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Frostbite # 5


Frostbite #5

Distance Race    Pursuit Start
Skipper's Meeting 11:00 @ the Clubhouse   
Registration is appreciated, so we know how many to cook for. Please remember to include your guests/family members that will be attending

WCSC Frostbite Series 2020

Welcome to the WCSC Frostbite Series for 2020! The Frostbite is a pursuit start race series open to all sailors and boats and is a great way to enjoy your club and your boat over the winter months without the formality of windward-leeward buoy racing.

If you haven’t tried a pursuit race before, government navigation buoys are used for course marks, and boats receive staggered start times based on their PHRF ratings so the slower boats start first, followed by faster boats. This eliminates all those crowds at the start. It also adds a 'fun factor' to the race because you can see exactly how you’re doing against the competition: the first boat to the finish wins, simple as that.

There will be soup or chili served at the clubhouse after each race to top off the day.

Races are scheduled for 1 Jan, 4 Jan, 11 Jan, 25 Jan, 15 Feb, and 22 Feb. 

Skippers' meeting is at 11:00. At that time we will decide which course to sail and explain the pursuit start.

If you haven't raced in one of the Club's pursuit start races, the Beginner's Guide explains how to participate. You are advised to download and print the Sailing Instructions, Race Map,  and the Buoy and Course List.

Questions or comments, contact Rick   334-332-2025  

Race Committee:   PRO TED HARDWICKE (Keowee Sail club)  Michael Jones   Markus Engel
meal provided by Pat and Ben Gibson

Frostbite #5 15 Feb 2020
Place Shortened Course Skipper Boat Name Design * indicates US Sailing Mean Rating Distance Race PHRF Course E
7.4 nm
225 Corrected Time
1 Barnard, John woof J 22 177.0 1:25:31
2 Fontenot, Rick Anakin Weta 179.4 1:30:07
3 Sherman, Ed Spirit Etchells 30 120.0 1:32:47
4 Jacobsen, Eric - Santana 2023 213.0 1:43:11
5 Rubenstein, Curt Hang On Sloopy Catalina 30 191.0 1:51:40
6 Sanga, Ron Wind Horse Cape Dory 30 225.0 2:11:59
dnf Gibson, Ben Ariel Cal 9.2 175.0 48:00:00

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Western Carolina Sailing Club
5200 Westwind Drive
Anderson, SC  29626
Additional Info:
Tim Crane
7706170193 (p)
770-617-0193 (c)
Rick Fontenot
334 332 2025 (cell) (p)
334 332 2025 (c)
Distance Races
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee