SAGS sailing

Thanks to Jess and Aido on MIDNIGHT MADNESS for the report this week. Sat 14th April.   The BoM forecast not much breeze for the middle of the day and they were correct. Midnight Madness was 2nd last boat away at 13:38 and most of the fleet had barely crossed the start line. A light…

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WAGS sailing

Thanks to Craig from ROOGER for the race report from Wed 11th April.   Wednesday’s forecast for 15 to 20 knots turned out to be an accurate one.   Rooger led the fleet of six boats off on a Port Course. No pressure, just don’t get lost and don’t squander that lead.   As luck would…

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SAGS sailing

Report from Trevor on Nice Try for Sat 7th April   A good fleet of 17 enjoyed the good conditions with a comfortable 10 to 15 knot ESE and moderate waves.  Everyone back at the clubhouse commented on what an enjoyable afternoon it was.  The wind direction suited the yachts that enjoy reaching.  With the…

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WAGS sailing

Report from Marjorie and Tony on SENTIER for Wed 4th April Wednesday’s forecast for 15 to 20 knots turned out to be an accurate one. Wednesday morning started out wet and windy the forecast was 15 to 20 knots reaching 25 at times, this turned out to be accurate. Only a few fronted up to…

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WAGS sailing

If my memory serves me correctly, this is the first WAGS since the 28th Feb, the others were cancelled due to weather conditions. This one looked  in doubt on Tuesday Night with a strong wind warning predicted for the  Wednesday but was downgraded on Wednesday morning.  The winds on the day were from the South…

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SAGS sailing

  Even better than last week (and that was just the weather) 14 boats started in ideal conditions. SE 12kts. (and no rain hooray). Competition was fierce knowing that the coveted 4th place was up for grabs with the favourite for that spot away on other nautical duties.   The early starters got away in…

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WAGS sailing

No race again this Wednesday due to a Strong Wind Warning. Next weeks Start Times here: MBBC WAGS results from 07 Mar 2018

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SAGS sailing

There was a SAGS race on Saturday. The BOM lifted the strong wind warning at 10:00 on Saturday morning. Only 3 boats finished the race. They were Silverado, Zingara and Seraya. According to the SAGS sailing instructions (Item 9 January 2018) there are no prizes but the participants go forward 2 minutes on the next…

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SAGS sailing

There was a North-easterly wind around 10knots and an outgoing tide from the lunchtime high. There were 13 starters with Jupiter and Sea sprite leading the way on a predominately starboard tack leg to DB black post which was now required to be observed to starboard as per new regulations. Volando tacked on to port…

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SAGS sailing

It wasn’t looking good for a SAGS race on Saturday morning. It was still very moist after quite bit of rain on Friday evening. We (Aido and Jess) were still licking our wounds after a serious flogging from the entire fleet the week before.  We were so far back that Geoff didn’t even realize that…

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