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Mountain Madness Regatta Results Missing in Action!

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Have you seen the MMR overall results? The Mountain Madness Regatta was held this past weekend with 16 boats on the line including Laser’s, Laser 2’s, 29ers, Radials, Bytes and Opti’s. The racing was fierce on Saturday followed by a tasty BBQ Saturday evening (Thanks Margot!!). Quite a few folks chose to camp out at the club overnight for the early start Sunday morning. Winds started out in the midrange Sunday morning but escalated to over 20 knots by the second race leading to the cancellation of remaining races. Thanks to Mike Heseltine for his expertise at running races as well as Leigh Campbell, Warren White, John Barry and Mark Lammens for extra help out on the water. Currently the overall results are missing in action. Rumor has it they are in the hands of Mark Lammens, who is apparently out coaching at BSSC all this week. Hopefully we will track him and the results down soon for posting…stay tuned…

Cummulative Results for the Sunset Series

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Cummulative results up to and including June 4th of the sunset series are now available on the Regatta page of this website. Thanks to Ben Pickford for organizing the racing so far and keeping us posted on the latest results and action on the water. Three more Wednesday nights to go!

Results – June 4 Sunset Series

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We sailed in all conditions Wednesday evening. I left Saskatoon at 4 PM and saw gentle breezes in the trees. When I got to Blackstrap, there were whitecaps on the lake but at the start of racing at 6 PM the wind had dropped and we sailed a drifter. Fortunately, the wind picked up for the start of the second race and we had some good hiking conditions only to have the wind drop to a gentle breeze for the later races. Thanks to Patty Coons and Leigh Campbell for running the races with assistance from Mark. Results are posted on the Regatta page of this site.


Results – May 14, 21, 28 of Sunset Series Now Posted

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Results for all four wednesday evenings of May are now posted on the Regatta page of this site. So far thanks go out to Mark Lammens and Ellen Byrns for running the safety boat. As well thanks go to John Barry, Patty Coons, Dick White, Paul Ross, Pat Byrns, Tanys Byrns and Mario Guillon for serving as Race Committee.

Results – May 7 Sunset Series of Races

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It was a lovely evening to escape to the lake. Sunny, relatively warm and a light breeze out of the NE. We had twelve boats show up at the start line including Lasers, Radials, Bytes, 29ers and Laser IIs. 5 races were held and the official results are posted on the Regatta Page. Thanks to Paul and Mario for running races and Mark and Ellen for running the safety Boat. Hope to see you out next week!