DF95 Mid Week Handicap
It took a while for todays perfect sailing conditions to arrive with no racing before lunch due to no wind so an early lunch was called at 11.30
A gentle sea breeze started to fill in and we were back on the water by 12 noon. From there, we completed 10 races in perfect DF95 conditions, giving our 9 skippers some close and enjoyable racing.
We welcomed John Short to our fleet today, sailing 74 and look forward to seeing more of him.
Jammy was sailing well winning 3 races from a starting handicap of +35 sec. The computer will reveal all.
After adding up the ten races, the results were as close as we have seen for a long time. First place, by count back, was Andrew Wardrop, on 13 points, with Stu Dawes in second place - only separate by Andrew's three seconds to Stu's two.
Just one point further back in third place, was David Jones (14pts).
Of note, we had eight winners across the ten races, showing the competitiveness of the field and effectiveness of the handicap method
For those of you who were asking how Kyle's plywood “Night Hawk” is progressing here is a link to some photos at the bottom of the page. He will add a blog to the RBRYC page in the next few days for those interested.
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