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Sunday Sailors Winter Series 2018 Race 1 – Series Opener

Friday, 11th May 2018

The start of the 2018 Winter Series sees 30 yachts entered in the aggregate – more than the 2017 winter series. Twenty two of the 30 as well as three casual entries took part in the opening race around the 9.9 nautical mile course 26 in amiable conditions. The course offered two good downwind legs for those wanting to fly spinnakers. The breeze averaged around 8 knots, the sea was reasonably flat and the sun shone. However, the breeze started to ease as the morning progressed and 5 yachts were unable to complete the race. As it turned out the breeze tended to favour the early starters …. Read More