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Sunday Sailors Winter Series 2019 Race 5 – An Eventful Mornings Racing

Thursday, 4th July 2019

DELL ERA (Mike Coulter) sailed brilliantly to post his fourth podium finish from 4 races this series in an event filled morning. The course was the longest; the breeze the strongest; and, the finish the closest of the winter. A 15 yacht fleet that saw 5 retirements made it the smallest of the series and the median start time of 45 seconds was the highest of the winter. The race came to a close when the last of the reduced fleet of 10 yachts crossed the finish line at 11:51:39. Perhaps the biggest disappointment was SKULLDUGGERY (Gary McCarten) who made a good start, sailed well, and was second across the finish line only to discover the crew were not signed on – a five point penalty. Read more…