Forty-five boats contested in two days of racing. Saturday brought 80-degree weather with 6 to 8 knots of steady wind. Sunday brought in clouds and a light wind, but as the day wore on, it grew to 12 to15 knots which resulted in more challenging conditions and a number of exciting capsizes. Contestants traveled from as far as Bozeman, Mont., and Steamboat Springs, Colo., along with a group from the Great Salt Lake Yacht Club.
On the junior race course, all 18 sailors earned their sailing skills as members of PCSA's summer program. The juniors ranged in ages from 8 to 16, and the majority of them sailed in boats provided by PCSA. All of these young sailors have honed their skills over that past three summers and displayed a level of competency that will let them begin to compete at events at the regional level.
At the awards barbeque Sunday afternoon, the resounding comment was that everyone will be back next year and that they will bring more out of state sailors. Park City Sailing and the beauty of the Jordanelle is no longer a secret.
As the season comes to a close, PCSA would like to thank the Park City Foundation and the Park City Rotary Club for their grants and to the entire community for their continued support. Learn more about Park City Sailing at www.parkcitysailing.org .
For results of the 2012 Park City Sailing Fall Regatta, please see the scoreboard page.