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WAGS Report 03/02/2021

  It was a fine blustery day that greeted the fleet for what should have been the first week of the month Garnet Rock course. As the breeze was gusting to 25+ knots it was decided that we should sail the Deception Bay course including Godwin Beach. 10 boats and 36 sailors enjoyed the conditions.…

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WAGS Report 27/01/2021

The second day, WAGS. was nearly a repeat of the first race:  same course, a iittle more wind, which had also backed to NE’ly.  Therefore we decided to start with the asymmetric spinnaker.  That proved to be a good choice of sail.  Kaveinga’s speed increased to 7 kn and more.  The wind was veering and…

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Australia Day Race 26/01/2021

Tuesday, Australia Day, dawned with a cloudless sky and just the hint of a breeze.  By the time I had rigged the boat the wind had more or less settled on about 7 kn varying approximately between ESE and ExS.  Our start line was rather busy with yachts from the MBBC and those of the…

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SAGS Report 16/01/2021

A much belated report for the Saturday before last. Our apologies😞 The day presented 15-20 knot NE winds, 20 boats and 70 sailers. About Time started mid field in 10th place. We followed the field towards Reef Point sitting behind Kaveinga heading in towards the reef. Kaveinga suddenly stopped and dropped all her gear, thinking…

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WAGS Report 13/01/2021

For once BOM was right on Wednesday with SE-ESE winds at 15-20 knots. A good turnout with 14 boats taking part in the race to Bribie Cardinal and back. In our first start of the year. About Time started 4th behind Zingara, Double D, and Rooger. It was ideal conditions for our new screecher and once deployed…

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SAGS Report 02/02/2021

RUM RACE! Saturday’s SAG’s was held in ideal conditions with a SE to E breeze of 8 to 12 knots. I was initially going out on my own but at the last minute Allan jumped ship from Utopia to join me. First away was Pura Vida follow up by Moondance 6 minutes later and then…

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SAGS Report 19/12/2020

As we are relatively new to MBBC we have been enjoying the 4 or 5 SAGS races that we have been involve in. Dirty Deeds is one of those Catamarans that has had quite a pedigree in its racing history, so Luke and myself (Russ) and Luke’s eldest son, Alex (Captain) have been doing a…

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Boxing Day Race 2020

2020 Boxing Day SAGS report by Onno de Vos Due to the cancellation of the Sydney to Hobart some of our members had been canvassing the idea to organise a club race on the Saturday instead.  After tossing up and down between a scratch race to and back from Pearl Channel buoy or the standard…

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WAGS Report 30/12/2020

Well BOM said we wouldn’t get much breeze and they were right as the attached photo of the actual breeze shows. Note how there was nice breeze before race time and after race time!!!! Any even the race control was pessimistic when ENDORFIN logged on with 4 POB by responding that we wouldn’t do so…

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WAGS 09/12/2020

Thirteen boats out plus 43 crew for what was forecast, and proved to be,  a very pleasant WAGs with 10-12 knots of ENE breeze. Before the start we could see that a few of the earlier starters had hoisted spinnakers but as the wind at that time was stronger than the 10 knots cut off…

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