Saturday 18 June

A quieter turnout but those that sailed enjoyed a good wind, with only a few spots of rain, some challenging legs at times, and planing conditions at others.

In the first race, Scumper continued to master the conditions and took another win, with Tom Gosden putting in a good performance in his Laser to finish 2nd and Peter Ballard 3rd in his Supernova.

In the F15s, Mike/Kayla were called back for being premature starters, a mistake they were unable to come back from against Tim Chittenden/Ian Macpherson as they went on to win the race and, as it was the first one to be sailed, the series.

In the GPs Mike Fairlamb/Eric Smith and Tim Knowles/Martin Statter had some close racing swapping positions a couple of times. Tim did some frustrating wallowing at the windward mark, and Mike won..

The second race, Scumper won again and Tom was 2nd, but Jo Watkins sailed better to beat Peter Ballard for 3rd position.

Mike had a more cautious start, being 10 secs behind the line, but he stayed ahead, opened a lead on Tim, and won the race.

In the GPs, though Tim had a good start, going up the opposite side of the first beat to Mike proved to be a bad move, and \mike ended the first beat with a strong lead that Tim failed to overcome.

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