Well, after an hour or so, anyway. A smattering of Phantoms, 650 and others, overall about 10, I think. A few people about, mainly with little kids. The “bird” is set up and takes up the entire bit of the Point, rust and all. Speaking of “all”, as the blog predicted, the seagulls are delighted … Continue reading Good weather for sailing
Being a 650 day it was great to see so much support for it. We have about 26 650 type boats which makes them top boats. As well there were a couple of Lasers that I noticed. The breeze was here and there, often slowing some racing down but not actually stopping it. What … Continue reading Fourteen toe the line
Despite the cool weather and lack of sunshine, it was good sailing weather. The 95s never got up to top speed but some interesting contest was always on the go. For me, there were three new faces, although maybe not all for their first day. Terence I did know was coming (St Arnaud) … Continue reading Old boats, new boats, new skippers.
Or so the story goes But as to today’s sailing, first. Good breeze, the wind actually, to begin with, but as the morning progressed, so did that wind, coming off the gym corner it was around 13 kph to start with but upwards to 30 kph as the morning progressed. Frequent prolonged gusts of 50 … Continue reading Much ado about something
It forecast good wind but in fact it went a stage or two better. Not a lot turning up today but understandable. Those that did were more than happy. One felt like he was riding high. Fast sailing was on the menu until sudden gusts sent boats this way and that. Could be the water … Continue reading Wild and Woolly
Around 18 skippers made in a notable outing and the weather was very agreeable. Lots of 650s with a couple of bigger boats. It doesn’t look like Neangar got the best of the recent rains although it must have held what it had. A sterling effort by Eric who really immersed himself into helping me … Continue reading Great day for everyone