SAISA Cressy Qualifier - Radial

Summary

Saturday, September 20:

The SAISA Cressy qualifier sailors arrived at the James Island Yacht Club, in Charleston ,SC to a cool overcast morning. The 6 Full Rig and 36 Radial Lasers pushed off the sandy beach for their 10:30 warning with winds coming from the NE at 15 - 18 knots with gusts to 20. Due to the NE wind,the harbor tides were held longer and pushed nearly 1 foot higher than the 5.2 prediction. With the ebbing tide fighting the wind, wave chop in the area of the convergence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers made for an area of choppy water. The winds subsided slightly for the last two races to approximately 12 knots. 12 races were held for the Laser Radials and Laser Full Rigs finished 13 before returning ashore just before 16:30.

The annual SAISA board meeting was called to order by President Todd Fedyszyn following the races of the day. Key points discussed were the new Points Regatta system for the North Area to coincide with that of the South, the new online Techscore program and better, timely communications with all SAISA members.

Sunday, September 21:

Sailors today were greeted with clear blue skies, warm temperatures and a wind shift to the WNW at 12 knots. With the wind and ebbing tide flowing together, the current provided a totally different challenge for all of the competitors as compared with the races sailed on Saturday. All remaining races were completed (5 Full and 6 Radial) for a total of 18 races per class and a finish time of 13:30. No protested were filled and the awards ceremony was commenced at 14:45.

The James Island Yacht Club wishes to thank all of the competitors , parents and coaches for a highly competitive and well sailed regatta. We also wish to thank the 20 member race committee team for all of their hard work. Members of the team were represented from the Charleston Community Sailing Inc., the Carolina Yacht Club, Wando Yacht Club and the host, James Island Yacht Club.

Congratulations to all of the Qualifiers who will represent SAISA in the Cressy Championship in Bellingham, WA in November.

Good Luck and Sail Fast.

Score summary

SchoolTeamATOT
1Shorecrest PrepNic Baird '156363
2Scott Rasmussen '166565
3Saint Thomas AquinasSophia Reineke '17120120
4Jack Grower '16 *123123
5Shorecrest PrepHannah Steadman '16141141
6Saint Thomas AquinasAnna Weis '16171171
7Conner Harding '15 *181181
8AntillesNicholas Gartner '15187187
9A.W. Dreyfoos  of thJohn Hench '15248248
10Saint Thomas AquinasMack Fox '16253253
11WandoCameron Gise '16256256
12AntillesSam Morrell '17267267
13Shorecrest PrepKyle Dochoda '17305305
14Emmet Ward '16306306
15Oxbridge AcademyCameron Grubb '16311311
16Pine ViewHallie Schiffman '18318318
17Sam Tobio '16319319
18AntillesDaniel Petrovic '15330330
19Cape Fear AcademyChase Carraway '18332332
20AntillesPaige Clark '16350350
21Chase Burwell '17351351
22Pine ViewLouisa Nordstrom '16353353
23Saint Thomas AquinasMax Gillette '16370370
24BeaufortWalter Gnann '17375375
25Saint Thomas AquinasConner Correll '18385385
26Will Monts '16419419
27Katy Lounsbury '16429429
28Saint Thomas AquinasCalli Lewis '17459459
29Pine ViewCiara Dorsay '17466466
30Cape Fear AcademyThomas Smith '17473473
31Durham  of The ArtsG. Alex White '16479479
32Pine ViewIsabella LeMole '16530530
33Pine CrestAriel Casaretto '17535535
34WandoCarter Cameron '15543543
35WaccamawSydney Register '18646646
36Claire Havig '17666666

Score history

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