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Frostbite 25/11/17

Monday, January 8th, 2018

The last sail of the year – and it felt like it. Windy, rainy, cold. Nonetheless two lasers went out.

Race 9

1st Anton H
2nd Kevin T

Race 10

1st Anton H
2nd Kevin T

Race 11

1st Anton H
2nd Kevin T

A few dodgy Jibes today over near the jetty – made more difficult because the wind near there is affected by the power station.
After the sailing we adjourned to the hut and had Christmas Pudding. Many thanks to Liam and Ken and Pete for rescue and officer duties.

As we were packing up work was in full flow laying the timber founds for the new changing room. It will be a great bonus next year – see you then.

O+O 2017

Frostbite 18/11/17

Monday, January 8th, 2018
Frostbite Series            
  Race 6 Corrected Race 7 Corrected Race 8 Corrected
Anton H/Joy W 4 1146 1 754 1 404
George G 1 1011 2 785 3 454
Kevin T 3 1141 3 826 2 419
James McL 2 1063 4 832 4 478

Three short races, first race two laps, second and third one lap each. Wind picked up for last race leading to very fast times. Anton H and Joy W showing a bit of nice style with quick spinaker raising and lowering.

Frostbite 11/11/17

Monday, January 8th, 2018
Frostbite Series        
  Race 4 Corrected Race 5 Corrected
Anton H/Joy W 1 2048 1 1801
James McL 2 2068 2 2083
George G 3 2269 3 2160

Racing in Culmore Bay, James McL going very well in the Laser. Shifty conditions ranging from F1 to F5. Cold but bright and sunny. Race No 4 was two laps, Race No 5 was one lap.

To keep people warm instead of the usual five we adopted a two minute gun for the frostbite series. Two mins, one min, Go.
After the racing we headed to the hut for coffee.

Hot Toddy

Monday, January 8th, 2018

The sailing on this year’s Hot Toddy was blown out. A freezing gale was blowing. But on the upside we still had the whiskey!

So we did the only thing we could and sat in the new hut and drank merrily.

This year’s Hot Toddy was partaken in the new hut, which has a good roof, a window, a door and heater. It also has a plug for the kettle and a table and seats. A great improvement over the usual location in the castle – nice as the castle is.

Many thanks to George D who once again provided the hospitality.



Brian Frazer Cup

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Blowing a gale!! It was doubtful if we would get out. Eventually three Lasers set out.

1st Kevin T

2nd Bill J

Rtd. Anton H

The course was in Culmore Bay. Congratulations to Kevin T, nice sailing.





Racing sat 07/10/17

Monday, November 27th, 2017
Series h Race 8   Race 9  
sat 07/oct/2017   corrected   corrected
Ciaran M/ Eva M 2 3219 1 1209
Bill J/Ken L 1 3095 2 1238
Kevin T 3 3243 3 1269
Anton H/James McL 4 3336 4 1280

This race was started from the water using a whistle. The times were accurately recorded using a swiss watch. The handicap was calculated using a deep learning neural network running an advanced algorithm developed by NASA. The results you see above are the considered working of the processes mentioned.

Series H, Sat 30/Sept/17

Monday, November 27th, 2017
Series h Race 6   Race 7  
Wed 30/sept/2017   corrected   corrected
Ken L/Davy L 1 1377 1 2476
Ciaran M/ Eva M 4 1544 2 2515
Kevin T 2 1500 4 2577
Bill J/crew 3 1530 3 2517
James McL 5 1638 5 2651
Anton H/Paul J 7 1669 6 2675
Kevin L/Joy W 6 1654 7 2691

Ciaran and Eva M steadily moving up the ranks. Well done to them! Kevin T going well in his Laser. Great to see Paul J out in a dinghy. He still can do it, I think he surprised himself!


Foyle Festival Cup postponed

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

The Foyle Festival Cup was postponed today as it was too windy and deemed unsafe.

The Foyle Festival Cup is now proposed to be combined with the Hot Toddy .

Racing 16/09/17

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

The Culmore Regatta postponed PUNT race was held today. All boats sailed well with each crew achieving good positions. All other boats notwithstanding the story here really was the Hockleys. Three Hockleys in a boat and three straight wins (James Snr, Jnr and Emerald). Great sailing guys!

Punt Regatta
R1 R2 R3
James H/JP H/E H 1 1 1
Bill McCann/MB/KB 2 3 3
Roy L/JL/crew 3 2 4
Ken D/crew 4 4 2

The Brian Frazer cup was also scheduled for today for the Dinghy’s but the winds dropped and Race 2 was cancelled. So it was decided to use the one race completed today as a Race in Series H

The Brian Frazer cup will now be raced on the 21/10/17

Series H Race 5
Ken L/Davy L 1 3220
George G 2 3787
James P H/Owen McC 3 3787
Anton H/crew 4 4008

Racing Sat 09/09/17

Sunday, September 10th, 2017
Series H
Sat 09/09/17 corrected corrected
Ken L/Davy L 1 1582 1 1783
Anton H/Joy W 3 1677 2 1990
James McL (Laser) 2 1616 3 2138
Ciaran M/Eva M 3 DNF 3 DNS

Great to see James McL out sailing in a club laser. He has been awarded an LFYC handicap of 1195.
Based some recent good results Anton H and James P H have had their Laser handicaps reduced from 1180 to 1175.

Sailing today at full tide. Good wind F4, gusting and shifty. Race one, Gilmores, Power Station Faughan (1 lap) and in race 2 Harts, Gilmores, Power Station (2 laps).

Anton H sailing with Joy W went for a swim in race 2. Over in a gust. Recovered well and sailed on.

Ciaran and Eva M got tangled with the navigation mark near Faughan forcing a DNF. They escaped the encounter only with minor damage.

Ken and Davy L impervious.