Published on 02-24-2015 09:29 PM
"Mid Winter racing is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are gonna get"
Skipper of SS Jenny
Okay, maybe it didn't really go down that way, but Forrest would have acknowledged mid winters
sailing as a crapshoot on average and forecasting can be, well, less of a science and more of a Ouija Board guestimate as to what may transpire. That being said, The Corinthian Yacht Club of Belvedere's Mid Winters weekend of fun did not live down to the official weather prognosticators drab variable winds, and a roll around Angel Island was not in the cards .
Going on the hunch that the light northerlies would give way to a more substantial westerlies, the RC raised the postponement flag prior to the 11:55 1st gun and let it ride. And ride it did. The wind filled with a mid spring like blast