Dinghy Sailing Resumes
9th June 2020
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2nd July 2020
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Great turnout, with 12 boats on the water for our first race of the new Summer Sailing programme, and although the rain did dampen the wind, it didn’t dampen the racing. The new National 18 Ultra sailed by Phil, Chris & Pete was clear ahead on the water, but there was a lot of nip & tuck with the 4 Aero’s. Fflnlo Wright’s Aero 9 proved the boat of choice on the night for the light conditions taking 1st on handicap and just pipping Ben Batchelor by 2 seconds.The 2 RS 200’s also proved closely matched, Greg Kelly & Anna Harding narrowly taking 6th place from Iain & Robert Fenna in 7th by only a handful of seconds. Although short courses are more challenging for the bigger boats like the National 18, they fininshed 4th and the Caves stealthily sailed their Laser Stratos into 5th. It was great to have some newcomers too – a Wayfarer sailed by Claire Reece and a Tera Sport sailed by Levi Braugh. Next Race is Sunday 21st June – Start Time 10:30 am. Race Officers are Michael & Helen Wilson. Patrol boat is Robert Floate & crew.Results can be viewed herewww.halsail.com/Result/Public/46444