EC12 News

The next Region I monthly regatta is on Saturday August 19th at the Housatonic Model Yacht Club (HMYC) summer venue at Hop Brook Lake in Middlebury, CT.  Below are the sailing instructions.  If you are planning on coming, please reply with an email with your name and sail numbers so we can plan appropriately.  Maps and directions to the sailing sites can be found under the “About/Sailing Locations” tab.

Upcoming Regattas …

August 19th (Saturday)
Location: Hop Brook Lake
Skippers meeting 9:30
Racing 10:00-12:00 
Lunch 12:00-12:30 Bring your own lunch
Racing 12:30-3:30

Who's coming ...

Name Main/Jib #
 Brian Kerrigan 2129/29
 John Arkenberg  1128
 John Pelley 2028/28
 Don Ouimette 2172/72
Bob Schluger  929
Ron Rhault 280
Results from the August 19 Regatta ...click to enlarge

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October 7th (Saturday)
Location: Bethany Veterans Memorial Park
Skippers meeting 9:30
Racing 10:00-12:00 
Lunch 12:00-12:30 Bring your own lunch
Racing 12:30-3:30

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July 15th (Saturday)
Location: Hop Brook Lake
Skippers meeting 9:30 
Racing 10:00-12:00 
Lunch 12:00-12:30 Bring your own lunch
Racing 12:30-3:30

Who's coming ...
Name Main/Jib #
David Hopkinson 1925/25
Brian Jobson 2286/286
John Arkenberg 1128/28
Bruce Walton 633
Brian Kerrigan 2129/29
Al Schober 2065/65
Jon Pelley 2028/28
Don Ouimette 2172/72
Al Dion 74
Rob Hill 23
Ron Rhault 380
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The first EC12 regatta was a great success with 11 sailors participating in a great day of racing.  Top three finisher were
1st place : Bruce Walton
2nd place: Don Ouimette
3rd place: Al Dion

Click below for the score sheet and results
EC12 July 2017 Scores

Some Drone Pics (click to enlarge...)

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Sailing Instructions:

Each race day will be governed by the current (2017-2020) Racing Rules of Sailing with Appendix E, the AMYA By-Laws, and the EC12 class rules.  Scoring will be with the low point system. If we have greater than 14-15 sailors, the Odd/Even racing system may be used.

 It would be very helpful if you could send an email within a week or so prior to the race with your sail numbers to let us know you are coming to help us anticipate the numbers and setup score sheets.

Both venues have good rest rooms and Bethany has a pavilion and picnic tables. 

Both venues do not have docks so you need to wade into the water to launch your boat.  Most of us use water shoes during the warm months and boots in the cooler weather.  We would like to pack in as much race time as we can in the day, so the finish times proposed below can be adjusted base on what the longer distance travelers would need to get home.