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Waterloo Bay turned up the volume for the 12ft skiffs, who enjoyed epic wind conditions at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron for the 4-day event, despite the odd rain squall. Eventual winners, Nick Press and Andrew Hay on Sydney Sailmakers showed consistency throughout the 6-race series to post no worse than a 2nd place across […]
The forecast, depending where you sourced from, was either 5-10knots building then fading or 15-20knots fading late. The rigging lawn was experiencing 20knots all the weather observation points were inconsistent; 20 at spitfire, 14 at inner beacon, 25 at bananas, the morning coaches had all seen 30+ knots and rescued their learner fleets off the […]
Another glamour day on the bay clear blue sky, 15 knots NE, incoming tide and flat water. I think God is shining on the Qld 12s.!! Race 1 Wind was steady and a foot of main was eased. Super speed time with the second rigs on Waterloo Bay. Craig on the newly rechristened “Scum and […]
Skinny said 1.5 rig, Ghetto pre-tensioned 2nd. Wayne had the little gear out. Tankers went 4th…… Forecast was 15-20, with ominous storm brewing in the west… There was much debate about rig choice, with only 10kts on the rigging lawn. Race 1: Pretty gusty on the way to the start line. Was […]
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