Race Day 35 with Bandit 22LTE at Saint Aubrey

Yesterday Lisa, Lucy, Amy (with crew Ester), Ella, Nicci, Hart, Erica, Moon, Rugger and Angus came for our normal course 1 and wind from NW with 21knots. The weather conditions were quite fine, some slow crossings here and there and Angus gave only up the race because of being lost a bit on the course.

the fleet at the briefing

At the start were lines of 3 sailors each. Lisa, Nicci and Rugger in the first line. Some seconds behind Amy, Lucy and Ella. At the end followed Moon, Erica, Angus and Hart, who just got the boat and raced the first time ever with us.

the first 6 at the start

Lisa and Rugger took the advantage of their great starts and reached buoy CS first, followed by a “triel” of Amy, Lucy and Ella. Nicci must have messed up the first leg a bit and fell back from 3rd place to 7th place. Erica and Hart following the fleet.

at buoy CS: 1. Lisa, 2. Rugger
at buoy CS: 3. Lucy, 4. Amy, 5. Ella
at buoy CS: 6. Moon, 7. Nicci, 8. Erica

On the next downwind leg to buoy OE Lisa defended her lead over Rugger. Lucy sailed away from Amy a bit and caught up slowly with Rugger and Moon caught up slowly with Ella.

at buoy OE: 1. Lisa, 2. Rugger
at buoy OE: 3. Lucy, 4. Amy
at buoy OE: 5. Ella, 6. Moon
at buoy OE: 7. Nicci
at buoy OE: 8. Erica

On the following upwind leg to buoy CN we got the same ranking. Only Lucy caught up slowly more and more with Rugger and soon we got two exciting duels. Rugger and Lucy for rank 2 and Ella and Moon for rank 5.

at buoy CN: 3. Lucy, 4. Amy, 5. Ella, 6. Moon

On the reach leg to buoy ON Lucy caught up with Rugger and was already in his neck

at buoy ON 2. Rugger, 3. Lucy
at buoy ON: 4. Amy, 5. Ella, 6. Moon

Ella and Moon caught up a bit with Amy and they had for some time an exciting “triel”

Amy, Ella and Moon in their “triel”

After buoy OE on the reach leg and the following long upwind leg to buoy OW Lucy passed Rugger and sailed even a bit away from him.

at buoy OW: 1. Lisa, 2. Lucy

The “triel” caught up slowly with Rugger.

at buoy OW: 3. Rugger, 4. Amy, 5. Ella, 6. Moon

The long way back into the finish via buoy IN, IS, CN and CS is the high speed part in this race with this wind and mostly sailed with spin. Watching them all at the buoys in their duels and then getting right in time on the right position for more good pictures was too hard for me yesterday. They were all just too fast for that.
The ranking stayed mostly the same along this high speed part. Only Amy managed to pass Rugger on the final leg just before the finish line and Moon Ella at the last buoy CS with a better turn.

Moon passes Ella at buoy CS with a better turn on the inside
Erica at the end of the fleet at buoy CS

Lisa finished first and won the race while i was watching the duel of Ella and Moon at buoy CS. Congrats Lisa and sorry i missed your finish picture.

2. Lucy
photo finish: 3. Amy and 4. Rugger
5. Moon
6. Ella

During the race Nicci and Hart sailed somewhere in the second half of the fleet, but unfortunately a bit too far behind the others that i couldn’t catch them two during the race in more pictures.

7. Nicci
8. Hart
9. Erica

Congrats to Lisa for her win of the race yesterday, to Hart for her pretty good first race with us in her totally new B22LTE and to all the others for fair and exciting duels.

the after race party at our Tiki Bar

Here is the result from yesterday:

Race 35 2021-09-14-ST AR-B22LTE-1- NW21:

1: Lisa Hyandi BS2145 – Race Time: 0:26:47-13points
2: LucyInTheSky Afarensis BS3536 – Race Time: 0:27:20-10points
3: Montserrat Naidoo BSce61 – Race Time: 0:27:34-8points
4: ruggeromare Resident BSf78d – Race Time: 0:27:36-7points
5: moonglownight Resident BSbf2e – Race Time: 0:28:04-6points
6: eleanorvelvet Resident BSbccf – Race Time: 0:28:14-5points
7: Nicci Neox BSa594 – Race Time: 0:29:04-4points
8: Hart Flatley BSf36b – Race Time: 0:32:06-3points
9: EricaMusashi Resident BSaf13 – Race Time: 0:36:27-2points
10: Angus Finlayson BS35ee – Not Finished-1point

Lap Times:
Lisa Hyandi BS2145 – Start: 0:00:03 – Last lap: 0:26:44
LucyInTheSky Afarensis BS3536 – Start: 0:00:13 – Last lap: 0:27:07
Montserrat Naidoo BSce61 – Start: 0:00:12 – Last lap: 0:27:22
ruggeromare Resident BSf78d – Start: 0:00:03 – Last lap: 0:27:33
moonglownight Resident BSbf2e – Start: 0:00:29 – Last lap: 0:27:35
eleanorvelvet Resident BSbccf – Start: 0:00:14 – Last lap: 0:28:00
Nicci Neox BSa594 – Start: 0:00:03 – Last lap: 0:29:01
Hart Flatley BSf36b – Start: 0:01:39 – Last lap: 0:30:27
EricaMusashi Resident BSaf13 – Start: 0:00:29 – Last lap: 0:35:58
Angus Finlayson BS35ee – Start: 0:00:55 – Last lap: Not Finished

Standing overall St AR 2021 B22LTE Championship (after 35 races):
Sailor-points (number of races)
Rugger 118(28)

Next week we will start our new course 2 with wind from North East and 21knots. We will add this course as the normal version you see on the picture and later as the reversed version as well to our library and run these new course with weekly alternating winds as you know it.

our new course 2

Stay all safe and healthy and hope to see you all back next week.

hugs and kisses


    • the only shame is that you missed the moment you passed Rugger and sailed away from him… but i still love your videos. They are awesome to compare for the others with what they do differently and can learn from that… thank you so much for that

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