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Event Completed - The 2019 WYS Queen of the Bay Race will be held on Sunday. September 1, 2019. 

Participation in the race is open to any class of sailboat skippered by a member, or family of a member, of WYS. Boats and crews must register prior to the race. Boats will be handicapped at the start as noted in the Sailing Instructions. Classes of boats entered that are not listed in the Sailing Instructions will receive a handicap start time at the skippers’ meeting. NOR (Notice of Race) SI (Sailing Instructions) and QoB Course Diagram is posted below.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

  • Registration 1100 - 1200    (Register your boat and names of skipper and all crew)
  • Skippers’ Meeting 1200
  • 1st Start 1300


NOR - 2019 Queen of the Bay Race v08.26.19
SI - 2019 Queen of the Bay Race v08.26.19
Course Diagram - 2019 Queen of the Bay v08.26.19


CONGRATULATIONS to DAVE KISLA and KIRSTIN NAASE - Winners of the 2019 QoB Race - Dave and Kirstin sailed the 10-mile course on a Hobie 16, in moderate SE winds, with an elapsed time of 1h54m19s. They overcame a 17 minute handicap for the Flying Scots, 25 minute handicap for the 420's and 35 minute handicap for the Sunfish. The 2nd place boat finished only 1m44s later. This boat was a Flying Scot skippered by Mike DiSario and crewed by Simon Moskowitz, Jennifer Bigora, Abby Bigora and Taylor Bigora. There were 9 Flying Scots, 1 420, 1 Hobie 16 and 1 Sunfish competing in the race. The race committee and patrol boats were comprised of 9 volunteers.

Queen of the Bay Course -2019
Race Results - 2019 Queen of the Bay Race -September 1, 2019

CONGRATULATIO
NS to GRIFFIN SISK - Winner of the 2018 QoB Race (he won 2017 also) - Griffin sailed the 10-mile course in his Laser on a beautiful day with light winds in an elapsed time of 2h15m30s. Adjusting for a 10 minute handicap against the Flying Scots, Griffin's corrected time of 2h05m30s was 6m50s faster than the next boat to finish, a Flying Scot sailed by Sue Jenkins & Tony Purpura. In total there were 9 Flying Scots, 1 Laser and 1 Sunfish racing, supported by a great group of volunteers on the race committee and 3 patrol boats.

Queen of the Bay Course - 2018

CONGRATULATIO
NS to GRIFFIN SISK - Winner of the 2017 WYS QoB Race

Griffin sailed the 10-mile course in his Sunfish in testing conditions (heavy winds and high waves) with an elapsed time of 1h54m23s. Adjusting for an 18 minute handicap against the Flying Scots, Griffin's corrected time of 1h36m23s was 10m27s faster than the next boat to finish, a Flying Scot sailed by Hamp Smith, John & Mary Greiner. In total there were 4 Sunfish and 6 Flying Scots racing.

Race Results - 2017 WYS Queen of the Bay Race - September 3, 2017
Queen of the Bay Course - 2017