The Two Peaks Race has been cancelled as we have not had a single entry! What are you all doing???
However the Hog Roast [tickets £5.50] with live music by Rum & Peroxide is still scheduled for Saturday Evening.
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For anyone interested the recently postponed Lyver Trophy Race from Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire is to start this Friday at 20:00 hrs from the end of the breakwater. Lets see lots of support for the competitors in the clubhouse on Friday evening! Pipedreamer is due to make her way from this event to the start of the Fastnet Race! We all wish them and the other Holyhead Yachts racing on Friday the best of luck.
Looking forward to seeing you all on Friday!
Following the postponement of the Lyver Trophy Race on June 30th to the 21st July the following documents have been provided for prospective entrants:
Race Update 2017-07-01 Details of refunds and new entries
Notice of Race - Updated NoR's for the new date
Entry Form: Entry Form for the race
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- Skippers briefing will be held on Saturday morning at 08:45 in HSC club house
- Saturday 27th IRC 1 & 2 Warning signal 11:25, Venture as soon as possible after IRC start. Subsequent races will be started as soon as practical after completion of the previous race
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Following the sad news of the death of Brett's nephew at the very youg age of 3 the Club wants to share with you the details of the Just Giving page set up by Daisy Davies on behalf of Ethan.
Sochyn Crimp our caterer has kindly offered to donate £1 per meal on our weekly race nights. Please support this appeal through the just giving page on the link below!
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Race 2 July 12th 2017
Again this week saw very light NE winds forecast leaving OOD Wendy Argyle very little option on courses. Race 1 was chosen and in beautiful weather the yachts assembled for the start with our biggest fleet so far this year.
There were a few areas with very little wind on the starting side of the line as the yachts milled around the moored boats preparing for the start. Most of the wind seemed to be at the southern end of the line and there was a very close start with Just Enough and Lily almost touching in the final minute to the start. Houdini Just Enough and Madam Wen got away well with Lily and Just Jay just behind.
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Race 4 28th June
With a poor weather forecast of rain and strong gusty NE winds a reduced fleet lined up for the start. Houdini Carpe Diem and Just Enough getting the best of the start with Lily, again delayed by a mast climb to fix the anenometer and the subsequent rush, taking away to clear a problem with the halyards.
Just Enough got the best of the first leg on course 3 towards Bolivar out performing both Houdini and Lily on the beat and rounded the
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