Barton Marine Winter Series 2 July 2022

Crew: Peter, Murray, Anastasia and Geoff. Forecast: Northerly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Northerly 15 knots developing early afternoon. Sea slight. Low tide: 1324 hrs. After the excitement of last week's EBYMBC Regatta and Matariki racing, we had a few repairs to do on Halo. Geoff climbed up the mast... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Winter Series 18 June 2022

Crew: Geoff, Eduardo, Grant, Murray, and Anastasia. Forecast: Northerly 5 knots, changing westerly then southerly late afternoon. Eduardo, Grant and Anastasia joined Geoff on Halo and we departed Chaffers at 1000 hrs. The northerly wind was averaging around 5 kts in the marina and up to 12 kts in the harbour. We hoisted the No. 1 Genoa LT... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Mishmosh Race – 28 May 2022

Crew: Geoff, Eduardo, Grant, Murray, and Anastasia. Forecast: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots and 20 knots about the south coast. Eduardo, Grant and Anastasia joined Geoff on Halo and we departed Chaffers at 1130 hrs. The northerly wind was averaging around 15 kts so we decided to hoist the No. 1 Genoa HW... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Mishmosh Sailing – 14 May 2022

Crew: Geoff, Murray, Anastasia, Eduardo and Grant. Forecast: Northerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time in the afternoon and early evening. Grant, Eduardo, and Anastasia joined Geoff at Chaffers. The weather looked a bit rough with dark clouds and gusts up to 30 kts in the marina. We wondered... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC America Cup – 23rd April 2022

Crew: Malcolm, Murray, Marion and Geoff. Forecast: Variable 5 knots in the morning. Northerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Fine. With Geoff and Malcolm on board we departed Chaffers at 1025 hrs. The wind was under 5 kts but forecast to increase to a nice breeze for the race. Another beautiful Wellington day for... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Spring Sailing 4 Dec 2021

Crew: Geoff, Eduardo, Grant. Forecast: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the evening. As we prepared the boat at the Chaffers Marina berth the northerly was varying from 12 to 20 kts so we held off deciding on which headsail to use and cast off at 1130 hrs to sail with just the mainsail... Continue Reading →

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