The race committee has abandoned tomorrow’s racing due the the weather conditions on the lake. The nearshore forecast is:
LMZ740>742-290315-Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-304 PM CDT Fri May 28 2021…GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING….TONIGHT…Northeast gales to 35 kt easing to 30 kt through theevening. Chance of showers in the evening. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ftlate. .SATURDAY…Northeast winds 20 to 25 kt. Sunny. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft subsiding to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft in the afternoon. .SATURDAY NIGHT…North winds 15 to 25 kt becoming northeast10 to 15 kt after midnight. Clear. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionallyto 8 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. .SUNDAY…East winds 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
The MORF Open, sponsored by Skyway Yacht Works, will be held on Sunday September 13 at Starting area 7 at 11am. Everyone in the community is invited.
If you are not a MORF member sign-up by emailing your boat name, sail number and PHRF rating to email@example.com from an email address where we can reach you. Communication will be via the MORF notice board. The NOR and SSIs are available. There is no fee.
Compliance with all state and local regulations are the responsibility of the Skipper.
A redress hearing was held on July 21 over Zoom to resolve a redress request for Long Distance race #1, the Purple Line, run on July 18. The committee consisted of past Commodore Dennis Bartley, Protest Chair and past Commodore Carl Stineman. The skippers of the five boats who raced all attended plus a couple others. The issue was where boats finished the race; the R8 mark was 1/2 mile out of position. The decision of the redress committe was:
Redress is granted as follows:
1. Tenacity will be scored as Finishing the race.
2. Mazel Tov, Serenity, Gaucho and Touring Machine will be scored Did Not Finish (DNF).
3. The course length will be calculated based on the actual location of Mark 8.
The full report is at: Purple Line Redress decision The scoring has been updated to conform with the redress decision.