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WW Summer Series 2021-22 Race 1 – First Race of the New Series

Tuesday, 16th November 2021

It was a relief to see the overnight and morning rain ended before the start of the first race of the WW 2021-22 series. Although the rain disappeared and the sun made an occasional appearance the water did remain choppy with the wind chiefly from the south, averaging about 11 knots for the afternoon. Thirty three of the 51 yachts currently entered in the aggregate series contested the race around the 9.3 nautical mile course 12 which produced some unexpected results. The first yacht across the finish line – PANAREA (Chris Revesi) – missed out on first prize by not “signing on.” There were three dead heats in the race including one for second place…Read more…