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Boss Open Meeting at Brightlingsea Sailing Club

by Julian Cramp 2 May 2002 12:59 BST

27/28 April 2002

The Boss fleet turned out for the second event of this years open circuit to breezy and variable conditions. The crews put to sea in anticipation of some fast and exciting racing but weren't really prepared for the hard work to come. Because the wind was fairly gusty most crews found themselves sitting in the water to windward as much as to leeward and one gust during the second race knocked over all boats in every fleet. At the end of the day only three of the six starters finished racing with results to count with most retiring due to gear failure or physical exhaustion. Unfortunately the forecast for the following day was for more of the same or worse and so the crews retired to the bar to re-hydrate. The following day the weather was as windy as expected and so racing was cancelled and so the crews packed up and made their way home vowing to get fitter etc before the next encounter.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmCrewClub
1812DixonDaviesStone
2755HydeSmithDatchet
3740CrampCarterKGSC

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