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HRSC Foxer fleet enjoys a final fling

by Jonty Sherwill 12 Nov 2020 09:06 GMT
HRSC Foxer final fling © Mike Insall / Nautiphotos

Single-handed dinghies are a perfect solution for socially distanced exercise, and as the first fleet out racing after the early season COVID-19 lockdown the Foxer dinghy group at Hamble River Sailing Club has the set the pace for club sailing on the River Hamble during this extraordinary year.

Since then and during the summer months a fleet of up to twenty Foxers has raced every weekend, weather permitting of course, and on Wednesday afternoon (November 4th) they enjoyed a final fling before the new one-month lockdown commenced, chalking up more races in perfect conditions.

With the evolving government and RYA guidance that Hamble River Sailing Club monitors constantly, it remains to be seen how long the irrepressible Foxer fleet will be grounded but everyone looks forward to seeing their unmistakable striped sails adorning the river scene once again.

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