STREAKER NATIONALS 2014
Report by Ian Bradley and Alan Gillard After the Noble Marine sponsored Streaker Nationals had to be postponed due to a lack of wind in June the Streaker Class Owners Association along with the host club Carsington Sailing Club in Derbyshire made arrangements for the re-run, ‘Part Deux’ on the 11th October. Race 1 was the only race completed in June with race 2 abandoned, so the plan was to sail the remaining three races of the five race series, which it was not possible to sail. The original entry of 50 Streakers were all re-invited, unfortunately not all could make it but a further 4 Streakers entered and joined those that returned for day
Next year is the Streaker Class 40th Anniversary, and to mark this significant event in the class history the Streakers will be holding their National Championship over 3 days at the 2012 Olympic venue of Weymouth.
Streaker Southern Paddle Series report
Report by Veronica Falat
This year’s Pinnell & Bax sponsored Southern Paddle series concluded at Alton Water on 4th October with the final open meeting. A grim weather forecast put off a lot of people from turning up but the 5 of us who were there had some good racing to finish off the series.
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Nationals - Part Deux!