Series Racing

Thawout Series
April-May

4-5 weeks

Saturday afternoon combined keelboat & dinghy racing

Spring Series
May-July

9-10 weeks

Wednesday evening keelboat racing

Thursday evening dinghy racing

Summer Series
July-September

9-10 weeks

Wednesday evening keelboat racing

Thursday evening dinghy racing

Frostbite Series
September-October

4-5 weeks

Saturday afternoon combined keelboat & dinghy racing

If you are interested in getting involved with Denver Sailing Association and our racing programs, feel free to contact the DSA Commodore or any of our Fleet Captains to provide further details.  We welcome all new members and encourage those of you interested in racing to come on down to the docks and get involved – we are always looking for crew!

Race Course Marks

The start-finish line is located at the RC marker, the numbered marks are then used to create a race course.

Marker GPS Coordinates:

RC Start
39°38’29.1″N 104°51’26.5″W
39.641418, -104.857357

1
39°38’51.1″N 104°51’03.6″W
39.647533, -104.851008

2
39°38’39.1″N 104°50’59.2″W
39.644201, -104.849769

3
39°38’29.7″N 104°50’54.1″W
39.641582, -104.848359

4
39°38’18.4″N 104°50’46.0″W
39.638455, -104.846110

5
39°38’14.7″N 104°51’03.5″W
39.637416, -104.850972

6
39°38’09.8″N 104°51’24.3″W
39.636050, -104.856753

7
39°38’11.1″N 104°51’49.1″W
39.636406, -104.863638

8
39°38’17.4″N 104°52’06.9″W
39.638156, -104.868572

9
39°38’29.0″N 104°51’54.3″W
39.641375, -104.865072

10
39°38’40.4″N 104°51’41.0″W
39.644562, -104.861385

11
39°38’47.7″N 104°51’26.2″W
39.646581, -104.857287

Racing Rules

Here is a link to the ISAF website where you can navigate to multiple pages related to the Racing Rules of Sailing.

Water Temperature

Check the Fishing.com website for an estimate of the current water temperature in the lake, and for other interesting information about the lake, including photos.

Weather Forecasts

Here is a link to the NOAA forecast for Cherry Creek Reservoir.
Here is a link for a Satellite Weather Map.
Here is the Windfinder forecast.

Current Wind Conditions

The Cherry Creek Windfinder weather station is not always on, and it seems to be sheltered from the wind at times. For more accurate readings, check the Windfinder station at Centennial Airport.