We got together a crew:
- Me (bow)
- Michael C (helm)
- Michael A (pit)
- David (main)
- Walter (runners)
- Alex and Dave (jib and spin) [brothers from the sailing school]
Winds were forecast to be light from the south 4-6 knots.
We rigged the light#1 and prepped the big white chute.
More like 8-10 knots out there, we were glad to see more!
Course was 5 short with the wind from the south.
We had a decent start on starboard tack, overshot the windard mark 5, as there were starboard boats coming in. I didn't have the chute ready on the bow at the rounding, so we were a little late with it.
On the 2nd upwind leg we overtook everyone.
Winston Churchill (C&C 99) would not let us roll them to windward, so we tacked away and got to the mark before them. The next spin hoist was flawless.
We took line honours (got the gun), but lost to Winston Churchill in corrected time.
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Great crew work for three people who had never been on the boat before.
Our tacks,and spin hoists/gybes were excellent.
|David,Michael Dave,Walter, and Alex|
Great night on the water.
Trip Odometer: 11.19 miles
Avg Speed: 5.5 knots
Max Speed 8.1 knots
Moving Time: 02:02:36
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