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At this point in the way to early to tell weather outlook the breeze looks to be predominantly W but moving between NW and SW for the days up to the start and to Monday. It is also appearing to be velocity challenged at this stage.  Now go back to reading more predictable things like politics.

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On 7/5/2021 at 4:29 PM, TripleZeros said:

At this point in the way to early to tell weather outlook the breeze looks to be predominantly W but moving between NW and SW for the days up to the start and to Monday. It is also appearing to be velocity challenged at this stage.  Now go back to reading more predictable things like politics.

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Where are you getting your info?  I am mostly concerned with delivery weather HS to Chicago...

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Not ever having done this race (bucket list item for me), I was always under the impression that the day of the start was too early for weather predictions!

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1 hour ago, DryArmour said:

The best models (Even the really good ones) are reliable out to about 96 hours.  Beyond that is unreliable IMHO. The crappy models get it wrong day of about 25% of the time. 

Weather forecast for the solo  Mac was wrong 12 hours before the start.

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9 hours ago, Hitchhiker said:

Not ever having done this race (bucket list item for me), I was always under the impression that the day of the start was too early for weather predictions!

Two years ago, the weather briefing the night before had it nailed precisely.

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16 hours ago, DryArmour said:

The best models (Even the really good ones) are reliable out to about 96 hours.  Beyond that is unreliable IMHO. The crappy models get it wrong day of about 25% of the time. 

Any tips on how to identify the “really good ones”?

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SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 ft. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 30 kt.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 3 to
5 ft. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 35 
kt during the evening, then becoming southwest gales to 40 kt
overnight. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 5 to 8 ft 
occasionally to 10 ft building to 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 
ft. 
.FRIDAY...West gales to 40 kt becoming northwest gales to 35 kt.
Waves 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft subsiding to 6 to 9 ft 
occasionally to 12 ft. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 kt veering to southwest
10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft. 
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming east 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 1 to 3 ft.  

 

 

 

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt. Slight chance of 
showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southeast. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and
thunderstorms likely overnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt becoming south. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 ft building
to 3 to 5 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 kt becoming southwest. A few
gale force gusts to 35kt possible. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally 
to 10 ft building to 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft. 
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 kt becoming northwest. Gales to 35 kt
possible. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 kt becoming northeast 10 to
20 kt. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft subsiding to 4 to
7 ft occasionally to 9 ft. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southeast 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.  
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1 hour ago, F395 said:

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt. Slight chance of 
showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southeast. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and
thunderstorms likely overnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt becoming south. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 ft building
to 3 to 5 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 kt becoming southwest. A few
gale force gusts to 35kt possible. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally 
to 10 ft building to 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft. 
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 kt becoming northwest. Gales to 35 kt
possible. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 kt becoming northeast 10 to
20 kt. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft subsiding to 4 to
7 ft occasionally to 9 ft. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southeast 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.  

That seems old.  Today is Tuesday, but text seems to imply "tomorrow" is Thursday.

This is from the KMKX (Milwaukee) NWS site issued 851AM this morning (trimmed in the interest of brevity):

Text Products for GLF Issued by LM (weather.gov)

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 kt becoming southwest. Patchy
fog through mid morning. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south 10 to
20 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 ft
building to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to
20 kt. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt becoming northwest.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to
2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming north 10 to 15 kt.
Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 kt becoming north 10 to
15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
904 PM CDT Tue Jul 13 2021

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON Lake Michigan.

Waves are provided as a range of significant wave heights, which
is the average of the highest 1/3 of the wave, along with the
average height of the highest 10% of the waves which will
occasionally be encountered.

.SYNOPSIS...

South to southwest winds will increase overnight into Thursday,
as low pressure around 29.7 inches moves from the Central Plains
into northern Lake Huron. Winds will shift to the northwest and
north Thursday night into Friday, as a cold front moves through
the region. High pressure of 30.2 inches over the region this
weekend should bring modest north to northeast winds.

