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Images from the RNZYS Club Marine Insurance Winter Series

by Richard Gladwell 16 May 2020 05:29 PDT 17 May 2020
Ariki to windward of Ranger- RNZYS Club Marine Insurance Winter Series - May 16, 2020 © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com

Racing got underway at 1.00pm on Saturday afternoon, off the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, in the Club Marine Insurance Winter Series - which attracted a strong fleet - all keen to break free after the weeks of lockdown.

Conditions were idyllic with a 7-10kt seabreeze and plenty of sunshine - most crews sailed on t-shirts and shorts - not the usual garb for a winter series.

Mayhem (Harry Dodson) lead the fleet from start to finish.

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