September Racing

From the Sailing Secretary-


Having been asked to look at adding some races to our calendar, I have come up with the following plan. Let’s call these the COVID RECOVERY races

It is intended to run the races on the 5th, 19th, 26th Sept using the courses and sailing instructions from our JPRs but to run them as closed events (FCYC only). 

These are Sunday races to avoid clashes with RFYC events.

Starts / finishes will be without a committee boat i.e. using H mark and the end of the breakwater as the line. 

Finish times to be recorded by individual skippers and sent to  forthcorinthians

FCYC Sailing Programme Changes

COVID RECOVERYPROGRAMME   
DateEventStartNotes
Sun 05 SeptInchkeith trophy course12:00No committee boat, Start / finish H mark and end of Breakwater
Sun 12 Sept Ladies Race15:00Rescheduled from 10 july
Sun 19 SeptCrawford cup course12:00No committee boat, Start / finish H mark and end of Breakwater
Sun 26 SeptMarsh & Surry Course 14:30No committee boat, Start / finish H mark and end of Breakwater
October   
    
Sat 02 OctPort Edgar Stern chaseAnd BACK12:00No committee boat, Start / finish H mark and end of Breakwater Finish time extended to 18:00
Sun 12 OctClosing Regatta15:00 
Sat 23 OctLift out  
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This Weeks Sailing – Commodore’s Regatta – Postponed

Weather reports showing uncertain wind conditions together with a general lack of confirmed participants would suggest that this event is postponed.  The event will now be run on Saturday 6 October with a start time of 12 noon and the seasons wash up meeting at 2pm.
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Just a reminder that this Saturday is the last organised outing of the season – the Commodore’s Closing Regatta/Parade of Sail.
 
The rules are as for the White Sail Series with a start time of 15:00. Race will be about an hour long.
There will be briefing at 14:00hrs and a season’s de briefing after the race around 16:30hrs
Weather dependant there will be a BBQ, so bring your own food and drink.
This event is really suitable for all who like to play on the water so please come along, join in and give our outgoing Commodore a fantastic send off.
If anyone cannot make the sailing, please come along at 16:30hrs for a season’s de brief, so we can hear comments to organise what we do next year..
Hope to see as many as possible on Saturday.
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Friday White Sail 8 Results

The last scheduled Friday White Sail race of the season had a new winner – well done Mark and Pam on Dorado.  Apologies to Peter as a miscalculation awarded them a third which really should have been a second.

1. Dorado
2. Indulgence
3. Eclipse
4. Tyche
5. Kashangi II
6. Malin

Lastly thanks to Martin and Eddie for performing the Race Officer duties.

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Bell Rock Race Results

Five yachts took part in the overnight race from Granton to the Tay.  As the day approached there was much debate about the conditions and potential course alterations.  In the end it was felt prudent not to venture out to the Bell Rock and effectively go straight to the finish at the mouth of the Tay.  Most yachts had an exhilarating sail overnight to join Lady Nadonna who cruised up the previous day.  Many a good tale was told over beer for the next two nights at the Royal Tay’s Ale Festival before a rather wet sail home on the Sunday.
1. Misty Blue
2. Joint Venture (FCC)
3. Eclipse
4. SmiJ
5. Kashangi II
Our thanks go to Frank for organising and the Royal Tay for their exceptional hospitality.
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Scott Shield Results

Eight boats took part in the fourth event in the Joint Passage Race series held jointly with the Royal Forth.  The 6 Corinthian boats racing for the Scott Shield and the 2 Royal Forth boats the Crawford Cup.

Congratulations to Misty Blue for coming out top once more:

  1. Misty Blue
  2. SmiJ
  3. Eclipse

Kashangi II, Malin and Mañana all retired.

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