Thursday, September 03, 2009

CVL-HYC-CVMO « Wednesday nights series » 2009





Here is a report by Pierre Marois on the inter-club racing on Lake of Two Mountains. Now we know who to look out for at this coming week end's Hudson Regatta! - Ralph, Montreal Sailing

The CVL-HYC-CVMO Wednesday nights series ended with the August 26th race. The Club de voile des Laurentides was hosting the prize giving party this year with French Hot-Dogs and beer for more than 100 people!

The season series consist of 14 races divided in 2 series. It brings together all the racers from the 3 Clubs every Wednesday nights from May until September.

Summer series

The summer series (7 races) ended with the August 26th race. The best 3 results were taken from the 4 races sailed.

In the PHRF 3 class, Pierre Marois’s Tanzer 22 Coquine was first with 2 wins and a fourth place. Ken Hodgson’s T22 Sloop du Jour was second; Ron Metcalfe’s T22 Aida was third and fourth went to Annie Baribeau’s T22 Tohu Bohu.

In the PHRF 1-B & 2 class, Ron Harris’ J22 Jazz continued his winning way with 1 win and 2 second places to take first in the class. Second place was taken by Lee Grant’s J24 Peacemaker and third place went to Ross Tellier’s Niagara 26 Red Coat.

In the PHRF 1-A class, Alan Gray’s Etchells Slim was first with 2 wins. The two J27; Cork Winter’s Sherlock and Trevor Collins’ Group Therapy finished second and third respectively.

Overall results

For the overall results, the best 6 results were taken from the 9 races sailed. A total of 43 boats participated in the 3 classes.

In the PHRF 3 class, the T22 Class had 19 boats competing and took 14 of the first 15 places in the standings. Pierre Marois’s Coquine was first with 11 points (4 wins). Ken Hodgson’s Sloop du Jour was second with 18 points (1 wins). Jean-Luc Gosselin’s C+C 25 Will’O’Wind broke the T22 stronghold by finishing third with 22 points (1 wins). Annie Baribeau’s Tohu Bohu was fourth with 23 points. Fifth went to Michael Laventure’s Knot a Clew with 27 points and sixth to Ron Metcalfe’s Aida with 30 points. Chris Campbell’s Shigawac was seventh with 40.8 points.

In the PHRF 1-B & 2 class, Ron Harris’ J22 Jazz had 2 wins and 4 second places to win the class. Second place was taken by Lee Grant’s J24 Peacemaker with 12 points (2 wins) and third place went to Bernard LeDuc’s J22 Springbok with 13 points (1 win). Ross Tellier’s N26 Red Coat (2 wins) and Dave Cobbett’s J24 High Strung (1 win) were fourth and fifth respectively with 18 points!

In the PHRF 1-A class, Alan Gray’s Etchells Slim was first with 9.6 points (3 wins), Cork Winter’s J27 Sherlock finished second with 14 points (3 wins) and Scott Lawrence’s Etchells Quill was third also with 14 points (1 win).

Congratulations are in order for all those who participated in the organization of these series with RC duties. And a very special “thanks” to Patrick O’Brien from HYC who did fantastic works all season with the RC boat and the race results.