May 01

GOODWIN 12 – JENS REPORT

29th April.

Goodwin Number 12.

 

8 degrees.

12 knots gusting 24.

9 boats.

11 plucky sailors.

A triangle.

5 laps.

5, 4, 1.

Quick off the mark.

1 didn’t make it to the start.

Gary joined late.

 

Then there were 8.

Capsizes.

Turtling.

Cold hands.

Wet hair.

Whizzing by on gusts.

1 tree was embraced.

1 wall was hugged.

Centreboards popped up.

Baby James was walked.

Sina on the slipway got soaked.

Race officers squinted.

Safety boat Barkers shivered.

Henry retired.

Elaine retired.

Then there were 6.

Sally took a dunking.

Matthias got lapped.

Received help from the safety boat.

Disqualified.

Then there were 5.

“Amazing race” said Steph.

Josh, Anna, 420, third.

Allan and Steph swift second.

Renato won.

Job done.