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No Racing this Sunday

REMINDER

There will be no Sail on Sunday racing this weekend due to the Annual BLYC Elections.

Please come out to BLYC on Sunday between 9:00 and 1:00 for the Candidates’ Porch Picnic and to cast your vote for the 2021 Board of Governors.  Stay for the Annual Meeting at 2:00 at which, we will award the George Fisher Sportsmanship Trophy in addition to other Club recognitions for 2021.

Labor Day Long Distance Race

Commodore Dwight R. Haggard
Long Distance Race
Labor Day – September 6, 2021

Winds: W 8-12 with 15+ Gusts
Temperature: 81 degrees F.
Course: S-1-2-F (Long Distance – Windward/Leeward)

The Race: At the skippers meeting, our (VRO) Volunteer Race Officer announced a change to NOR’s that all boats are required to go through the Start/Finish on the downward leg, this is to be able to shorten the course if necessary. With today’s winds we knew this would not be a problem. Pink tetrahedrons course markers were set at Sellers Point and at no wake boundary by the Cranberry bog. With 10 boats entered, RC gave us a great start/finish line and the race was started right on time.

Post-Race Commentary:  All of the teams were celebrating on the YC porch. The word is spreading about our Sail-On-Sunday and Long-Distance races and we feel great that more new skippers & crew have joined in on the sailing and racing FUN this year.

Congratulations: Go to Barb Hein on her Laser with winning the Commodore Dwight R. Haggard Labor Day Long Distance Race and Trophy.

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