All Class Winter Handicaps Day 1

On Sunday August 20 day 1 of the All Class Handicap Winter Series was held despite the weather at Aotea Lagoon. 4 IOM’s arrived to be greeted with a definite ‘A’ type southerly, the only thing wrong was the gusts, which were long and hard — a good ‘C’ rig. we decided on the ‘B’ rig and proceeded to brave […]

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IOM Winter Regatta

The event held Sunday 16 July at the Seaview Marina was the IOM Winter Regatta. Six skippers arrived on site, to be greeted with a light, cold, northerly breeze with overcast skies.  We started the sailing quite late, due to a visit by a potential ‘new member’.  John spent time with him and the rest of us obliged, by delaying […]

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AC15 Match Racing Results July 2

‘The event staged at Seaview Marina on Sunday July 2 was Day 1 of the Winter series AC15 Match Racing. The marina was like a mill pond when we arrived with a very light northerly ‘draft’, fortunately the tide was in and the ‘draft’ made sailing the AC15’s almost possible–believe me, if the tide had been out, we would have […]

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Summer Series All class Handicap Day 5

The event yesterday was the final day of the Summer Series All Class Handicap, and was staged at the Aotea Lagoon. Four hardy souls arrived, to be greeted by a good southerly (I cant remember the last time we struck a southerly at this site) and what a change from the normal un-predictable northerlies that we normally put up with […]

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Summer AC15 Match Racing Results

Sunday April 16 we staged Day 4 of the Summer Series AC15 Match Racing. What a mixed day it was. We had rain (just a bit), a strong enough southerly that we seriously considered using the ‘C’ rig,  brilliant sunshine,  a periodic change to a light northerly, little or no wind and back to a southerly–a real mixture. We eventually […]

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