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Tuesday Aug 05
TUESDAY EVENING SERIES
5:00pm-7:30pm Race Soling 1 Meters at BSA Camp Stigwandish, Madison, OH
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WRMYC Board

Commodore-Term Expires 12/31/15:
John Richmond
Vice Commodore: Term Expires 12/31/14:
Larry Lamphier
Secretary Treasurer: Term Expires 12/31/14:
Al Daviso
Immediate Past Commodore:
Dave Karpuszka
Members:
Tom Brackett
Al Daviso
Wayne Forbes
Paul Gersin
Dan Jarold
Dave Karpuszka
Larry Lamphier
Thad Lamphier
Nick Lessick
Frank McGuirk
Wally Otto
David Querin
John Richmond
Tom Schreiber
Tim Shimek
Mike Wyatt
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Based in Northeastern Ohio, we build, sail, and race Soling One Meter model yachts. You will find much information about us, and about the Soling on the website, in the files in the "WRMYC Downloads" section to left.

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2014 AMYA Region 4 Soling 1 Meter Championship

Aug. 2-3, 2014.

NOR in the "WRMYC Downloads" section to left.

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A great article about the club appeared in the Lake County News Herald: (copy address into your browser)

http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20130401/model-yacht-club-prepares-for-another-season-of-sailing

Venues:

Painesville Rec Park, Latimore St., Painesville, OH 44077 (April- mid-July)

BSA Camp Stigwandish,7497 Ross Rd., Madison, OH (mid-July through October)

www.theamya.org

For more information about RC sailing, WRMYC, or life in general, contact:

John Richmond 216-831-2506 richmond@apk.net

Larry Lamphier 440-352- 6349 larrylamphier@gmail.com

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Windicators!!!

 

WRMYC Windicators specially-designed wind indicators are again in stock, and ready to ship! Click "Order a Wind Indicator" to left for a description, picture and ordering information.

Prices are:

$ 10.95 (U.S.) plus $ 2.95 S&H = $ 13.90

mailed anywhere in the USA OR

(USA) 2 for $ 21.90 (U.S.) plus $ 2.95 S&H= $ 24.85 for 2 ($ 12.43 ea. delivered)

$ 11.95 (Canada)plus $ 6.95 S&H (sorry!) = $ 18.90 ea. delivered OR 2 for $ 23.90 (Canada) plus $ 6.95 S&H= $ 30.85 for 2 ($ 15.43 ea. delivered)

 
Section Two- NEWS!
7/29/14: Race Report- Tuesday Series July 29:

We are glad to have Wayne Forbes sailing with us- Wayne bought a Soling!!

Beautiful night- with 8 boats present, the winds started at W about 4 -6, lightened as we sailed, into the 2 -4 range, eventually going flat altogether at about the last race.

The night was won by Tom Schreiber, who averaged a 1.6 score over the 12 races; Tom had a considerably better night than Mike Wyatt, who scored 2.833 average.

Results: (top 5 of 9)

1. Tom Schreiber 1.600 avg points

2. Mike Wyatt 2.833

3. Wally Otto 3.100

4. Larry Lamphier 3.833

5. Nick Lessick 3.900

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7/26/14: Report- Saturday 7/26: Race 1 of Fall Series

Thirteen boats showed up on Saturday July 26; the weather was warm, not too hot, sunny with a light SSW wind.

In Gold Fleet, Thad Lamphier edged out Larry Lamphier for the daily win, by just two points. Al Daviso was in third.

In Silver, Tom Schreiber continued to sail consistently, scoring 3 wins, but more importantly 4 seconds, and 3 thirds to beat Tom Brackett by 5 points. In third- Paul Gersin sailed well, winning three races.

Gold

1 T. Lamphier 19 pts.

2. L. Lamphier 21

3. A. Daviso 30

4. J. Richmond 32

5. D. Karpuszka 41

Silver

1. T.Schreiber 17 pts.

2. T. Brackett 22

3. P. Gersin 30

4. N. Lessick 34

5. W. Otto 37

6. D. Jarold 47

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At the WRMYC Mid-Season Picnic:


John Richmond, Commodore, presents the winners of WRMYC Spring Series with embossed mugs. (L to R): Mike Wyatt (Gold Fleet), John, Tom Schreiber (Silver)

 Club Activity Schedule
2014 Calendar of Events

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April - October: Racing:

Every 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturday, 10:30

BSA Camp Stigwandish, 7497 Ross Rd., Madison, OH,

April- Mid July. AND

Racing every Tuesday at 5 PM,

also at BSA Camp Stigwandish, Madison OH

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Club Calendar

(Remaining 2014 Dates shown)

