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Sunday Sailors Summer Series 2017-18 Race 1 – Summer Series Starts Right on Schedule

Sunday, 15th October 2017

After an absence of 7 weeks, Sunday Sailors were back on the water for the start of the 2017-18 summer series. A strong wind warning had been issued for Sunday but the stronger winds were not expected until late morning/early afternoon. This warning was not enough to deter 12 yachts contesting the first race of the new series in a warm northerly. The race was around course 19 which was shortened in an effort to avoid the “worst” of the weather. The shortened course was about half the length of the course 19 therefore the late starters had only limited opportunity to pursue and catch the rest of the fleet. Read more…