&&

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-140930-
Lake Michigan from Seul Choix Point to Rock Island Passage 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan South of a line from Seul Choix Point to the
Mackinac Bridge and north of a line from Charlevoix MI to South
Fox Island 5 NM offshore-
Lake Michigan from Charlevoix to Point Betsie MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Point Betsie to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI-
Lake Michigan from Sturgeon Bay to Two Rivers WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Two Rivers to Sheboygan WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Pentwater to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
904 PM CDT Tue Jul 13 2021

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to
10 to 20 kt. Patchy fog. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south 10 to
20 kt. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms and
slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming south
15 to 25 kt. Patchy fog in the evening. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers with a
chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 kt becoming southwest 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming north.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 2 to
4 ft.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northeast 5 to
10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves
1 ft or less.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-140930-
Lake Michigan from Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Sheboygan to Port Washington WI 5 NM offshore
to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Port Washington to North Point Light WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from North Point Light to Wind Point WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wilmette Harbor IL to Michigan City IN 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Whitehall to Pentwater MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Grand Haven to Whitehall MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Holland to Grand Haven MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from South Haven to Holland MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
904 PM CDT Tue Jul 13 2021

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to
15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south 10 to
20 kt. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 ft
building to 3 to 5 ft.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to
20 kt. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt becoming northwest.
Showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers
and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming north. Chance of
showers. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northeast. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming north. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming north. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
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7 minutes ago, Cal20sailor said:

I did a lot of Macs on a boat where we didn't listen to weather forecasts because they made you stupid.  Be safe everyone.

Queens cup forecast couldn't have been more wrong 5 hours before the race, other than ending with admission that confidence in the forecast was low. Among other things, they said fog was not expected--race delayed 3 hours dense fog.

 

Good lucks everyone!

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12 minutes ago, SOSOS said:

Queens cup forecast couldn't have been more wrong 5 hours before the race, other than ending with admission that confidence in the forecast was low. Among other things, they said fog was not expected--race delayed 3 hours dense fog.

 

Good lucks everyone!

But the Queens's Cup was a prime example of how much a forecast factors into your strategy. For days leading up to it 5 models could not even remotely agree on the forecast. With that scenario your faith in the forecast should be low. Just gotta go sail what you have.

 

2017 and 2018 Macs were just the opposite. All models agreed for days it was gonna crank out of the north. This puts your faith in the forecast much higher. We all knew you better get your reefing gear situated and might want to give the #4 a good looking over.

 

2019 was a race where you better be paying attention to the forecasts right up until race time and as far into the race as you could. If you just sailed the favored tack you got sucked into the hole of death on the Michigan shore and your race was finished. The forecasts changed very late and said you better sail a bad number to the west for a while if you want to stay in the breeze.

 

Gotts know what the models are saying. Then you gotta figure what that means for your race. Forecast for this race is telling me I might need to stash some extra Red Bulls in my bag.

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I like the 2s idea.  Models have condensed but the inside models seem to call a longer race.  Makes it an easy armchair decision.  

Will you be in the suck of death or barrelling along with your long term strategy, that shows over time wins races.  

 

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1 hour ago, TripleZeros said:

Looks like an outside the Manitou's year right now...

That's a sucker's bet!  My favorite Mac memory was '89, yes, the year we didn't move 20 miles in 24 hrs.  Monday night, full moon, flat seas going through Tous at 8kkts.  Finishing Tuesday afternoon when you win is ok.  Good luck to everyone on both races!

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1 hour ago, Cal20sailor said:

That's a sucker's bet!  My favorite Mac memory was '89, yes, the year we didn't move 20 miles in 24 hrs.  Monday night, full moon, flat seas going through Tous at 8kkts.  Finishing Tuesday afternoon when you win is ok.  Good luck to everyone on both races!

That's awesome!  And several of our wins came from going outside the Tous.  Figure it out when you get up there.  I always loved the first direction in our routing guide..."Get North fast!"  :lol:

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7 hours ago, Cal20sailor said:

That's a sucker's bet!  My favorite Mac memory was '89, yes, the year we didn't move 20 miles in 24 hrs.  Monday night, full moon, flat seas going through Tous at 8kkts.  Finishing Tuesday afternoon when you win is ok.  Good luck to everyone on both races!

I looked at the results and we finished Tues afternoon about 4:15. We ended up 2/8 for the race, but fuck all if I have any fond memories of that one! ;)      Blocked it out - survival instinct for the next 11 or so I did!

