A blustery 16-20 knots, slowly reducing throughout the day greeted the 12 Impalas on the startline of the coastal race this morning. After a practice start, racing got underway on a square course that took competitors the long way around Plymouth breakwater. Four laps and 3 hours later, Fearnought showed the fleet the way, finishing ahead of fellow Brixham boat Impulsive and Plymouth-based Imelda.
Tomorrow and sunday will have four races a day, in a NW’ly 12-15 knots. Unconfirmed rumour has it the rain may hold off long enough to get a few races in…
Results after day one:
|Ben Meakins/Adrian Cudmore
|Vlad the Impala