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Six IOM skippers sailed six races in light SW breezes this morning.


Course: OB/OR -7-WZ-4-7-WZ- 8/OB.


Getting away at marks #4 and 7 was tricky; the near shore offered the better opportunities for closing with the fleet leaders.


Top on points:- 1st Place - #30 CS; 2nd - #06 CW; 3rd - #16 JR.



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8 skippers attended Lakeside for the 4th round of the May-Jun series. Both the occasional rain and the wind were light and in the latter case very variable. Chris set a course of B/A, P, 0, B, P, 0, B/Q and 8 heats were held. Places changed almost anywhere as the wind changed and some finishes were very tight whilst others strung out.


The podium today is:


1st - J Bennett (7)

2nd - J Richardson (14)

3rd - M Harcourt (18)


Congratulations to them and to all who endured the fickle wind.


Best wishes

Bruce


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A light and variable South-east breeze helped seven skippers sail seven races over a lengthy course 'A':

                     

                Start BO/OR -P-wz-4-P-wz-3-P Fin' 8/OB.


Helmsmen were focused on trimming sails to catch the maximum air, with legs from the start to P, #'s 4 and 3 to P, and the final home stretch seeing the most change of yacht positions. Good to see "ex-44" on the water for the first time after her re-fit. During the break, Derek presented crews with a fresh example of his home-baking in the form of fruit cake.


Top trio on points:- 1st Place - #59(63) IW; 2nd - #85 TR; 3rd # 16 JR



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