North Bay RC Sailing Club

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NBRCSC

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CommodoreCHRIS SULLIVAN

Staff CommodoreJOHN EBEY

Secretary & Treasurer

JIM WONDOLLECK

 

BOARD

Gary Boell

Gene Harris

George Pedrick

Glen Murray

Jess Atkinson

John Ebey

Hap McGill

Mark Mickels

FLEET CAPTAINS

IOM: Glen Murray

ODOM:  Jim Wondolleck

SOLING 50: John Ebey

Web SiteDON WIENEKE

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WEATHER REPORT

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chris sullivan left a comment for Thomas C. Wright
"Hi Thomas -    The IOM fleet will be gathering around 11:30 and sailing by 12 on Saturday only.  The three day regatta listed on our calendar was changed and sailed in the spring already.  So stop on by on Saturday at Civic…"
21 hours ago
Thomas C. Wright posted a status
"Hoping to come see one of the IOM races this weekend, August 26-28, 2016. Would appreciate learning what the start times are. Thanks!"
Wednesday
Thomas C. Wright is now a member of North Bay RC Sailing Club
Monday
fredrick hoerner left a comment for Phil Adams
"Still have the IOM? Fred 415 331 2932 "
Jul 17
fredrick hoerner is now a member of North Bay RC Sailing Club
Jun 15
John Turvill is now a member of North Bay RC Sailing Club
May 8
tom macdonald is now a member of North Bay RC Sailing Club
Apr 28
Tony is now a member of North Bay RC Sailing Club
Apr 24
Brett Ellis shared Don Wieneke, Web Admin's page on Facebook
Apr 21
Sole is now a member of North Bay RC Sailing Club
Apr 9
Michael Fischer left a comment for Ken Campbell
"Sure thing, Ken-- August 19-21.  Ryan Schofield is the Regatta Chair.  His email address is rssailor@yahoo.com, phone 510 385 3842.  I've not yet seen an NOR. Hey, think about our Victoria NCR, Sept 9-11! Cordially, Michael"
Mar 24
Angie Liebert is now a member of North Bay RC Sailing Club
Mar 24
Ken Campbell left a comment for Michael Fischer
"Mike - Do we have dates for the 2016 S/B NCR at Spreckels? regards, Ken"
Mar 24
Michael Fischer left a comment for Ken Campbell
"Happy Birthday, Ken--Hope you'll join us for the S/B NCR at Spreckels this year."
Mar 23
Jim is now a member of North Bay RC Sailing Club
Mar 2
Barry Donaher is now a member of North Bay RC Sailing Club
Feb 28
Brett Ellis is now a member of North Bay RC Sailing Club
Feb 26
James Pletcher left a comment for Jess Atkinson
"Jess, My name is Jim Pletcher.  I am in the process of purchasing Chris Sullivan's ODOM ,#570.  He said I should contact you.  I am new to model yachts, but not to sailing and sailboat racing.  My email is…"
Feb 24
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Feb 23
Larry Stiles is now a member of North Bay RC Sailing Club
Feb 13
 

 


2007 Our first "Annual Meeting" was held in January 19th '07 in the Roger Eldredge Room at The San Francisco Yacht Club.

L to R top row: Jim Bitter, Peter Evans, Hap McGill, Steve Schneider, George McMeans, Mel McCormack, Hans Wolff, Bob Miller, George Pedrick, Jess Atkinson, Don Wieneke, Scotty McLean, Jock McLean, John Ebey, Harry Smith. Bottom row: Jim Davies, Hal McCormack, Gordie Miller, Doug Finley, Al Finley.

North Bay RC Sailing Club serves the general Marin County and adjacent north bay counties to schedule radio controlled sail boat races.

 

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SPORTSMANSHIP AND A RULES QUIZ

Competitors in the sport of sailing are governed by a body of rules that they are expected to follow and enforce. A fundamental principle of sportsmanship is that when competitors break a rule they will promptly take a penalty, which may be to retire. 

http://www.ussailing.org/race-officials/rules/

This link has a searchable Rule Book and is a great resource for all those involved in sailboat racing.

RULES QUIZ

1. This is one of the best Rules Quiz sites I've seen (Thanks to Jess). It looks a little primitive but don't let that fool you; it really delivers. 

It's in a lot of languages so don't forget to start by selecting the British Flag (for English). Let me know what you think and If you find a better Rules Quiz site let please let me know too. Click the above to get started on the Quiz.

2. Still reading this huh. Well then you're ready for a QUICK POP QUIZ (True or False)
-The Rules prevent collisions and allow for fair racing.
-Respect for the rules and respect for our competitors amounts to the same thing.
-Champions know the rules and can win without breaking them.
-A Rules Quiz is a great way to keep sharp on the rules.
-They shudda stopped with Mast Abeam.

Answers: all true (grin) and if you answered false to more than one of these you get to start your next race early.

3. If you got this far it's time to do some racing; don't want to spend too much time on the rules. right. (grin)
 
Hope all this helps. If it does then let me know the next time we're racing by saying "Protest 445" and smile (or grin)...thanx, Don.

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