Quick Update 17 June 2013
Results Up. more soon.
Another Great Event - Thank you all who participated.
Clear visibility - Beautiful Sunset, Incredible Star Viewing, Beautiful Sunrise.
Brisk Wind - 10-15 kts most of the time, Fast sailing.
A bit colder than recent years - Good test for your gear.
Two Single Handed Spinnaker racers. A Boat from Port Huron.
An "Epic Race" said one competitor.
Perpetual trophy winners:
Warren Miller “New Issue” Trophy -First new skipper to finish on corrected time, Genoa Only course. Cora Sue - J34C - John Cake
Stewart Trophy - for the Best Corrected Time of the entire Non-Spinnaker Fleet: Orr What - Freedom 32 - Griffin Orr – University at Buffalo Sailing Team
Giambra Trophy -for the First Mono-Hull to Finish, Elapsed Time: Vitesse - Sabre 42 – Robert Fields
Founder's Cup - The first GYC yacht under 30' LOA to finish the regular course of the Scotch Bonnet Light Race:
Eagles Wings - J/80 - Dave and Lisa Smith
Allen Trophy -for the Best Corrected Time of the entire Spinnaker Fleet: Hiawatha - Catalina 38 – Robert Porter
SBLR Ernie Coleman Memorial Trophy
This perpetual award is presented to the best performing yacht club in the Scotch Bonnet Light Race based on each club's top 3 finishing sailboats. The Genesee Yacht Club proudly honors our former member and Lake Ontario renowned sailing legend through this memorial in his name to promote lake-wide SBLR participation and inter-club competition. It takes skill, knowledge, teamwork, and tenacity to win races. Ernie beheld these traits as a highly decorated sailor in his daily quest to "chase the wind". Honor your Desire - Make the rite of passage!
Winner: Genesee Yacht Club