Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Wild Goose Chase Results-Full report, September 19, 2021

This had to have been the fastest trip

 to the Choptank Light for all of us. 

Check out the speeds for each boat. 

Ethyl Alcohol at 6.16 knots. Wow!

See you next year.

George B. Scorekeeper  essasailing38@gmail.com 

Dudley DoRight In Hot Pursuit at G21

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Wild Goose Chase Results, Sunday, September 19, 2021


First Place: Dudley Do Right - Dave Buchanan 

Second Place: Jitterbug - George Breig

Third Place: Tamarind - Mark McIver

It was a spectacular day to sail the Choptank.  Mostly steady wind 8-12 knots from the NNE. one point of sail out, one point of sail back.

Next up-  CYC Admiral Byrd Regatta & The Choptank Cup

Friday, September 17, 2021

WILD GOOSE CHASE: Updated Norsi & Starting Times, Sunday, September 19, 2021


Due to the re-positioning of Marker G21 and G23, One change has been made to the course.  G21 has been added.

Start Times are listed below.

Course Marks

START          “Z”- club mark   STARBOARD
Mark             R 14                      STARBOARD
Mark             G 23                    PORT
Mark             R 16                      STARBOARD
Mark             G 21                   STARBOARD
Mark             G 19                      PORT 
Mark             G 19                   STARBOARD
Mark             G 21                      PORT 
Mark             R 16                    PORT
Mark             G 23                      STARBOARD
Mark             R 14                    PORT
Mark             “A”  G 3                STARBOARD 
Round CHOPTANK LIGHT  leaving  it to STARBOARD                         
Finish Line    “Z”                        STARBOARD


The full course distance is 17.9 Nautical Miles

Monday, September 13, 2021

Cambridge Yacht Club Admiral Byrd Regatta: October 2nd and 3rd,

Attention ESSA Skippers and Crews 

Saturday, October 2nd includes fleet racing that is open to One Design, PHRF A, B, C, & N, Multihull, ORC, and CRCA. Classes with 3 or more entrants will have separate starts. A Skippers’ Meeting will be held at 0900 on 10/2 at CYC. Racing starts 1100, 3 races scheduled with drop mark courses. Awards handed out during Saturday night social at CYC. Live music.

Sunday, October 3rd will be a distance race from CYC to TAYC and is open to One Design, PHRF A, B, C & N, Multihull, ORC, and CRCA. Classes with 3 or more entrants will have separate starts. Classes will generally be started in reverse order, with slower classes starting first. First gun is 1000. After race at TAYC (contingent on Maryland and Talbot County restrictions).

See complete NOR  & SI

AB SI -Sailing Instructions

AB NOR - Notice of Race

AB Sunday Distance Race SI


Contact Race Chair Trevor Carouge: 

email: cycmdregatta@gmail.com 

Mailing; PO Box 287, Cambridge MD 21613

Physical location is 1 Mill Street, Cambridge MD 21613



The Ironman is in town on Saturday, September 18.

The swimming event is staged between the CYC and Great Marsh which would make our start unsafe for the swimmers.

Also, Long Wharf and areas surrounding the marina would be blocked making parking for ESSA crews nearly impossible.

New date for the Wild Goose Chase: Sunday, September 19, 2021

Bad weather date: Saturday, September 25, 2021.

If you plan to race, send an email to essasailing38@gmail.com 

Thank you for your cooperation.

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Register for the Wild Goose Chase, Saturday, September 18,2021

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ESSA Sailing News & Race Results: Wild Goose NOR & SI 2021