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International Canoe Week at Stone Sailing Club - Day 2

by G Caldwell 26 Jun 2018 22:59 BST 26 June 2018

Awaking from the 'Big Sleep', and after an excellent athletes breakfast(!), the fleet surveyed the 'Waterfront' and were greeted by a force 2 breeze. Wind with tide made light wind settings the order of the day.

Perham showed that he was very much 'Alive and Kicking' after hours of boat bumbling, mixing it with the front of the fleet. Rob Stebbing proved clarity to the briefing's warning "She's a River" by checking the depth at both edges of the Blackwater - and can confirm that its very much less than the depth of his dagger board.

After an hour of the fleet playing the 'Hunter and the Hunted', the first three positions emerged the same as yesterday.

Thanks again to our OD Wendy, and this time also to Jim Kerr.

Day 2 Canoe Week Top Five:

1. Robin Wood
2. Mike Fenwick
3. Gareth Caldwell
4. John Ellis
5. Perham Harding

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