Racing

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Lasers

Mike Scott has been the spark plug for Laser racing on Holmes Harbor.  2021 was an active racing season.  2022 is primed to go!

There are nine race meetings, Wednesday  evenings.  First race starts at 4:30 p.m.  First warning at 4:23.  Alternative weeks will be mostly suitable for practice, but not for launching the safety boat (mostly 2 ft tides).

See the Notice of Race (NOR) for Laser Spring/Summer Series 2022 

SCHEDULE

  • May 25             Wednesday   4:23 p.m. First Warning – Holmes Harbor
  • June 1              Wednesday   4:23 p.m. First Warning – Holmes Harbor
  • June 15            Wednesday   4:23 p.m. First Warning – Holmes Harbor
  • June 29            Wednesday   4:23 p.m. First Warning – Holmes Harbor
  • July 13              Wednesday   4:23 p.m. First Warning – Holmes Harbor
  • July 27             Wednesday    4:23 p.m. First Warning – Holmes Harbor
  • August 10         Wednesday   4:23 p.m. First Warning – Holmes Harbor
  • August 24        Wednesday    4:23 p.m. First Warning – Holmes Harbor
  • September 7    Wednesday    4:23 p.m. First Warning – Holmes Harbor

The number of races on each race day will be determined by wind conditions. No races will be started after 6:30 p.m.

 FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please contact

Bill Brown, (360) 222-3178, bbrown99@whidbey.com

Pelicans

Bill Brown and Bob Rodgers have developed a Pelican racing line up.  The Pelican racing season will start on Lone Lake and move to another location yet to be determined as Lone Lake becomes more toxic later in the summer.

  SCHEDULE

  •  May 25           Wednesday   4:25 p.m. First Warning – Lone Lake
  • June 8             Wednesday   4:25 p.m. First Warning – Lone Lake
  • June 22           Wednesday   4:25 p.m. First Warning – Lone Lake
  • July 6             Wednesday   4:25 p.m. First Warning – TBD
  • August 3         Wednesday   4:25 p.m. First Warning – TBD
  • August 31       Wednesday   4:25 p.m. First Warning – TBD

The number of races on each race day will be determined by wind conditions. No races will be started after 6:30 p.m.

For further information please contact

Bill Brown, (360) 222-3178, bbrown99@whidbey.com or

4:30 pm is the standard start time.

Click on the calendar links below to learn details about each race, including who is on the race committee and where the post-race party is!  The calendar events will be updated as we get closer to May.  In the meantime, Save the Dates!

As race day approaches, please double-check the details in the calendar where events will be listed below as time and location are subject to change due to water conditions and tides.

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