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Race Results – Saturday 9 December 2017

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Race 10 of the 2017-18 Season and Heat Two of the Summer and Season Point Scores, Race One of the Club Championship.  Conditions were ideal for sailors and supporters, with sunny skies, a light to moderate easterly breeze and the harbour at high water.   8 skiffs were on hand to contest this race, with most [...]

Race Results – 2 December 2017

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Race 9 of the 2017-18 Season and Heat One of the Summer and Season Point Scores.  Aberdare, Alruth and Australia IV were back in action after their excursion to the Sandbaggers Regatta in Annapolis, U.S.A. to join the regulars with 7 skiffs available for today’s race, Scot having stood down due to insufficient crew.   Conditions [...]

Race Results – Saturday 18 November 2017

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Race 7 of the 2017-18 Season and Heat Seven of the Spring Point Score.   Overcast skies, the possibility of rain showers and a strong gradient wind from the NE sector set the scene for an interesting day’s racing.  Seven skiffs were on hand with most rigged conservatively for the expected fresh conditions.  The race got [...]

SFS Race Report Sat 11th March 2017

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by Bob Chapman, 13 Mar 2017. Race 22 of the 2016-17 Season and Fifth Heat of the Autumn Point Score.   Warm humid conditions and no rain for a change, with 8 skiffs in the boat park setting up with big rigs for a light south east breeze.  The race got underway from a handicap start [...]

SFS Race Report Sat 4th March 2017

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by Bob Chapman, 6 Mar 2017. Race 21 of the 2016-17 Season, the Sydney Harbour Regatta and Fourth Heat of the Autumn Point Score.   Another wet and soggy Saturday for the crews and supporters as 6 skiffs prepared for the day’s racing, hopeful of getting out onto the water this week.    For those contemplating which [...]

SFS Race Report Sat 18th February 2017

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by Bob Chapman, 20 Feb 2017. Race 19 of the 2016-17 Season, the Annual Queen of the Harbour Race and second of the Heat Autumn Point Score.  Hot and humid conditions in the boat park with a moderate southerly breeze as 8 skiffs prepared for the day’s racing.   The breeze was somewhat erratic, with gusts [...]

SFS Race Report Sat 11th February 2017

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by Bob Chapman, 13 Feb 2017. Race 18 of the 2016-17 Season, the Port Jackson Championship, third (and final) Heat of the Club Championship, and first Heat Autumn Point Score.   Seriously hot and humid conditions prevailed as 7 skiffs prepared for the day’s racing.  Fortunately there was a moderate seabreeze on the harbour to provide [...]

SFS Race Report Sat 4th February 2017

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by Bob Chapman, 6 Feb 2017. Race 17 of the 2016-17 Season and Fifth (and final) Heat of the Summer Point Score.   Hot and humid conditions prevailed in the boat park where 8 skiffs prepared for the day’s sailing, with the moist cloud cover showing signs of burning off by late morning and a light [...]