BBYC Open Regatta – Sept 19th 2018

From the left (in boats): Jackson (TMS Star Class), Daenerys (TMS Star Class), Ian (TMS Star Class), Larued (TMS Star Class), Moon and Sherry (TMS Star Class), Rugger (TMS Star Class), Isab (TMS Star Class), Lalia (TMS Nacra 17), Nikki and Xarabethe (Bandit IF), and ViV (TMS Star Class). On the dock: Ana, Porter, Arwen, Kilsy, Blair, Cryptic, Sabre, and Joshua.

From the left (in boats): Jackson (TMS Star Class), Daenerys (TMS Star Class), Ian (TMS Star Class), Larued (TMS Star Class), Moon and Sherry (TMS Star Class), Rugger (TMS Star Class), Isab (TMS Star Class), Lalia (TMS Nacra 17), Nikki and Xarabethe (Bandit IF), and ViV (TMS Star Class).
On the dock: Ana, Porter, Arwen, Kilsy, Blair, Cryptic, Sabre, and Joshua.

This weeks Backwater Bay Yacht Club Open Regatta saw some nice crowds and some decent region sailing weather. Spectators once again crowded the committee boat race dock in the Woodfall region and the viewing area in the Twice Bitten region. The Bingo Strait regions again treated most of the fleet well as only Laured experienced connection issues leading to a DNF (Did Not Finish) in both portions of the regatta. This weeks small boat fleet, racing on the BBYC 04 Rev 1 course, was made up of a majority of eight The Mesh Shop (TMS) Star Class. One TMS Nacra 17 and one Bandit IF made up the remainder of the small boat fleet. Meanwhile, the big boat fleet, racing on BBYC Olympic Course (Long), was made up of a split majority of two TMS Ushuaias and two TMS Volvo Open 70s. One TMS One Design 65 and one Wildwind Open 60 made up the remainder of the big boat fleet.

The fleet gets underway during the small boat portion of the Backwater Bay Yacht Club Open Regatta on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018.

The fleet gets underway during the small boat portion of the Backwater Bay Yacht Club Open Regatta on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018.

More pictures after the results.

Race Director: Cryptic
Assistant Race Director: Daenerys
Wind: SE (135°) 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 Moon (moonglownight Resident) second, and Isab (isab DeCuir) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Daenerys (blondij Resident) and Moon (moonglownight Resident) both finished tied with 4 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
blondij Resident 1 3
moonglownight Resident 2 2

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Daenerys’s favor with having a first place finish over Moon’s second place finish as his best.


Laured (laured Cabassoun) and Rugger (ruggeromare Resident) both finished tied with 16 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
laured Cabassoun 6 10
ruggeromare Resident 7 9

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Laured’s favor with having a sixth place finish over Rugger’s seventh place finish as his best.

 

IF Star 25R Regatta – Sept 17th 2018

From the left (in boats): Jackson (TMS Star Class), Ultra (TMS Star Class), Sandra (Bandit 25r), Ian (TMS Star Class), Rugger (TMS Star Class), Astrid (Bandit 25r), and Niki and Xarabethe (Bandit IF). On the dock: Daenrys, Joshua, Cryptic, and Laured.

From the left (in boats): Jackson (TMS Star Class), Ultra (TMS Star Class), Sandra (Bandit 25r), Ian (TMS Star Class), Rugger (TMS Star Class), Astrid (Bandit 25r), and Niki and Xarabethe (Bandit IF).
On the dock: Daenrys, Joshua, Cryptic, and Laured.

Smooth sailing weather and a great fleet turnout highlighted this weeks Backwater Bay Yacht Club IF Star 25R Regatta. The Bingo Strait area continued it’s streak of great sailing weather with no DNFs (Did Not Finish) or crashes recorded on the day for the regatta. Spectators once again crowded the viewing area in the Twice Bitten region, while the committee boat dock in the Woodfall region was equally as packed. This weeks fleet was comprised of a majority of seven The Mesh Shop (TMS) Star Class. Two Bandit 25Rs, and one Bandit IF made up the remainder of the fleet.

