EBYMBC Charlotte Challenge – 25 Jan 2020

Crew: Geoff, Peter, Ken, Thomas. Forecast: Northerly 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the south coast, easing to 20 knots everywhere in the afternoon. Rough sea about the south coast, easing afternoon. Fine, apart from morning and evening cloud.Geoff and Peter joined Halo at Chaffers and we cast off at 1035 hrs to... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Pet Cup – Monday 20 Jan 2020

Crew: Geoff, Allison, Albrecht, Ken and Seamus. Forecast: Southerly 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods this morning with possible fog, mainly about the south coast, otherwise fine.Geoff and Albrecht sailed Halo round to Evans Bay departing Chaffers Marina at 1040 hrs. Wind was around 15 kts and with Albrecht on... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Mishmosh Poker Race – 14 Dec 2019

Crew: Geoff, Ken, Lorna, Juliet.  Forecast: Northwest 15 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the south coast. Easing to variable 5 knots in the south late morning, then becoming northwest 20 knots everywhere early afternoon, and rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the south coast late afternoon. Sea rough at times... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Telford Mug – 23 Nov 2019

Crew: Geoff, Murray, Lucy.  Forecast: Northerly 20 knots, easing to variable 5 knots by midday. Southerly 10 knots but 15 knots about the south coast developing for a time this afternoon and early evening. Becoming Northeast 10 knots developing tonight. Moderate sea, easing by midday. Fine.  The 5 min warning for the start was late... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Commodores Cup – 9 November 2019

Crew: Geoff, Ken, Murray, Grant.  Forecast: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, but 20 knots gusting 30 knots in the harbour. Sea rough about the south coast. Cloudy with poor visibility in occasional drizzle. The Commodores Cup was a mark foy/pursuits style start where the slower boats start earlier and theoretically we all arrive at... Continue Reading →

Holmes Cup EBYMBC 19 October 2019

Crew: Geoff, Ken, Murray, Peter, Robin  Forecast: Northerly rising to 30 knots early morning easing to northwest 15 knots in the afternoon.  Race day started out with the northerly winds initially dropping and then increasing again to 20-25 kts. We were expecting the race to be cancelled and Geoff and Robin delayed departing Chaffers. With... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Winter Series Race – 24 Aug 2019

Crew: Geoff, Eduardo, Lorna, Emer, Paul and Ken Metservice Forecast: Southerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to 15 knots this morning, and to 10 knots this afternoon. Northerly 10 knots developing this evening.Rough sea easing this morning. Fair visibility in morning showers then fine. Geoff, Eduardo, Lorna cast off from Chaffers at 1015 hrs... Continue Reading →

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