Clean Sweep

With a mass of rain and high winds overnight, it was a pleasant surprise that the winds had eased and rain stopped by the time sailors arrived at the club. The wind held, and again there was some good gusts at times to take advantage of. Big E was one of the few to capsize. Scumper and Toggle made the most of the conditions getting two 1sts and 2nds respectively, and the same for their overall series position in the Grisedale Cup. Big E matched William/Lezli-Ann on points but his 1st yesterday broke the tie in his favour to finish 3rd overall.

Mike/Kayla sailed well in the first race, taking advantage of Simon’s poor starting (Simon’s words), they won the race and the Ullock Mug, with Simon finishing 2nd. Kath Davis had her first sail/race in a F15 when she crewed for Ian Campbell in the final race.

In the GPs Andy/Rob Smith won the morning race and took the McMillan Cup, while Val/Ken Bell gave Mike/Eric a run for their money beating them in the morning race. During lunch Mike decided his old sails were no longer up to scratch and put on new new sails for the afternoon, not that it did the trick as Val won, Tim/Rob Smith took 2nd, and Mike/Eric 3rd. Overall Val was 2nd and Mike 3rd.

No Mirrors sailed, so John Telford won the Round Table Tankard.

It will be noted that across all fleets, the winners had a clean sweep counting minimum points by winning all races to count.