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Monday, January 30, 2012

Another 3 Short Races @ MBSC

The Sou Easter proved the winner in last weekends 3 short races at MBSC.

Gusting from 10 to 20 knots the Sou Easter coupled with a nasty chop and a procession of motorboats, ferries and jetskis made the conditions quite testing in Matilda Bay.

Race One had the fleet over eastly and a general recall. The next start was a little better for all other than for Impact that blew a goose a few seconds (rigging error) after the start. From the ass end of the fleet doing repairs the the boom it appeared Vita Brevis took the chocolates with Gordo and Wisemagic up the pointy end.

Race Two had Impact, Wise Magic and Gordo battling it out. In the end a little bluff and bluster from Impact had them pip Gordo at the death nell with Wise Magic a close third.

Race Three, SS broke a boom, The Pigs tore a heart muscle, Gordo blew a kite leaving Impact a comfy win with Wisemagic in second. A mention must be made of Vita Brevis who after winning race one were not sighted. Brendon did do a stirling effort putting the rescue boats away however.

Next week is the last hit out before the State Titles. Also Club Heat Three.

C.Mann

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