Race report for Saturday 26 June

Glenn Richard skipper of Ostara writes, ‘The forecast was mainly sunny with 15 knots from the West, so it promised to be just about the best Winter race this season. …

A light westerly for Winter race 6

Ken Chase of Kerstin III writes, ‘After a cool morning it was cracking day to be on Sydney Harbour, with a light westerly breeze and plenty of sunshine. From the…

Strong Winter winds but no rain for race 5

Tony Coleman writes, ‘The forecast for Saturday 29 May was for strong winter winds that fore-bode the possibility of an abandonment of racing. Nevertheless, the winds moderated somewhat from the strength forecast…

A pleasure to be on the water for Winter race 4

Dennis Galvin, skipper of Crackerjack writes, ‘It was a welcome surprise to win today’s race because light wind is not our forte as we don’t have a large overlapping headsail.…

Light breezes play havoc with Winter racing

Divisions 1 and 2 started on time, then the wind dropped below two knots. The remaining fleets were unable to execute normal racing manoeuvres, resulting in their race being abandoned.…

Perseverance Trophy – “And so it goes….”

 The Perseverance Trophy, a model of the Perseverance built by Donald Maclurcan and donated to the Squadron in 1986, is currently presented to the winner of a pointscore comprising our…

A glorious day for the Combined Clubs final race

Peter Lowndes writes, ‘Wine-Dark Sea was fully powered up for the last race of the Combined Clubs Inshore series. It was a fairly short starting line with a strong outgoing…

A glorious weekend for the Sydney Harbour Regatta

Adrian Williams of Kelsea Blue writes: Glorious sailing weather greeted contestants for the 2021 Sydney Harbour Regatta organised by the Middle Harbour Yacht Club. With an estimated 180 yachts competing across…

PONANT Friday Twilight – a footle or a jaunt

Charles Agnew, skipper of Bonsela writes, ‘The forecast for the evening gave us very little encouragement; a South-Easterly breeze of some 10 to 12 knots at 5pm with a 40%…
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