Bandit Regatta – February 13th 2017

From the left (in boats): Arwyn (Bandit 25), Red (Bandit IF), Carlota (Bandit IF), and Jackson (Bandit IF). On the dock: Gabi, Joshua, Bonni, Gryfin, Petra, and Cryptic.

From the left (in boats): Arwyn (Bandit 25), Red (Bandit IF), Carlota (Bandit IF), and Jackson (Bandit IF).
On the dock: Gabi, Joshua, Bonni, Gryfin, Petra, and Cryptic.

This weeks North Sea Bandit Regatta saw smooth sim weather with high winds early that calmed down later. The sims behaved marvelously today as we had no crashes. The Bullace region has been given a clean bill of health after LL gave it some TLC on Friday. This was also our monthly There and Back Again series, featuring both race lines located in The North Sea. The wind was a bit high for the first race, at 21kts but died down for the second race, at 15kts. We had a nice turn out of spectators along the shores of Lighthouse Isle, in the Ziziphus region, the shores in the Eden Albatros region, and at the Robbins Reef Lighthouse in the Eden Auk region. This weeks fleet was made up of a majority of seven Bandit IFs with one Bandit 25.

The first race, the There portion on the North Sea Breadnut to Eden Auk course, saw the fleet off to a great start in high winds of 21kts out of the southwest (225°). Jackson, in his Bandit IF, got things started as he crossed the start line at 00:00:02. Carlota, in her Bandit IF, was next to cross the start line at 00:00:12, followed by Red, in her Bandit IF, at 00:00:23. Arwyn, in her Bandit 25, was across the start line next at 00:00:29, followed by Noel, in his Bandit IF, at 00:00:30 and Neil, in his Bandit IF, at 00:00:39. Moon, in his Bandit IF, was next to cross the start line at 00:00::45 with Bonni, in her Bandit IF, crossing at 00:01:04. Arwyn, in her much faster Bandit 25, jumped out ahead of the fleet before the first mark, the green buoy south of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region. Jackson squeaked his way past Carlota, both in Bandit IFs, to settle into second in the fleet. Red, in her Bandit IF, settles in just aft of Carlota with Noel, in his Bandit IF, right on her stern. Neil, in his Bandit IF, was just to their rear as Moon, in his Bandit IF, was at the rear of the fleet. Bonni had to abandon the race, due to a RL commitment, and received a DNF. Arwyn increased her lead and crossed the finish line first, as Jackson crossed shortly after, in second. Carlota crossed the finish line next, followed by Red, Noel, Neil, and Moon.

The second race, the and Back Again portion on the North Sea Eden Auk to Breadnut course, saw the winds die down a bit to 15kts as they shifted direction out of the southeast (135°). Jackson, in his Bandit IF, once again got things started, crossing the start line at 00:00:04. Carlota, in her Bandit IF, was right on his stern, crossing the start line at 00:00:05. Neil, in his Bandit IF, was next to cross the start line at 00:00:13 followed by Red, in her Bandit IF, at 00:00:20. Arwyn, in her Bandit 25, was across the start line next at 00:00:30 followed by Noel, in his Bandit IF, at 00:00:41 and Moon, in his Bandit IF, at 00:01:11. Once again, Arwyn, in her much faster Bandit 25, dashed into the lead. Jackson, in his Bandit IF, was vying for position with Carlota, in her Bandit IF, when he took an ill timed tack to the south and got himself stuck in irons. Carlota took advantage and passed Jackson, as Neil, in his Bandit IF, and Red, in her Bandit IF, did as well. Noel, in his Bandit IF, and Moon, in his Bandit IF, brought up the rear of the fleet. Carlota, Neil and Red, all in their Bandit IFs, engaged in a mini-battle as they all were neck and neck heading to the second course mark, the pink buoy in the Eden Fulmar region. Red pulled off a slick inside turn around the buoy, passing Carlota and Neil, who had both come into the mark zone a bit high. Carlota slipped in just lee of Red, as Neil fell back just aft of them. Carlota and Red would continue to stay neck and neck until the third course mark, the blue buoy in the Sapote region, when Carlota finally got an edge and lead ahead of Red. Arwyn crossed the finish line first, however she missed rounding the blue buoy in the Sapote region correctly and was disqualified. Carlota crossed the finish line next followed by Red, Neil, Noel, Jackson, and Moon.

