Month: May 2007

Steady Wind at Last!

Mini-weekend tonight, as we like to call the Wednesday evenings at Wembley, and the forecast was for 9-10 knots southerly wind. I arrived at the Harp with plenty of time. I rigged Bubble and since everything was wet since last Sunday, I left her rigged, so the sail would dry in the wind. I went…



Miserable Day

I woke up this morning and it was raining. I put on my dump gear from yesterday, not a great start for the day, and went to the club. At some point it was raining hard and there were quite a few people who didn’t seem prepared to go out in those conditions. I went…



Stewartby Water Open Meeting

Today was the Stewartby Water Laser Open Meeting. We had arranged to go with Pete, Steve and Brent but somehow, they didn’t show up in the morning. I was quite pissed off with the whole thing and by the time it was established they were not coming, I had already loaded Bubble on the trailer….



Bad Run?

Wednesday today and it’s my last day sailing before my holidays. I am not very happy with my performance lately, so I decided not to let it bother me so much, since I am going away for a week, so I will have break from it. Usually it seems to help. I arrived at the…



Grumpy Sailor…

Today, I was hoping that I would do better than Wednesday. I arrived at the club, rigged Bubble and got ready. Although I hadn’t recovered completely from last Sunday’s Open Meeting and Wednesday’s race, I was expecting to do better. On the first race, I had a terrible start and ended up last, minus those…



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