DF65 2019 series 1 Event 1

19th April 2019

Well what a great start to the first of our evening series of the year with thirteen skippers turning out. With the wind from the East and all of us on A rigs we set about taking on a simple up and down course with a reach at each end to spread the fleet. The earlier start of 6pm seemed to be the right choice, as we just managed to get our eight races in before the light left us.

Derek took the first two races and he looked like the man to beat, but he gave us all a chance after lending his boat to an interested guest to have a go after race three. John set off well after missing the first race, but sadly a breakdown later on put paid to any chance of him pushing for a top spot, but it was, Chris, Steve, Ken and Bob Jones fighting it out for the honours, and it couldn`t have been closer, with only two points separating the top four. Chris and Bob shared first on nineteen points respectively, but Chris got it on count back, with Steve just edging out Ken for third.

A great race night was had by all, so for those of you who missed out we are doing it all again next week, with event two on 25th April 6.30pm start, come on down and enjoy the fun.

Bob Jolly

DF65 Capt.