Race Director: Cryptic

Wind: SW (225°) 21kts

Wind: SE (135°) 15kts

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

Today’s winner was Carlota (Carlota Dufaux), with Red (RedHeadJO Resident) second, and Jackson (Jacquimo 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 Note:
Arwyn was unfortunately disqualified (DSQ) from the second race for sailing the incorrect course.

We have a superb paint supplied by Ali Vultee, see her paint here: Ali’s Boat Paint Shop to the first place overall winner.

 

Bandit Regatta – January 16th 2017

From the left (in Bandit IFs): Dess, Neil, Moon, Margo, Carlota, Shadow, and Kurt. On the dock: Kezy, Cat, Gabi, Victoria, Nenrio, Cryptic, and Petra.

From the left (in Bandit IFs): Dess, Neil, Moon, Margo, Carlota, Shadow, and Kurt.
On the dock: Kezy, Cat, Gabi, Victoria, Nenrio, Cryptic, and Petra.

This weeks North Sea Bandit Regatta, featuring our monthly There and Back Again set of courses, saw a nice turnout with another large spectator turnout. The sims behaved for the first race, however turned a bit choppy during the second as they claimed three in the fleet with crashes causing DNFs. The spectators continue to turnout out in large numbers along the beach in the Eden Albatros region. Plus more were on Poseidon Centre Spectator Pier in the Eden Puffin region, gathered atop the lighthouse that is the name sake of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region, and also at the committee boat in the Breadnut region. This week’s fleet was another all Bandit IF affair with seven sailors racing.

The first race, on the North Sea Breadnut to Eden Auk course which is the There portion of the series, saw a great fleet start with a wind out of the southwest (225°) at 18 kts. Dess got things going, crossing the start line at 00:00:03 with Kurt was right on her stern, crossing the start line at 00:00:04, with Jackson following right behind at 00:00:08. Carlota was next to cross the start line, at 00:00:19, followed by Neil, at 00:00:25, Margo, at 00:00:34, and Moon, at 00:00:53. Dess’s short lead at the front of the pack, from a great start did not last long, however as Jackson, Carlota, Neil, Kurt, and Margo all tacked to a better line west to the first mark, the green buoy south of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region, placing Dess behind them. Jackson would charge ahead and maintain his lead to the finish line in Eden Auk, claiming line honors. Carlota would cross the finish line second, followed by Neil, Kurt, Margo, Dess, and Moon.

The second race, on the North Sea Eden Auk course which is the Back Again leg of the series, saw the wind flip to 135° (SE) still blowing at 18kts. Carlota got things started this time, as she crossed the start line first at 00:00:16. Dess, still showing some a great pre-start routine, crossed next at 00:00:33. Moon was right behind her, crossing at 00:00:39, followed by Neil, at 00:00:41, Margo, at 00:00:59, Jackson, at 00:01:00, and finally Kurt, at 00:01:22. Jackson, although next to last across the start line, took the port tack line alone down to the Nance region then tacking east to the first mark, the green buoy south of Lighthouse Isle, in the Ziziphus region. The rest of the fleet took the starboard tack line out of the race line to the Eden Albatros region where they tacked south to the Ziziphus region. The southern tack to the Ziziphus region by the rest of the fleet is where the trouble started as several crashed crossing the region border from the Mammea region into the Ziziphus region. Dess, Moon, and Kurt would all not recover here, subsequently recording DNFs. Carlota and Margo were able to get back to their boats and continue on. Neil went through unscathed and slipped into second behind Jackson, who’s alternate line placed him in the lead. Jackson’s lead would hold as he crossed the finish line first, taking line honors. Neil crossed the finish line second, followed by Carlota, and Margo.

