Race report 26 March 2022

Our PRO, Alistair Sutherland has provided the following report from racing on Saturday.A small but enthusiastic fleet took to the water for Autumn pointscore races 5&6.Race Officers Alistair Sutherland and Derek Hand made an early call to set the windward mark up in Rose Bay, and run the racing between Shark Island and Point Piper, with the “Dardanelles” living up to its reputation as a thinking man’s game. Large shifts of up to 30 degrees in the east / southeast breeze meant that having the head out the boat and getting on the correct tack was the order of the day.  Some did better than others, with Richard George and Pat Levy taking out the wins in the two radial races.  In the standard rig, Ryan Aldrich persevered around the course and his tenacity to make sure he finished paid off with a handicap win. Mike Dunne took out the other

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