SAGS sailing

13 boats headed out in what was a perfect day on the water with ESE at 10 to 15 knots. We also had 3 boats representing the club in the Fairway and Darryl off Page III doing the start. The boats were Dream, War Canoe and Catalina. In no particular order, Asgard led the fleet…

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WAGS sailing

Recipe For a Great Day on the water.   Ingredients: Take 15 to 22 knots of wind Add a pinch of NNE direction Source 2 feet of swell mix in a falling tide At random times probably off a start sheet mix in: 8m of Divine Madness 30 feet of Asgard 8.3 m of Oscar…

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WAGS sailing

With a forecast of up to 20 Knots SE, the pre-race bar attendees decided that the scheduled Garnet Rock course could result in drinks being spilt, so 8 boats in starting order; Divine Madness, Asgard, Rooger, Double D, Zingara, Nice Try, Grecher and Sentier set out on a port course in the bay.   Divine…

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SAGS sailing

Wow: Four boats set out to compete in the Kingfisher. Dream, War Canoe, French Kiss and Page III. Woe: Geoff Had a little mishap and French Kiss had to withdraw. Page III had a mishap with the starting line and also had to withdraw.   The first SAGS of the month and four boats set…

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SAGS sailing

A great afternoon out on the bay with a nice 12 to15 knots of breeze, a pretty heavy tidal chop, a nice bit of sun and around eleven boats out.   After what seems like years of work on Comfortably Numb it was nice to be finally back out on the water. In fact it…

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WAGS sailing

It’s with great sadness that I have to make this report about our last WAGS race day, having been fortunate enough to get to start ahead of Sentier at 1401 and a steady 12 knots of NE breeze giving Catalina a two minute advantage I eyed off Seraya roaring down to Caboolture and thought well…

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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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