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Dublin Racing

Frostbite Series 1 – broken but 2nd

Strong winds prevented racing taking place for the last two weekends, but the calendar moved ahead anyway and we’ve reached the end of Series 1 of the 2013/2014 DMYC Frostbites.  The sole OK Dinghy finished 2nd in the series.  Results here.

It was a messy series for the OK Dinghy team. With one skipper still out of action due to knee problems (non-sailing related) and the other boat missing its maststep, a quick swap was arranged in order to allow the intact boat to sail with the intact skipper. A good solution, but mast and sail mis-match impacted  speed potential, making it harder to win races. Then, in one of the abandoned races, the MBK returned with a new maststep but was almost immediately damaged when the skipper did something silly.

Don’t let go the tiller in a tack.

Repairs are pending.

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