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5th June 2016 – Flood tide home

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – 08:05 Start engine hrs – 584.8 Towards – The Elephant Boatyard ETA –  11:00 Finish position – The Elephant Boatyard Finish time – 11:15 Finish engine hrs – 586.3 Distance travelled – 17nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – HW Portsmouth 11:20 Np->sp 71% New faults – jib purchase pin, investigate batteries We’re […]

4th June 2016 – More kedging

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – 09:00 Start engine hrs – 583.9 Towards – Yarmouth ETA –  12:30 Finish position – Yarmouth Finish time – 13:15 Finish engine hrs – 584.8 Distance travelled – 5nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise, Tim & Lyn Aspden Weather – NE1 – calm Tide – HW Portsmouth 11:20 New faults – The harbour is busy […]

3rd June 2016 – Gaffel race

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – 11:30 Start engine hrs – 582.8 Towards – Yarmouth ETA –  15:00 Finish position – Yarmouth Finish time – 16:05 Finish engine hrs – 583.9 Distance travelled – 10nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise, David P Weather – NE2-1, overcast New faults – L has an early morning trip to the doctor to sort her […]

2nd June 2016 – Spinnaker and optimists

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – Start engine hrs – 582.8 Towards – ETA – Finish position – Yarmouth Finish time – Finish engine hrs – 582.8 Distance travelled – 0nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – New faults – The wind is still howling through a harbour full of rigging in the morning, but the boats are a little more […]

1st June 2016 – To Yarmouth Gaffers Regatta

Start position – The Elephant Boatyard Start time – 08:15 Start engine hrs – 581.3 Towards – Yarmouth ETA –  12:00 Finish position – Yarmouth Finish time – 11:20 Finish engine hrs – 582.8 Distance travelled – 17nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – NNE 4-6, cloudy Tide – HW Portsmouth 08:40 np->sp 14% New faults – It’s an […]

28th May 2016 – Home again

Start position – Yarmouth Start time – 11:05 Start engine hrs – 580.1 Towards – The Elephant Boatyard ETA –  15:00 Finish position – The Elephant Boatyard Finish time – 15:25 Finish engine hrs – 581.3 Distance travelled – 30nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – E2-3, going S3, dry Tide – HW Portsmouth 16:50 np->sp 38% New faults – […]

27th May 2016 – To sunny Yarmouth

Start position – The Elephant Boatyard Start time – 12:50 Start engine hrs – 578.4 Towards – Yarmouth ETA – Finish position – Yarmouth Finish time – 16:40 Finish engine hrs – 580.1 Distance travelled – 18nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – S2 – SE2-3 sun, SW3 in Solent Tide – HW Portsmouth 16:00, 4.3m np->sp 50% New […]

15th May 2016 – Solent sunshine

Start position – The Elephant Boatyard Start time – 09:40 Start engine hrs – 576.6 Towards – The Elephant Boatyard ETA –  16:00 Finish position – The Elephant Boatyard Finish time – 15:25 Finish engine hrs – 578.4 Distance travelled – 28nm Skipper – Richard Crew – Louise Weather – WSW 3-4, sun Tide – LW Portsmouth 13:00, 1.7m np->sp 0% New faults […]

2016 racing results

Event Class Result
Yarmouth Gaffers Regatta Gaffel
Class 1
2nd
DNF
Round the Island Race Gaffers Division 1 1st⭐️
Cowes Classics Week Gaffers - white 2nd
Solent Gaffers Annual Race Class 1 1st⭐️
Hamble Classics Week Gaff 1 1st⭐️