AC15 Match Racing Winter Day 5

  Day 5 of the Winter Series AC 15 Match Racing at Whitby.The condition at start where  sufficient to warrant the ‘B’ rig and there was some very tense moments with the gusts that eventually came thru.   We managed to complete 7 of the 9  flights before the conditions turned for the worse. The wind pressure increased  to the stage […]

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AC15 Match Racing Summer Day 4

  ‘Today we held Day 4 of the Summer Series AC15 Match Racing. The conditions were great, with a reasonably steady northerly, ideal for the A rigs.  There where a few ‘calamities’  during the afternoon, Darrell’s fore stay attachment collapsed but was replaced,  and one of Ron’s side stays snapped and was not repairable on site so he retired.   The […]

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Day 3 AC15 Winter Series

Sailing on Sunday was match racing with Darrell, Dave and Ron.   A rigs were used as conditions were mostly a light northerly. Some tricky winds are the top mark made for some challenging roundings. The sailing was close with positions often changing during the match racing.   Darrell and Dave: 14 Points Ron: 8 Points    

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Day 2 AC15 Winter Series

Sailing on Sunday was match racing with Ron, Darrell, Ed and Dave.   We decided to sail with B rigs as the wind conditions looked as if it was going to increase, however the wind conditions dropped and became a very pleasant day’s sailing.   One yacht had radio gear issues so we shared the 3 AC15s amongst 4 sailors, […]

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