Trudeau Patch II Class Racing – Feb 23rd 2017

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Cryptic, Rosie, Joshua and Daenerys, Carlota, and Red. On the deck: Petra and J.C.

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Cryptic, Rosie, Joshua and Daenerys, Carlota, and Red.
On the deck: Petra and J.C.

This weeks Trudeau Patchogue II class races saw some stable sim weather with great racing. The sims behaved themselves and we only saw one DNF on the day, from Josh’s connection misbehaving during the first race. We also saw a nice turnout of spectators, for what is usually our smaller more intimate races in the North Sea, as people gathered along the shore in the Eden Albatros region and also along the beaches of Lighthouse Isle, in the Ziziphus region, to watch the fleet on both courses.

Race Director: Petra
Wind: 225° (SW), 9.25 m/s (18kts)

Race 1: North Sea Manta
Race Results:
1: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:20:45
2: RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — 00:21:18
3: Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 — 00:21:35
4: Carlota Dufaux IDCDFX — 00:22:11
5: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 –DNF

Lap Times:
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:08 — Last lap: 00:20:37
RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — Start: 00:00:19 — Last lap: 00:20:59
Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 — Start: 00:00:14 — Last lap: 00:21:21
Carlota Dufaux IDCDFX — Start: 00:00:03 — Last lap: 00:22:08
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:14 — Last lap: –DNF

Race 2: NS-SOL-13A
Race Results:
1: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:13:22
2: RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — 00:13:58
3: Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 — 00:14:18
4: Carlota Dufaux IDCDFX — 00:15:16

Lap Times:
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:06 — Last lap: 00:13:16
RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — Start: 00:00:28 — Last lap: 00:13:30
Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 — Start: 00:00:02 — Last lap: 00:14:16
Carlota Dufaux IDCDFX — Start: 00:00:14 — Last lap: 00:15:02


Points:

Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Total Final Placing
Cryptic Resident 1 1 2 1
RedHeadJO Resident 2 2 4 2
Arwyn Silverweb 3 3 6 3
Carlota Dufaux 4 4 8 4
JoshuaMason7 Resident 5 5 10 5

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 Red (RedHeadJO Resident) second, and Arwyn (Arwyn Silverweb) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

 

Trudeau Patch II Class Racing – Feb 16th 2017

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Cryptic, Arwyn, Red, Carlota, and Joshua. On the dock: Petra.

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Cryptic, Arwyn, Red, Carlota, and Joshua.
On the dock: Petra.

This weeks Trudeau Patchogue II class races saw smooth sim weather with some really fun racing. The sims behaved well as there were no crashes due to region crossings or lag. We had a nice turnout of spectators to watch this small fun boats surf past with their centerboards up along the shore in the Eden Albatros region and also along the shores of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region.

The first race, on the NS-SOL-13A course, saw a quick start as the entire fleet was across the start line as 33 seconds ticked off the race clock. Arwyn got things started as she crossed the start line first at 00:00:02 followed by myself, at 00:00:06. Red was next to cross the start line at 00:00:14 followed by Carlota, at 00:00:22, and Joshua at 00:00:33. Arwyn’s short lead evaporated along the first leg, to the southern tip of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region, as the fleet bunched up and kept things tight. I overtook and passed Arwyn with Joshua right on my stern as Arwyn settled in for a neck and neck battle with Red. Carlota just aft of them as the fleet rounded the island in Genip for the return legs back to the finish. I was able to extend a small lead ahead of Joshua and cross the finish line first, taking line honors as Joshua crossed the finish line second. Red, holding off a strong challenge from Arwyn, crossed the finish line third with Arwyn crossing just 2 seconds after her followed by Carlota.

