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Frostbite Series 2019

Sunday, November 24th, 2019
  02/11/19 09/11/19 16/11/19 23/11/19   30/11/19    
Frostbite 2019 R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11    
Aidan O D 2 2 5 5 1 1 1 1 2 1 1   22
Anton H 1 5 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2   22
George G 4 1 2 3 3 4 6 6 6 4 3   42
Kevin T 3 3 5 5 4 3 4 4 4 3 4   42
Bill J 7 7 3 1 6 6 3 3 3 6 6   51
Joy W 5 4 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6   61

Frostbite 30/11/19

Last race of the year today. Congratulations to Aidan O D who wins the Frostbite series. He drew on points with Anton H but wins it on more firsts. George G and Kevin T also draw on points with George G winning on the basis that he had one First place. Many thanks to Liam and Pete and Ken L for their support in the frostbite series.

Frostbite 23/11/19

Mild today. We managed three races. Very competitive starts and great racing.  Anto H managed to get nice acceleration out of the tidal line on the channel. Nice zig zag course over the channel and back.

Frostbite 16/11/19

Four boats sailing. Very cold today. The two minute start sequence was put into operation. A course was devised to ensure lots of mark roundings to keep everybody warm. Aidan O D sailing brilliantly. Many thanks to Ken L for the scones. Thanks also to Liam and Pete for being the OD and rescue cover.

Frostbite 09/11/19

Three boats sailing. The OD was near despair when all three boats went the wrong way or were over the line. All good fun!

Frostbite 02/11/19

Welcome to the frostbite season. Five boats racing today. great to see Joy W sailing the laser and going very well. For the Frostbite season all Lasers have a Handicap of 1150 and a Solo has a handicap of 1230. Today we were sailing in Culmore bay in a nice breeze.

 

Series H

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
              Hot Toddy
  21/09/19 05/10/19 12/10/19 26/11/19 Hot toddy Points
Series H R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8  
Bill J/Joe McC     4 2 2 5 1   14
Anton H/Joy W     1 1 3 4 6   15
Ken L/Davy L     3 4 1 3 6   17
Aidan O D     6 6 4 1 2   19
George G     6 6 6 2 5 rtd 25
Ciaran M/Ben M     2 4 7 6 6   25
Kevin T     6 6 5 6 3   26

Races 8 26/10/19 Hot Toddy

And once again the end of season is marked with the Hot Toddy race. Many thanks to George D with the whiskeys and to Fiona and Tracey who catered so kindly for everyone. It was a windy day that gradually blew up to non sailable. George G called it as it was blowing up and wisely headed in when he was passing near the clubhouse. Due to the conditions just one race was sailed. Once all in safe everyone hit the whiskeys. Congratulations to Bill J/James J and Joe McC who win series H overall. Looking forward to next year already, in the meantime frostbite season awaits…

Hot toddy 2010
Hot toddy 2011
Hot toddy 2012
Hot toddy 2013
Hot toddy 2014
Hot toddy 2015
Hot toddy 2016
Hot toddy 2017
Hot toddy 2018

Races 5+6 12/10/19

Aidan O D sailing brilliantly in his Laser. Anton H and Joy W and Ken and Davy L in a close battle in race 2. George G sailing very well in his Solo in race 2.

Races 3+4 05/10/19

We went out in nearly no wind, then it picked up and blew oul boots. Anton h in the Laser, Bill j in a Laser also. Ken and Davy sat our race 2 as did Ciaran and Ben M. Anton H had a close escape and was very lucky not to go for a swim just before the finish line in Race 1. A similar gust took Ken and Davy for a swim just after Race 1. Race 1 was shortened to allow a tanker come out of port.

