Bandit IF Regatta – Sept 3rd 2022

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From the left to the right (in Bandit IFs): Moon, Max, Sirius, and Julie. Committee boat: Daenerys, and Tamarushka.

The first North Sea Bandit IF Regatta for September, 2022, took place on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. We started with five Bandit IFs.

In the first race, the fleet stayed close together. One of the skippers, Julie, had a breakdown and had to join the rear. Moon and Siri were going to compete for first place, but Zero held back and finished second behind Moon. Midway through the race, Moon had caught up with Max, and Siri and Zero were following at close range.

At the start of the second race, Julie had a flying start. However, she was closely followed by Max. Moon, Siri and Zero followed at a distance. Julie, still the first to be chased by Moon. Siri and Zero had now also caught up with Max. This created a group in the rear. These were going to compete for third place

There were no DNFs (Did Not Finish) and no DSQs (Disqualified) through both races and it was another successful and sporty day in The North Sea.

Race Director: Daenerys
Assistant Race Directors: Tarmarushka, and Cryptic

Wind: 190° (S) 18kts

Wind: 170° (S) 18kts

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

Today’s winners were Moon (Moonglownight Resident), with Zero (Sleet Zero) second, and Julie (JulieRoyale Resident) in third place.

Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Siri (Sirius Rosca) and Max (Max Starostin) both finished tied with 8 points. Rule A8.1 of Appendix A, Scoring, 2021 – 2024 World Sailing Racing 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
Sirius Rosca 3 5
Max Starostin 4 4

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

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