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Kestrel National Championship at Ullswater Yacht Club - Day 1

by Olive Glasspool 5 Aug 2012 16:42 BST 4-7 August 2012

After a delay waiting for the wind to arrive and for its direction to settle, Race Officer David Sykes set an ambitious 4 lap race.

Unfortunately a keel boat and other competitors due to start later created some difficulties on the start line. At the first mark, Stewart Murdoch and his daughter Mhairi from the Royal Tay Yacht Club, had established a lead, which they managed to maintain to win the race despite variable wind strength and direction, which resulted in many place changes within the rest of the fleet.

Second to finish were Liam Pike and Alistair Luxford of Lakeside Sailing Club and in third place were John and Olive Glasspool of Alton Water Sailing Club.

The second scheduled race for the day was cancelled as the wind died.

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