Monday, January 24, 2011
Jan. 24th - Races 1 and 2
Today we had two races in 8-10 knots and very choppy seas. We didn't have a great day of racing; we just couldn't seem to get the boat up to speed and struggled in the fluky wind. Before the race the wind was quite shifty and gusty, once the race began the time between the shifts because quite long and holes developed on the race course making the tactics much tricker. We did have a great start in the second race so that was good! Tomorrow is another day and hopefully we can get find our boatspeed again. The weather has been a bit strange... there is a low pressure system moving in so it should bring some wind but the weather reports can't decide whether it will arrive tomorrow or Wednesday.