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Race Day 2 of the fully crewed Moore Wilsons Winter Series promised a little more breeze than race day 1. With a freshening forecast, the RO Ken Burt opted for a club house start which saw the fleet lining up for a short reach to the first mark followed by a great W/L course.

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With a weather pattern that made sailors feel like they were actors in the movie of the same name, the third weekend of the 2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series turned out to be a “mix, stir and repeat” of the conditions experienced in the series so far.

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{jcomments off}The weather gods were definitely smiling on the organisers of the 2013 Moore Wilson’s Winter Series – with 2 sensational Wellington winter days with the sun shining and the winds delivering idyllic sailing conditions.

Racing was completed over the two days with the first of the two-handed races on Saturday and picture-perfect conditions for the fully-crewed races on Sunday.

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36 boats entered the Moore Wilson’s 2012 RPNYC Winter Series, and Wellington put on a spectacular sailing day for Day 1 of the series with 10 – 18 knot Northerlies helping the fleet around 4 laps of the windward leeward course in Evans Bay. 32 of the 36 entries made it to the start line for the start of race 1.