMS Nacra 17). On the dock: Red, Petra, Joep, Cryptic, Daenerys, Nenrio, and Zone.

From the left (in boats): Howard (Dolphin Moth), Beane (TMS Flying Shadow), Victor (Bandit IF), Astrid (Bandit 25), Blair (Bandit 25), Sue (TMS Nacra 17), and Sadal (TMS Nacra 17).
On the dock: Red, Petra, Joep, Cryptic, Daenerys, Nenrio, and Zone.

This weeks North Sea Open Regatta saw some smooth sailing weather with another great spectator turnout. The sims behaved well as we saw just two DNFs (Did Not Finish) on the day, one in each race, due to crashes. The small race dock in Eden Puffin once again was packed with spectators along with the lighthouses in the Ziziphus and Eden Auk regions.

This weeks small boat fleet, racing on the North Sea Counter-Clockwise (NS-CCW) course, was comprised of a majority of four Bandit IFs. Two Bandit 25s, two The Mesh Shop (TMS) Nacra 17s, two TMS Flying Shadows, and one Dolphin Moth made up the remainder of the small boat fleet. Meanwhile, the big boat fleet, racing on the North Sea Extreme course, was comprised of slim majority of two Wildwind Open 60s. One Wildwind AC-45, one Trudeau 12 Metre, one TMS Pacha 110, one TMS Cafe Del Mar 75, one TMS Ocean Beach, and one Bandit 55 made up the remainder of the big boat fleet.

Edit: The TMS Cafe Del Mar 75’s handicap was adjusted to 0.99 from 1.35. The final results were updated to reflect this adjustment.

Race Director: Petra
Assistant Race Directors: Daenerys and Cryptic
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Note:
Did Not Finish (DNF) = number of finish +1
Did Not Start (DNS) = number of start +1

Today’s winner was Beane (beane Bade), with Blair (Blair Karas) second, and ViV (vivipezz Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate and the SLCG for helping with race duties.

Race Notes:
ViV (vivipezz Resident), Jackson (Jacquimo Resident), and Sadal (SadalSuub Resident) all finished tied with 11 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
vivipezz Resident 1 10
Jacquimo Resident 2 9
SadalSuub Resident 3 8

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in ViV’s favor with having a first place finish over Jackson’s second place finish, and Sadal’s third place finish as their best, respectively. Subsequently, Jackson next breaks the tie in his favor, with his second place best finish over Sadal’s third place best finish.


Sue (suemelgand Resident) and Rugger (ruggeromare Resident) both finished tied with 13 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
suemelgand Resident 4 9
ruggeromare Resident 6 7

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Sue’s favor with having a fourth place finish over Rugger’s sixth place finish as his best.

 

North Sea Open Regatta – Mar 14th 2018

From the left (in boats): Sadal (Dolphin Moth), Howard (Bandit 25), Red (Bandit IF), Beane and Minna (TMS Flying Shadow), Annie (Trudeau T-12), Lucy (Quest Melges-24), Jackson (Bandit IF), Carlota (Bandit IF), Moon (Bandit IF), Gryfin (TMS Nacra 17), Danie (Bandit 25), Blair (Bandit 25), Dean (Bandit 25), Astrid (Bandit 25), Rosie and Ela (Quest Melges-24), and Samantha (Bandit 25). On the dock: Sasha, Cryptic, Maddie, and Nenrio On the committee boat: Daenerys and Petra.

From the left (in boats): Sadal (Dolphin Moth), Howard (Bandit 25), Red (Bandit IF), Beane and Minna (TMS Flying Shadow), Annie (Trudeau T-12), Lucy (Quest Melges-24), Jackson (Bandit IF), Carlota (Bandit IF), Moon (Bandit IF), Gryfin (TMS Nacra 17), Danie (Bandit 25), Blair (Bandit 25), Dean (Bandit 25), Astrid (Bandit 25), Rosie and Ela (Quest Melges-24), and Samantha (Bandit 25).
On the dock: Sasha, Cryptic, Maddie, and Nenrio
On the committee boat: Daenerys and Petra.

