Adult Race Coaching Sunday 4th October 
9 people attended adult race coaching, including four 2000ís and a couple of single handers. The session started with plenty of tacking and gybing to get everyone warmed up - more tacks than many of us put into an entire race series - a great way to develop technique and crew coordination.
This was followed by over 20 starts with various line Read More...

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Birdham Barrel - Saturday 3rd October 2015 
The Autumn Summer continued into the weekend for the first races of the Birdham Barrel. This popular series looked like it was going to be shore bound with little wind in the morning, but the afternoon brought a light Force 2-3, providing gentle race conditions.

Great conditions for asymmetics! -Photo Paula Olliff -

In the Modern/Fast Fleet the 2000 contingent dominated Race 1, with Helen & Mark Green keeping Mike Linney & Giles Dixon about half a minute behind, with the Greens First on Handicap and Mike & Giles second. Meanwhile Roger Clare was ahead on the water in his Vareo, but slid into 3rd on handicap. Read More...

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Autumn series Sunday 27th September 2015 
Autumn series Sunday 27th September 2015

There was a good turnout for the last 3 races of the Autumn series at Chichester Yacht Club on Sunday. With fine sunny weather & a light breeze as forecast, the sailors took to the water. The early start & light breeze proved to be deceptive. As the competitors got on the water, the steady 10knot wind with minimal gusts turned into a 15 knot wind gusting up to 20knots! This became more apparent as the sailors shifted from a reach into a beat and got hit by the NE breeze whipping down from Dell Quay. One or two of the sailors went in at this point - both in the water & back to the shore! Some stayed ashore in the sheltered CYC garden preferring an early lunch to further hard work, while others swapped rigs, for a further attempt at the racing.

In the Fast/Modern Fleet, the 2000 contingent was led by John & Pauline Cox in the first two races while they chased closely by Helen & Mark Green,Chris Hodge & Louise Varley and Al & Manu, Jenkin. John & Pauline kept ahead and were first 2000 in both Races, 2nd in overall in the first race & first overall in the second. Read More...

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