NWISA Combined Division GOLD


Saturday, March 12:

Saturday morning, 20 Gold Fleet and 18 Silver Fleet teams converged on Sail Sand Point for the annual Combined Division regatta. After a 1030 competitors' meeting, sailors headed out onto Lake Washington for a 1130 first warning. The wind direction settled in at SSW within seconds of scheduled start time on Saturday and continued to build while Gold Fleet completed two races in the exciting 40 boat fleet. Strong gusts moved in just as the Silver Fleet arrived in the starting area. Several capsizes made a timely start impossible and the fleet was sent ashore. After a brief time out for weather reports and consultation with coaches, Gold Fleet competitors returned for another two races, a quick rotation, and finally two more races to end the day. Wind speeds varied drastically throughout the day from 8-15 mph, with frequent puffs in the high 20s as the day progressed.

Sunday, March 13:

Sunday's weather was again challenging, with the added prognosis of squalls in the afternoon. Silver fleet completed two slow races in a rainy southerly, but the real breeze began as Gold headed out onto the race course. Overpowering conditions for the Gold Fleet sailors, and the impending forecast, forced abandonment of racing for the day at 1130. Just as the last trailers left the parking lot, the wind again picked up this time to a robust 25-35 mph with some gusts recorded in the mid 50s. A big thank you to all the teams/programs, coaches, sailors, and parents for sticking it out through challenging regatta conditions all weekend. And an even bigger thank you to our RC group of Philip, Chris, Anthony, Jim, Darby, Rich, Ivy, Audrey, Jay, Randy, and all of our parent volunteers on land.

Congrats to the Sehome Mariners on their victory in this year's Gold Fleet!

Score summary

1SehomeMariners V3870108
2WoodinvilleFalcons 17658134
3Lincoln ORCardinals4898146
4North KitsapDogfish 170106176
6OrcasVikings 110594199
*7Friday HarborWolverines37176213
*8Oak HarborWildcats97116213
9The OverlakeVarsity112112224
10OrcasVikings 271155226
12Lycee Francais ChiRed Hawks140117257
13BainbridgeSpartans 148228276
15WoodinvilleFalcons 2152163315
16BainbridgeSpartans 275243318
17North KitsapDogfish 2133245378
18BainbridgeSpartans 3150230380
*Number of high-place (1) finishes

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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