WMRMYC Inc Winter Scratch Series RD2 , Carbrook - 2nd June 2013

A beautiful winters day greeted the 13 skippers for round two of the Winter Scratch Series at Carbrook.

It was nice to have three guests sailing with us from the Morten Yacht Squadron as they wanted to get some practice in for the upcoming Queensland Titles.

A nice light breeze from the NW came in just in time for the start of race one and stayed with us for the remainder of the day.

Race One Scott Warton got off to a flying start and kept his big lead for the entire race winning the first race of the day, he went on to win another in race five. Peter Kampe turned the heat up winning the next two races, he would go on to win a further two before the end of the day to comfortably secure first place. Tony Grey had good boat speed all day but was unlucky at times with a few entanglements in good positions. Glen Fitzgerald always seemed to be in and around the leaders and in the last race of the day he had his much deserved win. Andrew was consistent throughout the day and finished a creditable 5th. John McLachlan was another that always seemed around the leading pack and was unlucky not to win a race or two.

Allan Bryant and I had a close race in race four, he led the whole race until I was lucky enough to pass him on the final downwind leg, a boat length in it. sorry Allan ;)

Apologies to those names I have missed, hard to focus on everyone whilst sailing.

In all it was great day to be sailing with good company and a steady breeze.

Eddie Cowell