Winter Champs off to a Great Start

Last Sunday dawned with a beautiful, crispy, sunny winter morning, with the usual 8-12kt westerly. But looming storm clouds to the south heralded a predicted southerly change.  A healthy fleet of 19 boats managed to get two races in with the westerly breeze, albeit with a progressive left shift. Before race 3 began, the southerly hit (fortunately between races) with heavy rain and up to 25kts.  But this only lasted about 10min, while the on-water team reset the course for the third race in a steady 8-12kt SSW breeze.  All in all it was a nice day on the water with great advice from Brett Beyer for those in the BBWP.  Thanks to the on-water team of Andrew Cox (PRO Instructor), Yves Stening and Brent Smith (our rostered learn to run a race candidates, who ran the races after a training that started at 6.30am!), and Jules Hall and Christine Linhart

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