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RC Lasers continue sailing at Mudeford Sailing Club

by Mike Roach 5 Mar 2011 20:32 GMT February 2011
RC Lasers at Mudeford day 2 © Mike Roach

Our second race day turned out to be much the same as the first - hardly any wind and very poor light, which made orientation difficult for old eyes (but didn't seem to affect the leaders in the same way). John Challener won again with 3 firsts, but was pushed hard this time by junior Jim Sowden who collected 2 firsts and a second out of the six races.

Some of us don't seem to have mastered the art of depth perception and there were times when four boats were rafted up in a heap after the wing mark and there were a number of missed marks and re-roundings.

After racing finished, we welcomed more full-size Laser sailors who wanted to try their hand at this frustrating, fun and very competitive sport. Thier grins say it all really!

Top 4 of 8:

1st John Challener
2nd Jim Sowden
3rd Phil Sowden
4th Team Tarrant

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