The fleet gets underway during the first race of the Backwater Bay Yacht Club IF Star 25R Regatta on Monday, September 17th, 2018.

The fleet gets underway during the first race of the Backwater Bay Yacht Club IF Star 25R Regatta on Monday, September 17th, 2018.

Race Director: Daenerys
Wind: SE (135°) 18kts

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

Today’s winner was ViV (vivipezz Resident), with Moon (moonglownight Resident) second, and Ian (IanPixel Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Ultra (ultramantra Resident) and Laured (laured Cabassoun) both finished tied with 12 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
ultramantra Resident 3 9
laured Cabassoun 5 7

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Ultra’s favor with having a third place finish over Laured’s fifth place finish as her best.

 

BBYC Open Regatta – Sept 12th 2018

From the left (in boats): Isab (TMS Star Class), Laured (TMS Star Class), Jackson (TMS Star Class), Sandra (Bandit 25), Ian (TMS Star Class), Moon (TMS Star Class), Michael (TMS Star Class), Ultra (TMS Star Class), and Cor (TMS Nacra 17). On the dock: Nenrio, Arwen, Joshua, Cryptic, Nikki, Xarabethe, and Yomogi.

From the left (in boats): Isab (TMS Star Class), Laured (TMS Star Class), Jackson (TMS Star Class), Sandra (Bandit 25), Ian (TMS Star Class), Moon (TMS Star Class), Michael (TMS Star Class), Ultra (TMS Star Class), and Cor (TMS Nacra 17).
On the dock: Nenrio, Arwen, Joshua, Cryptic, Nikki, Xarabethe, and Yomogi.

Superb sailing sim weather and a great spectator turnout featured during this weeks Backwater Bay Yacht Club Open Regatta. The regions in the Bingo Strait continued their recent dependability streak as all racers finished in both races. Crowds once again crowded along the spectator area in the Twice Bitten region and on the small committee boat dock in the Woodfall region. The crowd actually grew as the regatta races ran their course, with 22 spectators cheering on the big boats race finish from the small committee boat dock. This week also saw an adjustment in the handicap rating of the popular Star Class keel boat, from The Mesh Shop, on the North Sea Handicap Table. The handicap for the Star Class has been adjusted to a value of 0.65, up from 0.62.

This weeks small boat fleet, racing on BBYC Olympic Course (Long), was comprised of a majority of ten The Mesh Shop (TMS) Star Class. One Bandit IF, one Bandit 25R, and one TMS Nacra 17 made up the remainder of the small boat fleet. Meanwhile, the big boat fleet, racing on the BBYC 04 Rev 1 course, was comprised of a majority of three TMS One Design 65s. Two TMS Volvo Open 70s, one TMS Pacha 110, and one Trudeau 12 Metre made up the remainder of the big boat fleet.

Race Director: Cryptic
Wind: SE (135°) 18kts

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

Today’s winner was Moon (moonglownight Resident), with ViV (vivipezz Resident) second, and Daenerys (blondij Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate and to the SLCG for assisting with race duties.

Race Notes:
Ultra (ultramantra Resident) and Sandra (WWWAAAA Resident) finished tied with 13 points. As they both have duplicate finishes, Rule A8.2 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to break this tie:

If a tie still remains between two or more boats, they shall be ranked in order of their scores in the last race. Any remaining ties shall be broken by using the tied boats’ scores in the next-to-last race and so on until all ties are broken. These scores shall be used even if some of them are excluded scores.

Skipper Race 1 Race 2
ultramantra Resident 8 5
WWWAAAA Resident 5 8

In the last race, Ultra breaks the tie with Sandra with his fifth place finish over Sandra’s eighth place finish.


Laured (laured Cabassoun) and Jackson (Jacquimo Resident) both finished tied with 14 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
laured Cabassoun 4 10
Jacquimo Resident 6 8

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


Michael (Lycan1269 Resident) and Nikki (Nikki Lacrima) both finished tied with 19 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
Lycan1269 Resident 7 12
Nikki Lacrima 8 11

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Michael’s favor with having a seventh place finish over Nikki’s eighth place as her best.

