Landsail Tyres J-Cup, Day Two - Sun Rum and Friday Fun
Saturday, June 26, 2021 8:11 AM
Three races were completed for all five classes on the penultimate day of the Landsail Tyres Cup. The early north westerly wind carried some rain to wash down the 50 J/Boats on the way out to the combat zone. However, later in the day, the breeze backed to the west and out came the sunshine with an average wind speed of 12 knots. It was a day for heads out of the boat, anticipating the shifting and variable wind.
Congratulations to today’s race winners. David Greenhalgh’s J/92 J’ronimo, Becky Walford’s J/92 Brenda's J, Ross Bowdler J/80 Justify, Jonnie Goodwin’s J/70 RYS, Paul Ward’s J/70 Eat Sleep J Repeat, Johnny Cooper’s J/112E Jooped, Michael and Sarah Wallis’ J/122E Jahmali, David Richards’ J/109 Jumping Jellyfish, Mike & Susie Yates’ J/109 JAGO, and Tony and Sally Mack’s J/111 McFly.
After racing, subject to social distancing rules, a prize giving was held on the al fresco Quarter Deck at the Royal Southern Yacht Club. Sailors enjoyed complimentary hotdogs and Mount Gay Rum Bajan Buck cocktails. Famous guitar soloist Steve Osman played a high energy set to an eager crowd, enjoying beautiful weather on a Friday night at a special event. The Landsail Tyres J-Cup is a very competitive regatta but after racing the atmosphere is welcoming and above all fun!
Racing at the Landsail Tyres J-Cup concludes tomorrow, Saturday 26th June with three races scheduled for all classes.