Storm Brian gusts too strong af­ter Au­tumn Pur­suit race

Rochdale Observer - - FAITH NEWS -

FOUR boats set out on Sun­day to com­pete for the Au­tumn Pur­suit Race, where the slow­est boat starts out first, fol­lowed at timed in­ter­vals by the faster ones.

Young Evan Parry was off first in a Laser but re­tired, Oliver White­head in a Solo sur­vived the race to fin­ish run­ner-up to Richard and Lau­ren Marsh (RS200) who won con­vinc­ingly.

While the wind strength was suit­able for rac­ing, the gusts that came along were too strong for the rest of the day’s rac­ing.

Sev­eral of the club’s young sailors have been com­pet­ing in Lan­cashire Schools Sail­ing As­so­ci­a­tion events re­cently with suc­cess.

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