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Important News

After many years this site will be used as a portal only.

I have moved many of the features that this site has provided to the new site including notice of races, Skipper lists, entry forms and of course results for Queensland Events, interclub challenges and Queensland RSS club feeds. We have also added a dedicated QRYA YouTube channel which will have all the latest video clips thanks to Ian Lobley's handy video work.

Club results can now be found at their respective club website found here -> SITES.

Below are some RSS Feeds, please send us yours and I will include them.

Thank you for your support over the years, see you at the new site :)

Eddie Cowell



WMRMYC Inc Winter Scratch Series RD 5, Manly Harbour - 4th Sept 2016

Like Déjà vua sunny day with south west winds of 5 to 8 knots set the scene for the first half of the morning. With 8 skippers racing due to conflicting regattas and perhaps Father's Day we were able to get 5 races in despite the fluky conditions.

The results were mixed as some were more fortunate than others and a good lead could evaporate quickly. Andrew did call for an early break to wait for the sea breeze which would have been the right call. Instead we pushed through to the break in good time and while the skippers talked tuning the wind did swing.

Post break we had a great course east west with a gate at the leeward end. Racing was very tight and impressively John found good form at the end with a 1st and 2nd. Pete as always impressed however found himself on the wrong side of a few shifts however his speed kept him in shape to finish second. Scott was the quiet achiever and kept his cool to finish 3rd. It was good to have Mark 'Rommel' Colbourne back who despite some issues got around the track and improved to round the top mark first only to succumb to rigging issues. I managed to have a pretty consistent day with a little luck early and some more speed in the freshening breeze for the final 5 races. Well done to all skippers as there was barely an incident all day with any infringing skippers doing their turns without debate.



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