 

Cat Fight – Sept 7th 2018

From the left (in TMS Flying Shadows): Daenerys and Sasha, Sandra, Rayz and Lanky, Zepp and Oksi, and Isab and Laured. On the dock: Arwen, Joshua, Cryptic, and Cybel.

From the left (in TMS Flying Shadows): Daenerys and Sasha, Sandra, Rayz and Lanky, Zepp and Oksi, and Isab and Laured.
On the dock: Arwen, Joshua, Cryptic, and Cybel.

Great sailing sim weather and competitive racing featured in this weeks Backwater Bay Yacht Club Cat Fight. The regions of the Bingo Strait continued their recent stable behavior as no crashes were recorded on the day. The lone DNF (Did Not Finish) was due to Sandra pulling her boat in the first race after crossing through region corners. This weeks fleet, racing on the BBYC 10 and BBYC 04 Rev 1 courses, was comprised entirely of five The Mesh Shop (TMS) Flying Shadows. Racing was competitive as Daenerys, with Sasha as crew, challenged Isab, with Laured as crew, in race one with Isab coming out on top. During race two, Daenerys challenged Rayz’s, with Lanky as crew, early lead at the first course mark with a nice pass while wind shadowing to pull ahead and finish first across the line.

Race Director: Cryptic
Wind: SE (135°) 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 Rayz (Rayzza Rubble) second, and Isab (isab DeCuir) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

 

BBYC Open Regatta – Sept 5th 2018

From the left (in boats): Isab (TMS Flying Shadow), Ian and Yomogi (TMS Star Class), Laured (TMS Star Class), Jackson (TMS Star Class), Moon (TMS Star Class), Ultra (TMS Star Class), Zepp (Bandit 25R), Rugger (TMS Star Class), Blair (Bandit 25R), Bianca (TMS Star Class), ViV (TMS Star Class), and Palani (TMS Flying Shadow). On the dock: Joshua, Cryptic, Nenrio, Arwen, and Roxanne.

From the left (in boats): Isab (TMS Flying Shadow), Ian and Yomogi (TMS Star Class), Laured (TMS Star Class), Jackson (TMS Star Class), Moon (TMS Star Class), Ultra (TMS Star Class), Zepp (Bandit 25R), Rugger (TMS Star Class), Blair (Bandit 25R), Bianca (TMS Star Class), ViV (TMS Star Class), and Palani (TMS Flying Shadow).
On the dock: Joshua, Cryptic, Nenrio, Arwen, and Roxanne.

Excellent region sailing weather and a great turnout featured in this weeks Backwater Bay Yacht Club Open Regatta. The Bingo Strait regions continued their streak of stable behavior as no DNFs (Did Not Finish) were recorded on the day. The crowd turnout was great as spectators crowded the small committee boat dock in the Woodfall region and along the spectator area in the Twice Bitten region.

This weeks small boat fleet, racing on the BBYC 04 Rev 1 course, was comprised of a majority of nine The Mesh Shop (TMS) Star Class. Two TMS Flying Shadows, and two Bandit 25Rs made up the remainder of the small boat fleet. Meanwhile, the big boat fleet, racing on the BBYC 09 Rev 1 course, was comprised of a majority of five TMS One Design 65s. Two TMS Volvo Open 70s, one TMS Ushuaia, and one Wildwind RC-44r made up the remainder of the big boat fleet.

From the left (in boats): Laured (TMS Volvo Open 70), Isab (TMS One Design 65), Michael (TMS One Design 65), Ultra (TMS Ushuaia), Moon (TMS Volvo Open 70), Zepp (TMS One Design 65), Blair (TMS One Design 65), ViV (TMS One Design 65), and Palani (Wildwind RC-44r). On the dock: Joshua, Cryptic, Jackson, Yomogi, Arwen, Nenrio, and Ian.

