All Class Handicap Summer Series Day 4 – Results

Sunday April 14, despite the forecast conditions, we ran Day 4 of the Summer Series Handicap. The predicted conditions were for ‘increased southerlies winds but fine?’ In fact there were relatively calm spells (almost ‘A’ rig) with gusts that, in my mind were definitely ‘C’ rig. As expected, there were a few casualties through breakages of some sort. There was only 1 skipper that […]

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IOM FLEET RACING–SUMMER SERIES Day 2

Sunday March 24 we held Day 2 of the Summer Series IOM Fleet Racing.  The conditions where ‘trying’ to say the least. Overcast with gusty northerlies, but warm. Most of the skippers made use of their ‘A’ rigs despite the gusts and as anticipated, did experience some difficulties. The only ‘B’ rig was Mike  and he did very well. Dave came up to his normal […]

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Summer Series All Class Handicap – Day 3

Despite the weather, on Sunday 17 March we held Day 3 of the Summer Series All Class Handicap. Prior to the commencement of racing it was a steady southerly, ideal for ‘A’ rigs. Unfortunately during the first countdown, the wind ceased and we ended up with a shortened course of only 2 laps. It was a good test of patience. Dave managed to master […]

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Summer Series IOM Fleet Racing Day 1

Sunday January 27 we held Day 1 of the Summer Series  IOM Fleet Racing, at Lake Whitby. In the morning we  had brief showers which slowly cleared. And it did clear, with a good ‘A’ rig northerly with light gusts, and very hot sun. A good fleet of 8 skippers in attendance. Ed and John did very well but the rest of the fleet […]

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