The day started with some promise, a little wind and a bit cloudy with temperatures in the high 60's to mid 70's. We were waiting for the wind to shift East and it did, but there wasn't enough of it. So up went the postpone flag and we waited. We started a race with some light wind and by the time we reached the windward mark, the race was abandoned. The PRO Matt Bounds patiently waited for Improvement but finally raised the AP over H flags, sending us in with hope for better air later. We got better air along with a thunderstorm,. When that was on the radar, everyone got their boats out...

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Finals day 1 brought us beautiful sunshine around 80° with winds 15-20 from the WNW. Race 1 was challenging with lots of heavy gusts, several capsizes and a few teams retiring with the building wind. It was announced we would have a second race for Championship but not for Challenger. That was later revised to no second race. Results are here https://yachtscoring.com/event_results_cumulative.cfm?eID=14979

All 48 boats are checked in - Nice job Natalie and crew.  Everyone's measured in - thanks Brian and crew! Thanks Eric for the awesome organization! Can’t wait to race tomorrow!

A few people went out for practice racing, we went out to practice on our own. Beautiful ENE winds 10-12, sunny skies, waves about 2-3 feet. Dory finally came out from below deck to enjoy the wind.

Warch here for results and updates https://yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=14979


Regatta Chair Eric Gunderson has everything under control as measurement starts for the NAC. Will you boat measure in? Will your sails? Do you have all the required safety equipment? Good luck and let's go sailing soon ⛵️

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