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Summer Series Race 3–2018-19

Summer Series Race 3–2018-19

With 15 boats in the main fleet and a couple of Opti’s on the water it was a great day with a breeze to test. It was also a day that brought everything; boat on boat action, a sinking, a walk in the mangroves, flexible attention to the course, a capsize and abandon ship. Even Team Effort which left the fleet in its wake for both scratch and handicap wasn’t without some gear challenges.
Summer Series Race 1 – 2018-19

Summer Series Race 1 – 2018-19

The competition proper started this weekend for the 2018-19 season. The turnout was good with 13 boats. In light airs it was Footprint once again showing its speed and holding off the challenge to take line honours. Pollyanna (sailing as the club boat while under going as face lift), took the handicap gun.
Summer Series Results

Summer Series Results

After a bit of a blog drought we are now going to have a deluge (global warming, increased volatility!). As I said in my R6 report, the series came down to the wire with Family Affair playing disrupter for half that race getting in front of Sub Zero. However, normal transmission resumed and by getting back to forth Sub Zero was able to close out the scratch results Well done me!). For anyone that has been following these results it will come as no surprise that it is a big congratulations to Rapscallion for taking the handicap honours.


15 Chapman Rd
Te Atatu Peninsula
Waitekere 0610
Usual Sailing Waters: Upper Waitemata Harbour
Commodore: Ashok Magan
Treasurer: John McShane
Taikata Sailing Club Hire: Ashok Magan (021 419704)