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Wednesday Wonders Summer Series 2021 Race 1 – Summer Aggregate Series Underway

Wednesday, 13th January 2021

Following a spring programme of 10 individual races it was back to the more familiar Wednesday aggregate format. A fleet of 27 yachts were out on the water to contest the first of 20 scheduled summer races. The fleet was met by a predominately south south westerly breeze that averaged about 17 knots for the afternoon. Despite the strength of the breeze there was not as much “chop” as may have been expected even though there was likely to be water over the deck. The race took the fleet around the 9.3 nautical mile course 12 in quick time with the last yacht crossing the finish line at 16:08:58. Not all 27 yachts finished the race with 5 yachts retiring. Of the 22 yachts that finished the race, 15 finished within 10 minutes or less of the winner. Read more…