This Sunday 9/25/2011, the Seattle Model Yacht Club had their annual Victoria Club Championship. This is an event that OMYC skipper traditionally attend and sail with the friendly gang of Seattle. This year was no exception. Chris Brundege (USA 35), Dave Glassow (USA 00), and me George Georgiadis (USA 963) went up to Seattle to sail . . . → Read More: SMYC / Victoria Club Championship
once upon a time…
It would seem the former Victoria “king” (Morgan) didn’t care for being dethroned, and had pulled out all stops to not allow another peasant take honors, We had planned a 12:00 start time, the seemingly helpful Ron Blackledge was the Kings “Jester” of past events and this event would prove no different, as . . . → Read More: The Duck report
Well this time we are sailing at Blue lake park in Fairview, Oregon (just across from Curt Knight home). we have a fee to contend with of 5.00 for parking, but the Venue is far better then any place in the area, keep in mind that OMYC is hosting the 2012 Victoria nationals here, so we . . . → Read More: Victoria Regatta change of Venue
I got an email from David Presland announcing the creation of a model yacht club in Bend. On September 24 they have a fun sail and a Luau / Pig Roast / Live Jazz. Sounds like fun and something that wifes and kids can enjoy. Read his email below and let me know if you don’t . . . → Read More: Cascades Model Yacht Club
Regatta is complete and i am on the 7pm ferry from Vancouver island to the Canadian Mainland, i hope to get home before it is time to get up for work tomorrow.
Chris and I represented OMYC well, I finished 5th well behind Peter and Jan who tied in points for 3rd and 4th. Chris finished . . . → Read More: CAN Nat’s #5
weather felt a little cooler today but we still roasted.
All of the weeds i did not catch yesterday i found today resulting in demotion to B fleet and even getting stuck there and taking a big score. Chris has battled his way up to 7th right behind me and can claim a total of 2 . . . → Read More: CAN Nat’s #4
Friday complete, it was !&#$! hot and humid. winds were light with a max of about 5, not Widget conditions. That said Chris did manage one 1st place A fleet finish today after executing a black magic maneuver at the weather mark to pass Peter Van Rossem and successfully defending his position for the . . . → Read More: CAN Nat’s #3
I arrived promptly at noon to discover that the Hornby Island crew had taken over my camping location from last year leaving me to select a new spot from the remaining 90% of the camping area. I believe as an act of Attrition they successfully repaired the tent pole I broke while setting up.
As Lawrie completed . . . → Read More: CAN Nat’s #2
Made the 8 am ferry from Tsawwassen and should be at the sailing club by noon to pitch my camp tent, register, finish construction of my new mast rams and some practice races. Anyone who knows how to place a long distance jinx on a Canadian should start trying now, I will need all the help I can . . . → Read More: CAN Nat’s