Scotch Bonnet Light Race 2016

Excellent Value

With light air, this years race took a long time, as a result, the cost per hour was quite low making the 2016 Scotch Bonnet Light Race an excellent value.

Friday's Sunset awesome, mostly clear, the second sunset on Saturday was phenomenal with some clouds. With a nearly full moon it was never dark. It was relatively warm, only light layers were needed. Never a chance of rain.

Because of the long time on the lake, people report consuming most of their provisions, especially the good stuff.

No boats completed the race all the way back to Rochester within the time limit, so Island times were used to score the race.

John Andersen (No Agenda) won the Genoa Only fleet (Stewart Trophy) for the 2nd year in a row, single handed against boats with crews.

Peter Davidson (Silver Bullet) was the overall winner of the Spinnaker Fleet (Allen Trophy) and also won the Founder's cup.

23 boats started the race, 4 new skippers.

Everyone said they had a good time and plan to return next year.



Perpetual Trophy Winners

First Place Cruising Division

Boat to win first Place, corrected time, Cruising Division.

Free Spirit – Beneteau First 21 – Alan Myers

Warren Miller “New Issue” Trophy

First new skipper to finish on corrected time, Genoa Only course.

High Life – Sabre 28 – Walter New

Stewart Trophy

for the Best Corrected Time of the entire Non-Spinnaker Fleet:

No Agenda - Pearson 26 – John Andersen

Giambra Trophy

for the First Mono-Hull to Finish, Elapsed Time:

Chippewa – Farr 395 – Ronald Clarridge

Founder's Cup

The first GYC yacht under 30' LOA to finish the regular course of the

Scotch Bonnet Light Race

Silver Bullet – C&C 29 Mk 1– Peter Davidson

Allen Trophy

for the Best Corrected Time of the entire Spinnaker Fleet:

Silver Bullet – C&C 29 Mk 1– Peter Davidson

SBLR Ernie Coleman Memorial Trophy

to the best performing yacht club in the Scotch Bonnet Light Race based on each club's top 3 finishing sailboats.

RYC – 12 points

PYC – 8 points

GYC – 4 points – Winner


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