2020 was a tough year for all. The race time and date were moved, and almost canceled. Yet we pressed on, as if in a squall.
We saw 12 boats registered, with 10 competing. We saw 4-5' seas, and heavy blow. Yet competitors persisted, and tested their heavy weather skills.
52512 Bloody Mary Pearson 303 Dan Cooley
07/Sep/20 FT14:29:40 ET0:01:24:40 CT0:01:11:34
1 USA 60844 Pommes Frites Jeanneau 49DS Michael Evans 07/Sep/20 - FT 14:10:29 ET0:01:00:29 CT0:01:02:18
2 USA 52411 Koko Loko 2 Beneteau First 40.7 Tomasz Kokocinski 07/Sep/20 - FT14:08:51 ET0:00:58:51 CT0:01:03:20
3 USA 0076 Mise en Place Beneteau 381 Paul Thompson 07/Sep/20 - FT14:17:58 ET0:01:07:58 CT0:01:04:13
This year, Rainbow Regatta Chicago is dedicated to the memory of Capt. Brian Wiles of Jackson Park Yacht Club.
Brian tragically passed away on Aug. 23,2020. He was an accomplished sailor having sailed multiple Mac Races with Team Mis en Place from Jackson Park Yacht Club (JPYC) along with several other regattas around the world. He was Team Leader for the newly founded JPYC Race Team aboard the Edward B. Stein. He was an ardent supporter of diversity and inclusion in all aspects of life. For those who can not make the services tomorrow, it will be live streamed, click here to be taken to the correct channel.
Find the Notice of Race (NOR) and Sailing Instructions (SI) here. Included in the SI, is the course. Race Committee will determine which course to use based on conditions on water, and will communicate that via white board on the committee boat, and announcement via VHF channel 78. Once registered, please use the button below to make your required min. $30 donation.
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