July 26, 2018

Race Officer Carol Rowe was not helped by the fickle wind of the Gareloch.  There was breeze as we left the moorings but a grey cloud seemed to absorb any current of air around the start line.  We waited and were rewarded by a zephyr.  The only feasible course was to A...

July 24, 2018

The premier social and sporting event of the year.  If you have a Gareloch, that is.  Racing on Saturday and Sunday morning.  Lift off Drinks Party hosted by Reay and Jean Mackay on Friday evening.  A barbecue by Barrie and Arlene Choules on Saturday evening, when thos...

July 19, 2018

It was an evening of light and changeable air. Race officer Peter Proctor chose one of the shorter courses (to D, north of Clynder, and back) thinking there might be time for two rounds.

The pin end of the starting line was favoured. That led to congestion and some an...

July 15, 2018

Halcyone, Dione and Teal all started in a line at the biased Z Mark start. Teal tacked off to clear her air and try for better wind. Dione thought to stay out of the tide down the shore to the moorings but wasn’t getting much wind. Teal, playing some lifts, emerged wel...

July 9, 2018

The Scottish summer continues and today there was wind too.  It was blowing from the north west so that on the water Race Officer Barrie Choules was able to send us on a long windward leg to the E mark, near Rahane.  

Only Teal made a good start.  She opted for the...

July 4, 2018

A sunny evening of good wind although it was unkind to Stewart Gibb, the Race Officer.  He was obliged to change the course so as to maintain a windward leg.  Those not paying attention (half of the Gareloch fleet) did not notice.  When they realised the error, their g...

July 2, 2018

A sunny afternoon.  Wind was in short supply.  The breeze forecast to arrive at 2pm was late.  It filled in after we finished.

On the water Race Officer Carol Rowe sent us on a course down and up the Shandon shore, beginning with a windward leg to A, off the c...

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