Sail Port Stephens 2011 day 2.
The Commodore's Cup Three Islands Race will be sailed today. Starting off Nelson Bay d’albora Marina, the course will take the fleet round Cabbage Tree Island, Little Island and Boondelbah Island outside Port Stephens and then retracing their passage back into Port Stephens.
For Cruising with Spinnaker competitors (division 1) the course is 16.5 nautical miles and for the Crusing Non Spinnaker (division 2) the course is set at 12.5 nautical miles.
Postcard racing weather this morning, with gusty westerly winds at 15-20 knots and blazing blue skies.
The first start is scheduled for 12:30am.
More to follow ...