Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Sailing Updates

Sailors & Parents,

SPRING SCHEDULE
For those planning ahead, the spring schedule has been posted to the website: www.whatcomsailing.com.  Also, if you are planning to take the SATs others have found that taking it in the winter works better when you are not in the middle of sailing season.  

WINTER BYC PRACTICES
Gavin will be running winter laser practices down at the bay starting next Sunday.  This would be a good way to keep your skills up.  Register here: http://youth.byc.org/byc-youth-race-team-2017-18-winter-practice-registration-form/ Email Gavin for more info: byc.junior.sailing@gmail.com

SKI TRIP
Jack and Alejandro are planning a ski trip up to Mt. Baker this weekend and are inviting the team.  Below is the information I was sent from Jon Knowles, but contact Jack or Alejandro for details.

Saturday 
  • Meet at Hagen at 7 AM Saturday for Car Pool
  • Drop of sleeping bags, pads, etc at our Glacier Cabin
  • Meet up upper lodge (for ski rentals)
  • Lunch 12:30 Heather Meadows Lodge (Bring own or purchase)
  • Head back to our cabin in Mt Baker Rim when done
  • Bring $5 for Lasagna Dinner (Meet and Veggie), salad, bread, soda
  • Campfire
  • Crash on floor in sleeping back Adults get beds

Sunday

  • Breakfast - Instant Oatmeal, Yogurt Granola, Cold Cereal with Milk
  • Ski, hang out at Cabin/Glacier or head back to Bellingham
I can sleep 24 max - 20 kids and 4 Chaperon parents (I'll obviously be there)

Knowles Cabin at Mt Baker Rim
Gate- lookup "KNOWLES" (used to be #226. calls cabin phone and opens gate
11090 Vail Lane (Take all first right turns, long steep driveway at end of cul-de-sac)
Cabin Phone 360-599-9997



Scott Wilson
Director - Whatcom Sailing
360.303.1759 c

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Olympia Regatta

This weekend is the Olympia Regatta.  This is our last regatta of the fall and the fall championship regatta which means it counts towards our overall standings.  The team going is: Alejandro, Annika, Artemisia, Casey, Cedric, Dillon, Emma, Felix, Fischer, Forrest, Giselle, Gus, Ian, Jack, Jacob, Lauren, Leila, Lera, Mallory, Max C, Max S, Mira, Morgan, Nat, Natalie S, Peyton, Sedona, Tor, Tristan, Zac. -30

Drivers: Roelof (8), Olson (5), Anders (5), Hood (4), Knowles (4), Ponce (4)

Entry Fee = $15, includes snacks sat and sunday, breakfast sunday.  For dinner on Saturday, and  lunch sunday we will go out to eat.  Please bring extra money for all of these meals. 

Attached is the NOR/waiver.  Please bring. 

We will leave Sat morning at 6am from Sehome Haggens. We will be staying with a local sailing parent.  Bring sleeping pad, pillow, bag, toothbrush, etc.  

Scott Wilson
Director - Whatcom Sailing
360.303.1759 c

Friday, October 20, 2017

Tomorrow's Practice Racing Cancelled

Given the forecast of 30-40 knts and lots of rain we have decided to cancel tomorrows practice racing.  Sorry we couldn't make this weekend work.

Scott Wilson
Director - Whatcom Sailing
360.303.1759 c

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Regatta Updates

Sailors,

First, just so everyone knows the Sehome team of Lera, Mallory, Cedric and Casey are heading down to Vancouver Lake this weekend for the Keelboat Qualifier.  Wish them luck!

Next weekends regatta at Orcas has unfortunately been cancelled by the host.  So, instead of going to Orcas we are planning to run a one day team racing scrimmage at Lakewood on Saturday.  Steve will be running that practice, but if any other parents can come and help please let me know.  For next Saturday I have the following team signed up, please let me know if this is wrong: Haley, Ashley, Jacob, Sedona, Alejandro, Dillon, Forrest, Gus, Jack, Max, Tristan, Cedric, Max S, Annika, Giselle, Mira, Cecillia, Fischer, Artemisia, Ian, Zac, Morgan, Tor, Ria

Details for the day will come soon.

