The Season Opener

This popular contest kicks off the series. Run in the sheltered waters of San Pedro Bay, this contest offers a fine opportunity to "dust the cobwebs off the old mill" on this relatively short warm-up contest. Trophies are awarded at a well-attended banquet at the Long Beach Yacht Club on Saturday night. This is an excellent time to get started by joining with other log racers as the year gets under way.

Contest:
Season Opener
Date:(see current Schedule)
First part of March
Type:
Brugman
Host:
Long Beach Yacht Club
Venue:
A straightforward, short course in the semi-protected waters of the San Pedro Bay; typically starting and finishing near the Long Beach Breakwater.
Schedule:
Out-of-area vessels typically arrive at LBYC Friday afternoon. Skippers Meeting at the Yacht Club Friday evening.  Contest runs on Saturday morning. Awards banquet on Saturday evening.  Out-of-area vessels depart on Sunday morning.
Moorage:
Slips and end ties at Long Beach YC as assigned by LBYC Committee.
Observers:
Skippers provide their own; some are available for assignment at the Skippers Meeting
Dress:
Friday: neat and casual; Saturday night banquet: Blazers.
Additional:
Friday dinner, Saturday lunch and Sunday brunch available at the Club.

2021 RESULTS

Contest Number : 1 Date : March 6 Contestants : 10
Distance : 15.1 Miles Number Of Legs : 8 No Handicap

PLACE SCCA # NACA # SKIPPER VESSEL CLUB ERROR POINTS
1 2 20 Tom Collins Misty Sea CIYC 0.643% 984
2 3 1021 Bill McCormick Inamorata LBYC 0.964% 908
3 26 834 John Walker Prime Time HYC 1.017% 832
4 0 0 Rick VonHeydenrick Boat Hair LBYC 1.544% 756
5 0 0 Steve Holmstrom Pacific Sunset CBYC 2.119% 680
6 40 0 Roxy Salisbury Sandpiper HHYC 2.628% 604
7 0 0 Mike Gehring Sea Delight LBYC 3.465% 528
800Dave JohnstonAt LastHHYC4.877%452
900Steve SoroccoBanzaiHHYC7.596%376
1041036Randee WoodAuntie GravityCBYC15.058%300

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