A great turnout in spectators and racers highlighted this weeks North Sea Open Regatta. We had a large fleet for the small boat portion of the Open Regatta with 18 boats while the big boat portion saw 10 boats. The dock in Eden Puffin was also packed with spectators cheering on the racers while the beaches of Eden Albatros and Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region saw enthusiastic crowds gather. Plus, the sim weather was mild with calm seas as the DNFs (Did Not Finish) on the day, 3 in the small boat race and 1 in the big boat race, were not due to crashes.

The small boat fleet, racing on the North Sea Triple Pink course, was comprised of a majority of six Bandit 25s. Five bandit IFs, two The Mesh Shop (TMS) Nacra 17s, two Quest Melges-24s, one TMS Flying Shadow, one Dolphin Moth, and on Trudeau T-12 made up the remainder of the small boat fleet. Meanwhile, the big boat fleet, racing on the North Sea Counter Clockwise (NS-CCW) course, was comprised of a majority of three TMS One Design 65s. Two TMS Pacha 110s, two TMS Ushuaias, two Wildwind Open 60s, one Wildwind RC-44r, and one Trudeau Francois Jacques made up the remainder of the big boat fleet.

The crowd at the race dock, in Eden Puffin, cheering on the finishers towards the end of the small boats portion of the North Sea Bandit Regatta, on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018. Picture courtesy of Howard Hughes (hallveis Resident)

The crowd at the race dock, in Eden Puffin, cheering on the finishers towards the end of the small boats portion of the North Sea Bandit Regatta, on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018. Picture courtesy of Howard Hughes (hallveis Resident)

Race Director: Petra
Assistant Race Directors: Daenerys and Cryptic
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Note:
Did Not Finish (DNF) = number of finish +1
Did Not Start (DNS) = number of start +1

Today’s winner was Beane (beane Bade), with Lalia (LaliaCasau Resident) second, and Moon (moonglownight Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Rosie (Arwyn Silverweb) and Howard (hallveis Resident) both finished tied with 15 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Arwyn Silverweb 2 13
hallveis Resident 7 8

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Rosie’s favor with having a second place finish over Howard’s seventh place finish as his best.


Dean (Dean March) and Jackson (Jacquimo Resident) finished tied with 16 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.

Skipper Race 1 Race 2
Dean March 11 5
Jacquimo Resident 5 11

In the last race, Dean breaks the tie with Jackson with his fifth place finish over Jackson’s eleventh place finish.


Red (RedHeadJO Resident) and Sadal (SadalSuub Resident) both finished tied with 17 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
RedHeadJO Resident 6 11
SadalSuub Resident 7 10

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Red’s favor with having a sixth place finish over Sadal’s seventh place finish as his best.


Blair (Blair Karas) and Astrid (AstridNewBonham Resident) both finished tied with 20 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Blair Karas 4 16
AstridNewBonham Resident 9 11

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Blair’s favor with having a fourth place finish over Astrid’s ninth place finish as her best.


Danie (Danie Fegte) and Yomogi (Yomogi Resident) both finished tied with 23 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Danie Fegte 9 14
Yomogi Resident 11 12

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Danie’s favor with having a ninth place finish over Yomogi’s elevnth place finish as her best.


Annie (Claire175 Resident) and Gryfin (Gryfin Goldshark) both finished tied with 27 points. As they both finished with the exact placings in both races, a DNF and DNS respectively, neither rule A8.1 or rule A8.2 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing will break their tie. Therefore, they remain tied in seventh place overall.

 

North Sea Open Regatta – Feb 21st 2018

From the left (in boats): Cryptic (Dolphin Moth), Deanerys (TMS Flying Shadow), Rayz (TMS Flying Shadow), Carlota (Bandit IF), Beane and Minna (TMS Flying Shadow), Blair (Bandit 25), Howard (Bandit 25), Suzanna (TMS Flying Shadow), Rosie (Quest 2m), and Sadal (Trudeau One). On the dock: Penny, Emily, Rugger and Chloe. On the committee boat: Petra.

From the left (in boats): Cryptic (Dolphin Moth), Deanerys (TMS Flying Shadow), Rayz (TMS Flying Shadow), Carlota (Bandit IF), Beane and Minna (TMS Flying Shadow), Blair (Bandit 25), Howard (Bandit 25), Suzanna (TMS Flying Shadow), Rosie (Quest 2m), and Sadal (Trudeau One).
On the dock: Penny, Emily, Rugger and Chloe.
On the committee boat: Petra.