Races 1+2 21/09/19

No record of race

Series G

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
  13/08/19 15/08/19 29/08/19    
Series G R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6      
Anton H/Joy W 1 2 3 3 5     14 1
James H/Sam W 5 5 1 1 3     15 2
George G 2 3 5 4 2     16 3
Ken L/Davy L 3 1 5 6 1     16 4
Bill J/Joe McC 5 5 2 2 6     20 5
Kevin T 5 5 6 6 4     26 6

Races 5 + 6 29/08/19
Just one race today. James P sailing with Alan T. Anton H in a Laser, Bill J in a Laser. Kevin T in a Laser. George G in Solo going very well. Ken and Davy L holding everyone off. The race took 55 minutes in light winds. This concludes Series G. Congratulations to Anton H and Joy W who win Series G

Races 3 + 4 15/08/19
Great to see Sam W out sailing with James H, its nice to have visitors. They are heading of to a GP14 Ireland event at the weekend. Bill J and Joe McC caught Anton H and Joy W on the line with just 1 second between boats.

Races 1 + 2 13/08/19
Two very short races first one lasting just 20 mins the second just 18 mins. All boats very close. Each race just one lap.

Peace Bridge Race

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
  06/07/19
Peace Bridge Race R1
Ken L/Davy L 1
James P H/Alan T 2
Anton H/Joy W 3
Bill J 4
Kevin T 5
George G 6

The annual Peace Bridge Race was held today. Starting the race was tricky as the wind was blowing from the NW and the tide was coming in. The decision was made to start the race going upwind heading to Leonard’s mark from the Perch. For some boats it was difficult to reach the mark against the tide. In light winds a big spread quickly occurred between the lead and following boats. Anton H/Joy W were going well and managed to catch up a bit. The race was shortened as the wind dropped. Congratulations to Ken and Davy L who won the race in a close battle with James P/Alan T the whole way up the river.

Many thanks to the rescue boats who came up the river and for providing the long tow home. Thanks also to the OD who had to make the calls to day.

Peace Bridge Race: Roll of Honours

1st Peace Bridge Race 2012 (Keith L and Dessie H)

2nd Peace Bridge Race 2013 (Keith L and Alan T)

3rd Peace Bridge Race 2014 (Ken L and Davy L)

4rth Peace Bridge Race 2015 (Ken L and Davy L)

5th Peace Bridge Race 2016 (Gareth G and Richard G)

6th Peace Bridge Race 2017 (Ken L and Davy L)

7th Peace Bridge Race 2018 (James P H and Alan T)

Series F 2019

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
  02/07/19 04/07/19 16/07/19 18/07/19 30/07/19 01/08/19 Points Discard    
Series F R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12        
Ken L/Davy L 1 1 1 1 3   4   2 1 2 2 18 4 14 1
Anton H/Joy W 2 2 3 2 2   2   3 3 1 1 21 3 18 2
George G 4 4 4 4 5   4   4 4 3 3 39 5 34 3
Bill J/Joe McC 3 3 1 3 5   4   6 6 5 5 41 6 35 4
James P H/Alan T 6 6 6 6 1   1   6 6 5 5 48 6 42 5
Bill J (Laser) 7 7 7 7 5   4   1 2 5 5 50 7 43 6

Race 11 +12 Thur 01/08/19

Todays race marks the end of Series F. Congratulations to Ken and Davy L who win the series with Anton and Joy in second and George G in third.  Everybody gets a good day every now and then, and today was good for Anton H and Joy W sailing very well with two close wins including this nice photo finish.

Race 9 +10 The 30/07/19

Bill J sailing very well in the Laser.

Race 7 +8 Thur 18/07/19

Just one race today as the wind was very heavy. James P and Alan T sailed very well in the heavy breeze.

Race 5 +6 Tues 16/07/19

Just one race today as the wind was light with the first race taking 90 minutes. Great close racing today. Ken and Davy were over the line and had to come back. All boats heading into a strong tide each one marking each other rather than looking for the best water. ken and Davy L pulled into the lead on the first beat. The lead changed several times in the race. James P H/Alan T hit a mark and had to take a penalty turn. Anton H and Joy w also hit a mark and had to take turn. Anton H/Joy W managed to stay ahead of Ken and Davy L on a long spinnaker run home.

Race 3 +4 Thur 04/07/19

Bill J sailing in a Laser today and doing very well.

