Entries by teamlcc

Season 2017-18 January Sydney Flying Squadron and elsewhere

While there was no racing in early January while the boats were in New Zealand, LCC had a couple of sails in the fresh summer North-easterlys out of Balmoral. Joined in with the second last heat of the 16 foot skiff nationals, in a 28 knot N.easter, for a couple of wild spinnaker rides in big waves off Dobroyd Head, […]

Sydney Flying Squadron, Season 2017-18 12.11.17

Easterly at the squadron – unusual as feels like 2nd sail, and no such thing as 2nd-sail easterly. 1 race scheduled, whole fleet other than Citadel 2nd sail, run-in tide. Race start, Geothermal, JRW and LCC Asia Pacific all on the line, gun late, allows Sydney Sailmakers to roll over with speed, LCC gassed at boat-end. All tacked into Cremorne […]

Sydney Flying Squadron, Season 2017-18  29.10.17

First North -easter at the squadron this season. 2 sprint-races scheduled, 2nd sail, run-in tide. 1st race, Geothermal, JRW and LCC Asia Pacific all on the line with speed, LCC to boat-end, other end favoured, giving the other 2 a break at the first crossing out of Bradleys Head. 2 short tacks into Taylor Bay, opted to go east to […]

Lane Cove Race, Saturday 14.10.2017

Inter-club championship, Lane Cove, run-in tide, South-Easterly course, Forecast third-rig, 2nd rig call from boats rigging at club, Woodford Bay skiffs all opting for third-rig. Scratch start, low-pressure, all bunched on the line, low-pressure 2-sail each down river to first rounding mark. Arrogant Frog well early at the start boxing a number of boats, Geotherm over-early and restart, Hey Charger […]

2017-18 Opening day, Saturday 07.10.17

Back at the Squadron after 3 weeks at Lane Cove, sailing Saturday for the opening day,  to integrate with the Historic 18s for the opening day. South-South-east breeze, forecast big-sail, soft in the morning on the coast, but feeling a bit fresher than the forecast 12 knots. All skiffs other than Geothermal trusted the forecast and went big rig: as […]