Bank Holiday

Glorious weather prevailed for the final Bank Holiday break of the summer. The wind was not so sure as to whether it should join in, and regularly swung from N to NE and back again leaving various holes for the competitors to engulfed in. A challenge for the OD, especially when he was trying to squeeze in an additional race postponed from following light winds on Sunday.

With temperatures rising, tempers seemed to reach boiling point at times in the GP fleet. Brotherly love disappeared for a while between Phil and Andy Smith following an incident at the windward mark, and resulted in a protest, but Phil gracefully retired.

In the last race, Andy’s heckles were again raised and he submitted his second protest of the day, this time against Dave Lawson. Following a hearing Dave was disqualified and which resulted in Andy winning the GP weekend series.