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RC Laser Summer 2 Series at Fleetwood Model Yacht Club - Week 2

by Tony Wilson 8 Jul 09:17 BST 7 July 2024
RC Laser Summer 2 Series at Fleetwood week 2 © Tony Wilson

With a forecast predicting rain for most of the day, we were pleasantly surprised to arrive at the lakeside and still not a drop of rain. A westerly breeze and the few remaining large sails were put aside after practice, to join the rest with 'B' rigs, bar one for the first race.

We had a good turnout with 11 Skippers including the Johson clan and Newbie Laser Skipper Paul Fishwick. For the full length of the lake sailing, we had lots of good beating to the top end for the 2 little red Marks, down to the clubhouse and finish between the middle 2 yellows, all taken to Port.

It was very competitive at the sharp end, with 2 multiple National RC Laser champions to lead the battle and to race against.

By lunch we had sailed 7 good races and still remained dry as the big black clouds seemed to circle Fleetwood out to sea and around the Fylde.

14 races in total and some good interaction and challenging bouts throughout the day and now a nice full lake brimming to the top, thanks to our Eric with top up duties, ready for next weekend's bumper IOM Open Ranking event at Fleetwood.

Thanks to Trevor for the scores and Race Officer duties.

Results:

1 Shaun Holbeche 14 pts
2 Tony Wilson 37 pts
3 Derek Priestly 38 pts

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