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IOM_3rd March'23_Race 01

Eight competitors made ready their one metre radio controlled yachts, in time for the first race at 10 o'clock, after which #80's skipper temporarily left the helming arena by prior arrangement, returning in time for Race 5. Dave's Ericca, #63 was out sailing for her first session this year, helmsman and boat taking a break after the 6th race. Stronger breezes meant loads of tacking and gybing on the water included in long windward stretches up from buoy #7 and downwind legs from buoy 3 to 6. Buoy 'WZ' or 'Zero' was in a world

(wind-world, ed! ) of its own:

Start 5/OB - (WZ - 3 - 6 - 7) x 2 Fin' 4/Y.

An Early virtual hot-cross bun to the morning's top three:-

1st Place - #06 CW , 2nd - #80 JB, 3rd - #169 MC.



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