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Whitstable Yacht Club's Round Forts

Race 2007

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Nick captures the action

12.50: Trapeze work captured for Yachts & Yachting magazine by local man WYC Member & Marine Photographer Nick Champion

GBR 16, 422 & unknown round the buoy

12.50: GBR 016, GBR 422 & unknown numbered yacht (Was that You?) pass the port handed North Redsand Towers Buoy on the southern edge of the Oaze Channel

GBR 016 reported on previous page

GBR 422 is Mick Davidson with crew J Moody-Smith of Whitstable who came in 18th in his 39 Tornado in 4 hours 16' 28"

GBR 400 & 411

12.55: GBR 400 & 411 tuck in close to the buoy

GBR 400 is Stephen Buckle with crew Hugh Costello of Whitstable who came in 30th in his 34 Tornado GBR 400 in 4 hours 32' 0"

GBR 411 is Peter Wilson with crew Stephen Hadler of Whitstable who came in 20th in his 41 Tornado 411 in 4 hours 20' 32"

Yachts round the Bofors Tower

12.55: Making headway in the stiffening breeze around the Bofors Tower

GBR 221, 212 & 1054

12.56: GBR 2221, 212 & 1054

GBR 2221 is Toby Orpin with crew Toby Winchester from Whitstable who came in 10th in his 22 Formula 18 in 4 hours 21' 51"

221 is Charles Lindsay with crew Fergus Jack from Stokes Bay who came in 7th in his 11 Formula 18 in 4 hours 20' 24"

781

12.59: Yacht 781 passes east of the Towers

781 is Peter Bramley with crew Andrew Kelly of Tankerton who came in 34th in his 21 Formula 18 in 5 hours 56' 19"

781 making for the redsand towers buoy

12.59: Yacht 781 making the approach to Redsand Towers Buoy

GBR 053 & 781

13.01: GBR 053 & 781 with Isle-of-Grain Power Station on the horizon

GBR 053 is Stewart Smith with crew Chris Goymer of Grafham who came in 35th in his 38 Spitfire, he started the race but failed to finish

Antenna 1 Antenna 2

At the end of a productive day we've some good photographs plus antenna stays checked, tightened & other jobs completed

Antenna 3 Antenna 4

14.00: Pictures of the antenna

Antenna 5 Antenna 6

Insulators show up well in the sunshine

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