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DF65 Class Captaincy

We are sorry to advise that George Patten has resigned his role of Class Captain of the DF65’s with effect from 8th July.  The club thanks him for everything he has done over the last few months.

Terry Wright has been approached to fill the role and has agreed to accept the position  He has therefore been co-opted onto the committee and will take over the role as from Sunday 8th July.

Sunday 4 June IOM

Report by: Terry Wright

Wind 3-4 mph ,Temp 25’ 8skippers had 8 races, all on A rigs.
Course Start Bank & 12,port turn @ 8, port turn @ 13, port turn @ 8, port turn @ 13 & finish between 11 &12.
For the 1st 5 races then shortened by 1 lap for the last 3 races ( due to lack of wind) the 1st race was at 10.30 & the last race finished at 1o/c.

Jim took the days honours with 7 points, Dennis 2nd on 15, Keith & John H 3rd on 17, Andy 5th on 27, Terry & Glen both on 34, 6th goes to Terry with 1 win.
Angela never even got her boat in the water due to a doggy winch but she did stay and boss the day!
We called it a day because of the lack of wind and the day getting hotter



SUNDAY 24th. IOM Meeting

SUNDAY 24th. If your attending this coming Sunday’s meeting

Please note: As there is an Open Meeting at the fort this weekend and given the good weather it is likely the fort will be very busy the Ranger has requested that members park on the grass on the left. i.e through the gate and turn left.

Wednesday 20/06/18 IOM


I.O.M. Midweek win S,W 12 MPH, temp 20’ – 25.
COURSE START 8-9, 12 port turn, X port turn, 12 port turn, x port turn, finished between 8-9.
First race was at 10:40am
Last race started at 1:40pm.
We had six skippers, three started on A rigs, 3 on B rigs.
Geoff suffered electrical problems during race 4 and Dave then shared his boat with Geoff to allow him to continue to sail, hence their overall scores belied their actual on the water performance during the day.

Two more skippers moved down to b rigs, only Terry remained on a rig all day.

It was a day of many wind shifts and John managed to read them best with 18 points from terry a close second on 19 points and Keith on 24 points.
1 John Horsfield 18
2 Terry Wright 19
3 Keith Gray 24
4 Geoff Appleton 36
5 Dave Sellens 41
6 Peter Herbert 42