Bandit Regatta – May 9th 2016

From left (in boats): Red (Bandit IF), Carlota (Bandit IF), Rulette (Bandit IF), and Rosie (Bandit 25).
On the dock: Cryptic, Petra, Josh, Arya, and Lucy.

From left (in boats): Red (Bandit IF), Carlota (Bandit IF), Rulette (Bandit IF), and Rosie (Bandit 25).
On the dock: Cryptic, Petra, Josh, Arya, and Lucy.

This weeks Bandit Regatta was an all IF affair with an appearance of two F’s. We also had some great sailing weather to start that turned a little choppy towards the end causing 2 DNF’s in the last race.

The first race, on North Sea Olympic Course Long, saw the entire fleet impressively take off like rockets in the pre-start and perform a clean start across the line. Rulette took off from there with Red and the rest of the pack following after. Rulette increased her lead to almost 2 and half sims at the end, with Red putting up a gallant effort to stay within’ reach. The rest of the fleet saw some spirited position changes, with Alexandre, sailing his F, staying neck and neck with Arya for most of the course.

The second race saw the same wildfire start, with 6 IF’s and 2 F’s darting around in the pre-start for another clean start across the line. This time, Carlota was the first across and led most of the way. Arya, Alex and Rulete weren’t far behind, with the rest of the fleet stretching out behind them. Unfortunately, the sims got pesky and claimed 2 of the fleet to crashes, with them unfortunately recording DNF’s.

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

Race 1: North Sea Olympic Long

Race Results:
1: Rulette Resident IDBS0D94 — 00:17:47
2: RedHeadJO Resident IDBS5D9B — 00:19:17
3: Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — 00:20:20
4: ramuf Resident IDFISC40 — 00:20:38
5: Arya89 Resident IDBS0FA5 — 00:21:08
6: OutToLunch Resident IDBS7EEC — 00:22:41
7: Arwyn Silverweb IDBS5E5E — 27:58

Lap Times:
Rulette Resident IDBS0D94 — Start: 00:00:17 — Last lap: 00:17:30
RedHeadJO Resident IDBS5D9B — Start: 00:00:10 — Last lap: 00:19:07
Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — Start: 00:00:28 — Last lap: 00:19:52
ramuf Resident IDFISC40 — Start: 00:00:36 — Last lap: 00:20:02
Arya89 Resident IDBS0FA5 — Start: 00:00:36 — Last lap: 00:20:32
OutToLunch Resident IDBS7EEC — Start: 00:00:29 — Last lap: 00:22:12
Arwyn Silverweb IDBS5E5E — Start: 00:00:25 — Last lap: 00:27:33

Race 2: North Sea Trapezoid

Race Results:
1: Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — 00:17:28
2: Arya89 Resident IDBS0FA5 — 00:18:19
3: RedHeadJO Resident IDFISC41 — 00:18:38
4: Rulette Resident IDBS0D94 — 00:18:54
5: OutToLunch Resident IDBS7EEC — 00:23:42
6: ramuf Resident IDFISC40 –DSQ
7: Arwyn Silverweb IDBS5E5E –DNF
8: Gryfin Goldshark IDBSF3BD –DNF

Lap Times:
ramuf Resident IDFISC40 — Start: 00:00:23 — Last lap: 00:11:34
Carlota Dufaux IDBSC5F3 — Start: 00:00:06 — Last lap: 00:17:22
Arya89 Resident IDBS0FA5 — Start: 00:00:07 — Last lap: 00:18:12
RedHeadJO Resident IDFISC41 — Start: 00:00:37 — Last lap: 00:18:01
Rulette Resident IDBS0D94 — Start: 00:00:17 — Last lap: 00:18:37
OutToLunch Resident IDBS7EEC — Start: 00:01:18 — Last lap: 00:22:24
Arwyn Silverweb IDBS5E5E — Start: 00:00:54 — Last lap: not finished
Gryfin Goldshark IDBSF3BD — Start: 00:01:22 — Last lap: not finished

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

Today’s winner was Carlota, with Rulette second, and Red 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:
Alexandre was unfortunately disqaulified form the second race due to sailing the incorrect course.
Rulette and Red 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
Rulette 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 Rulette’s favor with having a first place finish over Red’s second place finish as her 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.


One thought on “Bandit Regatta – May 9th 2016

  1. Well done to the winners and to everyone who sailed. Thanks to Cryp for compiling the results and for posting them. Thanks to the SLCG for helping with the race.


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