Sailed Fast At Sailfest

Last weekend was great! I sailed at the Sailfest Regatta on the Sarasota Bay in the F18 class and placed 1st out of a total of 7 boats, two F16s and five F18s. Both days began with a light and fluky morning wind which ended up clocking around to the regular Sarasota sea breeze. The race course was set up so that the windward mark was pretty close to the shore, giving us some shifty breeze up there. Down the rest of the course there were some pretty consistent oscillations and geographical shifts. We had to sail on the same course as the Lasers and 420s which made some of our mark roundings pretty interesting! We ended the regatta with seven races and seven bullets, a total score of 6! I also got to catch up with my former Opti coach Sarah Newberry who sailed F16s for the event. Overall, a pretty good weekend!