Race 1 +2 Tues 02/07/19

Good close racing today. Anton H and Joy W just holding Bill J/Joe McC off by 3 seconds in race 2.

 

Series E

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
  25/05/19 20/07/19 27/07/19 31/08/19  
Series E R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8  
Ken L/Davy L 1 1   1 1 2 2 2 10
Anton H/Joy W 5 4 2 2 3 3 3 3 25
Bill J/Joe McC/ laser 5 4 3 3 1 1 5 5 27
Aidan O D 6 5 5 5 6 7 1 1 36
Kevin T 2 2 5 5 6 6 5 5 36
Ciaran M/Ben M 3 4 5 5 6 6 5 5 39
George G (Solo) 6 5 5 5 4 4 5 5 39

Series E Race 7+3 31/08/19
Todays race concludes Series E. Congratulations to Ken and Davy L. Sailing today in Culmore bay. Nice sailing today by Aidan O D in his Laser.

Series E Race 5+6 27/07/19
Bill J sailing a Laser today and going very well. He goes on about his bad knee not suiting the Laser but it does not seem to be holding him back.

Series E Race 3+4 20/07/19
Sorry folks I wrote the report long time after the race and cannot remember any details, I just have the OD report to go by.

Series E Race 1+2 25/05/19
Today originally was to be the Peace Bridge race. that has been rescheduled for Sat 06/07/19.
Today Ben M has his entered for the first time into LFYC results. Great to see a promising young sailor starting his career.

Series D

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
  21/05/19 23/05/19 04/06/19 18/06/19     Points    
Series D R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8              
Ken L/Davy L 2 2 1 1 6 6 1 1         20   1
James P H/Alan T 1 1 3 4 1 5 4 4         23   2
DT/Anton H/Joy W 6 4 5 4 4 1 2 2         28   3
Aidan O D 3 3 5 4 2 5 4 4         30   4
George G 6 6 5 4 6 6 4 4         41   5
Bill J/Joe McC 7 7 2 2 3 2 4 4         31   6

Series D Racing on Tue 18/06/19

Tonights race concludes SERIES D. Congratulations to Ken and Davy L who win the Series. Tonights race had just two boats. Race one was close and Race 2 was closer again.

Series D Racing on Tue 04/06/19

Two good races tonight down the river to Conniborrow and Fahan. Anton H/Joy W going well in race 2.

Series D Racing on Thur 23/05/19

Five boats out sailing tonight but just three racing.

Series D Racing on Tue 21/05/19
Welcome to Series D.

Two races tonight. Race one took 42 minutes Race two just 25 minutes. Great to see David T out sailing with Joy W

Series C 2019

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
  04/05/19 18/05/19 01/06/19 15/06/19 22/06/19   Points    
Series C R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12      
Ken L/Davy L 1 1         1   1 3     7   1
Bill J/Joe McC 5 2         2   2 2     13   2
Kevin T 4 4         5   4 4     21   3
Aidan O D 8 7         3   3 1     22   4
Anton H/Joy W 3 3         4   7 7     24   5
James P H/Alan T 2 7         7   7 7     30   6
George G 6 5         7   7 7     32   7

Race 9 + 10 Sat 15/06/19
Todays racing concludes Series C. Congratulations to Ken and Davy and Peter L who win the Series. In tonights racing Bill J and Joe McC were sailing very well, so also was Aidan O D in his Laser

Race 7 + 8 Sat 15/06/19
Racing today was delayed while port traffic got underway. A long race today (70 mins) in very light winds. The second race was started but shortly after the start the OD signaled race abandoned with strong tides and light winds.

Race 5 + 6 Sat 01/06/19
No racing today

Race 3 + 4 Sat 18/05/19
No racing today

Race 1 + 2 Sat 04/05/19
James H , Anton H, Bill J, Kevin T all in Lasers. Bill J caught a nice shift in race two and sailed through the fleet. Ken and Davy L sailing with ease.

