DF95 Racing Friday 16th April 2021

The wind today was a  gentle 0 to 8 Km/h  from the ENE with some tricky calm areas around the top marks.

There were 9 skippers and several spectators turn up to enjoy the sunshine although the light conditions were a little frustrating.

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DF65 Racing Wednesday 14th April 2021

Six boats showed up to the pond today for some scratch racing. Also a couple of new boats down for a practise sail. The wind was fairly steady 10 to 16Km/h from the west , but as per last week

we had lots of shifts happening, requiring several tacks on shifts to get to the windward mark

in the shelter of the west bank, where it was even more flukey.

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IOM HANDICAP RACING APRIL 11th

HK WINS THE DAY 

Sailing got started after removal of the weed build up left by the rain event of last week.

The wind of the day was variable both in strength and direction, starting in the NE and moving to the Nth over the morning. We managed to get 11 races in before the weather set in for the day.

 

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DF95 Racing Friday 9th April 2021

A strong fleet of 8 boats turned out for racing today.

 

The wind was a constant 16Km/h  from the E with many slight shifts on the day, so observing the water surface to find the fasttest path to the windward mark was the tactic of the day.

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DF65 Racing Wednesday 7th April 2021

Eight yachts on the pond today for some scratch racing. Also a couple of new boats down for a practise sail. The wind was fairly steady from the east, allowing for a long beat to the windward marks.

Geoff O was back after missing a couple of weeks and continued his winning ways to take out 1st place, although he was pushed at times by the rest of the fleet.

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DF65 Racing Wednesday 31st March 2021

Six yachts on the watet for some very intensive sailing. Wind was almost non existent with Phil R saying he had never seen the pond glassed off for so long, basically the wind picked up to 1 – 2 knots max and no stronger over the morning, dying to zero between gusts.

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DF95 Racing Friday 2nd April 2021

A smaller fleet of 6 boats for a Good Friday sail today.

 

The wind was 10 to 18 Km/h, mostly from the S, but started out from SE, so it was a short course set across the pond.

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IOM HANDICAP RACING SUNDAY MARCH 28

Another small turnout with holidays and other events impacting on numbers.

The weather started in the NE at 5kts and moved to the East at 5 - 10 kts with shifts of 5 - 10 degrees.

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DF95 Racing Friday 26th March 2021

Another good turnout for 95 races with 11 boats today.

Good to see Yke back on the water today and Murray D giving him a hand with his tuning.

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2021 WA IOM GREAT SOUTHERN CHAMPIONSHIP

Sean Wallis wins with hot sailing in warm weather.

The delivery of warm weather from the NE set both mornings up with a slow start with light variable breezes starting at 2-5kts settling in as the day progressed to 8-10 kts from the East. The variabilty of wind strength and direction made for lots of opportunities, likewise created traps if you went the wrong way.  

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