Race report 5 November 2022

From our PRO Peter Collie:It may have been Guy Fawkes night but the parliament is still standing. Some sailors may not be standing however after sailing conditions what we heard were challenging conditions at the top mark. From the committee boat, we noticed each lap brought the sailors around in a different sequence which seems to back this up. Our day started with an ENE breeze which was rumoured to shift northerly. Instead, it chose to oscillate starting at about 10 knots and gradually creeping up to 15.We had two other fleets starting in the same area so had some challenges setting the course. Our well-behaved fleets had almost all clear starts except the final full rig start which needed a black flag to calm down. Peter Collie was PRO assisted by Christine Patton who sadly is returning to Bermuda today. Captian of the day was Derek Hand, assisted by

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