The second race, on the NS-SOL-13B course, saw an even quicker start as the entire fleet was on the course side of the start line by the time 16 seconds ticked off the race clock. Red got things started this time, crossing the start line at 00:00:02 followed by Arwyn, at 00:00:03, myself at 00:00:09, and Joshua at 00:00:16. Red took advantage of her quick start and held her lead for the entire course. I was just aft of Arwyn until overtaking her on the leg south to the southern tip of Lighthouse Isle, in the Ziziphus region. Joshua’s connection did not hold and he crashed, sending his boat and a small cruise south into Fruit Islands and also resulting in a DNF. Red crossed the finish line first, taking line honors as I crossed second followed by Arwyn.

Race Director: Petra
Wind: 225° (SW), 9.25 m/s (18kts)

Race 1: NS-SOL-13A
Race Results:
1: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:13:40
2: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — 00:14:22
3: RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — 00:14:27
4: Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 — 00:14:29
5: Carlota Dufaux IDCDFX — 00:15:32

Lap Times:
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:06 — Last lap: 00:13:34
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:33 — Last lap: 00:13:49
RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — Start: 00:00:14 — Last lap: 00:14:13
Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 — Start: 00:00:02 — Last lap: 00:14:27
Carlota Dufaux IDCDFX — Start: 00:00:22 — Last lap: 00:15:10

Race 2: NS-SOL-13B
Race Results:
1: RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — 00:13:20
2: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:13:47
3: Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 — 00:14:07
4: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 –DNF

Lap Times:
RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — Start: 00:00:02 — Last lap: 00:13:18
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:09 — Last lap: 00:13:38
Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 — Start: 00:00:03 — Last lap: 00:14:04
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:16 — Last lap: –DNF


Points:

Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Total Final Placing
Cryptic Resident 1 2 3 1
RedHeadJO Resident 3 1 4 2
JoshuaMason7 Resident 2 4 6 3
Arwyn Silverweb 4 3 7 4
Carlota Dufaux 5 5 10 5

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 Red (RedHeadJO Resident) second, and Joshua (JoshuaMason7 Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

 

Trudeau Patch II Class Racing – Feb 9th 2017

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Cryptic, Arwyn, Joshua, and Carlota. On the dock: Dess, Ashqa, Adamas, and Petra.

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Cryptic, Arwyn, Joshua, and Carlota.
On the dock: Dess, Ashqa, Adamas, and Petra.

This weeks Trudeau Patchogue II Class races saw some really stormy sim weather with some yet fun racing. The sims behaved well during the first race, but the Bullace region had an avatar appetite as it ate the entire fleet during the second race. Racing was fun during the first race though, as Carlota and I were neck and neck for most of the course with Arwyn right on our sterns. We also had a nice spectator turn out has a crowd gathered at the committee boat in the Breadnut region, along the shore in the Eden Albatros region, and along the beaches of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region.

The first race, on the NS-CCW course, saw a nice start from the fleet. Carlota got things started as she cross the start line first, at 00:00:04. Joshua was next across the start line at 00:00:11 as I followed right on his stern at 00:00:12. Arwyn was next across the start line at 00:01:11. Carlota took advantage of her lead a the start and paced the fleet for the first part of the course. Joshua wound up crashing as he crossed from the Carob region into the Sapodilla region and recorded a DNF. I moved up into second behind Carlota and slowly made my way up to her position as Arwyn was making her way to mine. By the half way point of the course, the buoy in the Dragonfruit region, I had caught up to Carlota and we both pulled our centerboards on the reach to the green buoy in the Ziziphus region. As we both rounded the green buoy, Carlota went lower downwind than I did, losing precious course time as I was able to pass her before the blue buoy in the Sapote region. Arwyn went higher downwind as well, gaining on Carlota’s position in second. I held my new found lead and crossed the finish line first, taking line honors, as Carlota crossed second and Arwyn crossed third.

The second race, on the North Sea Olympic Course (Long), got off to a nice enough start. Arwyn crossed the start line first this time, at 00:00:08. Carlota was next to cross at 00:00:12, followed by myself at 00:00:15, and Joshua at 00:00:18. Tragedy would soon strike as the Bullace region exhibited a ferocious appetite for avatars. As the entire fleet tacked west to the first course mark, the green buoy south of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region, we all crashed as we sailed through the Bullace region. The entire fleet recorded DNFs as no one survived. The Bullace region had a trouble ticket filed with LL and was subsequently triaged the next day by Linden staff.