Series N

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
  27/04/19 11/05/19 13/07/19 03/08/19 10/08/19 14/09/19 19/09/19  
Series N R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12 R13 R14  
Ken L/Davy L     1 1 1 2 1 1 1       1 2 11
Kevin T     4 3 2 3 3 4 2       2 1 24
Anton H/Joy W     2 4 5 5 2 2 5       3 3 31
George G     6 5 5 5 4 3 3       5 5 41
Aidan O D     3 2 5 5 6 6 5       5 5 42
Ciaran M/Ben M     6 6 3 1 6 6 5       5 5 43
Eva M     6 6 5 4 6 6 5       5 5 48

Series N is a special series timed to match the GP14 Ireland Series.

Races 13+14 19/08/19
Kevin T sailing well today with some stunning reaches in a good breeze. Today concludes Series N. Congratulations to Ken and Davy/Peter L on a good win. A nice set of results for Kevin T also.

Races 11+12 17/08/19
No racing today. Gale.

Races 9+10 10/08/19
Just one race today, big separation in the boats. I was not there but suspect that the wind may have dropped and the second race was abandoned.

Races 7+8 03/08/19
Close racing today with Anton and Joy very close to Ken and Davy and Kevin and George also very close to each other.

Races 5+6 11/05/19
Congratulations to the M family who were out in force today. Ciaran and Ben M sailed well and got the win in Race 2. Special congratulations to Eva M who marked up her first result as a solo sailor today, sailingthe club Topper – I feel sure we will more from Eva.

Races 3+4 11/05/19
Anton H and Joy W held on to edge out Aidan O D in Race 1. The tables were reversed in Race 2.

Races 1+2 27/04/19
Cancelled due to excessive wind and horrible weather

Series B 2019

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
  02/04/19 16/04/19 18/04/19 02/05/19 07/05/19 29/06/19 Points 1 Discard  
Series B R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12      
Ken L/Davy L 2   1   2   1 2 2 2 1 2 15 2 13
James P H/Alan T 1   2   1   2 7 1 1 7 7 29 7 22
Anton H/Joy W 3   5   4   6 4 3 3 5 1 34 6 28
Aidan O D 5   5   4   4 1 6 6 7 7 45 7 38
Bill J/James J 5   3   4   5 3 6 6 7 7 46 7 39
Kevin L/Caoimhe L 5   5   4   8 7 6 6 3 3 47 8 39
George G 5   5   4   3 5 5 5 7 7 46 7 39
Ciaran M/Ben M 5   5   4   8 7 6 6 2 5 48 8 40
Kevin T 5   5   4   8 7 6 6 4 4 49 8 41

Racing Saturday 29/06/19 Races 11 and 12/ Dinghy Regatta

Todays racing concludes Series B. Congratulations to Ken and Davy L who win the series. Today was also the LFYC Dinghy Regatta so Congratulations to Ken and Dvay L who win that also. Great to see Kevin and Caoimhe L out sailing today. Anton H sailing today in his Laser failed to do a 720 after a starboard incident and decided he would retire in Race 1. He had better luck in Race 2. Ciaran and Ben M were sailing very well in Race 1.

Racing Saturday 07/05/19 Races 9 and 10

Four boats sailing. The GPs were very close to each other in both races.

Racing Saturday 02/05/19 Races 7 and 8

I cannot remember the details of this days sail. However from the OD notes I can see that Race 1 took over 1 hour.  Race 2 by contrast took just 23 mins.

Racing Thursday 18/04/19

Much the same conditions as Tuesday with two boats racing in light winds. The second race was abandoned due to light winds. George G was sailing but not racing.

Racing 16/04/19

Three boats racing in light winds. The second race was abandoned due to light winds.

Racing 04/04/19

No racing this evening due to inclement conditions 🙁

Racing 02/04/19

Evening racing started for the year tonight at 7.00pm. Just one race was held before darkness. It was windy (F4) and choppy with wind against tide. Anton H was sailing in his GP14 for the first time this season with Joy W. A technical matters slowed them down on the first beat but they soon recovered and made it round the course in good time.

The weather was truly nasty, squally and cold, when we were getting ready but once on the water it was grand.