2017 ORCV Winter Series- Race 3

This Sunday sees race 3 on the Winter Series and it looks like a vintage Melbourne Winter sailing day. For the north Bay, both the BOM and PredictWind are both forecasting 10-15 knot north westerly winds around start time ( see wind maps below for 1000hrs. ) gradually lightening later in the day. With a temperature of 16C, the only negative is the 80% chance of some showers which will lilkely have some associated gusts.

 

 

 

Race management plans to run two short races for the racers and one longer race for the cruisers,.

Have great day’s sailing!

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