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Saturday 18th June 2016 - Pursuit Race
We stole a summer’s day for the race, conditions almost perfect with sunshine and a fairly consistent westerly 10kts breeze. Our Race committee consisting of Alyson Nicholson, Alison Alderman and Rachael Ace did a sterling job of timekeeping on the start line aboard Alyson’s Achilles 24, “Mythos”
12 boats entered, with 1st Laser starting at 1540. The remaining boats consisted of a 420, two Ospreys, a Dart 15, four Dart 18s, and an F18 starting at 1645.
At the finish time of 1800 Tony Rees & Jo Mullett were way out in front, having sailed a faultless race, on the upwind leg of their 7th lap, whilst all others were fairly closely spread along the final reach on their 6th lap, other than the the F18, a lap down
1st Tony Rees & Joanne Mullett - Dart 18 : 2nd Tim & Sue Ley - Dart 18 - 1st BCYC boat : 3rd Alistair Ramsden & Steve Ace - Osprey
Clockwise from Below Left : Steve Rees Hon. Sec. BCYC and Alyson Nicholson, Race Officer presenting the Winners Cup to Tony & Jo.
: 2nd Place Tim & Sue Ley : Alyson, Alistair, Steve, Steve & Sam eating chips. F18 fast, but not fast enough : Alistair & Steve keeping flat :
Tony & Jo showing winning style