For the past two races a short windward leeward course was set up so the Thunderbirds could run multiple races practicing starts and roundings ahead of next months Internationals. More regular courses were set for PHRF, for race 5 – SITF and for race 6 – SIGTF. Good winds were available both evenings, steady NW […]
Just the results, explanation later.
After a half hour wind delay, the small fleet headed out into the flood with a light easterly breeze. Only one boat reported a finish time.
Wind at start was very unstable, 2 to 8 kts oscillating between 210 deg & 300 deg., 12 kt gusts from 240 deg. Course set SDYTYDF (5.3 nm). From S to Y very gusty and variable, from Y to T apparently softer and steadier. After T the fleets crossed a wind-line into stronger wind (12 […]