Just a quick reminder that it’s the Commodore’s Cup this Sunday, 5 May 2019.
Being the Commodore’s, this is a cup race with a twist: before the first race begins, the Commodore (or highest ranking committee member present) is presented with the cup, and he then gets
a 1 minute a 4 minute head start in each race (he’s in a Heron after all) before the rest of the fleet get the chance to chase him down.
Can you catch the Commodore and take his cup away?
Congratulations go to Derek, who just pipped Tim to because this year’s winner of the Easter Egg Cup!
With winds of force 2-3, gusting 4, the first race was won by Derek (Comet), closely followed by Tim (Comet).
Tim came close to reversing that result in the second, leading the race for 6 laps until Derek took advantage of a change in wind direction as they neared the finishing line and, in what was very nearly a photo finish, took first place by less than half a boat length.
So the results were as follows:
- Geoff == Phil