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Wayfarer Race Report: Saturday 1st June

Wayfarer Race Report: Saturday 1st June

With 15 - 25mph winds coming from the North,  course 72 was chosen, basically up & down between the forts a couple of times, then back to the club. Only 4 boats made it to the start line, 2 boats crew were stuck on the M25. At the start, boats were mindful of the...

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Wayfarer Race Report: Wednesday 29th May

Wayfarer Race Report: Wednesday 29th May

The first evening race of the season. The report will be short and sweet, very much like the race. 4 starters, India, Black Jack, Little Angel and Knot Rushin. It was great to have a couple of new sailors as crew so the decision to only fly white sails was made. A...

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Wayfarer Race Report: Saturday 25th May

Wayfarer Race Report: Saturday 25th May

7 Wayfarers on the starting grid. Weather was sunny, with some cloud cover and steady force 3/4 easterly but most important it was DRY! Course 86 was selected. 5.8m 2 laps of Gillingham reach. 30(P) 26(P) 27(P) 28(S) 29(P) 30(P) 26(P) 27(P) 28(S) 30(P) A good start...

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Wednesday Evening Race Series

Wednesday Evening Race Series

Wednesday racing is open to members and non-members subject to completing the entry form and paying of the entry fee. Both are to be lodged with the MYC office prior to racing. The entry fees are £30 for the two series or £5 per race. Racing is open to: Cruisers,...

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Cruiser class spring series race report 4

Cruiser class spring series race report 4

Finally, summer arrived for race 4 on Sunday 12th May when 7 yachts started jostling for position at Upnor Line for a 10 am race start. The wind was light easterly 6-7 knots with no increase forecast and with low water 1020 it was going to be difficult for the slower...

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Medway Sonatas Spring series Race 3 report

Medway Sonatas Spring series Race 3 report

Snotty race report May 11th Race 3 of the early spring series saw racers greeted with fine spring weather, sunny (ish), warm enough for Richard to lose one of the many layers for another guest appearance on Munchkin. A very strong spring tide flooding for most of the...

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Race Report – Squib Class 4th May 2024

Race Report – Squib Class 4th May 2024

Ups and Downs at MYC Compared to last week, the temperature was up, the greyness down and the wind a little down. The tide was going down instead of up, and spinnakers were deemed acceptable to go up and down. The wind direction was the same so it was W/L where ever...

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