Sunday 28th october saw 5 skippers come to the line to contest the Rick’s trophy , the breeze from the South West was not warm and about 80% of top suit , New member David Neal was to be the first person to try out the handicap system and to start had a thirty-second advantage over the rest of us , In Race one he got a first and race two and three got two seconds , we then reduced his handicap so he went off at 20 seconds and for the remaining three races was never out of the top three , winning the last race and picking up the trophy , his first for the club and we all congratulate him on his performance , and have reduced his margin for the next few races to ten seconds , the placings are as follows
David Neal 1st
Mick C 2nd
Colin Marsden 3rd
Bob Geary 4th
Ivan S 5th
the RNLI race was not run and it is likley it will not be run this year .
the series results are up as soon as I have posted this .