Flying Fifteen Update 21.02.17
Two heats and two bullets for Tim Walker and Alan ( Plonky ) Sharpe sailing Ffollow Us on Sunday. They were hotly persued by Chis and Ed in Storyteller but managed to keep their heads in the light tricky north-westerly. Graeme Lillingston made a guest appearance on Ffast Lane with Doug Cowie to...
Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club Invitation Twilight Time Trial 17 February 2017
‘Dalusional’ and ‘Open Circuit’ take out First, Least Points Lost (1) and Second (4 points lost) at the Royal Freshwater Bay Invitation Twilight Time Trial. [caption id="attachment_7964" align="alignleft" width="600"] Dalusional’ SKIPPER: Troy Dalglish; NAVIGATOR: Frank...
Cruising In Company Luncheon
The weather was great, the breeze was soft and willowy – and it was a perfect day for another Cruising In Company Day last Sunday. It was decided to have lunch at the Fremantle Sailing Club for our 3rd Sunday of the month (19 February) get together. Position Me Online enjoyed a merry time...
Flying Fifteens Update 14.02.17
Saturday night was curry night and again proved that Fifteeners have several strings to their bow and cooking is right up there. The food was varied and plentiful as were the attendees which made for a great night. Well done to Carl and Kristine for setting up and thanks to Felicity and Yolanda for...
Warning to Boat Owners
Following the recent flooding in the Swan and Avon Rivers, various amounts of debris have been reported in the Swan River. Boat Owners should be vigilant of debris, which includes hay bails (as seen in the picture below) that may cause damage to vessels.
Flying Fifteens Update 7.2.17
The first shifty south-easterly for the season had most sailors and race officials scratching their heads with the breeze behaving contrary to the forecast (nothing new there!) Several eager starters were shown the appropriate flags for their crimes and three races went off in...
Flying Fifteen Update 31.01.17
A cyclone off the north-west coast can quickly make fools of metropolitan weather forecasters and it came as a welcome change from the stiff breezes of recent weeks. The lighter breeze still saw some familiar faces at the front of the fleet with Chris and Ed (Storyteller) winning the first race and...
FLYING FIFTEEN UPDATE: 24.01.17
A wise decision by RO Swinton to tuck the race course in the more sheltered Canning river area which provided a better view from club grounds during 3 quick-fire races. Line honours were shared between Tim and Plonky ( Ffollow Us ), Andy and Anne ( A2 ) and Chris and Ed ( Storyteller ). For...
CRUISING IN COMPANY: Mangles Bay Weekend
The weather was fine, the breeze was soft and willowy – well it was like that on Friday morning but on Saturday morning the wind was a south westerly. We were heading off to Carnac for lunch and a swim then leaving there in the afternoon to go to Mangles Bay in Rockingham. As we know with the...
Flying Fifteen Update 17.1.17
Well done to those who overcame the post-Nationals hiatus to kick off the new year at South of Perth with the pursuit race. This is regularly a handcapper’s nightmare but, in excellent conditions, the majority of the fleet finished within 4 minutes of each other so well done to the mathematicians...