J/109 Fleet 10 Fall Classic

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October 17, 2020 @ 6:15 am America/New York Timezone
Boat Location:
Willis Marine Center Dock
17 Mill Dam Rd
Huntington, NY 11743
Stamford YC (John Greifzu)
J/109 Fleet 10 Fall Classic @ Willis Marine Center Dock | Halesite | New York | United States

This Event Requires All Crew to Have Masks when ashore in Stamford

Preliminary Schedule as of 10/11 5:49pm 

Open Items
– Post Party Dinner Saturday night?    Can we get a ride or do we eat dinner on Strider?
– Extremely low tides may cause challenges getting in /out – sent question to dock master
– Dock Reservation pending
– Kim has not confirmed, one more crew member being sought. James is available if we cannot find crew, but should instead work on his home.  
– Sunday lunch ??

Preliminary Plans – 6 crew commitments, 8 crew max
– Marcus and Gail are planning to drive to Stamford, and offer rides if needed to crew.
– Gail & Lisa are planning to stay at local hotel Saturday night
– Eric, Alex, and Dan are planning to stay on Strider Saturday night
– Marcus is commuting back/forth to Jersey City

Great Food
– Saturday afternoon – Lunch by Capt Dan, Bay Deli Sandwiches selected by Eric & Alex
– Saturday evening – Stamford party, possibly supplemented by crew dinner 
– Sunday morning – Pancakes by Capt Dan
– Sunday afternoon – Sandwiches – from where?  who can pick up

6:06am Stamford Low Tide – 0.9 feet * DANGER, Strider unable to transit 2 1/2 hrs either side *
6:15am Huntington Crew Gathers  (Boat was prepped Friday night, otherwise leave extra time)
6:45am  Huntington Crew Departs  11.8 nm and 2:15 estimated travel time dock to dock (Navionics estimate) 
9:30am Stamford Crew Meets Strider at Dock, Transfer extra Strider items into cars
9:50am  Depart Dock
11:00am First Gun of 3 races
05:00pm (Approx) Return to Dock
05:00pm Decide if crew will need to pick up Diesel fuel locally
05:00pm Stamford Shore Party (MASKS REQUIRED)
06:41pm Stamford Low Tide – 1.5 feet * DANGER, Strider unable to transit 3 1/4  hrs either side *
07:00pm Crew gets local dinner (is party enough food?)

Strider stays in Stamford

6:55am  Stamford Low Tide – 0.9 feet * DANGER, Strider unable to transit 2 1/2 hrs either side *
7:30am  Breakfast Served on Strider by Capt Dan – Pancakes
9:00am  Gather, Transfer extra Strider items into cars
9:30am  Depart Stamford
11:00am First Gun of 3 Races
03:00pm  No Races Start
04:00pm   Drop off crew, load stuff left ashore back onto Strider
04:30pm   Depart for Huntington
07:00pm   Arrive Huntington
07:32pm  Stamford Low Tide – 1.5 feet * DANGER, Strider unable to transit 3 1/4  hrs either side *
07:00pm + 60 min clean up.

Stamford, answers from Dock Master Kedd
Kedd, if need help, cell phone number 203 667 7592. Usually comes in around 7:30 to 8am in the morning, especially if he knows he is needed

Launch Service
   8am to 10pm
   Except, no service Sunday 3-4:30p (they have a decommissioning event)
   On Sunday come up to the dock without radio that time is just fine
Deli “All Italian American Gourmet”, 3 minute drive
   open 7am or so Saturday
   open 8am or so Sunday
    Mooring reservation set
    Dock reservation is weather dependent.
     Dock Is Not Accessible at low tide or in the prevailing South winds they have this time of year, if wind >= 10 knots
             Be 2 hours either side of low tide is mandatory, even more at really low tide (figure 3 hours)
On Site Food
    No food until 10am
Bathhouse hours, 8am to ?? : Call to learn hours 203 323 3161
    Bathhouse showers are closed
Club Hours inside club house, come to front door if other doors lock, hours not sure : Call to learn hours 203 323 3161
     Mens room only has a shower, not taped close so you could potentially use it, no guarantees
     Women’s room has no shower
Ice available
There are 5 rooms available for rent at the Yacht Club, those rooms have showers if rent a room

Registered:No   Fees Paid: Yes,  NOR Amendment #1Notice of RaceSailing InstructionsScratch Sheet

Be at Willis Marine Center Dock - Sat October 17th @ 6:15AM EDT

Club Website: Stamford YC (John Greifzu)
Registration: Link
Race Results: 6, 6, 7, 8 of 8  
Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
 Name Position AssignmentAvailable Crew Comment
AlexD Crew
Dan Skipper
EricF Crew
GailH Crew
Marcus Tactician
ChrisDM Not Assigned
Gabi Not AssignedChris asked me to hold spot
KimM Not Assigned ?
LisaM Not Assigned
Total Crew 9 = Confirmed (5) + Maybe (4) -- Maybe includes Available with no position assigned

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  1. There is tentatively social event on-site Saturday and an invite for us to leave Strider overnight at their dock.

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