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SAGS Report 02/02/2021 12 January 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…
SAGS Report 19/12/2020 12 January 2021 - 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…
Boxing Day Race 2020 4 January 2021 - 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…
WAGS Report 30/12/2020 4 January 2021 - 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…
SAGS Report 28/11/2020 3 December 2020 - Race report from 28/11/20 By Sundance V . Well, for once the weather report was accurate 10-15 early going to 20 knots during the afternoon. Sundance V starting way down the fleet with what I thought was a mountain to climb, looking at the early starters which appeared to take off leaving the crew on Sundance watching…
Twilight Race Report 26/11/2020 3 December 2020 - G’day sailors Last night was the final race in the Twilight series. Nine boats headed out into a 15 knot north-easterly. Happy days was the first out of thetraps and took a lot of catching before idle time eventually caught her rounding the final mark. The race was hotly contended for the second third and…
WAGS Report 25/11/2020 3 December 2020 - Greetings Sailors,  Wednesday 25th November saw 15 boats front for a near perfect day on the water . Catalina’s start time of 1330hrs made us think we would have little chance of hunting down the early starters,  with a course taking us to Reef Point though allowed for a good Kite run to D Bay…
SAGS Report 21/11/2020 26 November 2020 - The BOM predicted correctly 10 to 15 knot NE winds and a lovely sunny day. The ideal conditions saw 24 boats and 79.5 crew (congratulations Cate) front the start line with Happy Daze leading the fleet off to Garnet rock. There were interesting times at the Reef point marker as Happy Daze, Oscar, Pura Vida…
WAGS Report 11/11/2020 25 November 2020 - Wags Skippers and Sailors Another beautiful day on the water with ideal conditions for an afternoon of gentle sailing. After the last two starts it was disappointing to start almost ten seconds late, however, we were able to make up those valuable seconds before we got to Godwin Beach. (So much for gentle sailing). We…
SAGS Report 14/11/2020 17 November 2020 - Saturday 14th with a predicted wind forecast of 20 to 25knots saw 12 starters head out in around 15knots of Nor’east wind on a port course in Deception bay. With Sentier, Prophecy and Dream Lover not far behind us  Catalina  powered up in the freshening breeze to begin our chase of the early starters. The…