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Sunday Sailors Winter Series 2018 Race 3 – Early End to the Race

Wednesday, 6th June 2018

Race 3 was abandoned almost 2 hours after it began with most of the 22 yacht fleet still in the vicinity of the first mark – a distance of about 1.1 nautical miles. The late starters caught those that started early but there was just not enough breeze for anyone. A “gust” of 6 knots was recorded at Fawkner Beacon but the average for the morning was only 4 knots. It did shift from the east to the north before going around to the west but that was after the race had been abandoned. Read more…