Published on 03-05-2017 09:35 AM
The March finale to the GGYC Manuel Fagundes Seaweed Soup was a flat water big flood affair.
With the return of incoming tide surface currents which seemed to have been all but diminished by the large volumes
of water flowing through the delta and out the gate in recent weeks, it was back to relying more on the tide book and not
counting on an all ebb, all day long scenario.
With prefrontal southerlies touching down in sporadic fashion close to shore and a steadier, more consistent breeze a bit further out, combined with just a hint
of the dying ebb, hugging the shoreline was less popular than the deep water option.
A simultaneous event being held at the StFYC, who had generously moved their courses to the north side of the shipping channel, led RC to
keep the Seaweed Soup boats on the south side, even if a run to Harding looked like an interesting option, avoiding conflicts and cooperation
appeared to prevail, with GGYC sending the entire fleet on a single lap from Start to Blackaller to Blossom and back to finish.
With the series standings on the line, pickle dishes