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9 hours ago, JoeO said:

I looked at the results and we finished Tues afternoon about 4:15. We ended up 2/8 for the race, but fuck all if I have any fond memories of that one! ;)      Blocked it out - survival instinct for the next 11 or so I did!

The year where implied wind speed failed miserably.

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89, my first mac, drifting around with a bunch of drunks until Sunday night still looking at Chicago the owner, or someone pretending to be the owner, put a fork in it and we motored back across the lake creating a bigger hang-over.   Didn't think that was awesome at all.   

Light air is a PITA but it brings lots of opportunities, sail fast and enjoy flat water lake sailing.    

 

 

 

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On 7/14/2021 at 8:03 AM, fetzer24 said:

But the Queens's Cup was a prime example of how much a forecast factors into your strategy. For days leading up to it 5 models could not even remotely agree on the forecast. With that scenario your faith in the forecast should be low. Just gotta go sail what you have.

 

2017 and 2018 Macs were just the opposite. All models agreed for days it was gonna crank out of the north. This puts your faith in the forecast much higher. We all knew you better get your reefing gear situated and might want to give the #4 a good looking over.

 

2019 was a race where you better be paying attention to the forecasts right up until race time and as far into the race as you could. If you just sailed the favored tack you got sucked into the hole of death on the Michigan shore and your race was finished. The forecasts changed very late and said you better sail a bad number to the west for a while if you want to stay in the breeze.

 

Gotts know what the models are saying. Then you gotta figure what that means for your race. Forecast for this race is telling me I might need to stash some extra Red Bulls in my bag.

You so smart!

Hroth

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What is OC-86 up to?  Did they go too far north before they realized how close they are to South Fox Island?  

Now heading 209 degrees at 1.2 kts, meanwhile the closest boat to them is Natalie J is heading 338 degrees at 2.7.  

Lots of rocks and shoals off the south point.

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I'm glad nobody actually blew up the bridge because I happen to really like it, and they'd probably replace it with some ugly cable-stayed monstrosity.

Plus can you imagine the redress situation, if that hoax had happened while the racers were crossing underneath, and the Coasties were stopping all marine traffic from going near?

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Interesting race lotsa boats in the wind outside of The Manitou Islands out in the lake and now a nice light spot around the Beaver Island to keep the big girls VMG low. Small boat wind now and maybe Race?

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1 hour ago, DryArmour said:

He's a radical. Not Jm's first rodeo :-). 

 

28 minutes ago, FINS said:

SECTION 5 - CHICO HAS GYBED .... DOING 6.6 45 MILES OUT --- EAGLE IS 44 MILES OUT DOING 4.5 

 

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Seems like a high risk, high reward strategy! Cool to see a boat make a move away from the fleet like that. Exciting to watch from the tracker. 

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All you can get right now are unofficial results from "leaderboard" on the tracking page.  It shows corrected elapsed.   I guess if you have time you can compare leaders by section to figure out who might be in running for overall.  I am pretty sure they populated results in years past as boats finished (similar format to scratch sheet), but it has been 2 years, so maybe not.  Maybe the rating system change has caused some issue this year.

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YB appears to show the 3 leading J111's fighting it out for top 3 positions in Mackinac cup followed by Eagle and Chico.

Looks like Chico's move to the outside paid off, they passed Eagle, but they may not make up enough time to beat them on corrected.

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Call this an unpopular opinion.... But I really don’t understand the penalize everyone mentality that the Chicago yacht club has. I count no less than 10 already doled out. Mostly from vhf finishing requirements. With today’s accurate gps trackers I don’t understand the necessity to tack on petty penalties to boats who can’t get through on the vhf when 20 boats finish in 30 minutes. Granted, position reporting was a great safety measure before this era, but not confirming your finish of a random vhf channel incurring a penalty seems unnecessary. Just look at penalties levied in past years between Bayview and Chicago Mac and you will see a very stark difference. 

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8 hours ago, Afrayedknot said:

Call this an unpopular opinion.... But I really don’t understand the penalize everyone mentality that the Chicago yacht club has. I count no less than 10 already doled out. Mostly from vhf finishing requirements. With today’s accurate gps trackers I don’t understand the necessity to tack on petty penalties to boats who can’t get through on the vhf when 20 boats finish in 30 minutes. Granted, position reporting was a great safety measure before this era, but not confirming your finish of a random vhf channel incurring a penalty seems unnecessary. Just look at penalties levied in past years between Bayview and Chicago Mac and you will see a very stark difference. 

