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Wednesday Wonders Summer Series 2016-17 Race 20 – Steady Northerly Keeps the Fleet On The Move, A bobby-dazzler day for Razzle Dazzle

Monday, 27th February 2017

This race was the debut of the 7 leg, 9.8 nautical mile Course 24. It runs in an anticlockwise direction and in a northerly breeze about 46% of the rhumb line length is sailed as a beat, 39% becomes a run whist the remainder is a reach. In a 21 knot northerly it was one of the faster races of the series that saw 29 yachts start and 28 yachts finish. It was a successful race for the Swarbrick 111 RAZZLE DAZZLE (Andrew Stopp). She recorded her first win of the series when she crossed the finish line at 15:36:43 making this the 3rd earliest finish of the series. BABYDOLL (Brendan Kruger) crossed the finish line in 2nd place for the 2nd week in succession. HOT CHIPPS collected a 3rd place for the 3rd time this series … Read more