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The last sail of 2018 ....?

Saturday 29th December proved to be a bit of a wild session. Sadly, not in such a good way! The wind was North Westerly, Westerly and from a few other directions too. Force 6 much of the time ... and then Force 4 and a bit at other times. You get the picture; challenging. Mark Kay was on a 5.7m. For a change, even he didn't always make it look easy. Still, 4 Kays and 4 other members is more than we've had on the water for a while. That water is probably just 1.2 metres below full, so a great result for us to end the year on. And of course the conditions meant we had time for a chat!

Chris Peartree had been out with a 5.5m sail and then beat a retreat by the time I arrived at the bottom car park to take some photos from the dam. Next up was Dave Monks, who struggled bravely with a 5.0m. My weapon of choice later was a 4.5m. Cue photos of Dave .....

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John L - 22/05/2019 - 21:49

Wind meter is out of action. Dave Martin keeps having to correct the focus on the webcam. NWWA & Working Party on Sunday. Camping & BBQ too? Recreational sailing - wind Monday too.

davemonks - 22/05/2019 - 16:12

Does anyone want a Fanatic Bee117litres. No charge.

tiggerchris - 22/05/2019 - 14:26

Is the webcam and wind meter out of action. Just get a very blurry image and no wind. I thought I was out of action due to 2 broken collar bones and torn tendons but it may be worse !

echo man - 21/05/2019 - 10:15

going up today forecast looks ok on xc weather hope to be there for 12ish

davemonks - 18/05/2019 - 10:18

Wifes gone to Manchester shopping so going up to the club for a bit of mowing take my mind off her spending

John L - 17/05/2019 - 10:51

May make it up before 4pm today

AntonyR - 17/05/2019 - 07:59

Hoping to get up for 1ish

Ralph - 16/05/2019 - 20:06

Am thinking of sailing after work tomorrow (Friday) after about 6pm? Anyone else?

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