Race Director: Petra
Wind: 225° (SW), 9.25 m/s (18kts)

Race 1: NS-CCW
Race Results:
1: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:20:15
2: Carlota Dufaux IDCDFX — 00:20:24
3: Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 — 00:20:59
4: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 –DNF

Lap Times:
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:12 — Last lap: 00:20:03
Carlota Dufaux IDCDFX — Start: 00:00:04 — Last lap: 00:20:20
Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 — Start: 00:01:01 — Last lap: 00:19:58
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:11 — Last lap: –DNF

Race 2: North Sea Olympic Course (Long)
Race Results:
1: Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 –DNF
2: Carlota Dufaux IDCDFX –DNF
3: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 –DNF
4: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 –DNF

Lap Times:
Arwyn Silverweb IDAS10 — Start: 00:00:08 –DNF
Carlota Dufaux IDCDFX — Start: 00:00:12 –DNF
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:15 –DNF
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:18 –DNF


Points:

Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Total Final Placing
Cryptic Resident 1 1 2 1
Carlota Dufaux 2 1 3 2
Arwyn Silverweb 3 1 4 3
JoshuaMason7 Residen 4 1 5 4

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 Carlota (Carlota Dufaux) second, and Arwyn (Arwyn Silverweb) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Note:
As the entire fleet received DNFs for the second race, and no one finished the race, they all received one point for race 2: a DNF equaling the number of finishers +1 therefore 0 finishers plus 1 equaling 1 for a DNF in race 2.

 

Trudeau Patch II Class Racing – Feb 2nd 2017

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Cryptic, Red, Carlota, and Joshua. On the dock: Gabi, Jacqui, Anna, and Petra.

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Cryptic, Red, Carlota, and Joshua.
On the dock: Gabi, Jacqui, Anna, and Petra.

This weeks Trudeau Patchogue II Class races in the North Sea, saw some smooth sim weather turn a little choppy towards the end with some fun racing. The sims behaved really well for the first race, but the Ziziphus region turned soupy during the second as it claimed Joshua to a crash, and a DNF. The racing was close and fun, as the fleet stuck together with several position changes and neck and neck racing through both courses.

The first race, on NS-CCW, saw the fleet get off to a nice start. Joshua, with Anna, and Carlota both crossed the start line first, at 00:00:03. Red, with Adeli, was next across the start line at 00:00:09, while I, with Kaos, crossed just after at 00:00:15. Joshua, with Anna, took a clean line upwind as the rest of us jockeyed for position. Carlota fell back, being the only single handed boat, crew helps with heel angle and therefore speed on Patchogue II’s. I, with Kaos, and Red, with Adeli, stayed neck and neck for most of the course with no discernible advantage to either until the last mark in the Sloe region. As Red, with Adeli, entered the mark zone for the buoy in the Sloe region, Red turned wide, dropping her centerboard late. I, with Kaos, dropped my centerboard just as my boat entered the mark zone and was able to turn inside of Red, then pull my centerboard at the end of the turn to get a jump and a pass ahead of Red. Joshua, with Anna, crossed the finish line first, taking line honors. I, with Kaos, was able to hold a slight lead over Red, with Adeli, as I crossed the finish line second with Red crossing third. Carlota followed across the finish line, in fourth.

