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Wednesday Wonders Winter Series 2018 Race 11 – Strongest Wind of the Series

Monday, 18th June 2018

A small, dedicated and determined fleet of 19 yachts contested race 11. The wind proved to be the strongest of the series – a steady northerly averaging around 23 knots for the afternoon. (For the first time this series flag Y was displayed requiring PFD’s to be worn at all times). The race took the fleet around the 9.8 nautical mile 6 leg course 25. Not all 19 yachts completed the course. Two yachts retired before rounding number 4 for the first time with a third yacht retiring after rounding number 4 – the most of any race this series. Although the wind was the strongest for the series (by 5 knots) it did not produce the fastest race. There have been 3 longer races with faster elapsed times. Read more…