Race 7 – MLSC Brown Cup

After a month's break, the series resumed with forecast of Force 4 - 5 from SW. 16 boats came to the start, with a few of the regulars missing, but a first time out this year for Joe Leary's First 29 'Breezy'. Race Officer Trevor Holder set a shortish course, J 12 Y, with good beats, but sparing us a trip out to Wallet

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Another dubious forecast - Northwesterly decreasing - would a sea breeze kill it for a while? In the event there were very few really flat spots, but lots of shifts and gusts to test reactions. Race Officer Jim Lawton set course K 16 X for the 18 boats lined up in a Force 2 from pretty near North. Tommy Mills' 'Geroni

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Race 4 – Marconi Cruiser Cup

A promising forecast of a nice F 2 - 4 westerly, perhaps with a bit of north, and some sun! Seventeen starters were set off by Race Officer Ian Ivermee, on a course which had no inward section - an excellent idea, leaving plenty of room for tactical decisions on the long beat back. A tight spinnaker reach to West

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