Category: Opens

Great North Asymmetric Challenge 2018

There was a great turnout of more than 30 boats for this year’s GNAC. The sun was shining with a cool wind blowing from the north east which proved to be frustratingly changeable throughout the afternoon.

The wind was reasonably well behaved for the first race, though there were opportunities to gain from the timing of the shifts and the gusts passing over the course.… Read full article “Great North Asymmetric Challenge 2018”

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”