To follow up the incredible Funter Bay races, the skippers met at 7:30 am on Saturday to decide on a course that would provide the most exciting race for the final installment of the Skipper's Choice in 2013. After looking at the National Weather Service's wind forecast, the choice was between Grand Island and Jaw Point. The risky choice of the circumnavigation of Grand Island (the last 2-3 Grand Island races have ended with DNF's all around) was made.
Last weekend SEAS sponsored the Funter Bay regatta. Six competitive boats with great crew took up the challenge of racing in the annual event. Joined by a visiting cruiser on Saturday, the boats began the race with a downwind start in near perfect wind conditions. The breeze filled the six spinnakers to Pt.
Sailors of all ages gathered on a beach on Admiralty Island this past weekend during the annual SEAS Admiralty Cove Beach Party.
All enjoyed good food, a moderate blaze and the company of old and new friends.One notable absents were the bugs, they must have missed the invitation.
Lyric, Haiku, Tahlia, Optiminium, and L'oaa Nalu met at the starting line for the start of the first Admiralty Cove race of the 2013 SEAS Cup season. As the countdown to the 10:15 start was proceeding, the breeze seemed to be filling in from the south. Was it too early to be hopeful? Finally, the starting horn was blown, and the boats took off towards Admiralty Cove in strengthening 5-10 knot breeze.
This Memorial Day Weekend Southeast Alaska Sailing sponsored three sailing events which turned out to be both challenging and rewarding to the participants. The opening race brought out the largest fleet in yeyears.