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SAGS Report 11/07/2020 16 July 2020 - Race Report 11th July Another beautiful day in paradise. Once again BOM was slightly off the mark with the wind prediction, but a pleasant 5 to 8 knots rewarded those prepared to put up extras (but not on the lst leg OD !!). 28 boats out with most carrying spinnakers from Bribie to the finish…
WAGS Report 15/07/2020 16 July 2020 - Race Report 15/07/2020 1st Prophecy 2nd O.D. 3rd Seraya 4th Sundance V With wind forecasts over 20 knots and a recently cancelled strong marine wind warning for Moreton Bay and all points north it looked like there may be no sailing. But thankfully it was a beautiful day with a brisk westerly breeze up to…
Wags Report 08/07/2020 9 July 2020 - The BOM predicted 10 to 20 knot winds with occasional showers……….not an encouraging forecast for our first day of official WAGS racing for the 2020/2021 season. The start times were from our last official race on the 18 March 2020. As it happened, the weather forecast was wrong and there was a 7 knot breeze…
WAGS Report 18/03/2020 23 March 2020 - WAGS Report 18/03/2020 The wind was blowing 15-20knots and my usual crew of John and Kevin were onboard. And we started on-time this time behind About Time. We slowly overtook them as we made our way to D’bay Red and followed Blue Moon all the way to Bribie South Cardinal. Double D rounded up in…
SAGS Report 14/03/2020 20 March 2020 - 1st, the good news. SAGS Race Report 14.03.20 from Graeme on Prophecy. Another blustery day was fine and cool and we were looking forward to the re-run of the Rum Race as last week was cancelled due to the strong wind warning. Prophecy was sporting her new suit of sails and we were excited to…
WAGS Report 04/03/2020 11 March 2020 - Wags report 4/3/2020 Beautiful Day on the bay, 15 boats on the water with 46 Sailors. With Trevor Anger hot to trot with the BBQ Tongs we had a pretty good feeling our start time was going to be in our favour. Turns out, we had an early enough start time to stay away from…
SAGS Report 29-02-2020 6 March 2020 - CARISMA’s account of the SAGS The forecast of 15 to 20 knots proved to be spot on, good work BOM. The start area was a busy place at 1300 hours with four boats starting within a two minute period, it was good to see the pre start area was clear of later starting boats. Carisma…
WAGS Report 26/02/2020 29 February 2020 - Another beautiful Moreton Bay day greeted the crews of 23 boats for MBBC WAGS on 26.2.20. The breeze was a pleasantly cool E-N-Easterly of 5-10 knots with a decent runout tide for the port course. Having not sailed much lately, we were starting towards the back of the fleet and I expected we would stay…
SAGS Report 22/02/2020 27 February 2020 - Kirin’s Sags Report The last time I stood on the podium it was blowing 25 knots and this Saturday was no different. Still any day on the bay is a good day. Roger from Happy Daze crewed for me to make for something different. It was a pleasant change from always sailing alone. Mind you…
WAGS Report 19/02/2020 25 February 2020 - WAGS 19th saw a forecast of 15 to 20 knots northerly that proved to be a good gesstermation from the BOM. The bay turned on a tee tree stained face with small white caps for 13 yachts thanks to the recent rain. Shala surged across the start line with eased sheets the cutter rig reveling…