Sailing in Company 9th April 2017, McLeod Bay, Whangarei, New Zealand

  • 04 Apr 2017 22:05
    Message # 4712170

    Following informal sailing on Saturday 8th prior to the AGM at 1800hours it is planned to have the combined fleet sail in company on Sunday 9th April. Leaving McLeod Bay at 1030 hours we plan to sail around McDonald Bank in a clockwise direction before returning to the Bay. The forecast Easterly wind should make this an excellent spectacle from the shore. Get your cameras ready.

  • 05 Apr 2017 09:12
    Reply # 4713060 on 4712170
    'Sail in company'?  Hmm.  I think you'll see some jostling for position that in other circles would be regarded as racing!
  • 10 Apr 2017 12:51
    Reply # 4739211 on 4712170

    Graeme Kenyon was relating to me some of the activities of this weekend, and included this wonderful definition of sailing in company, which perhaps the Jester Challengers might adopt:

    On the second day there was a “sail in company” around the bay, which was not meant to be a race, but, of course, all participants looked sideways at the others and hoped to sail into the lead.

    The Corinthian Spirit in a nutshell!

       " ...there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in junk-rigged boats" 
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