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Countdown to the GJW Direct Bloody Mary 2022

by Tony Bishop 24 Dec 2021 09:45 GMT 8 January 2022
The GJW Direct 46th Bloody Mary ©

The GJW Direct Bloody Mary will be back for another magical day at Queen Mary Sailing Club this time on Saturday 8th January 2022, as the sixth leg of the SailJuice Winter Series.

Having not held the Bloody Mary due to Covid restrictions in 2021 the team are keeping a close eye on the developing situation and will endeavour to keep everyone informed; please keep visiting the winter series website for the latest information:

The Bloody Mary is open to all dinghy classes with a PY number equal to or lower than the International Topper. It takes the form of a pursuit race with the slowest boat starting first and the faster boats starting progressively later depending on a handicap rating which is set by the Race Committee.

To get a flavour of the event watch the RYA's 'CRAZY DINGHY RACING' event report by Andy Rice from January 2020. This time won by Dylan McPherson and Jack Lewis in their 420, coming home ahead of 288 boats!

Online entry will close at midnight Wednesday 5th January and entries will be accepted on the day until the entry limit is reached. Enter at:

Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions at

Wishing sailors a very Merry Christmas and looking forward to seeing you in the New Year at Queen Mary Sailing Club.

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