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Wednesday, September 02, 2009

The Last (official) Wed Night Race

last Wed night race
Photo by George Adams

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Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Just Another Wed Night Race

Photo by George Adams

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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Wed Night Photos from July 1

Courtesy of Ed Ostberg, posted to Flickr, check them out:
at the windward mark

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Sunday, June 14, 2009

Wed Night Racing Video

Video from the committee boat: the windward mark rounding is below, and visit the Lake George Sailing YouTube channel to see all the videos from Wed night: the start, windward and leeward mark roundings, the downwind run, and the finish.

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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Wed Night Race #5

Wed Night just after the start The start line keeps getting longer... 20 boats, complete results on lakegeorgeracing.com, still photos on Flickr, video to come...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

First Wed Night Race

We had a great turnout for the first Wed night race of the season, 14 boats on the line. A beautiful warm night, a nice south breeze, and we even have the video to prove it. As usual, all results will be posted on LakeGeorgeRacing.com

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Monday, September 01, 2008

Wed Night Racing Results

pre-start crowd at the boat end
The last Wednesday in August marked the end of the Wed night racing series, and racers gathered at Carl R's to see how that last race affected the totals. When the dust settled the top five boats were: Joy, Crackerjack, Flying Circus, Vaporize, Wild Thing. These five boats were awarded trophies, and the top 16 boats received race committee shirts (since they will be sharing RC duties for the 16 planned races next year). Over the course of the season, there were 34 boats that competed in at least one race, and 20 boats completed 9 of 15 races. Cumulative results will be posted soon, and of course individual race results are available at lakegeorgeracing.com.

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Video from North Sails Clinic at Lake George Club (Part 3)

On the water after the clinic, video by Ed Ostberg, no sound on this one. (all three clinic videos available here)

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Video from North Sails Clinic at Lake George Club (Part 2)

Video by Ed Ostberg. Will Welles and Charlie Enwright from North Sails discuss sail trim and boat tuning at the Lake George Club on Wed, Aug 6. This is the dockside portion of the clinic, on board a J/24 at the Lake George Club docks. (all three clinic videos available here)

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Video from North Sails Clinic at Lake George Club (Part 1)

Will Welles and Charlie Enwright from North Sails discuss sail trim and boat tuning at the Lake George Club on Wed, Aug 6. This is the "classroom" portion of the clinic, inside the club waiting for the rain to pass through. (all three clinic videos available here)

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Thursday, July 03, 2008

26 Boats on Wed Night!

running downwind from Diamond Island

A record number so far this summer. A nice breeze, a long course from near Hogback to Diamond Island twice around... unfortunately the wind shifted to give us a long starboard tack to the windward mark, then a long port jibe back. In spite of some unusually creative spinnaker work, Wild Thing led around the course, but not enough time to hold off a great effort by Spirit to take the win. We have some photos; and, of course, the results.

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Friday, June 27, 2008

Wild Thing takes a Win on Wed Night

Wild Thing

And once again, a camera on board the committee boat. Thanks to Dave Dougall for some great shots of the race; check out complete results.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

20 Boats on a Rainy Wed Night

spinnakers on Wed night

All that spinnaker practice in the Ti Race paid off with a big win for Jupiter tonight. And finally, someone remembered to bring a camera out on a Wed night... check out the complete results, and photos from the committee boat.

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Thursday, June 12, 2008

19 Boats on the Line on Wed Night

A funky west wind, six short windward leeward legs and a season high of 19 boats meant lots of boat-handling, lots of position changes, and finally a good night for the J/22s... check out the results.

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Thursday, May 29, 2008

Flying Circus Takes Early Lead on Wed Nights

Three weeks in, here's the latest Wed Night Racing summary from Rodger Voss:
"Current standings after three races with one throwout in effect: Flying Circus is in First Place with 4 points, a very impressive start to the season; JaKo is in Second Place with 6 points, the Most Improved so far from last year's finish of 13th overall; Crackerjack is in Third Place with 8 points, always a contender with a First Place the first race; Wild Thing is in Fourth Place with 8 points, very consistent with two fourth places finishes; Vaporize is in Fifth Place with 9 points, determination certainly shows with a First Place in the second race. There is a lot of excitement on Wednesday Nights. These next couple of weeks I'm sure will start to show an increase in participation. COME ON OUT AND JOIN THE FUN."

Results for individual races are posted on LakeGeorgeRacing.com

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Sunday, April 13, 2008

30 days and counting...

ice out

Wednesday Night racing begins on May 14, check out the Committee boat schedule for 2008 and get your boat ready!

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Thursday, August 23, 2007

28 Boats on the Line Wed Night

Wed Night spinnaker run
A record number of racers on this penultimate Wed night; there are more photos from last night up on Flickr, and check out results for the whole Wed night series.

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Thursday, July 26, 2007

Largest Turnout of the Summer on Wed Night


Certainly the beautiful weather played a part as 26 boats turned out for a perfect evening's racing. Well, perfect until the breeze slowly dropped on the downwind leg... although enough to keep the spinnakers full for these great shots by Ron Byrne. We also heard Ed Ostberg's shutter firing at the weather mark, hope to have a link to share for those photos soon.

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Friday, June 15, 2007

Wed Night at the Weather Mark

vaporize at windward mark
Sam Tarrant has posted some great photos from Wed night's race, including this shot of Dave and Nelson on Vaporize, gunning for a slot on the next Dr. Crash calendar...
check out all the photos

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Monday, June 11, 2007

21-Boat Start on Wed night

wed night start
A great shot of the start from Meredith McComb on Wednesday night last week.

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Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Wed Night Racing Update

dave dougall viper Four weeks in, and the standings so far (with one throw-out): Spirit, Joy, Wild Thing, Catchin' Js, Jako, Uncle Ludwig, Cut Loose, Fat Star, Crackerjack, Vaporize, Jupiter, Jag, Stinger, Friendship, Revolution, CIL, and Knot Us. (That's Dave Dougall at left in his new Viper 640, Vaporize, taken as we crossed paths on a beautiful Memorial Day sail.) Check out the complete results for all Wednesday night races.

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Thursday, May 17, 2007

Wed Night Racing is Underway

The Wednesday Night racing series started off last night, apparently with a bang, not a whimper: “...collisions, MOB at finish.... ” Results for all the Wed night races will now be posted promptly on LakeGeorgeRacing.com, check it out.

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