Race Director: Cryptic

Race 1: North Sea Breadnut to Eden Auk
Wind: SW (225°) 18kts
Race Results:
1: Jacquimo Resident IDBSF10B — 00:10:40
2: Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — 00:11:03
3: eager2discover Resident IDBSBAD2 — 00:11:11
4: Kurt Calamity IDBSD4BC — 00:11:14
5: gsgraaf Resident IDBS4338 — 00:11:33
6: desspaa Resident IDBS7ECF — 00:11:35
7: moonglownight Resident IDBSBF2E — 00:19:08

Lap Times:
Jacquimo Resident IDBSF10B — Start: 00:00:08 — Last lap: 00:10:32
Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — Start: 00:00:19 — Last lap: 00:10:44
eager2discover Resident IDBSBAD2 — Start: 00:00:25 — Last lap: 00:10:46
Kurt Calamity IDBSD4BC — Start: 00:00:04 — Last lap: 00:11:10
gsgraaf Resident IDBS4338 — Start: 00:00:34 — Last lap: 00:10:59
desspaa Resident IDBS7ECF — Start: 00:00:03 — Last lap: 00:11:32
moonglownight Resident IDBSBF2E — Start: 00:00:53 — Last lap: 00:18:15

Race 2: North Sea Ede Auk to Breadnut
Wind: SE (135°) 18kts
Race Results:
1: Jacquimo Resident IDBSF10B — 00:14:26
2: eager2discover Resident IDBSBAD2 — 00:16:38
3: Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — 00:18:26
4: gsgraaf Resident IDBS4338 — 00:20:13
5: desspaa Resident IDBS7ECF –DNF
6: moonglownight Resident IDBSBF2E –DNF
7: Kurt Calamity IDBSD4BC –DNF

Lap Times:
Jacquimo Resident IDBSF10B — Start: 00:01:00 — Last lap: 00:13:26
eager2discover Resident IDBSBAD2 — Start: 00:00:41 — Last lap: 00:15:57
Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — Start: 00:00:16 — Last lap: 00:18:10
gsgraaf Resident IDBS4338 — Start: 00:00:59 — Last lap: 00:19:14
desspaa Resident IDBS7ECF — Start: 00:00:33 — Last lap: –DNF
moonglownight Resident IDBSBF2E — Start: 00:00:39 — Last lap: –DNF
Kurt Calamity IDBSD4BC — Start: 00:01:22 — Last lap: –DNF


Points:

Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Total Final Placing
Jacquimo Resident 1 1 2 1
eager2discover Resident 3 2 5 2
Carlota Dufaux 2 3 5 3
gsgraaf Resident 5 4 9 4
Kurt Calamity 4 5 9 5
desspaa Resident 6 5 11 6
moonglownight Resident 7 5 12 7

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

Today’s winner was Jackson (Jacquimo Resident), with Neil (eager2discover Resident) second, and Carlota (Carlota Dufaux) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate and to SLCG for helping with race duties.

Race Note:
Neil (eager2discover Resident) and Carlota (Carlota Dufaux) finished tied with 5 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
eager2discover Resident 3 2
Carlota Dufaux 2 3

In the last race, Neil breaks the tie with Carlota with his second place finish over Carlota’s third place finish.


Margo (gsgraaf Resident) and Kurt (Kurt Calamity) 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
gsgraaf Resident 5 4
Kurt Calamity 4 5

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

We have a superb paint supplied by Ali Vultee, see her paint here: Ali’s Boat Paint Shop to the first place overall winner.

 

Bandit Regatta – December 12th 2016

From the left (in Bandit IFs): Carlota, Red, Susi, Kurt, Jackson, and Margo. On the dock: Joshua, Gabi, Gilles, Nenrio, Shadow, Cryptic, and Petra.

From the left (in Bandit IFs): Carlota, Red, Susi, Kurt, Jackson, and Margo.
On the dock: Joshua, Gabi, Gilles, Nenrio, Shadow, Cryptic, and Petra.

This weeks North Sea Bandit Regatta saw some really great sim weather and a great turnout. The sims behaved well as the fleet raced back and forth across the North Sea in our monthly ‘There and Back Again’ series between the Breadnut race line and the Eden Auk race line. The turn out for today’s regatta was excellent as we had nine Bandit IFs and one Bandit 25 in the fleet mix.

