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The last sail of 2018 ....?

Saturday 29th December proved to be a bit of a wild session. Sadly, not in such a good way! The wind was North Westerly, Westerly and from a few other directions too. Force 6 much of the time ... and then Force 4 and a bit at other times. You get the picture; challenging. Mark Kay was on a 5.7m. For a change, even he didn't always make it look easy. Still, 4 Kays and 4 other members is more than we've had on the water for a while. That water is probably just 1.2 metres below full, so a great result for us to end the year on. And of course the conditions meant we had time for a chat!

Chris Peartree had been out with a 5.5m sail and then beat a retreat by the time I arrived at the bottom car park to take some photos from the dam. Next up was Dave Monks, who struggled bravely with a 5.0m. My weapon of choice later was a 4.5m. Cue photos of Dave .....

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davem - 15/11/2019 - 22:00

Please make sure you secure the gate properly when leaving. Tia is organising a new post, hopefully soon!?

davem - 15/11/2019 - 21:59

the gatepost on entry to the clubhouse carpark fell over today as I was opening the gate. Tia and I extended the chain so it can be locked round the pedestrian gate.

davemonks - 15/11/2019 - 21:24

Yeah me too, not been for ages.

Ralph - 15/11/2019 - 20:17

I thought autumn was supposed to be a sequence of sou-westerly gales sweeping across. Not been windsurfing for weeks! Is anyone else as fed up as me?

John L - 05/11/2019 - 09:05

Just me today then? Heading up late morning

davem - 04/11/2019 - 17:39

working at HLWAC tomorrow, so no sailing for me. Thursday is looking windy but far to cold and wet.:-(

John L - 03/11/2019 - 18:01

Hoping to sail Tuesday if forecast holds. Bit cold though!?

Ralph - 03/11/2019 - 16:54

Really enjoyed today's working party; it was a great opportunity to get to know other members while working with them. I love hard work; I could sit and watch it for hours!

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