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Sunday Sailors Summer Series Race 5 – Lucky Seven

Tuesday, 19th December 2017

Excellent sailing conditions welcomed the 23 yacht fleet for race 5. The forecast was for a 10 to 15 knot westerly becoming a southerly of the same strength. The breeze changed direction from west to south during the race changing the original point of sail for some of the legs. The breeze also eased (averaging 8 knots at Fawkner) during the morning resulting in seven lucky yachts finishing the race. The remaining 16 yachts either retired or did not finish the race around the 8 leg, 10.1 nautical mile course 28 within the time limit … Read More