Race Director: Cryptic

Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Wind: SE (135°) 18kts

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 Margo (gsgraaf Resident) second, and Red (RedHeadJO 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 Note:
Carlota (Carlota Dufaux) and Jackson (Jacquimo Resident) both finished tied with 9 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
Carlota Dufaux 3 6
Jacquimo Resident 4 5

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

We have a superb paint supplied by Ali Vultee, see her paint here: Ali’s Boat Paint Shop to the first place overall winner.

 

Bandit Regatta – November 14th 2016

From the left (in Bandit IFs): Neil, Ray and Arwen, Susi, Carlota, Alexandre, Jackson, and Stu.
On the dock: Josh, Galaxosartwork, Petra, Cryptic, and Umi.

From the left (in Bandit IFs): Neil, Ray and Arwen, Susi, Carlota, Alexandre, Jackson, and Stu.
On the dock: Josh, Galaxosartwork, Petra, Cryptic, and Umi.

This weeks North Sea Bandit Regatta was an all Bandit IF affair with some great sim weather. The sims were well behaved as we had no DNFs recorded due to crashes. The only DNF was actually due to a script failure in Stu’s IF. We also saw the entire fleet made up of bandit IFs, which makes my post slightly easier with no handicapping needed. This week was also our monthly ‘There and Back Again’ using both race lines in The North Sea. The spectator turn out was again large as people gathered in the usual spots at the Poseidon Centre Spectator Pier in the Eden Puffin Region, along the shore in the Eden Albatros region, along the beaches on Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region, at the committee boat docks in both the Breadnut and Eden Auks regions, as well as the Robbins Reef Lighthouse in the Eden Auk region.

The first race, the ‘There’ portion on the North Sea Breadnut to Eden Auk course, saw a great exciting start as half the fleet crossed the start line in less than ten seconds. Alexandra was first across at 00:00:04 with Stu, with Kate, right on his stern at 00:00:05. Jackson was next to cross at 00:00:07 with Carlota following in tow at 00:00:09. Neil was next across at 00:00:21 followed by Ray, with Arwen, at 00:00:32. Susi got herself a bit caught up on her turn to the line in the pre-start but recovered well and crossed the line at 00:01:14. The lead pack of the fleet, consisting of Alexandre, Jackson, Stu with Kate, and Carlota stayed tight up until the first mark, south of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region. Stu’s boat had a script error and he wound up recording a DNF as it stopped responding to any input at the first mark. Carlota made her move at that mark as she passed both Jackson and Alexandre to take the lead. Alexandre and Jackson stayed right on her stern though. As Neil approached the first mark he went to high and wound up following the string back to re-round the mark properly. Ray, with Arwen, took advantage and passed Neil as he rounded the mark. Susi held up the rear of the fleet but still was making good time. Carlota’s lead never faltered as she crossed the finish line first, taking line honors. Alexandre was right in tow, crossing second as Jackson crossed just behind in third. Ray, with Arwen, followed along next, crossing fourth followed by Neil crossing fifth and Susi crossing sixth.

The second race, the ‘and Back Again’ portion on the North Sea Eden Auk to Breadnut course, saw a challenging start as the wind changed to 135° from the 225° from the first race. Alexandre got things started as he crossed the line first at 00:00:04 followed by Carlota at 00:00:15. Susi, who’s been working her fingers off practicing her starts, followed at 00:00:25 with Jackson in tow at 00:00:30. Neil was next to cross at 00:00:39 followed by Ray, with Arwen, at 00:00:48. Alexandre immediately went to a port tack after the committee boat, heading south down through the Genip region and into Cocoa region where he tacked east to the first mark in the Zizphus region, south of Lighthouse Isle. Carlota took the more traditional route out of the start, staying on a starboard tack heading east into the Eden Albatros region where she tacked south to head to the first mark. Susi took a chance and followed Alexandre’s course on a port tack south were she actually caught up to and passed Alexandre before they both tacked east to the first mark. The rest of the fleet followed Carlota’s lead and stayed on a starboard tack east before tacking south in Eden Albatros. As Carlota rounded the first mark, with a growing lead, Jackson was not far off in tow, with Neil just behind. Susi held her position just ahead of Alexandre as they both rounded the first mark all the way up to the second mark. Susi faltered slightly after rounding the second mark and Alexandre made his move, passing her and not looking back. Ray, with Arwen, was just to the stern of Susi and catching up. Carlota wound up repeating her position from the first race as she crossed the finish first and took line honors again. Jackson followed along in second with Neil crossing third. Alexandre crossed the finish fourth as Susi and Ray made a dash for the finish, with Susi crossing fifth and Ray, with Arwen, crossing sixth.

