2006 King Olav V Cup / Boundary Cup Regatta.
September 9 - 10, 2006.
West Sound, Orcas Island. 6 races, 1 throw out.
Southerly winds 5 to 12 knots on Saturday and 2 to 8 knots on Sunday.
1. US 123 Finnegan, Andy Parker; 1,1,1,1,1,1. 5 pts.
2. KC 10 Gallant, Eric Jespersen; 2,4,2,6,4,3, 15 pts.
3. US 100 St Francis V, Rodes/Hofmann; 4,2,9,2,2,6, 16 pts.
4. US 107 Frenzy, Rodger Phillips; 6,3,4,3,5,2 17 pts.
5. US 73 Saga, Kimo Mackey; 3,5,8,9,3,4 23 pts.
6. US 87 Maybe VII, Joth Davis; 9,8,3,4,9,5 29 pts.
7. KC 12 Ca Va, Randy Cunningham; 5,7,6,5,7,9 30 pts.
8. US 96 Hanko III, Ron Keys; 8,6,5,7,8,8, 34 pts.
9. US 119 Sockeye, Pat Mitchell; 7,9,7,8,6,7 35 pts.
Non competing attendees;
US 65 Challenge (launched after an extensive restoration the day before the regatta!), Michael Durland
N 22 Oslo, Giese family
Gallery - Dana Olsen
The Puget Sound 6 Metre Association took over Camp 4 Winds Westward Ho! for the 3rd year in a row for this year's 2006 King Olav V Cup; the season finale. Perfect conditions prevaled once again for the finish of an epic season of racing in the Pacific Northwest. The social and racing aspects of the regatta are unique, in that the assembled fleet takes over a kid's summer camp, sleep in the cabins and prepare group meals for all assembled. Each boat is assigned a meal or cleanup. The communal nature of the event is it's greatest feature.
20 degree wind shifts were the order of the day both days and Andy Parker with his crack crew on US 123 Finnegan ruled the race course with 6 bullets. The standard go left move to the windward mark on a southeasterly worked only occasionally so it paid not to be too wed to that strategy. In Sundays conditions, the edges of the bay seemed to retain the breeze when things got really light. John Sylvester of Orcas Island YC ably performed RC duties.