Marblehead Racing – Sunday 15 July

Four of us met up at the Lakeside gate, on a sunny, still Sunday morning, wondering if there would be enough sailing wind, and were we really the only ones who wanted to sail today?  And why?  We did drive down to the Lake in the end, and in fact had a gentle, pleasant morning’s racing.  We had the whole lake to ourselves until midday, so had a long unhindered course.These photos reflect the calm of the morning.

The water level has fallen appreciably, so most of the Marbleheads could not be launched from the pier. It was easy to run aground and waders were essential.

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JB was ‘Duty Wader’ in the shallow water
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It did fly away eventually