Race Director: Cryptic

Race 1: North Sea Breadnut to Eden Auk
Wind: 225 18kts
Race Results:
1: Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — 00:10:29
2: ramuf Resident IDBSBD2E — 00:10:43
3: Jacquimo Resident IDBSF10B — 00:10:53
4: Rayzza Rubble IDBSF812 — 00:12:40
5: eager2discover Resident IDBSBAD2 — 00:12:51
6: Susicat Oh IDBSE523 — 00:13:34
7: stuart1524 Resident IDBSAE60 –DNF

Lap Times:
Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — Start: 00:00:09 — Last lap: 00:10:20
ramuf Resident IDBSBD2E — Start: 00:00:04 — Last lap: 00:10:39
Jacquimo Resident IDBSF10B — Start: 00:00:07 — Last lap: 00:10:46
Rayzza Rubble IDBSF812 — Start: 00:00:32 — Last lap: 00:12:08
eager2discover Resident IDBSBAD2 — Start: 00:00:21 — Last lap: 00:12:30
Susicat Oh IDBSE523 — Start: 00:01:14 — Last lap: 00:12:20
stuart1524 Resident IDBSAE60 — Start: 00:00:05 — Last lap: –DNF

Race 2: North Sea Eden Auk to Breadnut
Wind: 135 18kts
Race Results:
1: Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — 00:13:32
2: Jacquimo Resident IDBSF10B — 00:14:23
3: eager2discover Resident IDBSBAD2 — 00:14:49
4: ramuf Resident IDBSBD2E — 00:15:14
5: Susicat Oh IDBSE523 — 00:18:06
6: Rayzza Rubble IDBSF812 — 00:18:22

Lap Times:
Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — Start: 00:00:15 — Last lap: 00:13:17
Jacquimo Resident IDBSF10B — Start: 00:00:30 — Last lap: 00:13:53
eager2discover Resident IDBSBAD2 — Start: 00:00:39 — Last lap: 00:14:10
ramuf Resident IDBSBD2E — Start: 00:00:04 — Last lap: 00:15:10
Susicat Oh IDBSE523 — Start: 00:00:25 — Last lap: 00:17:41
Rayzza Rubble IDBSF812 — Start: 00:00:48 — Last lap: 00:17:34


Points:

Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Total Final Placing
Carlota Dufaux 1 1 2 1
Jacquimo Resident 3 2 5 2
ramuf Resident 2 4 6 3
eager2discover Resident 5 3 8 4
Rayzza Rubble 4 6 10 5
Susicat Oh 6 5 11 6
stuart1524 Resident 7 7 14 7

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

Today’s winner was Carlota (Carlota Dufaux), with Jackson (Jacquimo Resident) second, and Alexandre (ramuf Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

We have a superb paint supplied by Ali Vultee, see her paint here: Ali’s Boat Paint Shop to the first place overall winner.

 

Bandit Regatta – October 17th 2016

From the left (in boats): Susi (Bandit IF), Cor (Bandit IF), John (Bandit 60), Alexandre (Bandit IF), Stu (Bandit IF), Carlota (Bandit IF), Jackson (Bandit IF), Ultra (Bandit IF), and Gail (Bandit 25).
On the dock: Joshua, Gabi, Nenrio, Umi, Cryptic, Tessa, and Petra.