August

Race Dates- BSA Camp Stigwandish

9th - RD- Al Daviso; BSA Camp Stigwandish

16th- Club Challenge II- Borrow Pond, North Ridgeville, OH

23rd- RD- Dave Karpuszka; BSA Camp Stigwandish

30th - RD- Tom Brackett; BSA Camp Stigwandish

Tuesdays 5th- 12th- 19th- 26th; 5 PM- BSA Camp Stigwandish,

September

Race Dates- BSA Camp Stigwandish

13th - RD- Thad Lamphier; BSA Camp Stigwandish

27th- RD- John Richmond; BSA Camp Stigwandish

Tuesdays 2nd- 9th- 16th- 23rd- 30th; 5PM- BSA Camp Stigwandish,

Soling 1 Meter Nationals; Chicago Model Yacht Club, Chicago, IL

September 12- 13- 14th, Vernon Hills, IL north of Chicago.

October

Race Dates- BSA Camp Stigwandish

11th- RD- Tom Schreiber; BSA Camp Stigwandish

25th- RD- Dan Jarold; BSA Camp Stigwandish

Tuesdays 7th- 14th- 21st- 28th; 5PM

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A Soling Nationals Start- don't miss the 2014 event Sept. 13-14, 2014, Century Park, IL; North of Chicago.

 
Section Three- Tech Corner- 7/13/14

THE most complicated part of sailing!!

The MOST complicated part of sailing is..... your brain. So if we are all sailing together, with boats from the same Kit, at the same time- then what makes us WIN or LOSE??

It's all upstairs. John Richmond wrote a very good article in the latest Model Yachting- here is a summary: (See Model Yachting Issue 176, Summer 2014)

"FOCUS: in our little boats, ...a single lapse of concentration anywhere ...is likely to cost you the race. (more important in light air especially)

SENSES:... (While) In full scale sailing, you can feel the boat ... accelerate, you can hear ... you can tell when the changes made affect the boat positively or negatively.... you feel it slow, or when you make a positive change, you feel the effect.

(BUT) RC is ALL observation. You must observe ... So, how much "inattention" can you afford?? How much inattention, resulting in "losing" a few feet or some time...? none.

CONCENTRATE! to win you MUST concentrate... Concentration starts well before the starting countdown,

... determine which tack is favored ... where are other boats likely to be as the gun approaches.

The issue of concentrating is 100%... on your boat and sailing it for best speed is a primary objective.

...to take mere moments away from your boat, and quickly size up other boats, looking for wind shifts and "puffs"...

(but)... be good at picking out which boats are a threat to your position...do this in seconds.

CLEAR AIR...separate yourself to reach "clear air" ...unlikely to be able to go fast when in a crowd, and clean air can do wonders for speed...(but) develop the ability to see the big picture, fast, so you can get back to concentrating on your boat.

...avoid collision, regardless of right of way. ...Collisions are slow- no matter if you are “right” or not.

Concentrate on the Rules and whether you do- or do not- have the right of way. After every tack, gybe, or mark rounding- think: “Am I on port or starboard?” “Am I windward or leeward?” “Is he close-hauled on my tack and therefore has rights over me?” These types of self- questioning (mental) conversations will make sure you are aware of your position well before you have to make a decision relative to another boat.

....observe approaches to marks, and crowds of other boats. Getting mixed up in ...disturbed air, collisions resulting in having to verbally spar over which boat(s) need to do penalties is taking away from your concentration!

Anticipate your course. ...Observe how another boat or boats are approaching a mark and look for an opening to slip inside when or if other boat(s) round wide, leaving room for you to turn into the space they leave between them and the mark.

Observe the approach to the finish line...

select the shortest distance from your boat to the line.

... sail toward the end closest to the last mark.

PATIENCE at the controls ... making small control movements- then watching to observe the outcome... before deciding on further action.... Give the boat a chance to react before trying to make another correction or change.

...I believe most RC skippers are prone to big movement of the control sticks...Gentle use of controls is an advantage in maintaining efficient control of your boat and in winning races. Sailing a “snake course” is slow!

Observation- patience at the controls-concentration and focus will win races. ... Good air, God’s speed, sunshine, and above all, have fun!!

 Solings for Sale!!!
All Soling 1 Meters for sale on this website are Class-Legal boats, known to the WRMYC Members to be basically sound, good model yachts. For reference, building a basic, kit-built new boat from a Kit costs about $ 550.

As of today, July 28, NO used Solings are available for sale in the NE Ohio area.

For further information on NEW Solings, Contact:

John Richmond 216-831-2506 richmond@apk.net

Larry Lamphier 440-352- 6349 larrylamphier@gmail.com

 


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