Looks like its mostly the sailboard requirement (and some finish card turn-ins.)  And most of the sailboard penalties seem to be getting disputed and upheld.

On the one hand, the only way to make sure people follow a rule is to enforce it.  On the other hand, a lot of boats seem to think they're in compliance and the RC disagrees, and I'm obviously not in the room (or even on the island) for any of this, but the fact that these boats are disputing the penalty even though it's only 5 minutes and doesn't cost them a place, sure makes it seem to me like boats are making a good faith effort to follow the rule and being slapped with a petty penalty anyway.

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So far as I can remember, CYC has always used YB race tracking, not Yacht scoring. In my experience Yacht Scoring doesn’t track boats but simply records finishes as boats complete a race

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10 hours ago, Afrayedknot said:

Call this an unpopular opinion.... But I really don’t understand the penalize everyone mentality that the Chicago yacht club has. I count no less than 10 already doled out. Mostly from vhf finishing requirements. With today’s accurate gps trackers I don’t understand the necessity to tack on petty penalties to boats who can’t get through on the vhf when 20 boats finish in 30 minutes. Granted, position reporting was a great safety measure before this era, but not confirming your finish of a random vhf channel incurring a penalty seems unnecessary. Just look at penalties levied in past years between Bayview and Chicago Mac and you will see a very stark difference. 

I’m kind of on both sides of the fence on this one. The finish requirements are crystal clear, and anyone smart enough to sail the length of the lake and finish the race should be smart enough to follow through. I can totally understand the RC’s logic for this when you consider how hard it is to read sail numbers on a foggy night, or even day. 
 

On the other side, when they get a clump of boats rolling across the line close to each other and all trying to call in, a little leeway might be in order. They’d be better off having a designated cellphone number you could text your finish confirmation too. 

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1 hour ago, jerseyguy said:

So far as I can remember, CYC has always used YB race tracking, not Yacht scoring. In my experience Yacht Scoring doesn’t track boats but simply records finishes as boats complete a race

They're not mutually exclusive; Yacht Scoring doesn't track, and YB might be useful for scoring, I have no idea, but you wouldn't want to use it to record results because it's pretty ephemeral.  BYC uses both - or to be more precise, BYC uses a custom-ish Yacht Scoring rig built into the website.  I think CYC does too because they look awfully damn similar.  At $10 a boat, it makes no sense to pay for a new Yacht Scoring entry every single year when you could pay once for the website setup.

Edit - and to be clear, I actually don't know if the arrangement really is just a one-time payment, or how much if anything is paid every year for the results on the websites or any of that.  I do know that BYC basically uses Yacht Scoring, just not the YS website, and I think CYC does too.

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So did our #Editor notice an Ericson 35 corrected first overall?  Though I don’t recall the split theory between Mac Trophy and Mac Cup. 
 

Congrats to all who persevered. Did around 15 or so, including first record breaker ‘87 and the other extreme in 89 when we withdrew somewhere between Milwaukee and Port Washington Monday morning. Have to admit didn’t miss it much when seeing the modern machines taking 48 hours. 

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It’s a shitty race. Run by an even worse yacht club out of a crappy dirty city. Everything about the race stinks. Except the party at the bars in mackinaw which the yacht club has nothing to do with. Cyc is full of themselves along with their committe members.  It’s a race up a lake not the  Volvo Go port Huron Mac race fun and easy 

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22 hours ago, exmag80 said:

It’s a shitty race. Run by an even worse yacht club out of a crappy dirty city. Everything about the race stinks. Except the party at the bars in mackinaw which the yacht club has nothing to do with. Cyc is full of themselves along with their committe members.  It’s a race up a lake not the  Volvo Go port Huron Mac race fun and easy 

Bang up post.  Way to contribute. 

Also, grammar and spelling.

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My first race on the lake after 35 yrs of racing. I had a one day notice so, I did not have time to properly research WX or even the class.

It reminded me that you never stop learning. Otherwise the Pony (and horses) were interesting. Was asked about the Trans Superior so, I might be back.

 

Sail Safe!

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