Summer Series IOM Fleet Racing Day 5

Sunday June 17 we staged day 5 of the Summer Series IOM Fleet Racing at Seaview Marina. 6 skippers turned up to a  pleasant but variable northerly. It varied between very light to zero at times. John and Ed showed us all how to cope with the conditions, until Ed pulled out with transmitter problems. Great to see Peter ‘on […]

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All Class Handicap Day 4

Sunday May 13 was Day 4 of the all class Handicap racing at Whitby.  Four skippers turned up with their boats.  There was virtually no wind on the lake until the last race which made racing challenging and very slow.  All races were one lap of the course and even then each race was close to 45 minutes resulting in […]

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IOM Autumn Regatta

Sunday May 6 event was an IOM Autumn Regatta and staged at Seaview Marina, it was a very good day’s sailing, despite tough conditions. Rig changes and running repairs caused a few delays. A rare day where A-rig and B-rig were fairly evenly matched–it was never totally obvious which was the best rig for the conditions. Those with A-rig prospered in […]

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Day 4 Summer Series IOM Results

Sunday’s event was Day 4 of the Summer Series IOM Fleet Racing and was held at Whitby Lake. The conditions were NOT to everyone’s liking—sunny, warm with a very, very light southerly to start with, which changed early in the racing to the north, which, once again was very light. The lack of wind had most of the skippers guessing, […]

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Summer Series All Class H/C Day 3

Sunday April 8 we staged Day 3 of the Summer Series All Class Handicap, and it was a real disappointment. It started out with 5 skippers, but very rapidly decreased to 3–Russell has got his replacement winch—and apparently it was working OK at home but decided to quit during rigging up. Darrell did the unthinkable,  got to the stage of […]

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