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Lady Victory Wilson Cup

The Lady Victory Cup was donated by the Wilsons and is intended to recognize the best performance by a female skipper and crew during the race.

Qualification Requirements
To qualify for the Lady Victory Cup the boat and crew must meet the following guidelines:

  1. The skipper must be a member in good standing of the Carter Lake Sailing Club.
  2. The crew must consist of a female skipper and crew
  3. No sailing industry professionals (as defined by US Sailing) may have been aboard the boat during the regatta.

All individual boats who meet the above qualification requirements will be scored according to the following formula to determine the Lady Victory Cup recipient, this changes US Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) Appendix A.

If multiple fleets are competing the winning skipper shall be the best overall score for all races sailed as determined by the Cox-Sprague Scoring System.

  1. Cox-Sprague Scoring System is a weighted high point scoring system that gives a score in proportion to the size of the fleet. Races with more starters will have a greater mathematical effect upon the series score, and races with fewer starters will have a lesser mathematical effect upon the series score.
  2. The number of starters for each fleet shall be actual number of boats that came to the starting area and started each race.
  3. Each skipper receives points for his or her finishing place indicated in Cox_Sprague Scoring Table.
  4. A skippers Percentage of Perfection score = Total points Scored (race 1 + race 2 + race 3 + race X…)/ Total possible points (first place in race 1 + race 2 + race 3 + race X…).
  5. The skipper with the greatest Percentage of Perfection shall win the McGann Cup.
  6. Tie Breaker:
    • 1st The skipper with the greatest number of total points.
    • 2nd Follow the guidelines set forth in Appendix A8 (Series Ties) of the RRS.
  7. All races will be scored.

Previous Winners

2013 Ann Bedient
2012 Cindy Klyn
2011 Nancy VandeMark