District 4  Regatta Report

Fri Aug 15th, 2014 through Sun Aug 17th, 2014

Close racing at D4 Blue Star

Close racing at D4 Blue Star

2014 4th District Championships

 

Green Star: Jack Londrigan
Master's AWard - Greg Smith

Conditions: Lake Springfield, an inland lake of Springfield, IL, USA; main sailing basin 1 miles NW-SE by 2 miles SW-NE .

Friday, 8/15, Day 1: 70 - 81 degrees F. Overcast. Light easterly winds, 3-7 kts., shifty, inconsistently oscillating. Three races completed. Courses 3 & 4.

Saturday, Day 2: 62 - 75 degrees F. Overcast. Moderate southerly winds backing, 5-13 kts., shifty, some hiking conditions. Light fog, mist and rain at times with a wind shift delay between races 5 & 6. Three races completed. Courses 3 & 4.

Sunday, Day 3: 65 75 degrees F. Partly cloudy. Light northerly veering east, 4-8 kts., shifty. Two races completed. Course 3.

Hearty thanks to Race Committee Principle Race Officer Sharon P. Hadsell, Annapolis, MD, and her RC team for a terrific regatta conducted in challenging conditions. Kudos, thanks and appreciation to World Championship Crew, Mark Strube for the superior Coaching and Tuning Clinic held on Thursday, 8/14, prior to the regatta. Much thanks to Big Bob and Rebecca and the staff of the Island Bay Yacht Club for preparing continental breakfasts and sack lunches for the sailors and for tapping cold beer after the races and for serving the Saturday night buffet. On the water photography by Hayden Davis and Jillian Cole.

Most excellent Star Parties were held at the home of Tom and Betsy Londrigan on Friday evening and at the home of Jeff and Sue Cozzens prior to the lakefront buffet dinner at the Yacht Club on Saturday evening. Thanks to everyone who contributed and to all who took part in a great Regatta!

Race Organizers: Tom Londrigan, Jr. and Gill Cole, LS Star Fleet Captain.


Star
Place Boat Skipper Crew Sail #: Fleet 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Total
1 8168   Greg Smith   TC Belco   8168   GL   1.0 2.0 12.0 1.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.0 15
2 Die Fledernous   Tom Londrigan Jr   Steve Cutting   8361   LS   3.0 5.0 3.0 2.0 7.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 19
3 8324   Todd Gay   Eric Beckwith   8324   LS   6.0 3.0 1.0 3.0 1.0 5.0 4.0 4.0 21
4 Pied Piper   Jack Jennings   Andy McCormack   8077   LS   8.0 1.0 6.0 6.0 2.0 16.0 [OCS] 1.0 1.0 25
5 Treacherous   Jack Rickard   Sam Eadie   8036   CHiH   5.0 4.0 7.0 4.0 5.0 6.0 8.0 5.0 36
6 StarGear.Net   Rick Brethorst   Bob Carson   8253   LS   10.0 6.0 14.0 5.0 6.0 2.0 6.0 8.0 43
7 Sharknado   Pat Londrigan   Jim Wise & Joe Londrigan   8015   LS   9.0 9.0 2.0 9.0 4.0 4.0 10.0 7.0 44
8 Perla Gdansk   Jack Londrigan   Mark Strube   8170   LS   12.0 7.0 9.0 7.0 8.0 7.0 9.0 6.0 53
9 Gemini   Carl Arentzen   Greg Folmar & Oliver Gross   7618   LS   2.0 14.0 10.0 8.0 9.0 11.0 5.0 12.0 57
10 Starred For Life   Jeff Cozzens   David Graham   7109   LS   11.0 10.0 8.0 12.0 15.0 8.0 7.0 9.0 65
11 Cuba Bat   Gene Mccarthy   Neal Turluck   7670   PPL   4.0 13.0 4.0 16.0 [DNF] 11.0 9.0 13.0 16.0 [DNF] 70
12 Compulsion   Terry Gibney   Bob Burke   7894   DR   7.0 11.0 13.0 11.0 14.0 14.0 11.0 10.0 77
13 Stella Maris   Rick Rundle   Dave Darneille   7078   CHiH   13.0 12.0 5.0 10.0 12.0 10.0 16.0 [DNS] 16.0 [DNS] 78
14 7984   Gill Cole   Jillian Cole & Greg Folmar   7984   LS   14.0 8.0 16.0 [DNS] 14.0 13.0 12.0 16.0 [DNF] 11.0 88
15 SAM   Victor Sergent   Jeff Hobbs   7296   SLE   15.0 15.0 11.0 13.0 10.0 13.0 12.0 16.0 [DNF] 89

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