The second race, on the North Sea Manta course, saw Carlota pick up Petra as crew. Joshua and Red both went crew-less to go single handed. Red got things started as she crossed the start line at 00:00:07 followed by myself, with Kaos, at 00:00:11. Carlota, with Petra, was next to cross the start line at 00:00:19, with Joshua right on her stern at 00:00:20. Racing was competitive as Red took a clean line on the two upwind tacks while I, with Kaos, was just on her stern as Carlota, with Petra, was right on my stern. Joshua was just aft Carlota and Petra. The fleet held tightly together up to the second mark, the pink buoy in the Eden Fulmar region. On the reach down to the third course mark, the green buoy south of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region, I, with Kaos, and Carlota, with Petra, were both able to take advantage of our crew in helping with the boat’s heel angle, and pass Red. I went to the mark wide, as Carlota went in close turning and losing speed, while I pulled my centerboard early and was able to maintain speed as a swung around the mark to start the reaching leg to the mark in the Sloe region. I held a small lead ahead of Carlota, with Petra, as Red and Joshua were right on her stern. As I approached the fourth course mark, the pink buoy in the Sloe region, the wind shifted slightly and the fleet bunched up as we all rounded the buoy. I again pulled slightly ahead of Carlota, Red, and Joshua heading into the fifth course mark, the blue buoy in the Sapote region. I, with Kaos, stayed on a port tack heading west past the course mark as Carlota, with Petra, followed right on my stern. Joshua and Red both took earlier starboard tacks to head south to the sixth course mark, the green buoy in Ziziphus. I, with Kaos, tacked to port, heading south, in the Muskmelon region, taking a faster wider angle to the sixth course mark and Carlota, with Petra, followed suit. This is when the seas would get a little choppy as Joshua entered the Ziziphus region he crashed on the crossing, unfortunately recording a DNF. Red entered Ziziphus next as I was heading in on a wider faster line, we both met and rounded the green buoy together. I was able to take an inside line around the green buoy, with Red just to my starboard side. Carlota, with Petra, were just on our sterns. The Ziziphus region was not done with it’s storm though, as lag was plenty and the seas seemed like thick syrup. We all sailed on however, and as we all crossed into the Bullace region, the lag subsided. I, with Kaos, slipped into the lead on the run to the finish, as Red held off Carlota, with Petra. I crossed the finish line first, taking line honors, as Red crossed second, mere seconds behind me, and Carlota crossed third.

Race Director: Petra
Wind: 225° (SW), 9.25 m/s (18kts)

Race 1: NS-CCW
Race Results:
1: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — 00:19:14
2: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:21:12
3: RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — 00:21:20
4: Carlota Dufaux IDCADU — 00:22:38

Lap Times:
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:03 — Last lap: 00:19:11
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:15 — Last lap: 00:20:57
RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — Start: 00:00:09 — Last lap: 00:21:11
Carlota Dufaux IDCADU — Start: 00:00:03 — Last lap: 00:22:35

Race 2: North Sea Manta
Race Results:
1: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:22:32
2: RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — 00:22:47
3: Carlota Dufaux IDCADU — 00:22:48
4: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 –DNF

Lap Times:
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:11 — Last lap: 00:22:21
RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — Start: 00:00:07 — Last lap: 00:22:40
Carlota Dufaux IDCADU — Start: 00:00:19 — Last lap: 00:22:29
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:20 — Last lap: –DNF


Points:

Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Total Final Placing
Cryptic Resident 2 1 3 1
JoshuaMason7 Resident 1 4 5 2
RedHeadJO Resident 3 2 5 3
Carlota Dufaux 4 3 7 4

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 Joshua (JoshuaMason7 Resident) second, and Red (RedHeadJO Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Note:
Joshua (JoshuaMason7 Resident) and Red (RedHeadJO Resident) both finished tied with 5 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
JoshuaMason7 Resident 1 4
RedHeadJO Resident 2 3

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

 

Trudeau Patch II Class Racing – Jan 26th 2017

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Peter with Luna, Cryptic, Petra, Joshua with Nonna, and Kurt. On the dock: Nenrio, Gabi, and Larien. Photo courtesy of Larien.

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Peter with Luna, Cryptic, Petra, Joshua with Nonna, and Kurt.
On the dock: Nenrio, Gabi, and Larien. Photo courtesy of Larien.

