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Mike Josselyn

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2019 Northern California Matt Boroughf Season Championship
« on: January 28, 2019, 06:00:04 PM »
2019 Season Championship—Matt Boroughf Trophy
Northern California Ultimate 20 Fleet

The Season Championship is to recognize those skippers, crew, and boats that consistently participate in races held in Northern California or other races recognized for promoting and supporting the Ultimate 20 class in the region.   The Matt Boroughf Trophy for the Season Championship will reward those skippers who score the best in races where two or more qualified U20s race using a High Score Averaged Scoring System.   This system places more emphasis on those races with a higher number of participants; however, any race with two or more qualified boats will be scored.   

The following races will be considered as part of the series:

 
•   RYC Midwinters (each race day will be scored separately)
•   Three Bridge Fiasco (SSS)
•   Big Daddy (RYC)
•   San Diego NOODS
•   Don Won Regatta (TYC)
•   Around the Rocks (SSS)
•   Go for the Gold Regatta
•   Behrens Regatta (TYC)
•   Lake Yosemite Spring Regatta (LYYC)
•   Delta Ditch (Stockton YC)
•   Trans Tahoe (TYC)
•   HO Lind Series (TYC) (each race day will be scored separately)
•   High Sierra Regatta (FYC)
•   Pacific Coast Championships in Monterey
•   Jazz Cup (SBYC)
•   North Americans in Sand Point, Id (U20 class)
•   Vallejo 1-2 (SBYC)
•   RYC IntraClub Series (RYC)—each race scored separately
•   Great Pumpkin (RYC)

 
Other races may be added by notification to the Fleet Captain that two or more Northern California boats are registered to participate and the race is held on the west coast.  .

1.   Only Ultimate 20’s owners can enter the U20 Season Championship.
2.   Owners must be registered as 2019 U20 Class Members.
3.   All boats shall be equipped and raced in accordance with the current Class Rules.
4.   Owners shall sail all races.   If their own boat is not available, they may charter another boat for the event.   In distance races, owners may rotate with Crew.
5.   Owners that sail in at least three events will be considered eligible for the series.
6.   To qualify for the season championship trophy, an owner must sail in at least eight events either from the list above or as added during the season.  If an event is canceled after boats are registered, the number of events required for qualification will be reduced.
7.   For boats that sail in the PCC in Monterey, it will qualify counted as two events towards the eight events to qualify for the trophy.  For boats that sail in the North Americans, it will qualify for three events to qualify for the trophy.  In other words, if a boat sails in both the PCC and the North Americans, she only needs to sail in a total of five events to qualify for the season championship.
8.   Boats will be only scored against other eligible boats during the season.
9.   The Championships will be determined by using the High Point Averaged Scoring System (see below).
10.   A change in the rules may be made during the year by unanimous consent by the boats in the series.   
11.   If there is a tie, the tie will be broken by the better scoring boat at the events where the two boats were directly competing.   
12.   The Season Championship will be awarded after the Great Pumpkin regatta.
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Re: 2019 Northern California Matt Boroughf Season Championship
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2019, 04:23:01 AM »
Another 3 bridge fiasco in the books with Steve Cameron.  Beautiful sunrise, spinnaker run to start line.  350 boats in Pursuit Race start.   Breeze 5-10 knots from N tracking to E and then back to N.  Reach to GGB then close hauled to Angel Island against current, avoided wind hole and sailed the gusts up Raccoon Straits.  Across the main channel with some good lifts and tacks to Red Rock which we took to starboard.  Wind too far forward to raise the spinnaker until Berkeley Pier, then headed to YBI and turned to corner to find the fleet stalled.  Drifted through the currents under the Bay Bridge passing a considerable number of stalled boats and then short tacked up the City front till Pier 39 and reached to the finish.  94th out of double handed 260 mono hulls.

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Re: 2019 Northern California Matt Boroughf Season Championship
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2019, 10:03:35 PM »
Its been a slow start to the season with two of the mid-winter races canceled due to stormy weather and the Big Daddy was too windy (25-30 kts) to sail safely.  Breakaway tried to make it out though and almost got flushed into the rocks near the channel entrance, but made it back safely with a few tears in the sails and broken halyard.

Behrens Regatta races were held at the Tiburon Yacht Club on May 11th with only two boats in attendance.  Great three match races though that required lots of attention to the strong ebb current driven by the record snow melt.  Winds were 5-15 knts with gust to 20 (increasing in the afternoon) which led to some very fast downwind legs (after factoring in the ebb that was coming the other way).  Uhoo! took two out of three races against Breakaway.

To date, Udecide is on top of the leaderboard for the Season Championship.