Day 0

Many teams (including 2 boats from France) arrived early for some pre-event practice, only to be met by a warm 40 knot welcome from Whitstable. So it was an early start in the bar for many, enjoying the usual Whitstable YC hospitality.

Day 1

Friday dawned with gusts well into the 30's and, following a less than optimistic briefing from PRO Dave Curno, the fleet set about bimbling and relaxing.

whit12 1sWhitstable awaits the fleet for what should hopefully be the biggest B14 Nationals since 2003. Whatever the weather throws at us, it should be cracking event. One trophy that will be hotly contested, will be the new Endeavour Trophy awarded to the highest score boat finishing all races- so no matter how you're doing it might be worth carrying on regardless.

stokesbay02thumbWith the first round at Rutland having been postponed until August thanks to the very cold spring, and an early Nationals looming, Stokes bay was to be the only TT event to tune up. A healthy 13 boats turned up, as many as the RS400s who shared the event, with a couple of last minute substitute crews stepping up after work commitments and illnesses intervened.

Stokes BayBit late getting this up, but this weekend 20th/21st April sees us travel to lovely Stokes Bay for the first actual event of the year (following the Rutland cancelleation). This year as well as the Musto fleet we are sharing the event with the RS400s and RS100s, so it should be a good sized event and there is a great social planned which will include the infamous Dan Vincent quiz and a Mount Gay Rum promotion (those who attended last year speak highly of the Sunday morning...)