2015 District 8 Championship: Saturday

No Quarter At Sayville Yacht CLub 2015

Arrived at Sayville Yacht Club Friday afternoon as a junior regatta was wrapping up with 150 sailors scattered all over the place.  I got out to practice for a little over an hour in similar conditions to the first day of racing.

On Saturday the wind slowly built throughout the morning and afternoon with a nice sea breeze and mostly sunny skies.  The course was a long one and something I hadn’t seen as much of yesterday was the seaweed that definitely slowed us down.  And having sailed so much at FBYC I realize I had gotten used to the waves and was a little thrown by the more irregular pattern here.  So it was a tough slog through 5 races today where I had some good moments and some bad ones.  It was still fun and is a very competitive fleet and I’m sitting right at mid table.

Tomorrow a little lighter winds are expected and 3 more races are scheduled.

Day 1 Results

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