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RNLI Pennant Race -an update for entrants

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This race having been postponed is now scheduled for 31st August 2019 starting at around 1pm depending upon your boat of course.  The tide on that day is 1349 at 5.60m. The entries carried forward are; Cork 1720 Mexican Train Mod Melges 24 Brandy Hole Corby 29 Touchpaper Sigma 8M Sorcerer J80 Java SB20 Super Bazooka…

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Golden Fleece’s Fastnet -another good read

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Rolex Fastnet Race on ‘Golden Fleece’: This was my first Fastnet race but the second for ‘Golden Fleece’, the first being in 1975 when she was a young lady representing South Africa in the Admiral’s Cup. She sailed as though she was pleased to be back there again and seemed to enjoy it more than…

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Oystercatcher XXXIII’s Fastnet Race -a great read!

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This article was kindly sent in by Richard Matthews. Oystercatcher XXXIII’s Fastnet Race Richard Matthews on his 23rd Fastnet   My 23rd Fastnet was one of this seasons principal objectives and our Ker 51 (ex Tonnerre 4) was acquired with that in mind, becoming the 33rd yacht to carry the Oystercatcher name.   Our crew of…

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Mersea Week Racing update

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Following the abandonment of the keel boat/cruiser racing today, please note that we intend to run two races on Thursday. The first races will run as normal and the second will start as soon as possible after. Please keep a close eye and ear on the official notice board and  broadcasts from Molliette as well…

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