Slow Sunday Sailing

Despite the cold, rainy weather, 22 boats turned out for Sunday’s Winter Championship heats, including visitors from MHASC and VYC. As Tim Heath reported on The Top Mark, it was a “morning of collective madness.”It was indeed an unusual winter morning, with the normal westerly wind overridden by a rain affected breeze that came from all directions, seeing the fleet sailing in great pressure at times, and parked at others. You can check out some of the riveting high speed action captured by Diana Chen on The Top Mark here. The on-water team of Daryl Lawrence (PRO Instructor), John Vasey and David Murphy (Learn to Run a Race) and Hadrien Bourely and Diana Chen (COTD / Co-COTD) did a great job setting fair courses and getting starts away in the difficult conditions.   The course was adjusted and shortened after the first race, but with the rain killing the breeze, the second race still required an

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