This weeks North Sea Open Regatta saw a great turnout in both races and smooth sailing weather. The small boat fleet saw 14 boats while the big boat fleet saw 10 boats. The sims behaved as there were only 2 DNFs (Did Not Finish) on the day. Spectators again flocked to the newly built dock in Eden Puffin as wells as along the shores of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region.

This weeks small boat fleet, racing on the North Sea Counter Clockwise (NS-CCW) course, was made up of splt majority of four The Mesh Shop (TMS) Flying Shadows and four Bandit IFs. Three Bandit 25s, one Dolphin Moth, one Quest 2m, and one Trudeau One made up the remainder of the small boat fleet. Meanwhile, the big boat fleet, racing on North Sea Olympic Mirror, was made up of a majority of four TMS One Design 65s. Two TMS Ushuaias, one TMS Pacha, one TMS Cafe del Mar 75, one Wildwind Open 60, and one Trudeau 12 Metre made up the remainder of the big boat fleet.

Race Director: Petra
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Note:
Did Not Finish (DNF) = number of finish +1
Did Not Start (DNS) = number of start +1

Today’s winner was Cryptic (Cryptic Resident), with ViV (vivipezz Resident) second, and Blair (Blair Karas) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Blair (Blair Karas) and Howard (hallveis Resident) both finished tied with 10 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Blair Karas 1 9
hallveis Resident 3 7

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Blair’s favor with having a first place finish over Howard’s third place finish as his best.


Rosie (Arwyn Silverweb), Rayz (Rayzza Rubble) and Astrid (AstridNewBonham Resident) all finished tied with 16 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Arwyn Silverweb 4 12
Rayzza Rubble 5 11
AstridNewBonham Resident 6 10

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Rosie’s favor with having a fourth place finish over Rayz’s fifth place finish and Astrid’s sixth place finish as their best. Subsequently, Rayz’s fifth place best finish further breaks the tie in his favor over Astrid’s sixth place best finish.

 

North Sea Open Regatta – Feb 14th 2018

From the left (in boats): Cryptic (Dolphin Moth), Rayz and Daenerys (TMS Flying Shadow), Beane and Minna (TMS Flying Shadow), Jackson (Bandit IF), Astrid (Bandit 25), Blair (Bandit 25), Rossa with Randy (Bandit 25), Carlota (Bandit IF), Lalia (TMS Nacra 17), Sadal (Trudeau One), Moon (Bandit IF), and Rosie (Trudeau Leetle Cat II). On the dock: Joshua, Maddie, Penny, and Petra.

From the left (in boats): Cryptic (Dolphin Moth), Rayz and Daenerys (TMS Flying Shadow), Beane and Minna (TMS Flying Shadow), Jackson (Bandit IF), Astrid (Bandit 25), Blair (Bandit 25), Rossa with Randy (Bandit 25), Carlota (Bandit IF), Lalia (TMS Nacra 17), Sadal (Trudeau One), Moon (Bandit IF), and Rosie (Trudeau Leetle Cat II).
On the dock: Joshua, Maddie, Penny, and Petra.

This weeks North Sea Open Regatta debuted our shiny new dock in Eden Puffin. Petra redesigned the race line area in Breadnut, moving the dock into the adjacent Eden Puffin region and clearing up more room around the committee boat. The dock, created by Petra, is larger than the old one and affords a 360° view of the surrounding sea and courses being raced. This will also help alleviate any lag created by crowds gathering on the dock during the pre-start and start phase of our races, by moving them farther away out of immediate draw distance view. The sims also behaved for us today, as we only had 2 DNFs (Did Not Finish) recorded on the day. Plus, we had a larger crowd gather on the new dock along with the Poseidon Centre Spectator Pier in Eden Puffin.

This weeks small boat fleet, racing 3 laps on the North Sea Short Loop Course, was comprised of a split majority of three bandit 25s and three Bandit IFs. The remainder of the small boat fleet was made up of two TMS Flying Shadows, one Dolphin Moth, one TMS Nacra 17, one Trudeau One, and one Trudeau Leetle Cat II. Meanwhile, the big boat fleet, racing on the North Sea Copacabana course, was made up of a majority of three TMS One Design 65s. The remainder of the big boat fleet was comprised of two TMS Pacha 110s, one TMS Ushuaia, and one Wildwind RC-44r.

