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Good morning Datchet Flying Fifteens

Please find below a round-up of what has been happening and what is coming up at Datchet.

Winter Series

Congratulations to Mike Clapp and Peter Morris for taking the series from Richard Jones and Howard Shawyer with the newbies Nick Moore and Maxine Oliver in 3rd place. Some strong winds have proved challenging recently but some very good close racing has been enjoyed by everyone.

Fleet Championships

We must now all turn our attention to the Datchet Fleet Championships starting this weekend with further details below. If you require a crew please let us know as we have some very keen sailors that would like the opportunity to sail.

Round 1 of the Fleet Championships will be held on Sunday 12th March 2017 – 4 races, two back to back with a break for lunch and then two more races in the afternoon.

Round 2 of the Fleet Championship will be held on Sunday 18th June 2017 when a further 4 races to be sailed.

NOR and SI’s are on the website and are also attached.

New Jib

We have now received a new trial jib and it is available for members use. If you would like to try it out please let Nick Moore know nickomo1954

World Championships in Napier New Zealand

Well done to all the Brits that took part in the Worlds especially to Steve Goacher, John Hanson/Helen Hepworth and Charles Apthorp. The full results can be found here

See you on the water next Sunday

Maxine Oliver

Datchet Flying Fifteen Fleet Vice Captain

M: 07985 970 690


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