RPNYC Rum Race 14 January 2022

Crew: Geoff, Nina, Trey, Eduardo, Peter, Vivien.   Forecast: Southerly 15 knots, easing to southerly 10 knots but southeast 15 knots about the south coast this evening. Sea slight. Lovely evening for our first race of 2022. The RPNYC Rum Race was to start at 1815 hrs and announced as course #23 which is to Shoal... Continue Reading →

RPNYC Opening Day Interclub Race – 9 Oct 2021

Crew: Geoff, Murray, Juliet, Martin, Trey. Forecast: Northwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this morning. Changing southerly 20 knots this afternoon. Moderate sea easing. Fine to start. Fair visibility in showers from afternoon, possibly heavy. Geoff attended the RPNYC opening day celebration on the deck of the Port Nick clubhouse. Met up with new... Continue Reading →

RPNYC Rum Race – 26 Feb 2021

Crew: Geoff, Grant, Murray, Juliet, Mark. Forecast: Today: Variable 5 knots but southerly 10 knots about the south coast. Becoming variable 5 knots everywhere this evening. Sea slight. Poor visibility in morning drizzle, clearing then fine. Very light conditions in the inner harbour today. Geoff, Mark and Kay went out for a training sail earlier in... Continue Reading →

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 →

RPNYC Rum Race – 20 March 2020

Crew: Geoff, Murray, Jason.Forecast: Southerly 15 kts easing to 10 kts.Our first Rum Race for Halo. We cast off from the berth at 1728 hrs to allow plenty of time to test the mainsail which we had removed that week for repairs to the sail cover. With wind reading from 16 to 20 knots we... Continue Reading →

RPNYC Island Bay Race – 26 Oct 2019

Crew: Geoff, Lorna, Murray, Ken, Eduardo. Metservice Forecast: Northerly 15 knots but 20 knots about the south coast. Rising to 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the south coast this afternoon, then to 25 knots gusting 35 knots but 30 knots gusting 40 knots in the south tonight. Sea becoming rough about... Continue Reading →

Island Bay Race Nov 2017

Crew: Geoff, Peter, Murray, Paul, Bex Forecast: Southeast 30 knots gusting 40 knots but 20 knots gusting 30 knots about the harbour easing to 20 knots gusting 30 knots but 15 knots about the Harbour during the evening. Rough sea about the south coast, easing this evening. Mainly fine, chance of a light shower or two... Continue Reading →

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