Report on Queen’s Park #3 – Sunday, September 20

The third and final Queen’s Park time trial ran Sunday, September 20. There was no wind at the originally scheduled start time of 1330, but shortly after 1400, the wind filled in, allowing for a good beat up to Queen’s Park in 5-7 knots from the NW, and a return back to P mark in somewhat lighter air. See the results. Start & finish times were due by midnight, Monday. Original details here.

New NSC Social Director, welcome Caroline Schulz!

After an extended search for capable hands to take over the role of Social Director at NSC, we are happy to report that Caroline Schulz has volunteered.  Caroline is outgoing and curious, comfortable finding connections among members.  She’s looking forward to building-out a new program for NSC that reflects the wishes of our members, with events that promote and encourage active participation.  Caroline is reachable at

Britannia Shoal – Please Stop Hitting It

5 boats in 2 weeks. Check the charts. Just East of K1, there is almost zero water depth covering a large area of rock. No keelboat, dinghy or motor boat can get through there. This rock is about 460 million years old (from the Ordovician period), so this situation is unlikely to change in the near future.