Race Report 13 November 2021

On Saturday, Shirley and Paul were down on the toastie trade, as many members elected to sit the day out.The day turned out to be a little wild on the water for the third and fourth heats of the club pointscore. While the weather forecast did not predict the wind to build after 12pm, it continued to kick in for a bit, and those who braved the west north-westerly wind had their work cut out for them. The wind continued to build until 14:40 topping out at 28 knots with 35 knot gusts before “calming down” to 23 knots with 32 knot gusts by the end of racing for the day.Of the 15-20 boats braving the conditions, our pointscore race winners were Zander Bijkerk and Craig Sheers in the full rig, and in the radial rig, James Tudball won both races. It was a brutal day on the water with many

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