GP South - Fall Fleet Sunday


Sunday, October 1:

Nineteen teams were met with gorgeous fall weather on Sunday morning. The wind did not look promising on arrival at Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, but filled in nicely and each division ended up completing eight races on the "Z Trophy" course. The water temperature was warm, but air temperatures were cool to start the day and sailor attire ranged from shorts to drysuits. The sun eventually warmed up the air, making for spectacular viewing conditions at GPYC's sailing center. This is a wonderful new facility for sailors and parents alike. Sailing was right off the sea wall, and there was a good size crowd cheering on each team.

Congratulations to Grosse Pointe South's Varsity team for winning the regatta. GPS Gold finished second, Cranbrook Kingswood Blue finished third, GPS Blue finished fourth, and Grosse Ile Scarlet finished fifth. Kudos to East Grand Rapids for traveling the farthest distance to participate in the regatta.

Thank you to Grosse Pointe South regatta chair, Harold Stackpoole, for organizing an enjoyable regatta, to the race committee for all their hard work, to the shore crew for keeping the sailors fed and hydrated, and to Grosse Pointe Yacht Club for providing the facility and boats.

Score summary

1Grosse Pointe SouthVarsity301949
2Grosse Pointe SouthGold375087
3Cranbrook KingswoodCranbrook Blue316697
*4Grosse Pointe SouthBlue7922101
*5Grosse IIeGrosse Ile - Scarlet2279101
6West BloomfieldWB Green6746113
7East Grand RapidsEGR Varsity 17744121
8Grosse Pointe SouthYellow (Mixed)7852130
9Grosse Pointe SouthWhite8748135
10Grosse IIeGI Grey - MIXED6679145
11Brother Rice (MI)BRMS Orange-mixed47122169
12East Grand RapidsEGR Varsity 248128176
13Grosse Pointe NorthNorsemen9697193
14Cranbrook KingswoodCranbrook Green10891199
**15Grosse IIeGI White - MIXED12798225
**16West BloomfieldMIXED13095225
17Brother Rice (MI)BRMS Blue128110238
18Detroit Country DayBlue122142264
19Bloomfield HillsMIXED141134275
*Number of high-place (2) finishes
**Head-to-head tiebreaker

Score history

The following chart shows the relative rank of the teams as of the race indicated. Note that the races are ordered by number, then division, which may not represent the order in which the races were actually sailed.

The first place team as of a given race will always be at the top of the chart. The spacing from one team to the next shows relative gains/losses made from one race to the next. You may hover over the data points to display the total score as of that race.

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