From the left (in boats): Susi (Bandit IF), Cor (Bandit IF), John (Bandit 60), Alexandre (Bandit IF), Stu (Bandit IF), Carlota (Bandit IF), Jackson (Bandit IF), Ultra (Bandit IF), and Gail (Bandit 25).
On the dock: Joshua, Gabi, Nenrio, Umi, Cryptic, Tessa, and Petra.

Slightly choppy sim weather and a great turnout featured in this weeks North Sea Bandit Regatta. The sims acted up slightly for both races, during the first and at the beginning of the second, before settling down and allowing for some really nice racing from a large fleet of Bandit boats. We also had another large turnout of spectators gathered to view our monthly ‘There and Back Again’ series of races across The North Sea at the Poseidon Center Spectator Pier in Eden Puffin, the committee boat dock in Breadnut, Lighthouse Isle in Ziziphus, along the shore of Eden Albatros, and Robbins Reef Lighthouse in Eden Auk. This weeks fleet was comprised of a majority of nine Bandit IFs, with one lone Bandit 25 and one lone Bandit 60 making up the remainder.

The first race, on the Breadnut to Eden Auk course, the ‘There’ portion of ‘There and Back Again’, saw a nice clean start from the entire fleet. Gail, in her Bandit 25, got things rolling as she crossed the start first at 00:00:08. John, in his Bandit 60, was next to cross at 00:00:22, with Alexandre, in his Bandit IF, following at 00:00:25 and both Ultra and Jackson, both in Bandit IF’s, next at 00:00:27. Viv, in her Bandit IF, followed next at 00:00:35, with Carlota, in her Bandit IF, right after at 00:00:45. Cor, in his Bandit IF, was next across, at 00:00:47, followed by Neil, in his Bandit IF, crossing at 00:00:52. Susi, in her Bandit IF, was next to cross, at 00:01:03, with Stu, in his Bandit IF, crossing at 00:01:10. Gail paced the fleet, in her speedy Bandit 25, with Alexandre, in his Bandit IF, making a move to pass John, and his Bandit 60, and taking up position behind Gail. Ultra, in his Bandit IF, also made a move to pass John and fell in behind Alexandre. Carlota, in her Bandit IF, made a move of her own to pass ViV, in her Bandit IF, sneaking right up on John’s stern. Cor, in his Bandit IF, fell back slightly with Neil, in his Bandit IF, and Stu, in his Bandit IF, both passing him. Susi, in her Bandit IF, fell in right behind Cor. Jackson, in his Bandit IF, unfortunately crashed on a rough crossing, and wound up recording a DNF. Gail finished first, claiming line honors, with Alexandre crossing right after her. Ultra was next to finish, followed by John, Carlota, ViV, Neil, Stu, Cor, and Susi.

The second race, on the Eden Auk to Breadnut course, the ‘Back Again’ portion of ‘There and Back Again’, had a bit of stormy sim weather hit during the start as well as a wind change from 225° (SW) from the first race to 135° (SE) for the second race. Three racers, Stu, ViV, and Susi all got swept up in some lag soup, preventing them from starting. You will see by the start times that the combination of lag and the changed wind and start direction threw the fleet for a small loop as the start times are much higher than for the first race. Gail continued her start luck, crossing the line first at 00:00:09. Alexandre was next to cross at 00:00:18, with Carlota following at 00:00:23. John was next across at 00:00:51, followed by Cor, at 00:01:03, Jackson, at 00:01:39, Ultra, at 00:01:46, and Neil at 00:02:38. This starting order actually held pretty much through out the fleet with Cor slipping two spots as both Jackson and Ultra made moves to pass him on the course. Gail once again crossed the finish first to claim line honors, with Alexandre crossing next. Carlota followed with John, Jackson, Ultra, Cor, and Neil crossing after.

Race Director: Cryptic

Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Wind: SE (135°) 18kts

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

Today’s winner was Alexandre (ramuf Resident), with Carlota (Carlota Dufaux) second, and John (johnnyoldsmobile Adamczyk) 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 Note:
Carlota (Carlota Dufaux) and John (johnnyoldsmobile Adamczyk) both finished tied with 6 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
Carlota Dufau 2 4
johnnyoldsmobile Adamczyk 3 3

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


ViV (vivipezz Resident) and Neil (eager2discover 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
vivipezz Resident 6 9
eager2discover Resident 7 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 sixth place finish over Neil’s seventh place finish as his best.