This weeks Trudeau Patchogue Class II races, in the North Sea, saw some fun racing and slightly stormy seas towards the end. We had a nice turnout of racers who made for competitive racing, in the Trudeau Patchogue II, in both races. The sims themselves behaved for the first race but turned a bit choppy for the second race as we had two crashes resulting in DNFs. We had another great spectator turnout this week as visitors crowded the beaches in the Eden Albatros region, and along the beaches on Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region.

The first race, on the NS-CCW course, saw quick start as the entire fleet was across the start line as 11 seconds ticked off the race clock. Kurt got things going right away with a perfect start at 00:00:00. Peter, with Luna as crew, was right on Kurt’s stern, crossing the start line at 00:00:01. Petra was next to cross the start line at 00:00:03. I crossed the start line next, with Kaos as my crew, at 00:00:09. Joshua, with Nonna as his crew, was next to cross the line at 00:00:11. Kurt quickly took a nice line in clean wind and held his lead for the duration of the course. Petra settled in just behind Kurt. I, with Kaos, caught up to Peter, with Nonna, and held tight to his stern until I passed him on the reaching leg to the mark in the Sloe region. I continued my progress as I nipped on Petra’s stern to the finish. Kurt, holding his lead on the fleet, crossed the finish line first and took line honors. Petra, with myself with Koas, made for a photo finish as we both crossed the finish line nearly together, with Petra edging me by a mere split second. Peter, with Nonna was next to cross the finish line. Joshua, after crossing the finish line, disqualified himself in a show of good sailsmanship after realizing he had committed a leeward/windward Right of Way (ROW) violation at the start, informally called barging, and not done a 360° penalty turn for it.

The second race, on the North Sea Manta course, saw a challenging start by the fleet as two had to double around, one over the line early and the other preventing hitting the committee boat. Peter, with Luna, was across the line early by a mere second and had to circle around to get a proper start. Petra, while trying to get a good line along the green lay line to the start line, was too far windward and had to also circle away to prevent hitting the committee boat. Joshua, sailing single handed now, was across the start line first at 00:00:01. I, now also sailing single handed, was next to cross the start line at 00:00:03. Gabi, with Carlota as crew, was next across the start line at 00:00:12 followed by Kurt, at 00:00:13. Petra was across the start line next at 00:00:21 followed by Peter, with Luna, at 00:00:32. Joshua took a clean line in the wind out of the start with myself right on his stern. However, Gabi, with Carlota, sped past us both on the first beating leg to the blue buoy course mark in the Sapote region. Unfortunately, this is when the sims turned slightly choppy, as Gabi and Carlota would both crash and record a DNF as they crossed the region border from the Sapote region in to the Mammea region. Joshua would succumb to the choppiness as well, as he was frozen on the crossing and went skyward, before plopping down into the water as I crossed the border. The choppiness continued for Joshua as he abandoned the race at this point and took a DNF. I was left at the head of the fleet, with Kurt, Peter and Luna, and Petra all right behind me. The order continued like this until the final running leg from the green buoy south of Lighthouse isle, in the Ziziphus region, when Petra would take a better line to the finish line and passed Peter, with Luna. I crossed the finish line first, taking line honors, with Kurt crossing the line second just behind me. Petra was next to cross the finish line followed by Peter, with Luna.

Race Director: Petra
Wind: 225° (SW), 9.25 m/s (18kts)

Race 1: NS-CCW
Race Results:
1: Kurt Calamity IDKC01 — 00:20:26
2: PetraPaname Resident IDNL01 — 00:21:14
3: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:21:14
4: PeterSailor Resident ID228 — 00:21:18
5: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 –DSQ

Lap Times:
Kurt Calamity IDKC01 — Start: 00:00:00 — Last lap: 00:20:26
PetraPaname Resident IDNL01 — Start: 00:00:03 — Last lap: 00:21:11
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:09 — Last lap: 00:21:05
PeterSailor Resident ID228 — Start: 00:00:01 — Last lap: 00:21:17
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:11 — Last lap: –DSQ

