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PRSA Fall Series #4

We had a beautiful southerly breeze for Fall Series #4, allowing PRO Jim Antonivich and his crew to set a nice long course.  We enjoyed 2 “O3” races and an “O2” race before heading back to shore to relax and grill.

Albacores Fall Series #4

Buccaneers Fall Series #4

I-20s Fall Series #4

Lasers Fall Series #4

Lightnings Fall Series #4

PRSA Fall Series #3

The light and variable easterly breeze that we had for Fall Series #3 certainly made for some challenging sailing, but PRO John VanVoorhis and his crew did a great job to get us as many races as we could before the breeze died and we headed back to shore for some beer and brats.

Albacores Fall Series #3

Buccaneers Fall Series #3

Laser Fall Series #3

Lightnings Fall Series #3

Multihulls Fall Series #3

 

PRSA President’s Cup / DC Sail Cantina Cup Photos

We had some fantastic photos taken by Lindsay Bach and by Tom Sliter at the 2019 PRSA President’s Cup / DC Sail Cantina Cup Regatta.  Here are the links (you can also find these and other photo links in the “Gallery” area of the PRSA website).  Enjoy!

PRSA Fall Series #1

Although the forecast looked grim and the conditions were light as we arrived at the marina PRO Mike Darrah and his crew took full advantage of the wind that we did have, getting us 3 fun races to start the fall series.

Albacores Fall Series #1

Buccaneers Fall Series #1

I-20 Fall Series #1

Lightnings Fall Series #1

Multihulls Fall Series #1

PRSA President’s Cup 14-15 September: Register Now!

President's Cup Logo

The 2019 PRSA President’s Cup Regatta will be held September 14 & 15 in conjunction with the DC Sail Cantina Cup.  We are excited to  continue the long tradition of competitive one-design racing that started with the President’s Cup in 1934 as we also partner with our great community sailing partner, DC Sail.   DC SailPrizes will be awarded for Saturday finishes (Cantina Cup) as well as combined Saturday & Sunday finishes (PRSA President’s Cup).  Don’t miss your chance for two days of top-notch one design racing on the Potomac River.  Visit the regatta website to register and download the NOR! 

 

 

PRSA Spring Series #7

Sunday was a gorgeous day for racing on the river!  Although the winds were light as we rigged and sailed to the course, a nice southerly filled in for the first few races.  10 Lightnings, 2 Bucs, 3 Multihulls, 2 I-20s, and 2 Lasers came out to sail.  PRO Stew Harris and his crew did a nice job organizing the racing, sending the boats off on a W2 and then an O2 in the 10-12 kt southerly.  The wind shifted west and then oscillated all over the place after the first two races, making things challenging for the RC and  sailors alike.  The RC gamely reset the line and then adjusted to hold 2 more races in a very variable westerly.  Four races making the best of conditions in sunny (but not too hot) conditions with some breeze is a pretty good way to spend a Sunday!

Results

Spring Series #3: Light and variable

It took a bit for the wind to fill in for Spring Series #3.  The RC postponed ashore on the advice of the folks out on the river running the I-20 Cherry Blossom Regatta since there was no wind between 1000 and 1130 or so.  A light southerly began to fill around 1130 and those boats who still wanted to sail — 4 Lightnings and 2 Bucs — made their way up to the course.  We were able to get off one W2 race and then a shortened second race in the light breeze.   With no wind on the river at all as the second, shortened, race concluded and with some storm clouds brewing to the west we contemplated towing boats back to the marina area.  The breeze filled in again though to help folks get home in time, and just ahead of the really gusty bands that came through later in the afternoon.  As they say, a day sailing on the water is still better than a day at work!

Spring Series #3 Buccaneers

Spring Series #3 Lightnings