FSC Inshore Summer Series Consistency Race 13 7th April 2018

Small numbers didn’t prevent competitive racing in Saturday’s FSC inshore section’s Consistency Race 13.  A moderate south westerly breeze faded as the afternoon wore on and it was nice to see full mainsails and spinnakers instead of the reefs and poled out headsails of the last few races.

Four boats raced in Division One with Peter Kennington’s The Cro Connection catching Roger Passmore’s Aquila on the final run to the line to take line honours and first on Performance and IRC handicaps.  Aquila took second on IRC ahead of John Palmer’s Witchy Woman.  The fourth competitor, Mick Gillum’s Panacea took second on performance handicap with Aquila third.

In the six boat Division Two fleet George Carter’s Eufarria continued their good form with a first on Performance handicap and a second in IRC.  Ernie Delfos’s Winswept was second on Performance Handicap ahead of brother Steve’s Minke.  Peter William’s Pipedream III (skippered by Martin Graville) made a good recovery after their main halyard failed on the run in to the start but couldn’t quite catch Minke.  Bob Von Felton’s Ristretto was fastest.  Windswept was first in the three boat IRC race with Minke third.

Steve Kerr’s Polaris was first on Performance handicap in the five boat JAM fleet ahead of Myra Stanbury’s Sami and Brian Cooper’s Valkyr (apologies to Steve as the incorrect results were announced on the day.)  Ole Otness’s The Longboat was the sole IRC competitor in JAM.

Presentations were made by Inshore Captain Brian Cooper, thanks to Annie Otness for taking the presentation photos as our regular photographer was helping with the re-reeving of Pipedream’s main halyard.  Thanks as always to our Race Control Crew on Success.  Full results can be found on the FSC Inshore Results page and on www.sportspage.com.au.  Racing resumes next week with the Consistency Race 14/Max Shean Trophy race.

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