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.
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
Notice of Race (NOR), Sailing instructions (SI) and Course Diagram will be posted below once released.
CONGRATULATIONS 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.
Race Results - 2018 WYS Queen of the Bay Race - September 02, 2018
Queen of the Bay Course - 2018
CONGRATULATIONS 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