Race 8 – Blackwater SC Krohn Cup

Once again the weather forecasts failed to take account of possible sea breezes, so the expected South Westerly came in as a very light South Easterly, veering slowly over the course of the race to SW and ending up a good F4, before dying as usual after the race. The biggest turnout this year - nineteen starters, wit

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Quite a change from the last race - a lot of wind from an unusual direction, wet, and quite chilly. The forecast suggested 33 mph gusts from the south, and rain all day, and it more or less delivered. Twelve boats came to the start - the lowest turnout so far this year. Race Officer Steve Pegley set the ideal course, G

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