Pearl Challenge 2017 Results

The Pearl Challenge Re Run was held on the 17th of June with 15 entrants in 3 divisions. It was a slow day with light winds. Well done to all participants. Below are the results:   Please click here for Division 1 Results: Pearl Challenge Results 2017 Division 1 Please click here for Division 2…

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WAGS Sailing

The BOM had a strong wind warning in place at 11:00 with no westerly component.   This automatically cancels the race, our third SWW cancellation for the year.   Commendable mentions to Outsidedge and Rimfire for venturing out all the same.   The skippers looking out at the threatening clouds from the Club restaurant prior…

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SAGS Sailing

Well, ramblings from a sailor boy once again. I’ve been watching some of the America’s cup challenge races in the mighty RC50 cats and as an ex kiwi, revelling in the ATNZ results. Also the reports from a “Sailor girl” on Facebook, hence the above “sailor boy” moniker. Anyway, to the job in hand.  …

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WAGS Sailing

The BOM predicted southerly winds at 10 to 15 knots with plenty of sunshine.   Allan and Tanya (Asgard) led the fleet off on a port course in light and fluky winds.   The breeze remained light when the main pack got away and it became obvious that luck was going to play a big part…

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SAGS Sailing

Not quite the 22 boats we had last Saturday, but a good turnout just the same with 13 boats out on the water with some others I think saving themselves for the Cowan Marathon on Sunday. We had variable conditions with the two early starters, Asgard and Jupiter unfortunately getting caught in the light South…

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Cowan Marathon Results 2017

On the 4th June, the Cowan Marathon was ran and was well attended with 14 boats participating, there were 5 in Division 1 and 9 in Division 2. A great result for the MBBC Sailing Section. Winners of the day: Division 1: 1st: Page III 2nd: Dream 3rd: Sentier   Division 2: 1st: Jupiter 2nd: Knee Deep…

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WAGS Sailing

The BOM predicted light 10 to 15 knot southerly winds and this is pretty much what we got apart from a moment or 2 while the wind dropped off to very very light before resuming again.   There were 14 MBBC boats enjoying the last day of autumn, this was a WAGS record high for…

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SAGS Sailing

Another awesome day on the water with a total of 22 boats competing in what ended up to be light to moderate winds basically from the S’East with a shift to the East towards the latter part of the race. BOM predicted variable winds and that was about what we got. Certainly a day for…

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WAGS Sailing

The BOM predicted very light variable winds but again the wind gods smiled on us and the fleet was greeted with light but constant south east winds. Divine Madness and Happy Daze led the fleet (12 boats) away on a starboard course.   Rooger, Volando, Oscar, Trim and Zingara made up the midfield contingent and were…

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SAGS Sailing

The BOM forecast light southerly winds for Saturday afternoon. There was very light northerly winds in the morning gradually turning southerly. Observing the Pearl Challenge fleet, there were fears that there would not be sufficient wind to complete the race. As it happened, the wind gods were kind to the SAGS fleet and, while the…

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