Richard Harris wins last of the 2014 Thursday evening races

The last of this year’s summer Thursday evening handicap races for the G W Smith Trophy on 28 August was won by Richard and Sue Harris in Passing Cloud, Merlin 1079. They led the 17 strong fleet throughout, completing four rounds of a Canbury-Lensbury plus north-south dogleg course in 35 minutes in a light to moderate SW wind. The leading Laser, Greylag (188044) was sailed by Donald Forbes. The fleet was made up of four Merlins, five Lasers, three National 18s, two Fireflies, two Toppers and an Albacore.