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2009 Schedule & Results

Day Date Start
Time
Location Type Name Racing? Results Comments
Wed May 13 7PM Bay JAM Brier Patch Series #1 of 3 Y 2nd Triangle course with puffy winds.  A good start to the season.
Sun May 17 10AM Bay SPIN Brier Patch Series 1 & 2 (2
races)
Y 3rd & 2nd Wind N 15-20 and shifty.  The 2nd race was 2x around.  We also corrected over a couple A Fleet boats in race 2.
Wed May 20 7PM Bay JAM Brier Patch Series #2 of 3 Y N/A No wind — no race.  Postponed.
Sun May 24 9AM LH/Lake SPIN Lighthouse Race (Brier
Patch 3)
Y 4th Light winds building through the race to NE @ 8-12.  Tacked slowly through the channel.  Took 3rd for the series.
Wed May 27 7PM Bay JAM Brier Patch Series #3 of 3 Y 5th A warm front and a line of storms passed through before the race.  A triangle that started in 5-8 kts of wind, then ended in little to no air.
Sun May 31 10AM Bay SPIN Dispatch Spring Series #1 & 2 Y 4th & 4th Chilly (52 degrees) and Breezy (12-18 knots).  We stayed in sight of the leaders, and we’re getting a little closer.
Wed June 3 7PM Bay SPIN Dispatch Spring Series #3 Y 3rd Sailed very well in light air (4-6 kts).   Short course.  Took 3rd for the series.
Wed June 10 7PM Bay JAM Hilbrich Electric
Summer #1 of 3
Y 11th Long W/L in light-to-dying air.
Fri June 12 7PM Bay JAM Bort
Insurance– Regatta de la Femme #1
N N/A Not like the old days…
Sun June 14 11AM Bay JAM Hilbrich Electric
Summer #2 & 3 of 3
N N/A I was off on a ‘secret mission.’
Wed June 17 7PM Bay JAM Blake Family Heatwave #1 of 3 N N/A In Boston.
Sun June 21 11AM Bay SPIN Urbaniak
Brothers Summer Series #1 of 3
Y 4th Light air day.  Could have gotten a better start.
Wed June 24 7PM Bay JAM Make-up For Brier Patch #2 Y 9th Very light air triangle.
Sat June 27 TBA Lake SPIN Interclub — Erie Triangle Y 6th 9-mile triangle with light and fluky winds and residual waves.
Sun June 28 TBA Lake SPIN Interclub — Erie to Port Dover Y 6th Our best start of the Dover Race ever.  We were the 3rd boat out of the channel.
Mon June 29 TBA Lake SPIN Interclub — Dover Triangle Y 5th Very breezy triangle.  Most boats flew white sails only.
Tue Jun 30 TBA Lake SPIN Interclub — Port Dove to Port
Colbourne
Y 6th A mistake-prone day cost us a lot of time.
Wed July 1 TBA Lake SPIN Interclub — Port Colbourne to
Point Abino
Y 3rd Very light air 9-mile W/L.  Our best finish and a flag.
Wed July 8 7PM Bay JAM Blake Family Heatwave #2 of 3 Y 6th VERY light air triangle.  We were lucky to finish 6th out of 13.
Sun July 12 10AM Lake JAM Blake Family Heatwave #3 of 3
and Hertel & Brown Aquatherapy
#1 of 3
Y 10th & 7th Two extremely light air windward-leeward JAM races on the lake.  ‘Nuff said?
Wed July 15 7PM Bay SPIN Urbaniak Brothers Summer
Series #2 of 3
Y 4th Short light air W/L in the bay.  Big wind shifts, but at least there was wind.
Sun July 19 11AM Bay JAM Hertel & Brown Aquatherapy
#2 of 3
Y 8th W/L 2x around.  Wind NW 10-15.
Wed July 22 7PM Bay SPIN Urbaniak Brothers Summer
Series #3 of 3
Y 2nd Short W/L in light air.  One leg turned into a close reach with the chute.  That we can do!
Wed July 29 7PM Bay JAM Hertel & Brown Aquatherapy
#3 of 3
Y 9th Another W/L JAM in extremely light air.
Fri Aug 7 8PM Bay SPIN Night Lighthouse Race Y 3rd Pretty typical light air lighthouse race.
Sun Aug 9 10AM Bay JAM Quinn Law
Governor’s/Mayor’s Cup
Y 5th & 4th 15-25 kt winds.  First race a triangle, second race W/L.  Missing a couple crew so we sailed JAM for the day.
Wed Aug 12 7PM Bay JAM RCR Yachts Full Moon #1 of 3 Y N/A Race postponed — no wind at start.
Wed Aug 19 7PM Bay JAM RCR Yachts Full Moon #2 of
3
Y N/A On delivery to Detroit.  Did not race.
Fri Aug 21 4PM Lake SPIN Transerie — Detroit to Erie140 nautical miles Y 2nd Doublehanded.  Breezy, stormy race with waterspouts and all.  Bowsprit broke in two early in the race.
Sun Aug 23 10AM Bay JAM Make-up Date N N/A Did not race — at the Transerie Race awards party.
Wed Aug 26 7PM Bay JAM RCR Yachts Full Moon #3of
3
Y DNF Wind died.  Only one boat in our class finished.
Sun Aug 30 1PM Bay JAM/SPIN American Red Cross Charity
Regatta
Y 2nd Very breezy triangle.
Wed Sep 2 630PM Bay JAM Schuyler Family Sunset #1
of 3
Y 11th Another light air windward/leeward race.
Wed Sep 9 630PM Bay SPIN Schuyler Family Sunset #2
of 3
Y 7th Long W/L in 15 kts of breeze.
Fri Sep 11 7AM Lake JAM Coletech Marine Hardware
Koehler Cup — Erie to Dover — JAM
N N/A We already did our lake racing.
Sat Sep 12 7AM LH/Lake SPIN Coletech Marine Hardware
Koehler Cup/Bluff Bar — Erie to Dover
N N/A We already did our lake racing.
Sun Sep 13 8AM Lake SPIN Coletech Marine Hardware
Koehler Cup– Dover to Erie
N N/A We already did our lake racing.
Wed Sep 16 630PM Bay SPIN Eckerd Cup #1 of 3 Y 4th Breezy long W/L 2x around.  No sprit — no chute.
Sun Sep 20 10AM Bay SPIN Eckerd Cup #2 & 3 of 3 Y 4th & 3rd Jury-rigged the chute and did two races in light air — with good results.
Wed Sep 23 630PM Bay JAM Schuyler Family Sunset #3
of 3
Y 1st Our only first-place finish all season.  Nice breezy W/L, and we sailed well.
Sun Sep 27 11AM Bay JAM/SPIN Thomas Carole Reverse Handicap Y    
Wed Sep 30 630PM Bay JAM Make-up Date ?    
Sat Oct 3 12Noon Bay JAM/SPIN Great Chili Race Off ?    
Sat Nov 7   EYC   Racing Fleet Banquet      
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