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Sunday Sailors Winter Series 2017 Race 1 – Breezy Start to Series Opener

Saturday, 13th May 2017

Not even a fresh south westerly breeze prevented 16 yachts taking to the water for the opening race of the winter series. The breeze averaged about 17 knots for the morning out at Fawkner Beacon producing plenty of ‘white water’ whilst the temperature struggled to make double figures. Course 27 took the fleet around an 8 leg course of 10 nautical miles. This is the longest course sailed on a Sunday for some time but all the fleet completed the course well within the 1230 time limit … Read More