Friday Night Racing

From the last Friday in May through the last Friday in September, we organize friendly Friday Night Races. Every boat is different (so we use the PHRF handicap system to make it more equal), but the goal is not so much to win, as it is to have another reason to go sail with our friends of the Yacht Club. Races start at 7:00 PM (and 6:30 PM in September), and last typically one hour.

There is no additional cost to YCCSC members (including MRSA and GYIS) to race but we do ask that participants volunteer to be racing committee boat at least once per season (and earn extra points for that !) We need volunteers as Race Committee, we "even" welcome non-racers as well as non-sailors (i.e., motor-boaters). It is easy; directions are written and easy to follow (see below). Anyone can do it.  Please contact me directly at pourisson@gmail.com to sign up.

There is no need to know about racing rules (we just want to have fun; low-key is the word.) Couples and parents, friends and the like come out to try their hands at rounding the buoys in some semblance of order. It is a wonderful way to get out on your boat, enjoy a sunset, shake the work week out of your system and maybe earn some bragging rights on the way. 

So, join us on Friday nights ! Just show up, find the Race Committee boat (flying a "RC" flag.) Check-in with the Race Committee, find out about the course, and get ready for the start. The results are published weekly on this web site.

Note: Starting with the race on September 7, the race start is at 6:30 PM, so the first horn is at 6:20 PM.  With shorter days, we want to still have a race while there is (some) light...

2018 Race Schedule and Results

 2018 Race Committee   Race results (adjusted for boat rating)
 5/25/18
 Peter Bulota 1: Serenity; 2: Feather; 3: Freelancer; 4: AliLou
 6/1/18
 Michael Derby - Greteløya 1: Ingenuity; 2: Feather; 3: Tango; 4: Serenity; 5: Freelancer; DNF: AliLou
 6/8/18
 Warren Klug - AliLou 1: Tango; 2: Greteløya; 3 Serenity; 
 6/15/18 Jim Klemstine - Feather 1:Ingenuity; 2:Serenity; 3:Tango; 4:Greteløya; 5:Infusion; 6:AliLou
 6/22/18 Randy Rainey - Tango No race; only one boat
 6/29/18 Randy Richter - power boat ? 1:Ingenuity; 2:Serenity; 3: Greteløya; 4: Infusion; 5:Tango
 7/6/18 Joe Lombardo - Ingenuity 1: Greteløya; 2:Tango
 7/13/18 John Bisson - Freelancer 1: Serenity; 2: Tango; 3: Infusion; 4: AliLou; 5: Tupperware; DNF: Armaghnaut
 7/20/18Dan Wolin - Infusion 1:Ingenuity; 2:Serenity; 3: Freelancer; 4: Tango; 5: AliLou; 6: Greteløya; 7: Armaghnaut
 7/27/18D. & K. Slotskey - Sundowner Cancelled thunderstorm
 8/3/18 Wolfgang H. - Serenity 1: Pressure Drop; 2: Ingenuity; 3: Resolute; 4: La Colchique; 5: Infusion, 6: Armaghnaut
 8/10/18  No race no RC
 8/17/18 Phil Ourisson -  La Colchique 1: Infusion; 2: Tango
 8/24/18 Randy Rainey - Tango 
 8/31/18 Chad Couser - Armaghnaut 
 9/7/18 Dan Wolin - Infusion 
 9/14/15  
 9/21/18  
 9/28/18  

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