Blown Away by Brian

A poor forecast on a damp Saturday afternoon, and the threat from Storm Brian, all resulted in no contenders, despite the conditions being sailable.

Despite the risk is that Sunday’s conditions would be worse, Brian was on his way and left some good sailing conditions, but no one was tempted so racing was cancelled and the six rescue and race management team had another early finish.… Read full article “Blown Away by Brian”

Flying Fifteen Team Racing

A mirror like morning lake was not reflecting the longer term forecast, but the wind quickly filled in for the 18 boats racing in the annual Viking Trophy which is awarded to the best performing team of three. However, the wind quickly filled in to provide some great racing conditions, though a squall during the first start made everyone wonder how many races we would manage to get in.… Read full article “Flying Fifteen Team Racing”


Despite the odd rain shower in the morning the weather stayed dry with good spells of sunshine to take the chill out of the air.

Much to Herb’s dislike, the day’s racing comprised a two pursuit race series. Mik led the fleet for the first half of race one until Dave passed him in a Laser and gained a lead which no-one could touch.… Read full article “Soaked!”