45 Results for tag: Canandaigua Lake RC Laser Fleet

2016 Spring Series Begins

It was one eyed Jack aka Captain Jack Sparrow aka Jack Bennett who led the way by posting 3 wins a second and a third to capture first place after seven races were completed. Anne Gorbold scored 2 wins, Jonathan Gorbold and Maggie Atkins each with one. “RESULTS” Although it was a chilly day everyone was dressed ... More

End Of Season And Mary Schmidt Romps

The final day of racing and everything went well until the first race was underway. It was at the leeward mark that Jay pitch poled with Jonathan right behind him. As luck would have it Jay’s rudder came down over Jonathan’s boom and the two were hitched. After a short honeymoon I was sent to handle the divorce ... More

Mary Schmidt Makes Light Of All Other Racers

The one thing I realized yesterday was that for most of the day Mary was walking up and down the dock in the opposite direction from everyone else. That meant that while everyone else was fetching the windward mark Mary was already fetching the leeward mark. “Great sailing Mary”. She managed to score 5 bullets and ... More

“C” Sails THE RIGHT CALL WEEK 3

Just as forecasted the rain clouds retreated and the sun broke through occasionally for our afternoon of racing. With everyone using “C” sails it was not uncommon to see boats pitch poling when trying to fetch the leeward mark. After having to rescue two boats hung up on the other side of the dock due to the strong ... More

The Schmidts Rule Day One At Holiday Harbor Venue

We reeled off 7 races on Sunday afternoon at Holiday Harbor and Mary Schmidt won four of them. Following close behind her was Gary Schmidt with two wins, three seconds and two thirds. The only other race was won by Bill Schmidt. As one might expect Mary is leading in the Frostbite Series, Gary is running second and Bill ... More

Anne Lambert Wins Top Award On Sailor’s Nite

And… it led us to another Great Night of celebration– We closed the 2015 Sailing Year in Style once again. “CONGRATULATIONS ANNE” Anne Lambert was able to hold off Jay Niggli by 7 points to win the Overall High Point Series for 2015. Her commitment to racing and attendance was unmatched. The evening was ... More

Captain Morgan Challenge

Sunday afternoon we had a Captain Morgan Challenge Race Series which consisted of 2 hours of racing for Captain Morgan Prizes. The races were not counted in the Fall Series but the format was worth it to Mary Schmidt. Here’s the way it worked... We had 2 hours to get in as many races as possible. Win 1 race and ... More

B Sail Winds Week 7 Fall Series

I had ordered up an eight to ten knot wind out of the south for our week seven racing event and as usual that’s what we got. Jonathan Gorbold, who was acting PRO, managed to rip off 5 bullets on an eight race card. (Even extra duties doesn’t seem to slow him down). Mary Schmidt managed 2 bullets after taking the ... More