From the left (in boats): Laured (TMS Volvo Open 70), Isab (TMS One Design 65), Michael (TMS One Design 65), Ultra (TMS Ushuaia), Moon (TMS Volvo Open 70), Zepp (TMS One Design 65), Blair (TMS One Design 65), ViV (TMS One Design 65), and Palani (Wildwind RC-44r).
On the dock: Joshua, Cryptic, Jackson, Yomogi, Arwen, Nenrio, and Ian.

More pictures after the results.

Race Director: Cryptic
Wind: SE (135°) 18kts

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

Today’s winner was Moon (moonglownight Resident), with ViV (vivipezz Resident) second, and Ultra (ultramantra Resident) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Jackson (Jacquimo Resident) and Blair (Blair Karas) both finished tied with 13 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
Jacquimo Resident 3 10
Blair Karas 6 7

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


Palani (Palani Allen) and Rugger (ruggeromare Resident) both finished tied with 18 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
Palani Allen 5 13
ruggeromare Resident 8 10

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Palani’s favor with having a fifth place finish over Rugger’s eighth place finish as his best.


Michael (Lycan1269 Resident) and Bianca (TgBianca Resident) both finished tied with 21 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
Lycan1269 Resident 9 12
TgBianca Resident 10 11

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Michael’s favor with having a ninth place finish over Bianca’s tenth place finish as her best.


 

Cat Fight – Aug 3rd 2018

From the left (in boats): Sandra (TMS Flying Shadow), Rayz and Missy (TMS Flying Shadow), Blair (Nacra 17), Palani (TMS Flying Shadow), Kayo and Shiningdiamonds (TMS Flying Shadow), and Laured (TMS Flying Shadow). On the dock: Joshua, Andjeo, Arwen, Nenrio, Petra, and Crypic.

From the left (in boats): Sandra (TMS Flying Shadow), Rayz and Missy (TMS Flying Shadow), Blair (Nacra 17), Palani (TMS Flying Shadow), Kayo and Shiningdiamonds (TMS Flying Shadow), and Laured (TMS Flying Shadow).
On the dock: Joshua, Andjeo, Arwen, Nenrio, Petra, and Crypic.

Stormy but clearing seas featured during this weeks Backwater Bay Yacht Club Cat Fight. The regions in the Bingo Strait seemed hungry for sailors as three DNFs (Did Not Finish) were recorded during the first race. Those three crashes seemed to satiate the regions hunger as only one DNF was recorded during the second race. This weeks fleet was made up of a majority of six The Mesh Shop Flying Shadows with one lone The Mesh Shop Nacra 17 in the fleet. We saw a new racer this week as Julnara sailed in her first Cat Fight race.

Race Director: Cryptic
Wind: SE (135°) 18kts

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

Today’s winner was Kayo (Kayo Torii), with Moon (moonglownight Resident) second, and Blair (Blair Karas) in third place. Congratulations to all of you. Thank you to everyone who came to sail and spectate.

Race Notes:
Moon (moonglownight Resident) and Blair (Blair Karas) 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
moonglownight Resident 1 4
Blair Karas 2 3

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Moon’s favor with having a first place finish over Blair’s second place finish as his best.


Palani (Palani Allen), Julnara (Julnara Resident), and Rayz (Rayzza Rubble) all finished tied with 11 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
Palani Allen 3 8
Julnara Resident 4 7
Rayzza Rubble 4 7

With the race results rearranged in best to worst finish order, per A8.1, the tie breaks in Palani’s favor with having a first place finish over Julnara’s and Rayz’s fourth place best finishes. Subsequently, as both Julnara and Rayz had duplicate finishes, Rule A8.2 of Guidance on Scoring under Appendix A to the Rules of Sailing is used to further break this tie:

If a tie still remains between two or more boats, they shall be ranked in order of their scores in the last race. Any remaining ties shall be broken by using the tied boats’ scores in the next-to-last race and so on until all ties are broken. These scores shall be used even if some of them are excluded scores.

Skipper Race 1 Race 2
Julnara Resident 7 4
Rayzza Rubble 4 7

In the last race, Julnara breaks the tie with Rayz with her fourth place finish over Rayz’s seventh place finish.