6 Metre racing at Clapham on the 21st September.

September 22, 2014 at 8:41 am | Posted in News | 1 Comment

 

 

21st September – Third Sunday of the Month – Six Metre Day

 

Conditions

Sunny becoming cloudy, slightly cooler in north to northeast wind force 1 to 3.  On the pond the wind was very variable in speed and direction, needing close attention to react to the changes.

 

Racing were Grant, Hugh, Jim, John, Leslie and Ted. John was using a brown wooden boat which was slower than the others. Ted borrowed this boat and Grant’s at times. Hugh and Leslie alternated using the same boat. We sailed ten closely contested races.

 

The water level was rather low, but not a problem for the Sixes.

 

Results

Race 1: Grant, Jim, Hugh

Race 2: Hugh, Grant, Jim

Race 3: Grant, John, Leslie

Race 4: Leslie, Jim, Grant

Race 5: Grant, John, Jim

Race 6: Jim, Grant, Ted

Race 7: Jim, Grant, Ted

Race 8: Jim, Ted, John

Race 9: Hugh, Jim, Ted

Race 10: Leslie, Grant

 

 

Hugh

 

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  1. the old brown six metre which you say is slower than the rest is FREDS boat and i seem to remember it beating hughs carbon boats when FRED was sailing it regards fastfreddie


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