Race Director: Petra
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Note:
Did Not Finish (DNF) = number of finish +1
Did Not Start (DNS) = number of start +1

Today’s winner was Moon (moonglownight Resident), with Rosie (Arwyn Silverweb) second, and Blair (Blair Karas) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Astrid (AstridNewBonham Resident), Cryptic (Cryptic Resident), and Beane (beane Bade) all finished tied with 14 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
AstridNewBonham Resident 4 10
Cryptic Resident 6 8
beane Bade 7 7

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Astrid’s favor with having a fourth place finish over Cryptic’s sixth place finish and Beane’s seventh place finishes as their best. Subsequently, the tie between Cryptic and Beane is broken in Cryptic’s favor with her sixth place best finish over Beane’s seventh place best finish.


Will (Will Finney) and Lalia (LaliaCasau Resident) both finished tied with 19 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Will Finney 5 14
LaliaCasau Resident 8 11

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Will’s favor with having a fifth place finish over Lalia’s eighth place finish as her best.

 

North Sea Open Regatta – October 2017 Results

The following post continues our ongoing batch of abridged racing results updates to bring the site up to date.
In this update, the entirety of the North Sea Open Regatta results for October 2017.

October 4th, 2017

Race Director: Petra
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Note:
Did Not Finish (DNF) = number of finish +1
Did Not Start (DNS) = number of start +1

Today’s winner was Cryptic (Cryptic Resident), with ViV (vivipezz Resident) second, and Beane (beane Bade) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Rugger (ruggeromare Resident) and Red (RedHeadJO Resident) both finished tied with 17 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
ruggeromare Resident 6 11
RedHeadJO Resident 7 10

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Rugger’s favor with having a sixth place finish over Red’s seventh place finish as her best.


Sophie (Sophienveux Resident), and Will (Will Finney) both finished tied with 19 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Sophienveux Resident 6 13
Will Finney 9 10

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Sophie’s favor with having a sixth place finish over Will’s ninth place finish as his best.


October 11th, 2017

Race Director: Petra
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Note:
Did Not Finish (DNF) = number of finish +1
Did Not Start (DNS) = number of start +1

Today’s winner was Beane (beane Bade), with Peter (PeterSailor Resident) second, and Neil (eager2discover Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Fluffi (FluffiMutt Resident) was disqualified (DSQ) in the big boats portion for sailing an incorrect course.


Jackson (Jacquimo Resident) and Moon (moonglownight Resident) both finished tied with 16 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Jacquimo Resident 3 13
moonglownight Resident 7 9

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Jackson’s favor with having a third place finish over Moon’s seventh place finish as his best.


Gryfin (Gryfin Goldshark) and Shau (ShauIa Resident) finished tied with 13 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.

Skipper Race 1 Race 2
Gryfin Goldshark 13 5
ShauIa Resident 5 13

In the last race, Gryfin breaks the tie with Shau with his fifth place finish over Shau’s thirteenth place finish.


ViV (vivipezz Resident) and Alice (alice8200 Resident) both finished tied with 24 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
vivipezz Resident 3 21
alice8200 Resident 11 13

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in ViV’s favor with having a third place finish over Alice’s eleventh place finish as her best.


Dean (Dean March) and Julia (juliabennett Resident) both finished tied with 25 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Dean March 6 19
juliabennett Resident 12 13

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Dean’s favor with having a sixth place finish over Julia’s twelfth place finish as her best.


October 18th, 2017

Race Director: Petra
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Note:
Did Not Finish (DNF) = number of finish +1
Did Not Start (DNS) = number of start +1

Today’s winner was Lucy (LucyInTheSky Afarensis), with ViV (vivipezz Resident) second, and Cryptic (Cryptic Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Beane (beane Bade) and Daenerys (blondij Resident) both finished tied with 13 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
beane Bade 3 10
blondij Resident 5 8

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Beane’s favor with having a third place finish over Daenerys’s fifth place finish as her best.


