Sept 28, 2017

Keelboat 1Credit: Sarah Simpson

The Sail Canada Women's Keelboat Championship took place from September 14-17 at the Lunenburg Yacht Club (LYC). Fifteen teams from four provinces spent four full days on the water.

Melodie Gummer’s team from the Kingston Yacht Club took the Championship for the second year in a row. Two teams from LYC took second and third. Judy Lugar, who was also on the winning team during Sonar Worlds last week skipped the second-place team, and Leslie Taylor was the third-place skip.

Some of the days started with light wind and fog, but the wind always filled in and the sun always came out, which made for four days of great racing.

Keelboat 2Credit: Gavin Hatheway

The teams used RaceQs to track their courses, and much analysis took place after each day. You can watch the replays online here: http://raceqs.com/regattas/60744

 

 

 

Keelboat 3

 

 

 

Credit: Sarah Simpson 

The top five finishing teams were:
1st- Melodie Gummer, Janice Wilby, Carol Luttmer, Susan Fraser (KYC)
2nd - Kathryn Josenhans, Sophia Josenhans, Kathy Thomson, Judy Lugar (LYC)
3rd- Lesley Taylor, Dee Osmond, Emily Merry, Holly Neatby (LYC)
4th - Karen McRae, Gillian Lockett, Diana Morgan, Melissa Clark (RCYC)
5th - Timma Flanagan, Dayna Nelder, Rachel Erskine, Elizabeth Rouget (RCYC)
Full results can be found here: http://lyc.ns.ca/racing/racing2017/2017womenskeel.htm

Photos and video are posted on the LYC Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/lunenburgyachtclub/


Keelboat 4Credit: Sarah Simpson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-Sarah Simpson

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