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Sunday sailing 14/5/17.

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Sunday morning windy and quite a chop, just right for our monthly Club 500 battle. Paul and Terry opened up and set the course out, many thanks for that. With our usual “official” scorer Ed we set out to race, the conditions and each other. The first race started well with some gentle barging and plenty of nip & tuck racing. One or two boats rolling over but the strong wind blew them back to shore quickly to be sent out again. After what seemed an age, 5 mins according to Terry`s trusted time piece it was all over, the following results recorded Paul 1st, joint second were Mark, Phil, Vaughan and me on 12 laps, Piers 6th and Terry last, how the mighty have fallen from last year. It has to be noted that we trusted Paul to buy replacement props and since then poor Terry breaks a prop every race. However fishy it sounds it might help if Terry stopped running over other boats and buoys!! We tried in vain to run Pursuit boats but the waves made close running too dangerous, next time m…

The Chase Sailing Club open day 1/5/17.

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Sorry, no written report, but at least thanks to Paul for these images.