WYC has its first weekend race on Sunday. The two handed race is a medium distance race and usually runs from the race course to the Ajax weather buoy and back (12 miles). I wanted to make sure the mark was there and that it is at its same co-ordinates as last year.
No wind, so John and I set out and looked at depths near shore by the clubhouse. I think we have figured it out.
The track we took above, we have over 10ft of depth.
We then motored out to the Ajax weather buoy, which is about 6 miles SW of Whitby. I got the chance to check out the new autopilot in goto waypoint mode. It took us right to the buoy.
The buoy was there, but has shifted 0.3 miles to the SW. Not that much, but might make a difference in fog.
|Ajax Buoy is where it was last year|
001 is where it is now
Nice night on the water, but cold.
The boat motored well; no issues.
Trip Odometer: 12.50 miles
Moving Average: 5.6 knots
Moving Time: 02:13:00
Google Earth Track: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12535935/Still%20Time/2014/20140529.kmz