RPNYC Rum Race – 20 Nov 2020

Crew: Geoff, Eduardo, Murray, Juliet. Forecast: Northerly 10 knots rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate this afternoon. Fine spells. We cast off from Chaffers at 1735 hrs with the wind blowing 15 kts northerly and rigged up the No. 3 Jib and full main. Positions were Murray on helm, Eduardo and Juliet... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Commodore’s Cup – 7 Nov 2020

Crew: Geoff, Grant, Peter, Lorna, Albrecht, Alison. Forecast: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 20 knots this morning, easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time during the day. Peter and Grant joined Geoff on Halo and we departed Chaffers at 1037 hrs. With the northerly blowing at 15-18 kts we hoisted the... Continue Reading →

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:┬áNortherly 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 →

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