Neil (eager2discover Resident) and Jackson (Jacquimo Resident) both finished tied with 16 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
eager2discover Resident 7 9
Jacquimo Resident 8 8

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Neil’s favor with having a seventh place finish over Jackson’s eighth place finish as his best.


October 25th, 2017

Race Director: Petra
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Note:
Did Not Finish (DNF) = number of finish +1
Did Not Start (DNS) = number of start +1

Today’s winner was Cryptic (Cryptic Resident), with ViV (vivipezz Resident) second, and Beane (beane Bade) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Beane (beane Bade) and Joris (Joris Tolsen) finished tied with 9 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.

Skipper Race 1 Race 2
beane Bade 6 3
Joris Tolsen 3 6

In the last race, Beane breaks the tie with Joris with her third place finish over Joris’s sixth place finish.


Gryfin (Gryfin Goldshark) and Jackson (Jacquimo Resident) both finished tied with 18 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Gryfin Goldshark 5 13
Jacquimo Resident 8 10

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Gryfin’s favor with having a fifth place finish over Jackson’s eighth place finish as his best.


Will (Will Finney) and Daenerys (blondij Resident) both finished tied with 19 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
Will Finney 8 11
blondij Resident 9 10

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Will’s favor with having an eighth place finish over Daenerys’s ninth place finish as her best.
 

North Sea Open Regatta – July 19th 2017

From the left (in boats): Moon (TMS Nacra 17), Cryptic (Dolphin Moth), Rugger (Bandit IF), Lucy (Shields Class), Kayo and Laured (TMS Flying Shadow), Shau (Bandit 25), Daenerys and Minna (TMS Flying Shadow), Red (Bandit IF), Neil (Bandit IF), and Palani (TMS Flying Shadow). On the dock: Penny, Rei, Ultra, Elbag, Connie, Ellem, and Petra.

From the left (in boats): Moon (TMS Nacra 17), Cryptic (Dolphin Moth), Rugger (Bandit IF), Lucy (Shields Class), Kayo and Laured (TMS Flying Shadow), Shau (Bandit 25), Daenerys and Minna (TMS Flying Shadow), Red (Bandit IF), Neil (Bandit IF), and Palani (TMS Flying Shadow).
On the dock: Penny, Rei, Ultra, Elbag, Connie, Ellem, and Petra.

Slightly stormy sims that cleared up late featured in this weeks North Sea Open Regatta. The sims were a bit choppy for the small boats race, claiming four to DNFs in the small boat race, but the weather cleared for big boats with no DNFs as a result. Crowds of spectators continued the trend of great turn outs in the North Sea for races, as the Eden Puffin, Eden Albatros, and Ziziphus sims were packed with people watching. We also saw a great turnout of racers with 15 boats in the small boat fleet and 12 boats in the big boat fleet.

The small boat fleet, racing on the North Sea Triple Pink course, was made up of a majority of six Bandit IFs. Five TMS Flying Shadows, with one crewed, a Dolphin Moth, a Bandit 25, a TMS Nacra 17, and a Shields Class rounded out the remainder of the small boat fleet. The fleet saw a fast start as 13 of the 15 racers were across the start line as 28 seconds ticked off the race clock. Daenerys, in her TMS Flying Shadow with Minna as crew, got things started as she crossed the start line at 00:00:01 followed right behind by myself, on my Dolphin Moth, at 00:00:02. Alexandre was right on my stern, in his Bandit IF, crossing the start line at 00:00:03, followed by Ultra, in his Bandit IF, crossing the start line at 00:00:04. Lucy, in her Shields Class, was across the start line next at 00:00:06. Red, in her Bandit IF, and Beane, in her TMS Flying Shadow, both crossed the start line next at 00:00:08. Alice, in her Bandit IF, was across the start line next at 00:00:14, followed by Moon, in his TMS Nacra 17, crossing at 00:00:15. Viv, in her TMS Flying Shadow, crossed the start line next at 00:00:22, followed by Neil, in his Bandit IF, crossing at 00:00:25. Shau, in her Bandit 25, and Rugger, in his Bandit IF, were both across the start line next at 00:00:28. Palani, in his TMS Flying Shadow, was across the start line next at 00:00:39, followed by Laured, in her TMS Flying Shadow, crossing at 00:00:53. I quickly leapt out to the lead of the fleet, in my quicker Dolphin Moth, as Daenerys, in her TMS Flying Shadow with Minna, settled in behind me. Viv, in her TMS Flying Shadow, made moves up through the fleet to nip at Daenerys’s stern. Moon, in his TMS Nacra 17, also made moves through the fleet to settle in just behind Viv as Laured, in her TMS Flying Shadow, worked her way into position behind Moon. Shau, in her Bandit 25, settled in at the center of the fleet as Palani, in his TMS Flying Shadow, followed closely behind her. Alexandre, in his Bandit IF, lead the IF pack in the fleet, with Neil, Red, and Ultra, all in Bandit IFs, following closely behind. Lucy, in her Shields Class, Beane, in her TMS Flying Shadow, Alice and Rugger, both in Bandit IFs, all succumbed to crashes and unfortunately recorded DNFs. I held on to the pack lead and crossed the finish line first, followed by Daenerys, with Minna, crossing the finish line in second. Viv crossed the finish line next followed by Moon, Laured, Shau, Palani, Alexandre, Neil, Red, and Ultra.

