SAGS sailing 12.5.18

Thanks to Gary from JUPITER for this week’s SAGS report.   What an eventful day, gusty winds down the front of Redcliffe made for interesting roundups and fast sailing (westerlies are so much fun) this gave the early starters good advantage. Jupiter managed to hold on to go over the line first whilst Sea Sprite…

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SAGS sailing

Thanks to Trevor from NICE TRY for this week’s SAGS report.   The SAGS fleet had to contend with south, south-easterly winds ranging between 20 to 27 knots with seas of between 1.3 to 1.6 metres reaching to around 2.0 metres at the southern tip of Bribie.   Because the Bribie course was sailed the wind…

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WAGS sailing

Thanks to Craig  of COMFORTABLY NUMB for the report from Wed 2nd May ‘It was a nice afternoon, and being the first Wednesday of the month it was also nice to sail out on the front course, 10 boats in total, all enjoying a pleasant south easterly breeze to cruise up and down the foreshore…

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SAGS Sailing

Thanks to Gary on JUPITER for this week’s SAGS report 28th April .   13 boats out.   Well what a day! Strong wind warning on the forecast ‘did not eventuate’ I chose the course based on this, in saying that I think everyone enjoyed the sail. ‘Chase Jupiter’ was the theme and stayed that…

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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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