Where Did the Wind Go? (12/2/12)

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After strong gusty winds the previous week, the milder wind this week seemed like a welcome relief...until we got out on the water and realized that there was almost no way to determine which direction the wind was coming from. The race committee set up the course for a southwest wind, but then ended up running the course backwards for the first race because the wind seemed to be coming from the north. Except then it changed (or did it?), and the second race was run as if the wind was from the southwest again.

After two races where the fleet could barely make it around the course, we ended the day with a short tie-breaker up to the "windward" mark and back.

Wind: unmeasurable
Air temp: 52°F
Wind chill: 52°F

12/2/2012
123
Skipper \ CourseScore
1Jeff2316
2Dave L.1427
3Catherine4138
4Wayne3249
DNCdid not competeDid not attend the race or did not come to the starting area.
DNSdid not startSailed in the starting area, but did not cross the starting line.
DNFdid not finishStarted the race, but did not cross the finish line.
DSQdisqualifiedFinished but not scored, perhaps due to a rules violation.
RAFretired after finishingVoluntarily withdrew from the race after finishing, perhaps in response to a protest.

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