BeerBad said:On a lighter note, just got back from the RNR Regatta and it was a cracking week end. Highly recommend as a complete novice whose only sea time is the Dover-Calais ferry . It was very slickly run with 4 races on Saturday allowing plenty of time for a good social afterwards, my thanks to all of the organisers. Only two let downs in all, todayâ€™s races cancelled due to high winds and the look from the crew who veered across the front of the boat I was crewing and got a chunk taken out by us :twisted: (and before anybody throws accusations of cheating we did do the obligatory 720 degree turn).
I second that. It was my first visit to the event as well and great to see the weekend well organised with no hanging about. Had the brief then straight out onto the water and on with the races. Hard work but very very enjoyable. Roll on next year regatta and any sailing in between. What was a bit sad was to see all the RN ships laid up in/around the dockyard area waiting for whatever. Progress I suppose.