For races five and six in the Snowflake series at Chichester Yacht Club, there was a cold northerly wind.
Race officer Derek Jackman, supported by the CYC Solo fleet, laid a course to make the most of the lake area. With two good beats and a long run, the course took a long time to set, delaying the start.
In the first race, the fast fleet eager to get away pressed the line, causing a general recall and a black flag restart.
Despite the cold the racing was good.
Standings: Fast fleet -1 RS 200 Maria Stanley & Rob Henderson, Itchenor SC; 2 RS 200 Ben Palmer & Cameron Stewart, HISC; 3 Merlin Rocket, Ben Jones & Helen Hilditch, Shoreham SC; 4 Blaze, Ross Fisher, Felpham SC; 5 RS 200, Charlotte Wood & Mike Wood, HISC; 6 RS 400, Nick & Roger Elliman, Chichester YC. Medium fleet - 1 2000, Steve & Sarah Cockrill, SBSC; 2 Solo, Guy Mayger, Felpham SC; 3 Solo, Martin Frary, Independent; 4 Laser Radial, Alex Butler, HISC; 5 Solo, Paul Lewis, HISC; 6 Solo, Nigel Thomas, Hill Head SC; 7 Europe, Lucy Boreham, Chichester YC. Slow fleet - 1 RS Quba, Alice Serna & Alex Cray, FSC/CYC; 2 RS Feva XL, Nina Radford & Connie Radford, Langstone SC; 3, RS Feva, Georgie Cosens & Maddie Warwick, Emsworth SC; 4 RS Tera Sport, Adelica Lavender.
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