The big boat fleet, racing on the North Sea Copacabana course, was made up of a majority of six TMS One Design 65s. Two Wildwind Open 60s, two TMS Ushuaias, and two Quest IACCs made up the remainder of the big boat fleet. The big boat fleet saw just as fast a start as the small boat fleet, with 9 of the 12 racers crossing the start line as 28 seconds ticked off the race clock. Beane, in her TMS One Design 65, got things started as she crossed the start line at 00:00:03. Lucy, in her Quest IACC, was next to cross the start line at 00:00:05, followed by Kayo, in her One Design 65, crossing at 00:00:06. Rugger, in his Wildwind Open 60, was next to cross the start line at 00:00:07. I along with Laured, both in TMS One Design 65s, crossed the line together next at 00:00:11, followed by Viv, in her TMS One Design 65, at 00:00:20. Gryfin, in his Wildwind Open 60, was next to cross the start line at 00:00:22, followed by Moon, in his Quest IACC, crossing at 00:00:28. Palani, in his TMS One Design 65, crossed the start line next 00:00:36, followed by Ultra, in his TMS Ushuaia, crossing at 00:00:37, and Neil, in his TMS Ushuaia, crossing at 00:00:39. Beane, in her TMS One Design 65, took advantage of her great start, leading the fleet for the duration of the course. Viv, in her TMS One Design 65, made moves through the fleet to settle in behind Beane, as I, in my own TMS One Design 65, followed behind Viv. Kayo, in her TMS One Design 65, settled in next in the fleet, followed by Gryfin, in his Wildwind Open 60. Laured, in her TMS One Design 65, took up position in the middle of the fleet. Lucy, in her Quest IACC, fell slightly from her quick start to settle in behind Laured. Palani, in his TMS One Design 65, took up position behind Lucy, followed by Moon, in his Quest IACC, and Rugger, in his Wildwind Open 60. Neil, in his slowed TMS Ushuaia, took up position towards the rear of the fleet followed by Ultra, in his TMS Ushuaia. Beane, holding onto her lead, crossed the finish line first, followed by Viv, crossing second. I crossed the finish line next followed by Kayo, Gryfin, Laured, Lucy, Palani, Moon, Rugger, Neil, and Ultra.

Race Director: Petra
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Note:
Did Not Finish (DNF) = number of finish +1
Did Not Start (DNS) = number of start +1

Today’s winner was Neil (eager2discover Resident), with ViV (vivipezz Resident) second, and Ultra (ultramantra Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Shau (ShauIa Resident) and Laured (laured Cabassoun) both finished tied with 16 points. Rule A8.1 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat’s race scores shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best score(s). No excluded scores shall be used.

Skipper Best Finish Next Best Finish
ShauIa Resident 4 12
laured Cabassoun 7 9

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Shau’s favor with having a fourth place finish over Laured’s seventh place finish as her best.


Lucy (LucyInTheSky Afarensis) and Alice (alice8200 Resident) both tied with 24 points. As they both have identical finishes in both races, neither Rule A8.1 or Rule A8.2 will satisfy breaking their tie, therefore they remain tied in fifteenth place.