Race report for Sunday 25th June 2017

Two races were held in a pleasant 6 to 10 knots of wind with sunshine with a large left-over swell running up into Lyme Bay. Fifteen boats competed for the “Harold Wallace Fiver” trophy.

The first race was dominated by the Albacore class with Colin Walters and Simon Law first, Peter Morton and Shigeaki Takezoe second and Graham Sharland and Helen Bruno fourth. The only non-Albacore in the top 4 boats was Simon Clark and his flying bedstead RS 700 in third.

In the second race there was a bit more wind and Joe Joyner and Will Broome came first in an RS 800 twin trapeze flyer with Peter and Shigeaki second and Simon Clark third.

On Saturday, the Club’s Youth sailors were given a coaching session by Olympic sailor Ben Saxton and multiple world champion Chris Turner. This coaching session was obviously a tough one since none of the attendees made the racing the following day !

Albacores in close contention for Harold Wallace Fiver.

Joe Joyner helms and Will Broom crews their RS 800.