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Small but Steadfast Fleet Completes the Longest Course of the Series – Wednesday Wonders Winter Series 2019 Race 16

Monday, 22nd July 2019

The smallest fleet of series (14 yachts) all completed the longest course this winter in what became the third fastest time so far. The forecast for the afternoon was not ideal for sailing. The Bureau issued a strong wind warning; 80% chance of showers; the chance of a thunderstorm and possible hail for Port Philip. As it happened the worst of the weather was experienced in the south of the bay. Some well insulated skippers and crew went out on the water to experience a temperature of about 12 degrees, a west north westerly breeze averaging about 18 knots as they sailed around the 10.1 nautical mile course 28 … Read More