The day after the lay day

Published on May 2nd, 2013

(May 2, 2013) – It was the penultimate day of racing at Antigua Sailing Week and after Lay Day there was a relaxed atmosphere in Nelson’s Dockyard where the majority of the Bareboat fleet reside. Ian Galbraith’s Oyster 53 Jigsaw, racing in CSA 7, is also moored in Nelson’s Dockyard and the sound of bagpipes from the Scottish boat as it left the dock was all-inspiring. Torrential overnight rain raised the humidity and sucked away much of the wind to produce stifling early morning conditions but by the time racing started, 10 knots of breeze had filled in from the southeast, which stayed consistent all day. – Read on

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