AFTER weeks of very strong wind there was barely a breathwhen the Pelican fleet from Geographe Bay Sailing Club took to the water onSaturday.
When the breeze eventually emerged the conditions wereextremely difficult, with little eddies coming and going in all directions.
Zoe Dixon and Claire Togno on Monkey Biz performed withpolish, leading the fleet home first and taking second place on handicap.
Game Over with Phillip Holderman and Quinn Reid were first.
These boys are sailing brilliantly in their first season ofracing.
Third place was Sailor Townsend and Bridget Craig on wasSonic Girls.
Junior training starts next Saturday with Dean Dixon takingover as junior coach.
The inability of yachts to leave the marina combined withthe weather, caused racing to be cancelled.
This did not deter three Lasers in Hailey Johnson,Grandfather David Ellis and Jacques Audet who enjoyed the challengingconditions with Hailey’s youth bettering Grand Dad’s experience in a fun race.
This article first appeared in Hangzhou Night Net.