Laser Race Report

Last Saturday an impressive fleet of 48 boats took on another challenging light and shifty southeasterly breeze. The day served as both Heats 5 – 6 of the Autumn Pointscore and Heats 9 – 10 of the Club Championship. It was tough sailing as the competitors had to avoid the holes and be on a constant lookout for shifts.    At the end of the day, the winners were: Championship – Standards: Matt Wenke (Championship Heat 9) and Luke Parker (Championship Heat 10); Radials: Daniel Costandi (Championship Heats 9 and 10); Pointscore (after handicap): Standards: Murray Stone (Pointscore Heat 5) and Ashley Deacon (Pointscore Heat 6); Radials / 4.7s: Daryl Lawrence (Pointscore Heat 5) and Sara Brooks (Pointscore Heat 6). Thanks to this week’s race volunteers — Andrew Cox (PRO) and Kevin Gilroy on the Jazzman, Pippa Batchelor (COTD), and Peter Speed (CoCOTD) on a RIB, and Julian Van Aalst and Jen Wells in the canteen. After competing on the water, the sailors were

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