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Small Fleet Sails a Quick Race Wednesday Wonders Summer Series 2021 Race 12

Monday, 29th March 2021

The forecast of strong winds and 80% chance of rain probably deterred many of the WW regulars from contesting race 12. As it turned out, the breeze was a steady south south westerly that averaged about 17 knots for the afternoon and the rain amounted to a few short showers. A fleet of 21 yachts, the smallest fleet of the series, raced around the 7 leg, 9.4 nautical mile course 12. This was the same course used for race 11 but in vastly different conditions and producing a different result. This race (race 12) was much quicker with an average elapsed time of 1:43:36 compared to 2:18:58 for race 11. Read more