Race 3 – Stone SC Cruiser Trophy

Another odd forecast - basically "expect anything, but not much of it", so nearly a flat calm at the Stone line start, with the tide sloshing out. Race Officer Christine Wainright wisely chose a short course with as many marks as the course card would allow - but no further than the Bench Head. Eighteen boats keeping v

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Race 2 MLSC Smith Cup

A bit warmer than last time, with a forecast of westerly F3 - 4, just right. However, at the start line off Osea pier there was no wind at all to speak of. Race Officer Trevor Holder set course J 12 W based on the forecast, and a hope that it was correct, but the fleet of 15 drifted across the line with the tide, and k

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A very cold start to the season, despite a lot of sunshine, but a good turnout of 14 boats on the Osea start line. The forecast was for no more than F3 from NW, so Race Officer Paul Su set a short course, with the Bench Head and Colne 8 the outer marks. Before the 10 minute gun a one minute silence was held in memor

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