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NICHOLSON MODEL SAILING CLUB

Members of the Victorian Radio Yachting Association

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January 14th 2017

Race #7 Club Handicap Series

Blue Skies Warm GALE force Winds W to WSW to S to NW & all points in between

Much discussion on weather to sail or not and if the Club should adopt to use "F" Rigs on IOM`s

So After Lunch  8 Boats decided to have a go at the conditions. So! after an afternoon of "Nose Diving "boats stretched stays Lost Sheets and about every string that could break did

Then! With Wind over Tide the Carpark started to flood

4 Boats "Sailable" completed the afternoons  6 X 3 lap races

         

  1st Place Colin Johanson                                 2nd Place David Meldrum                               3rd Place Ken Nichols

 (& 10 sec Penalty flag for Next Race)