2013 Results

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Quissett Yacht Club July Race

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  • Wednesday August 2013 Series Race #2

    Pani Baba rides the Orient Express to victory – August 7, 2013 By Henry Jones: The Quissett Yacht Club Wednesday series continued to flourish as eleven boats came out to the starting line to compete top position in the series. An 8-10 knot southerly wind with shifts to the orient greeted the competitors as they made their ... Read More
  • First August 2013 Wednesday Series

    August Wednesday Series #1 – July 31, 2013 A glorious night on the water! By Doug Jones: A pleasant 10-12 knots of wind from the SW greeted the Race Committee of Doug Jones, Ed Jackson, Martha Adams, and Anne Dyer for the first race of the QYC August Wednesday series; however, a forecast of the wind swinging to ... Read More
  • Third Junior Race 2013

    Junior Series Race #3 Triple Crown Olivia By Henry Jones: The third race of the Junior H-12 series took place on Sunday, July 28th, 2013. The competitors were met with a very light wind of less than 5 knots from the west. The race committee of Henry and Douglas Jones set an I course with a downwind finish ... Read More
  • First August 2013 Saturday Series

    August Saturday Series – July 27th, 2013 Committee Boat Crew: Ted Burt, Mike Garfield, Sarah Meigs, Wendy Martyna The last two races of the July Saturday series were cancelled because of inclement weather (too much wind), so the series was decided based on the four races sailed. August, however, starts in July at Quissett, at least ... Read More
  • Janet Chalmers Race 2013

    The inaugural Janet Burt Chalmers Memorial Cup race was held this past Wednesday evening in typical late afternoon Buzzards Bay conditions. Janet was a mainstay of the Quissett Yacht Club sailing and racing program since she first took to the waters in her family’s H-12 Jancy Lee. She was a talented and motivating sailing instructor, ... Read More
  • Third July 2013 Saturday Series

    Seamanship: The Best of Quissett By Wendy Martyna: Every so often in a racing season, decisions need to be made with regards to holding a race or not due to the weather. This past Saturday was an example of Quissett racers coming together and giving their input regarding racing conditions. As always, the final decision belongs to ... Read More
  • July 2013 Junior Racing

    July 14, 2013 H-12 Junior Series Garfields break the Firsts’ Dominance By Henry Jones: The competitors in the second race of the Junior H-12 series were met with a sunny Sunday morning with building westerly winds of 5-10 knots. Five boats came to race, Sea Breeze, sailed by Charlie and Jeremy Chalmers, Olivia, sailed by Olivia First and ... Read More
  • Second July 2013 Saturday Series

    July 13th races (July Saturday Series) By Ted Burt: If you slog through enough summer southwesterlies, you are bound to come to a southeastery. You can actually leave your slicker at home, except that it might rain (which it did). The Race Committee likes southeasterlies because they provide a new challenge for the fleet, new courses to ... Read More
  • First July 2013 Saturday Series

    July 6th races (July Saturday Series) By Ted Burt: Again, only two S Class entrys appeared at the starting line, both reefed down with crews wrapped in slickers. Teaticket was sailed by veteran Alan Haigh, who was still basking in the glow of victory from Thursday’s Fourth of July Trophy race. Olive, sailed by Doug Cooper and ... Read More
  • July 2013 Wednesday Series – Race #2

    July 3, 2013 Another blustery evening! So much for the notion that the Quissett Wednesday evening series is a light-hearted and leisurely event as the Race Committee and racers were presented with a second week in a row of 18-20 knot SW winds with even heavier seas built up from a full day of gusting winds. Heavy ... Read More