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Harry Heijst

A narrow escape to stay in the race

Friday 9th August 2008 This morning tensions were high, as were the expectations. We knew that today SALVO could win class IRC 4 of this year’s SCW if they did well. That considered we knew we had to beat SALVO today, to stay in the race. The committee boat startline was moved a couple of times. Both […]

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Post by | August 8, 2008 | 1 Comment | Comments RSS

Wednesday and Thurday’s changing fortunes

Wednesday race started with very very light winds sending the boats from the RYS startline to the West i.e. passing the usual bottleneck of Spit Lepe. We managed to do that quite well and we went so far -in the double meaning of it- that we hit two times the bottom but got free very […]

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Winsome back in the race

This has been a victorious day for Winsome so this note has been added after a couple of victory drinks on behalf of the crew, skipper and mighty Aeolus….After a rainy morning, we prepared for starting under perfect english summer condition: 10 knots of wind and delicious fresh rainy sky. Conditions fit to wash away […]

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Post by | August 5, 2008 | 3 Comments | Comments RSS

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