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  1. Hobart Scene

    Hello out there, thanks for the accolade Sparky, Yes the Sipper was very happy to be mixing it at the pointing end. What a great way to start the first race of the season. Gusty 20-25 knots downwind spinnaker start with all divisions together at nightime. We started conservatively and stayed clear of everyone, finally cracking the Assy at The Garrow and staying a little wider than the majority seemed to pay off. It was a great night of leapfrog. I actually enjoy the Cock of the Huon pursuit race more than the usual Derwent River courses as it is an interesting course. Weyalen held us off by about 6 seconds well done! We left at 9ish on the Sunday morning still did 8.5 to 10 knots downwind under jib & main, threw a reef in at Arch Rock, down to 2 reefs of Snake Island and no sail by the Drop Tower. We saw 45knots of Sandy Bay and 1.5knots boat speed. at about 3:30. I think that though the race could have been held in those conditions it was probably a good call from the Race Office given the Storm wind forecast. Good to see that Weyalen was well stocked. How did the Gearbox hold out? Spoke with Ian Gannon who also ran Anchor Watches at Sandy Bay on Sunday night. Conditions got a lot worse after we got into the marina!