Jackson (Jacquimo Resident) and Cor (CorSakov Sosa) 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
CorSakov Sosa 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 Cor’s seventh place finish as his best.


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.

 

Bandit Regatta – September 19th 2016

From the left (in boats): Jackson (Bandit IF), Cor (Bandit 50), Burton with Pesha (Bandit IF).
On the dock: Cryptic, Dess, Cat, Petra, Neil, Gail, and Nenrio.

From the left (in boats): Jackson (Bandit IF), Cor (Bandit 50), Burton with Pesha (Bandit IF).
On the dock: Cryptic, Dess, Cat, Petra, Neil, Gail, and Nenrio.

This weeks North Sea Bandit Regatta, featuring our monthly There and Back Again set of courses, saw some really tight exciting racing and continued smooth sim weather. We had no crashes due to the sim weather as everyone finished, except Burton who bowed out of the second race. This week’s fleet was made up of a solid majority of Bandit IF’s with one lone Bandit 50, Cor’s, in the first race. Cor switch his Bandit 50 for his Bandit IF in the second race making it an all IF fleet.

The first race, the ‘There’ trip on the North Sea Breadnut to Eden Auk course, got off to a great clean start with Jackson across the line first. Cor was next followed by Ultra, Neil, Burton with Pesha, and finally Gail. Cor’s speedier Bandit 50 allowed him to jump out in front, leading the fleet around the first mark, just south of Lighthouse Isle in the Ziziphus region. Cor would hold the lead for the rest of the course and take line honors, finishing first. Jackson was next to finish followed by Ultra, Neil, Burton, and then Gail.

The second race, the ‘Back Again’ trip on the North Sea Eden Auk to Breadnut course, saw the wind shift from SW (225°) to SE (135°). Cor switched out his Bandit 50 for his Bandit IF for this race, making this an all IF fleet. The fleet started well again, with no fouls, as Neil grabbed a great time advantage, starting 34 seconds before anyone else. Jackson was next across with Ultra, Cor, Gail and finally Burton with Pesha. The battle up front was exciting as Ultra made up ground on Neil and ultimately passed him on the second leg. Jackson wasn’t far behind, as he nipped on the sterns of Ultra and Neil. At the rear of the fleet, Burton bowed out, taking a DNF half way through the course leaving Cor and Gail in a spirited battled. Ultra ultimately held his lead to take line honors and finish first with Neil crossing next. Jackson was right behind them, across, with Gail next and finally Cor.

More pictures after the results.

Race Director: Cryptic

Wind: SW (225°) 18kts

Wind: SE (135°) 18kts
Race 2: North Sea Eden Auk to Breadnut
Race Results:
1: ultramantra Resident IDBS2625 — 00:15:52
2: eager2discover Resident IDBSBAD2 — 00:16:10
3: Jacquimo Resident IDBSF10B — 00:16:27
4: epinefri Resident IDBS5E00 — 00:23:05
5: CorSakov Sosa IDBS2EBD — 00:23:25
6: BiBurton Resident IDBSE34D –DNF

Lap Times:
ultramantra Resident IDBS2625 — Start: 00:01:18 — Last lap: 00:14:34
eager2discover Resident IDBSBAD2 — Start: 00:00:41 — Last lap: 00:15:29
Jacquimo Resident IDBSF10B — Start: 00:01:15 — Last lap: 00:15:12
epinefri Resident IDBS5E00 — Start: 00:02:05 — Last lap: 00:21:00
CorSakov Sosa IDBS2EBD — Start: 00:01:21 — Last lap: 00:22:04
BiBurton Resident IDBSE34D — Start: 00:02:55 — Last lap: –DNF

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

Today’s winner was Ultra (ultramantra Resident), with Jackson (Jacquimo Resident) second, and Neil (eager2discover 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 Note:
The results for race 2 are presented in single class format, as all sailors used Bandit IF’s handicaps are unnecessary.

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.