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Sonnet Nationals results

posted Jan 13, 2011, 7:13 AM by Imperial Yacht Club Sandvlei
The recent Sonnet nationals were held at ZVYC duing the week of hectic wind (27-30 th Dec). It was a very challenging regatta with only 6 races being sailed, 1 discard- Congrats to Stephen Du toit for winning again

Each day racing started at 08h30 before the wind go too heavy however on most days only one race was completed.
Rescue crews had their hands full, from towing the Bridge boat out , to chasing  blown away  off course marks to  pulling Sonnets out the mud...

The damage to boats consisted of 1 broken mast,3 broken rudders,1 broken tiller , 1 broken kicker base hound - snapped in half.1 Jib window being blown out
Only 6  out of 21 Sonnets completed all races including the two IYC Junior teams, ( Dabbie Sailors).( results & Sonnet AGM attached)
Many thanks to David Marais & Grahan Bawden for the use of their Sonnets for the regatta.