SAGS sailing

A fleet of 17 plus one visitor enjoyed great sailing conditions in 15 to 20 knots of SE breeze which was consistent for the whole race. The early starters of Sea Sprite, Rooger, Volando, Double D and French Kiss lead the fleet around Reef Point with Carisma, Zingara, About Time, Trim and Grecher in pursuit.…

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WAGS sailing

A pleasant WAGS day was had by all nine (9) MBBC boats and the neighbouring fleet of similar numbers sharing the course due to the lighter SE/ESE winds.  A cordial welcome to “8 Bells” who is establishing handicap and could not share the booty after coming in with a podium finish. The official fleet consisted…

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SAGS sailing

A nice breezy day out on the water. The weather report was spot on with 20 to 25knt Northerlies consistent during the afternoon. We did the internal course in D,Bay as it would have been no fun beating back from Garnet Rock to Reef Point into this breeze. We did the Starboard Course in the…

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SAGS sailing

Midday Saturday in the MBBC Bilge Bar the usual suspects were discussing the weather (predictions and current) and which boats would be favoured.  The actual breeze at the river entrance leads (middle of the bay) at that time was reported to be 8 knots gusting to 8 knots.  Tony (Sentier) and Dale (Catalina) were convinced…

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WAGS sailing

Today’s report courtesy of Allan.   8 boats (comprised of 14 hulls) set out in 20 plus knots NE on a starboard course in the Bay.   In starting order: Asgard, Nice Try, Double D, Grecher, Seraya, Catalina, Sentier and Endorfin.   Much favoured by the weather and the handicapper, Asgard led all the way…

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SAGS sailing

We had 18 boats out for SAG’s, so well done to all participants. We had a BOM warning of South Easterlies for later in the day, but fortunately all boats got back to the clubhouse before they kicked in at around 5:30 and then we had over 30 knots of wind. The first boats away…

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WAGS sailing

  BOM got the wind forecast right. WNW 12 knots for start, turning NNW 9 knots, turning NNE 11 knots strengthening to NE 17 knots with lots of holes and gusts to make for a great race. 12 yachts competed on the alternate WAGS course out the front of Redcliffe with lots of spinnakers flying,…

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SAGS sailing

A nice day out on the water, it was good to see a bit of sunshine after the wet weather of late. The winds were North Easterly at around 15 to 20knts easing later in the day. Twelve boats out, which was good considering we had a few regulars away contesting other events. This was…

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SAGS sailing

The BOM predicted 10 to 15 and possible 20 knot SE winds.   There were 17 boats starting the race although Tap The Goose was an early retirement due to equipment failure.   The first boats away enjoyed the fresh 15 knot breeze to the Reef Point marker then it was a close reach down…

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SAGS sailing

The BOM predicted 10 to 15 and possible 20 knot SE winds.   There were 17 boats starting the race although Tap The Goose was an early retirement due to equipment failure.   The first boats away enjoyed the fresh 15 knot breeze to the Reef Point marker then it was a close reach down…

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