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Flying Fifteen Team Racing

A mirror like morning lake was not reflecting the longer term forecast, but the wind quickly filled in for the 18 boats racing in the annual Viking Trophy which is awarded to the best performing team of three. However, the

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Autumnal Weekend

The blustery winds that were forecast did not come to fruition, resulting in good sailing conditions for the select few that raced, albeit in cooler conditions that in recent weekends. Val/Ken in their GP led the races generally, giving Neil

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Sunday Best

After a cold night, the Southerly breeze was pleasantly mild, and lighter than the general forecast, but forecast to increase over the morning. The only takers were Mike/Kayla in their F15, and Dave/Lynn in their GP, but they had a

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Final Championship Series

Some blustery conditions on Saturday morning eased to leave near champagne racing conditions in the (slightly) warmer weather with sunny intervals. Today’s racing is for the final weekend series of the championship season, but as the winners have already been

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Bart’s Bash

Despite a poor pre=registration for this year’s Bart’s Bash there was a turnout of 13 boats in the light northerly airs. There were numerous threats of rain, but it was limited to a few spits and spots. Steve/Izzy in a

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Tinker Trophy

While we have a team away at the 24 hour race we have our annual visit from the Tinker Association for one of the rallies, and we hold an all fleet handicap series with nine boats taking part on another sunny

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Night Jar 17

To quote TS Elliot the Night Jar series “ended with a whimper”. It was very wet, it was windy and nobody really wanted to go through the routine of rigging and launching. John & Hazel said they might if they

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September Sunshine

So the meteorologists think it’s now Autumn, just as well they didn’t tell the weather! A windless, sunny morning filled in for the afternoon racing, though with the wind from the SSW it couldn’t settle as to which side of

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Night Jar 16

After a glorious day, many wanted to end it with an evening sail, but it was not to be, the light breeze that was there on their arrival faded to nothing, and the race was cancelled, not that it stopped

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August Bank Holiday

For some people that have been camping since Thursday, Saturday marks the middle of their weekend break, and they have been joined by the Southport and GP14 cruisers. With a good westerly breeze, and some sunny spells, there was an

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