Scholfield Series – Race #4

September 28th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

The race was held in 5-to-8 knot NW winds, swinging westerly mid-race, in the area just outside of the club.
These confines are most useful for a quick race or outings at this time of the year.
A very simple course was used : from buoy AM92 and back to

Scholfield Series – Race #2

September 14th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

for this wednesday racing, winds were light at 3-5 knots SW. The starting line was right in front of the club, leading to multiple tacks up to buoy AM92.
This is particularly fun and strategic course for these conditions. It was a fantastic racing night, adorned with a beautiful sky. Two races still remains to be contested in the Series

Twilight Series – Race #3

August 26th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

In strong westerly winds from 12 to 23 knots, it was a fight from beginning to end between leaders Youp, Born to Run and Andante.
The three competitors took the lead at various times in the F-A-F-B-F course. Boats were dangerously close to one another on the last leg, which was full downwind. In the end, it was only a 7-second

Course du rhum results

August 19th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

Westerly winds between 10 and 15 knots. The route from Marshall Bay to Saint-placid Bay and back to Marshall Bay. A-H98-A. A long run of 3:31 for the leader with the other competitors not too far back. The southwesterly wind allowed several to get to the H98 without tacking and return to Marshall Bay without gibing. Ideal conditions for our

Twilight Series – Race # 2

August 17th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

This wednesday the winds were varying from 5 to 12 knots in a westerly direction, with a course F-CAD-F-C. The starting line was favoring so much a starboard start that all boats were stuck around the committee boat. A few “up-up-up” were heard, leading to three false starts for “Born to Run”, “Youp” et “Pinch”. It was a superb race

Ladies Race

August 14th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

Northwestly winds, 8 to 15 knots. The following course was used: F-D-F-C-A. Aquilon played the role of the rabbit in a gate start without boat committee. Competitors had to sail astern of Aquilon, who started from the F buoy on close-hauled. Aquilion kept the lead for almost all the first leg, to be overtaken by Born to Run near buoy

Twilight Series – Race # 1

August 10th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

Wind Northwest varying between 3 and 10 knots. F-D-B-F course fortunately shortened due to the wind reduction at the end of the course. Congratulations Aquavita and Pinch for your beautiful catch up.

Anniversary Race

August 5th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

Southwest wind  from 15 to 20 knots. It was the deluge leaving my home around 8:30 but fortunately when arriving at the club the sky had cleared and a beautiful day of sailing was coming. The race was delayed by one hour to take advantage of a slightly better wind. The F-C-D-E-A course was executed in a record time of

Summer Series – Race #4

August 2nd, 2017|Régate, |

With a 3-6 knot southwesterly wind, the Racing Committee decided to hold the race on the southern side of the bridge in order to take advantage of the better conditions. However, boats had to keep clear of the bridge – Nemo for one hit bottom a mere six meters northwest of the committee boat. Still, it was valuable to hold

Summer series – Race #3

July 27th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

The course was F-C-D-F-A, with winds varying from 5 to 10 knots in a westerly direction. The preferred starting tack was towards the committee boat. Very nice come-from-behind by “Nemo” to catch up and eventually lead “Youp” at the first reach between buoys C and D. Nemo even used his passing lights when right behind “Born to Run” all along the

Summer Series – Race #2

July 20th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

The race took place right in front of the club, allowing the racers to get a little wind as a torrential rain fell on the other side of the bridge. In the lastminute before the start, a 45-degree change in wind direction was responsible for a monster traffic jam around the committee boat. Several boats that were in the clear

Summer series – Race #1

July 13th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

This Wednesday, racing took place in an easterly wind for the first time this season, in 3-to-7 knots depending of the position in the course A-F-A-F-C.
Blanketed by the shoreline, the wind was very light for the start at buoy A.
Aquilon, Born to Run and Nemo were able to

Spring Series – Race #3

July 6th, 2017|Regatta 2015, , Résultats de courses|

Since there was no wind on the other side of the bridge, the last race of the spring series took place right in front of the club.A simple course close-reach followed by a run (S-W-S-W) allowed for one full race before the wind completely died down around 8pm. In spite of a lesser wind, there were challenges such as having

Results of the Commodore Race

July 3rd, 2017|Régate, |

Fantastic conditions for the Commodore Annual race. The course F-K-E-C-D-A was completed in three hours in a 10-to-20 knot westerly breeze. Aquilon once again showed tremendous skills on long courses. “La Perle Noire” is a promising newcomer, finishing second ahead of “Filoup”. Skies were cloudy at the beginning, but the race concluded in beautiful sunny conditions !

Spring Series – Race #2

June 29th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

This wednesday saw a few storms and 45 minutes of sometimes torrential rain before we could start the race. It finally started at 8pm, at buoy “C”. The wind being light and the start late, Felix drew a course accordingly C-A-C-A, being a bit of a lesser distance than usual. To make matters worse, conditions changed

The annual Bill Marshall race

June 26th, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

The annual Bill Marshall race took place in fantastic conditions, with winds varying from 6 to 15 knots, WNW at first, switching to SW towards the end.
A problem with the engine of Rose de Borée, our committee boat, led to the use of a “gate” start (rabbit start).

Adrénaline, a boat from Oka, finished first

Results – Race #1 – Spring Series

June 22nd, 2017|, Résultats de courses|

The first race of the season took place in a westerly wind of some 15 knots at start time (at buoy F), decreasing down to some 3 knots at the end of racing. The course took some 2 hours to complete, including 3 beam legs and 2 running legs.

In this early season,