Monthly Archives: July 2024

July 20th Points

The strongest winds of the year greeted our IOM and DF95 Fleets for July 20th Point Racing. Tropical moisture and heat made the winds feel heavier with some very turbulent gusts and direction changes. Several ‘Submarines’ were spotted. Thanks to RD Scotty Harris who took advantage of the strong winds to set Long Courses.

The winds didn’t slacken for the DF95 Fleet, but continued nearly straight down the pond with a slight northerly component. A combination of Medium and Long Courses were run by RD Chris Staiger.

July 6th Points…

Warm winds from the South required RD Pat Nevitt to set a Modified Olympic Course diagonally southwest across the pond for the Soling 50 Fleet. After the 3rd Race Break, the winds moved more southwesterly allowing Pat to set a (mostly) standard medium course:

While some massive holes remained, the winds trended more westerly for the Odom Fleet. RD Keith Sternal ran a series of medium courses for our largest Odom turnout of the year: