EBYMBC Holmes Cup – 17 Oct 2020

Crew: Geoff, Bruce, Nikolas, Lorna, Martin and Petra. Today: Southerly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots this afternoon and to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in occasional showers, clearing this afternoon. Departed Chaffers Marina at 1105 hrs with Geoff, Bruce and Nikolas on board. With wind averaging 14 kts southerly we decided... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Opening Day – 10 Oct 2020

Crew: Geoff, Murray, Albrecht, Martin, Petra. Forecast: Northeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Mostly fine, high cloud increasing. Departed Chaffers at 1000 hrs with Martin and Petra (plus Andrew and Cristina who came for the ride) and did some practise sailing with No.... Continue Reading →

Up the Mast – Aug 2020

Following completion of the Winter Series racing in August 2020 we have now undertaken a full replacement of the mast equipment: Anchor Light - Hella NaviLED 360 Compact Anchor Light. Steaming and Spreader Lights - Hella NaviLED Pro Masthead Navigation Light. VHF Antenna - Pacific Aerials SeaMaster P6001 with 20m extension cable. Wind instrument -... Continue Reading →

Harbour Sail and Raft-up – 23 Aug 2020

Crew: Geoff, Irene, Blair. Forecast: Northerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Northeast 10 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy, chance of some showers during the day. Departed Chaffers at 1116 hrs. We hoisted the No. 1 LT Genoa and Mainsail and headed north with Irene on helm. Very light... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Winter Series – 15 August 2020

Crew: Geoff, Jason, Lorna, Ken, Albrecht. Forecast: Northerly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots this afternoon. Southerly 15 knots developing this evening. Sea slight. Fine. Departed Chaffers with Albrecht, Lorna and Geoff with 10 kts northerly we hoisted the maxi spinnaker for a pre-race practice down the bay with Lorna on helm and Geoff... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Winter Series – 1 August 2020

Crew: Geoff, Lorna, Peter, Ken, Albrecht. Forecast: Northerly 10 knots. Sea slight. Fine with high cloud. Geoff, Lorna and Peter joined Halo at Chaffers and after rigging the Genoa No. 1 and Maxi Spinnaker we cast off at 1011 hrs and motor sailed with the Mainsail until we got out past Pt. Jerningham. The Northerly... Continue Reading →

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