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International Canoe 'Not the Worlds' at the West Kirby Sailing Club Sailing Festival - Day 4

by Gareth Caldwell 30 Aug 2022 19:26 BST 27 August - 1 September 2022

As the sun set last night over Costa del Kirby, talk was of what might have been, who got the snakes, who climbed the ladders, and if a Wetherspoons could be classified as an athlete's breakfast if you had the black pudding as an extra.

The OD was heard to say: "I'm totally relaxed [or was that relapsed?] about today. After yesterday, surely the fleet can cope with three marks and a gate. I'm sure they can all count to three..."

A fresh challenges was that the wind was from the east - force 3 with f4 gusts, in any direction!

The seal population was again on hand to witness the variety of techniques used in these gusts... not all of them conducive to a good VMG.

Same wind and sunshine tomorrow please... but a little less East!

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