Cat Fight – May 24th 2019

From the left (in boats): Daenerys and Sasha (TMS Flying Shadow), Raven (TMS Flying Shadow), Rayz (TMS Flying Shadow), Isa (TMS Flying Shadow), Mel and BlondeLashes (TMS Nacra 17), Moon (TMS Flying Shadow), Nihiwatu (TMS Flying Shadow), and Xarabethe and Nikki (TMS Flying Shadow). On the dock: Ginko, Tara, Starlight, Caethes, Cryptic, Joshua, and Sandra.

From the left (in boats): Daenerys and Sasha (TMS Flying Shadow), Raven (TMS Flying Shadow), Rayz (TMS Flying Shadow), Isa (TMS Flying Shadow), Mel and BlondeLashes (TMS Nacra 17), Moon (TMS Flying Shadow), Nihiwatu (TMS Flying Shadow), and Xarabethe and Nikki (TMS Flying Shadow).
On the dock: Ginko, Tara, Starlight, Caethes, Cryptic, Joshua, and Sandra.

A nice spectator turnout and mild sim sailing weather highlighted this weeks Cat Fight in The North Sea. A nice crowd gathered on the Poseidon Centre Spectator Pier, as well as on the shores of the island in the Ziziphus region, to watch the frolicking foiling felines this week. The regions of the North Sea were mostly accommodating to the sailors in the fleet, as three DNFs (Did Not Finish) were recorded on the day, all in the first race. Two of the DNFs were attributed to crashes with the skippers pulling their boats afterword, and the third DNF was due to a skipper hitting a region corner. This weeks fleet, racing on the newly created North Sea Extreme Reverse1 and North Sea WC Reach 12 courses, was comprised of a majority of eight The Mesh Shop (TMS) Flying Shadows, six single-handed boats and two crewed boats respectively. Two TMS Nacra 17s made up the remainder of the fleet.

1North Sea Extreme Reverse is a reversal of the North Sea Extreme course created by Julia Salzano in 2016.
2North Sea WC Reach 1 is an updated and amended version of a course created by Hawk (ldewell hawker) in 2012 for the IACC World Cup that was held in The North Sea.

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

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

Today’s winner was Daenerys (blondij Resident), with ViV (vivipezz Resident) second, and Isa (isab DeCuir) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

 

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