Race 2: North Sea Manta
Race Results:
1: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:20:42
2: Kurt Calamity IDKC01 — 00:21:11
3: PetraPaname Resident IDNL01 — 00:21:29
4: PeterSailor Resident ID228 — 00:21:49
5: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 –DNF
6: Gabriella Glenfadden ID5150 –DNF

Lap Times:
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:03 — Last lap: 00:20:39
Kurt Calamity IDKC01 — Start: 00:00:13 — Last lap: 00:20:58
PetraPaname Resident IDNL01 — Start: 00:00:21 — Last lap: 00:21:08
PeterSailor Resident ID228 — Start: 00:00:32 — Last lap: 00:21:17
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:01 — Last lap: –DNF
Gabriella Glenfadden ID5150 — Start: 00:00:12 — Last lap: –DNF


Points:

Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Total Final Placing
Kurt Calamity 1 2 3 1
Cryptic Resident 3 1 4 2
PetraPaname Resident 2 3 5 3
PeterSailor Resident 4 4 8 4
JoshuaMason7 Resident 5 5 10 5
Gabriella Glenfadden 6 5 11 6

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

Today’s winner was Kurt (Kurt Calamity), with Cryptic (Cryptic Resident) second, and Petra (PetraPaname Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Note:
Joshua (JoshuaMason7 Resident) disqualified himself at the conclusion of the first race for causing a leeward/windward Right of Way (ROW) violation (barging) at the start line.

 

Trudeau Patch II Class Racing – Jan 19th 2017

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Peter, Cryptic and Kaos, Petra and Peachie, Red, and Joshua. On the dock: Gabi.

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Peter, Cryptic and Kaos, Petra and Peachie, Red, and Joshua.
On the dock: Gabi.

Smooth sim weather and and some fun racing featured in this weeks Trudeau Patch II Class races in the North Sea. We had a nice crowd gathered on the committee boat dock in Breadnut along with some revelers on the beach at Eden Alabtros to watch these fun boats race. The sims themselves behaved well as we had no crashes on the day.

Race 1, on the newly created NS-CCW course (courtesy of Julia), saw the fleet get off to a great start as everyone was across the start line before 22 seconds ticked off the race clock. Petra, with Peachie as crew, got things started as she crossed the start line first at 00:00:03. Peter was next to cross the start line at 00:00:10, followed by Red, at 00:00:12, and Joshua, at 00:00:16. Moon was next across the start line at 00:00:18, followed by myself, with Kaos as crew, at 00:00:21. Red unfortunately had a mis-configured race ID, and didn’t get recorded by the race line, noticing this she moored on the course side of the line and took a DNF. Petra took full advantage of her great start and lead the fleet for the entire course. As these boats do balance slightly better with crew, I was able to make up some lost ground on the rest of the fleet and pass both Peter and Moon, who were racing single handed. Joshua lay before me as we kept up a tight race, changing positions several times. Petra, with Peachie, crossed the finish line first, recording line honors. Joshua and I, with Kaos, would be next, recording a photo finish as I crossed the finish line one second ahead of Joshua. Peter was next to cross the finish line followed by Moon.

Race 2, on the North Sea Trapezoid course, saw another great fleet start as everyone was across the start line before 14 seconds ticked off the race clock. Peter got things started with a nearly perfect 00:00:01 across the start line. Red, now with Carlota as crew, crossed the start line next at 00:00:06. Joshua, now with Gabi as crew, was next to cross the start line at 00:00:10, followed by myself, with Kaos as crew, at 00:00:13. Joshua, with Gabi, and myself, with Kaos, both quickly jumped to the head of the fleet as we both took lines to the windward side of the fleet in clean air. Peter was next, sailing single handed, and Red, with Carlota, was close behind. This order would hold for the rest of the course, as Joshua, with Gabi, crossed the finish line first, recording line honors, as I crossed the line second, with Kaos. Peter was next to cross the finish line followed by Red, with Carlota.

