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Commodore Race and Gibson Race

  • 25 Aug 2018
  • 26 Aug 2018
  • Puget Sound (Shilshole to Port Ludlow)


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Very informal annual races from Shilshole to Foul Weather Bluff and back with an overnight in Port Ludlow. Cruiser? Try out a casual race. Racer? Try out a social race/cruise.

This event is a weekend cruise with the Commodore Race from Shilshole to Port Ludlow on Saturday, potluck dinner Saturday night, potluck breakfast Sunday morning, and the Gibson Race from Port Ludlow back to Shilshole on Sunday. Handicaps are applied by adjusting the start times for each boat. If you do not have a PHRF Rating for your boat, we will calculate one for you based on the design of your boat. Membership in PHRF is not required.

Date: August 25-26, 2018 (Saturday and Sunday)

Location: Puget Sound from Shilshole to Port Ludlow.


Cruise Leaders Needed, please contact Mike McGuane for more info. Al and Jane Johnson have agreed to help mentor the Cruise Leaders for this year as they were the Cruise Leaders last year.

On the Water

Saturday Skipper's Meeting:

Skipper's meeting will be August 25 at 8:00am at CYC clubhouse.  Race instructions and start times will be handed out at the meeting. 


First warning at 1000 on Saturday and 1100 on Sunday.


Commodore Race (Saturday):

Start at Meadow Point Buoy (LL #16765) and finish at Foulweather Bluff Buoy (LL #16535). Course distance ~ 17.5 NM. The start location may be advanced along the course to facilitate finishing.

Gibson Race (Sunday): 

Start at Foulweather Bluff Buoy and finish at Meadow Point Buoy. Course distance ~ 17.5 NM. The start location may be advanced along the course to facilitate finishing.

Time Limit:

1700 on Saturday
1900 on Sunday

Off the Water


Please make moorage reservations with Port Ludlow Marina (360-437-0513) and let them know you are with the CYC Seattle Group. Slips will be held for our group until Friday August 10, 2018. After that date, moorage may be available, but cannot be guaranteed.


There is a covered picnic area with a large barbecue reserved for our use.  Saturday will feature a post race happy hour on the dock (bring your own adult beverages and snacks to share), followed by a potluck barbecue at the picnic area.  Please bring something to put on the barbecue for yourself, and something to share with the group for dinner.  Sunday will be potluck breakfast at the picnic shelter.


Mike McGuane,mikehmc@gmail.com

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