McCurdy Memorial Regatta


Saturday, October 8:

Sailors arrived at 9 am to a low 70s day with 5-6 kts sustained wind gusting to 8 kts from the NE. The first race started at 10 am with the wind clocking right throughout the day. Around 1 pm it began drizzling, then at 2:30pm the wind dropped to less than 4 kts which is where we called the day. We had completed three full rotations with an optimistic wind forecast for Sunday of 15 kts of wind we hoped to finish most of the rotations then.

Sunday, October 9:

Sailors arrived at 10am to an extreme low tide and weather remnants from Hurricane Matthew moving along the coast. It started out a rainy day but promptly after the skippers meeting the skies cleared to what seemed like the start of a nice day, with temperatures in the mid 60s and 14-16 kts sustained wind gusting to 20 kts the first race began at 11am. We set off the first race of the day, 7A, with one DNS and one DNF because of capsized boats. Immediately after we sent all the boats in as the wind quickly increased to 30 kts. This concluded the day as the conditions weren’t expected to subside enough to allow for safe sailing.

We would like to thank the University of Delaware sailing team & North East River Yacht Club for their help in making this event possible and all the attending teams!

Congratulations Columbia on winning first in the McCurdy Memorial Regatta!

Score summary

3Greyhounds 1311445
*4Ocean CountyVikings193049
6DelawareBlue Hens342559
7Greyhounds 2384280
*Head-to-head tiebreaker

Score history

The following chart shows the relative rank of the teams as of the race indicated. Note that the races are ordered by number, then division, which may not represent the order in which the races were actually sailed.

The first place team as of a given race will always be at the top of the chart. The spacing from one team to the next shows relative gains/losses made from one race to the next. You may hover over the data points to display the total score as of that race.

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