Race Director: Petra
Wind: 225° (SW), 9.25 m/s (18kts)

Race 1: NS-CCW
Race Results:
1: PetraPaname Resident IDNL01 — 00:19:29
2: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:20:00
3: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — 00:20:01
4: PeterSailor Resident ID228 — 00:20:33
5: moonglownight Resident IDMOON — 00:25:18
6: RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED –DNF

Lap Times:
PetraPaname Resident IDNL01 — Start: 00:00:03 — Last lap: 00:19:26
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:21 — Last lap: 00:19:39
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:16 — Last lap: 00:19:45
PeterSailor Resident ID228 — Start: 00:00:10 — Last lap: 00:20:23
moonglownight Resident IDMOON — Start: 00:00:18 — Last lap: 00:25:00
RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — Start: 00:00:12 –DNF

Race 2: North Sea Trapezoid
Race Results:
1: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — 00:19:26
2: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:20:41
3: PeterSailor Resident ID228 — 00:21:14
4: RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — 00:21:33

Lap Times:
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:10 — Last lap: 00:19:16
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:13 — Last lap: 00:20:28
PeterSailor Resident ID228 — Start: 00:00:01 — Last lap: 00:21:13
RedHeadJO Resident ID-RED — Start: 00:00:06 — Last lap: 00:21:27


Points:

Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Total Final Placing
JoshuaMason7 Resident 3 1 4 1
Cryptic Resident 2 2 4 2
PetraPaname Resident 1 5 6 3
PeterSailor Resident 4 3 7 4
RedHeadJO Resident 6 4 10 5
moonglownight Resident 5 5 10 6

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

Today’s winner was Joshua (JoshuaMason7 Resident), with Cryptic (Cryptic Resident) second, and Petra (PetraPaname Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Note:
Joshua (JoshuaMason7 Resident) and Cryptic (Cryptic Resident) both finished tied with 4 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
JoshuaMason7 Resident 1 3
Cryptic Resident 2 2

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Joshua’s favor with having a first place finish over Cryptic’s second place finish as her best.


Red (RedHeadJO Resident) and Moon (moonglownight 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
RedHeadJO Resident 4 6
moonglownight Resident 5 5

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

 

Trudeau Patch II Class Racing – Jan 5th 2017

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Peter, Cryptic, Joshua, Kurt, and Asami. On the dock: Gabi, Carlota, Peachie, and Petra.

From the left (in Patchogue IIs): Peter, Cryptic, Joshua, Kurt, and Asami.
On the dock: Gabi, Carlota, Peachie, and Petra.

The first Trudeau Patchogue Class Races in the North Sea for 2017 turned out wonderfully. The sims behaved well for all of our fleet with no crashes or DNFs. We also had a splendid turnout of spectators in the Eden Puffin, Eden Albatros, Ziziphus, and Breadnut regions.

The first race, run on the NS-WC Rch course, saw a great start from the entire fleet as everyone got under way before 20 seconds had ticked off the race clock. Peter was across the line first, at 00:00:01, followed immediately by Kurt, at 00:00:02. I was next to cross the start line, at 00:00:05, followed by Asami, at 00:00:12, and finally Joshua, at 00:00:17. I took the optimum line on the first leg and took the lead at the first marker, the green buoy south of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region. Peter was right on my stern followed by Joshua, Kurt, and Asamai. As we neared the orange buoy in the Eden Puffin region, the second mark for the course, Joshua and Kurt had passed Peter. I was held the lead for the rest of the course, crossing the finish line first, with line honors. Joshua crossed the finish line in second, seconds behind me. Kurt crossed the finish line third, followed by Peter and then Asami.

