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WAGS Report 15/01/2020

JAGUAR’S win was so unusual we were allowed to pick our own beer so instead of GREAT NORTHERN we choose HEINIKEN at some expense to the club… not really, I paid the difference, but don’t tell anyone.

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SAGS Race Report Saturday 11/01/2020

With a fresh N’Easter blowing it was decided to not run the Garnet Rock course today as it could well be very rough along the Redcliffe Peninsula. So a D’Bay starboard course was decided upon and it was looking very like a re-run of this weeks SAGS. The multihulls were odds on favourites for the…

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WAGS Race Report Wednesday 08/01/2020

 WAGS report 8th January 2020 What a perfect day to be sailing with 17 boats heading out to enjoy the best weather you could ask for in 10 to 15 knots of breeze and flat seas. With a crew of 8 on Catalina and a start time of 1344hrs we settled in for a cruisey…

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SAGS Race Report Saturday 04/01/20

Race Report  Sat 04.01.20. Motorsport Marine Rum Race. Wind forecast was 10 – 15 kts NE and it felt all of that. Initially, I thought I should have put a reef in the main but once we got to the top of the Bay with less chop, Happy Daze coped better.  We put in one…

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WAGS Race Report Wednesday 01/01/2020

Here is the race report for WAGS 01.01.20. Being the 1st Wednesday of the month  we sailed to Garnet Rock and back. Expecting postcard sailing on Moreton Bay is nearly always wrong. Today was normal – 15kts NNE and choppy. We were 1st away, Simon on the helm picked the perfect time to tack to…

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WAGS sailing 20.2.19

This week’s WAGS 20/02/109 Race Report from PROPHECY A beautiful sunny day with winds in the 10-15 knot range greeted a fleet of 11 boats and 34 crew. Having one last week the crew aboard Prophecy were concerned to be starting well behind the field. We could see Seraya, Sentier and Catalina ahead of us…

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SAGS sailing 16.2.19

This week’s report from ZINGARA.   The strong SE winds continued and the BOM predicted 15 to 20 knots. As usual, the early starters were greeted with slightly more wind but this dropped off later in the afternoon much to the disadvantage of the late starters.   The unfavourable forecast resulted in reduced fleet numbers…

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WAGS sailing 13.2.19

This week’s WAGS report 13.2.19 comes from PROPHECY. And check out the video link below too.   Starting at 2:08 we noticed many of the boats ahead of us were running reefed mainsails, we assumed that it was because of the brisk Nor’easter blowing up to 20 knots.   This led to some discussions amongst…

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SAGS sailing 9.2.19

This week’s SAGS report 9.2.19 from SERAYA.   What a great day on the Bay with 23 yachts and 69 crew out to enjoy the ideal  12 to 15 knots of NE breeze – perfect for the Garnet Rock course. Luckily for SERAYA, two of her monohull rivals SILVERADO and FREYJA were short of experienced…

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WAGS sailing 6.2.19

WAGS report 06/02/2019 from RIMFIRE   Eight boats logged on for the days race  About time, Double D, Endorfin, Rimfire, Sentier, Seraya, Silverado, and Zingara. The winds on the day were from the ESE direction in the 20knt plus range This made for a fairly quick trip around the course. Zingara was the first boat…

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