News from the Sailing Committee
Published 14:34 on 19 Oct 2020
Dinghy Fleet Winter Series
The Winter Series starts on Sunday 25th October and will run until 6th December. The format is 3 Back to Back races with Race 1 starting at 1100hrs, race 2 not before 1145 and race 3 not before 1230. A total of 21 races in the series with 8 to count. There will be 3 fleet starts - Medium, Asymmetric and Slow / Junior fleet, with the Asymmetrics sailing windward / leeward courses.
Cruiser Winter Series
The Cruiser Winter Series starts on Saturday 24th October with starts at 1100, 1315 and B2B. 21 races in the series with 8 to count.
Wednesday 28th October is the start of Series 5 and the start time for the first race is 1400 hrs with the 2nd race B2B. In the past this series has been run on an informal basis but this year it is in the racing calendar - obviously it will be weather dependent as we move more into winter.
Series Winners :-
The Dinghy Autumn Series have now finished and congratulations go to the following series winners :-
- Asymmetric - Joe Scurrah and Phil Robinson (RS400)
- Medium - Richard Sims (Phantom)
- Slow - Evan Cairns (Solo)
- Medium - Alf Hawksworth (K1)
- Emma Bennison (Laser Radial)
Wednesday Afternoon Series 4 will finish on Wednesday 21st October - this is heading for a close finish with Richard Sims and Jim Hart / Marcus Passmore separated by just half a point as we go into the final day.
Thank you to everyone who has volunteered so far to do Race Officer and Safety duties.