Posts by Nicky Chavasse

Laser News: competing further afield

The forecast looked good: sunshine and up to 18 knots of wind. Marcus Chavasse packed up his laser on 5th July to make his way to the Laser Open Meeting at Emsworth Sailing Club (ESC) on Chichester Harbour. He had been told that there might be some stiff competition, particularly from younger Laser sailors. The psychological battle started early. At least seven of the boats put up sails with sponsorship or “GBR” on the sails suggesting that these people did not just compete in their own back yard. As a longstanding member of ESC as well as Tammy, Marcus reckoned
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