Monthly : November 2017

OFFSHORE WEEKLY UPDATE & RACE REPORT

The Carnac Island Race course led the yachts south down the channel to the South Transit, then into Jervoise Bay and along the beach to TCYC mark “Y”. It returned to the South Transit Rear, heading out Challenger passage and north to Windmills, finishing at the South Mole finish line.

Race Report – Inshore Summer Series Consistency Race 5

A strong sea breeze kept the fleet numbers down to only thirteen boats in the FSC Inshore Consistency Race 5 last Saturday. Wind speeds were over 25 knots true with gusts to 29 knots at Fish Rocks provided exhilarating conditions for competitors. Boats reported over thirty knots apparent during the beats.

RACE REPORT – FSC Inshore Consistency Race 4 Windward Leeward

A modest fleet of seventeen boats contested the FSC Inshore Consistency Race 4 windward/leeward race last Saturday. A ten knot south westerly breeze created perfect conditions for this more intense form of racing with only the JAM boats sailing round a wing mark.

TERRY FISHER RACE ONE REPORT

All of the of the nineteen yacht owner’s and their respective crew that sailed in the first Terry Fisher Race of the season last Sunday 12 November deserve kudos.

FREMANTLE SAILING CLUB INSHORE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE 2 / CONSISTENCY RACE 3

Twenty boats took to the water last Saturday in a seventeen knot south westerly breeze to contest the FSC Inshore Section Championship Race 2 / Consistency Race 3. The breeze eased during the afternoon and veered to the south reminding competitors not to make assumptions about points of sail on familiar courses…

TWILIGHT SAILING REPORT

Sixteen boats and fifty-five people took advantage of a gap between the storm clouds to do one lap of course three in Wednesday’s second twilight of the season.

RACE REPORT – FREMANTLE HARBOUR CLASSIC

The shifting winds in the inner harbour created exciting conditions for the sixteen boats competing in the Fremantle Harbour Classic last Saturday. After a curtain raiser race – Legends vs Young Guns – between eight SB20s, sixteen inshore and offshore boats raced for the honour of their clubs.

TWILIGHT SAILING REPORT

FSC twilight sailing for the 2017/18 summer commenced last night when a modest fleet of six FSC boats took to the water. With the wind blowing 20 knots from the South (gusting to 26 over the Deck), the race control crew on Success shortened the course to one lap of course three.