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Results - 2011

Decent breeze for the race but not quite as free as anticipated so looking forward to a beat down the Solent.  Over the line with Black Diamond and quickly tacked away to get some clean air as they hugged the Island shore all the way to Hurst.  We moved out into the main channel in search of better tide and wind but the breeze was fairly fluky and changed direction in the gusts and lulls.  Looked fairly good on the fleet with only the higher raters ahead. Tacked at the first mark (South West Shingles with Blazer in close attendance and swapped positions with them up to Christchurch ledge, including one a rather closer than necessary accompanied by some raised voices.  Spinnaker up on rounding the mark and on to North Head where held our course to get in close to the beach and out of the adverse tide up to the corner.  Kept to the main land side of Hurst until we had to round The Trap and in the process managed to wrap the spinnaker but soon resolved.  At this point we were passed by Alaris (Class 4) and managed to hitch a ride on her stern wave for a ride most of the way across the tide towards the finish at Yarmouth.  Bit of detour around the ferry but not much time lost with an fourth place on corrected.
JOG Inshore Championships - Class 5 Race No. 5    The Hamble Estate Agency Cowes-Yarmouth Race Saturday 14th May 2011 - Start 08:30:00 Sail No. Yacht E TCF Finished Elapsed Corrected Posn Points GBR6733R Black Diamond 0.972 12:09:05 03:39:05 03:32:57 1 1277 GBR2458L Raffles 0.931 12:25:56 03:55:56 03:39:39 2 976 GBR5777 Alchemist E 0.925 12:28:02 03:58:02 03:40:11 3 800 GBR1259T Moondog E 0.903 12:35:21 04:05:21 03:41:33 4 675 GBR123 Xara E 0.939 12:26:40 03:56:40 03:42:14 5 578 GBR1540C Blazer 0.910 12:36:28 04:06:28 03:44:17 6 499 GBR636 Domaine E 0.965 12:28:08 03:58:08 03:48:22 7 432 5911Y Ariane 0.847 13:19:32 04:49:32 04:05:14 8 374 GBR5529T Girolle E 0.957 12:48:51 04:18:51 04:07:43 9 323 GBR4582 Rapscallion of Suburbia E 0.915 13:05:39 04:35:39 04:12:13 10 277 GBR5180T Aquila E 0.865 13:23:30 04:53:30 04:13:53 11 236 GBR8440L True Blue 0.966 13:12:11 04:42:11 04:32:35 12 198 GBR2352L Pure Ambition 0.947 13:24:52 04:54:52 04:39:14 13 163 GBR1962L Crème de la Crème 0.966 13:26:32 04:56:32 04:46:27 14 131 GBR1963L Avante Garde 0.965 13:41:33 05:11:33 05:00:39 15 101 Video Clip Video Clip Video Clip Video Clip Video Clip Video Clip