The second race, run on the North Sea Manta course, saw a bit of a rough start for the fleet. Peter and Joshue both crossed the start line, mere seconds early, and had to circle around to start again. Kurt got things started, crossing the line at 00:00:02, with Asami following along at 00:00:06. I was next to cross the line at 00:00:10. Joshua and Peter, both having circled to re-start crossed the start line at 00:00:22 and 00:00:28 respectively. Kurt and I were neck and neck around the first mark, the blue buoy in the Sapote region, as Asami, Peter, and Joshua followed close behind. Kurt and I stayed nearly side by side as we pulled the center boards on the Patchogue and surfed towards the second mark, the pink buoy in the Eden Fulmar region. On the beat towards the third mark, the green buoy south of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region, Kurt and I were still neck and neck until we rounded the mark and I got the edge and better puff of wind, as I surfed into the lead. That lead would not last as Josh had passed Asami by this point to catch up with Kurt, who both were just on my stern as we surfed, centerboards up, to the third mark. Josh and Kurt both got better turns around the mark, turning inside of me as I slid back to third. As all three of us surfed up along the reach to the fourth mark, the blue buoy again in the Sapote region, we were all nearly neck and neck. This order would hold as we rounded the fourth and fifth marks. After rounding the fifth mark, the green buoy again south of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region, I took a slightly better line to the finish as I passed Kurt. Joshua crossed the finish line first, taking line honors. I crossed the finish line second, right on Joshua’s stern with Kurt crossing third, just after me. Asami crossed the finish line fourth and Peter fifth.

Race Director: Petra
Wind: 225° (SW), 9.25 m/s (18kts)

Race 1: NS-WC Rch
Race Results:
1: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:18:34
2: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — 00:18:49
3: Kurt Calamity IDKC01 — 00:19:07
4: PeterSailor Resident ID228 — 00:19:59
5: Alisiea Resident IDASA4 — 00:20:29

Lap Times:
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:05 — Last lap: 00:18:29
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:17 — Last lap: 00:18:32
Kurt Calamity IDKC01 — Start: 00:00:02 — Last lap: 00:19:05
PeterSailor Resident ID228 — Start: 00:00:01 — Last lap: 00:19:58
Alisiea Resident IDASA4 — Start: 00:00:12 — Last lap: 00:20:17

Race 2: North Sea Manta
Race Results:
1: JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — 00:20:36
2: Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — 00:20:51
3: Kurt Calamity IDKC01 — 00:21:09
4: Alisiea Resident IDASA4 — 00:22:19
5: PeterSailor Resident ID228 — 00:22:21

Lap Times:
JoshuaMason7 Resident IDJM72 — Start: 00:00:22 — Last lap: 00:20:14
Cryptic Resident IDCR42 — Start: 00:00:10 — Last lap: 00:20:41
Kurt Calamity IDKC01 — Start: 00:00:02 — Last lap: 00:21:07
Alisiea Resident IDASA4 — Start: 00:00:06 — Last lap: 00:22:13
PeterSailor Resident ID228 — Start: 00:00:28 — Last lap: 00:21:53


Points:

Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Total Final Placing
JoshuaMason7 Resident 2 1 3 1
Cryptic Resident 1 2 3 2
Kurt Calamity 3 3 6 3
Alisiea Resident 5 4 9 4
PeterSailor Resident 4 5 9 5

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

Today’s winner was Joshua (JoshuaMason7 Resident), with Cryptic (Cryptic Resident) second, and Kurt (Kurt Calamity) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Note:
Joshua (JoshuaMason7 Resident) and Cryptic (Cryptic Resident) 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.

Skipper Race 1 Race 2
JoshuaMason7 Resident 2 1
Cryptic Resident 1 2

In the last race, Joshua breaks the tie with Cryptic with his first place finish over Cryptic’s second place finish.


Asami (Alisiea Resident) and Peter (PeterSailor Resident) 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
Alisiea Resident 5 4
PeterSailor Resident 4 5

In the last race, Asami breaks the tie with Peter with her fourth place finish over Peter’s fifth place finish.