by Jane Marshall 07 Sep 2019
40 Toppers from 13 clubs around the South East gathered for the 11th event in the SE Topper Traveller Series, that was run in parallel with the annual Chipstead Topper Open. They were greeted with moderate North Westerly, which challenged race officer Bob Murrell to set a fair course, given the long and thin East/West layout of the lake.
The Heron Class would like to invite all members to their Quiz Night extravaganza being held on Saturday 21 September, starting at 8pm. Members are welcome to bring along guests. Download the poster here for details and how to book.
On the 22nd September the Comet, Enterprise and Firefly fleets will be holding their Open Meetings.
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The weather was at its hottest during the whole weekend with Temperatures in excess of 30C. Little shade at the lake side.
The number of Yachts racing was 50 , 17 boats in each fleet.
Difficult sailing as the start due the wind direction was going directly away from our standing position, with the sun directly in the sailor’s eyes.