Scott Wilson
Director - Whatcom Sailing
360.303.1759 c

Friday, October 6, 2017

CASCADIA CUP DETAILS

More details for this weekends regatta:

We will be leaving Saturday morning, and returning Sunday evening.  We will be staying at Sail Sand Point.  Bring sleeping pads, bags and pillows.

There is no entry fee for the regatta, but we are charging $5 for the housing.  You should pack a lunch for Sat and we will go to Safeway on Sunday morning and pick up food.  We will be on our own for dinner Saturday night and breakfast Sunday morning.  So bring extra cash for each of these meals.  

We will meet at the Sehome haggens at 7:45am on Saturday morning and carpool from there.

Waiver is attached and is needed only if you have not sailed at SSP this year.
Bring the waiver with you Saturday morning.

Sailors: Alejandro, Dillon, Felix, Forrest, Gus, Jack, Max C, Morgan, Natalie S, Ria, Tristan, Emma, Fischer, Artemisia, Ian, Leila, Max S, Cedric, Tor, Annika, Giselle,  Lauren, Mira, Zac, Natalie W, Cecillia, Lera (after SAT), Mallory, Casey - 29 total

HOMECOMING: Zac, Leila, Giselle, Tor, Alejandro, Emma, Ria, Nat, Artemisia

Those going will leave early on Saturday, no later than 4pm, to head back to the dance.  Then come back on Sunday morning.  Drivers going back are Olson, Owen, Jones, Wangler, Andrews.  So plenty of room for everyone.  Please arrange with your driver to get back on Sunday morning.  Homecoming group will need to be back at SSP by 9:00AM.

DRIVERS:
Olson (5)
Hood (4)
Seestrom (3)
Owen (3)
Jones (3)
Beatty (3)
Wangler (3)
Brunzell (2)
Andrews (3)
Scott (3) - Towing

NEED ANOTHER TOW VEHICLE, CAN ANYONE TOW ONE OF THE TRAILERS?

SLEEPING: We are sleeping at the Waldorf School at SSP.  A large room with wood floors. Bring sleeping pad, pillow, bag, and a bailer.

Scott Wilson
Director - Whatcom Sailing
360.303.1759 c

Monday, October 2, 2017

Cascadia Cup

This weekend is Cascadia Cup down at Sail Sand Point.  

We will be leaving Saturday morning, and returning Sunday evening.  We will be staying at Sail Sand Point.  Bring sleeping pads, bags and pillows.

There is no entry fee for the regatta, but we are charging $5 for the housing.  You should pack a lunch for Sat and we will go to Safeway on Sunday morning and pick up food.  We will be on our own for dinner Saturday night and breakfast Sunday morning.  So bring extra cash for each of these meals.  

We will meet at the Sehome haggens at 7:45am on Saturday morning and carpool from there.

Waiver is attached and is needed only if you have not sailed at SSP this year.
Bring the waiver with you Saturday morning.

Sailors: Alejandro, Dillon, Felix, Forrest, Gus, Jack, Max C, Morgan, Natalie S, Ria, Tristan, Emma, Fischer, Artemisia, Ian, Leila, Max S, Cedric, Tor, Annika, Giselle,  Lauren, Mira, Peyton, Zac, Ashley, Natalie W, Cecillia, Lera, Mallory, Sedona - 31 total

If you are planning to go to homecoming Saturday night please let me know.  Those going will leave early on Saturday, no later than 4pm, to head back to the dance.  Then come back on Sunday morning.  If you are a parent of one of the homecoming kids please let me know if you could drive.

DRIVERS:
Olson (5)
Owen (3)
Jones (3)
Beatty (3)
Wangler (3)
Brunzell (2)

NEED A LOT MORE DRIVERS, LET ME KNOW IF YOU CAN.


SLEEPING: We are sleeping at the Waldorf School at SSP.  A large room with wood floors. 

Scott Wilson
Director - Whatcom Sailing
360.303.1759 c

Friday, September 29, 2017

Waiver

Sailors,

This is a waiver for this weekend, please print the attached, fill it out, and bring with you tomorrow.  Don't forget food, warm clothes, and a bailer!

Scott Wilson
Director - Whatcom Sailing
360.303.1759 c