Easter sprints

With the majority of our sailors on holidays, we had a reduced fleet of 12 boats turn up for our Easter Sprints. It was a beautiful afternoon on the harbour, with an 8 knot easterly breeze and warm, sunny skies.  PRO Andrew Cox and COTD Kate McHugh ran a series of five 20 minute races for the fleet, followed by relaxing drinks on the deck before people scurried off to their family commitments!  The highlight of the afternoon was Matt Wenke learning to roll tack under the able coaching of Finn Alexander.  Apparently you are not allowed to exit a tack faster than you entered it.  Matt passed with flying colours … it did not require a jury to determine that exiting the tack upside down is well within the speed restrictions.

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