Copyright Simon Richards and Newburgh Sailing club 2017
“GP14’s don’t capsize !” -
GP14 Fleet Captain, Discussing the virtues and stability of the GP14, and proceeding to capsize the boat the next day.
“The RYA will never change the Solo handicap, its a benchmark !” -
Solo Fleet Captain, discussing the merits of the RYA handicap system and how certain boats are bench markers.
“We are on the wrong sail for these winds boy !” -
Speaking about his B plan, at the start of a race in light winds 10 minutes before
A sustained gust of F8 was recorded at Dundee airport at the time of the race.
“Just one more win and its mine !” -
Getting excited about potentially winning the first ever laser class trophy, but capsizing at the start of the final race.
“I wasn’t far behind you though !” -
On coming ashore after crossing the line 16 minutes after the boat he was chasing.
but to be fair to Pete, 30 minutes before the last boats on the water retired.
“I was sure I had it, I didn’t think it was that windy !” -
Discussing a capsize after attempting to gybe in an F6-
The same day during the race Dundee airport recorded sustained gusts of F8.
“You were a sadist in another life I think !” -
Chris Todd talking to Henry Henderson after Henry put out a rather long course as OD on a very warm sunny day that seen
The race last almost an hour.
“Local rules apply !” -
John bawled this at three boats in a photo finish on the line as he couldn't
get all the numbers and times in quickly enough.
When asked what it meant he replied that the three of them were disqualified !.
“Just put a plaster on it lassie” -
Discussing his bleeding head at the clubhouse.
Then sometime later receiving medical glue at Dundee Royal Infirmary after a two hour wait to see a doctor.
|Where we are|
|Previous Club Champions|
|Quotes and Gaffs|
|About the Newburgh Bear|
|Code Of Practice|
|Fleet Captain Solo|
|Spring Series 2017|
|Saturday Series & Improver|
|Race to Perth|
|Club island race|
|Open Island Race|
|Jean Lauder Cup|
|Hall of Fame 2017|
|The Albacore Dinghy|
|The GP14 Dinghy|
|The Laser Dinghy|
|The Solo Dinghy|
|Organisation of Dinghy racing|
|About the Tay|
|Sailing 4000BC - 2009|
|Hall of Fame 2016|
|Hall of Fame 2015|
|Hall of Fame 2014|
|Hall of Fame 2013|
|Hall of Fame 2012|
|Hall of Fame 2011|
|Hall of Fame 2010|
|Hall of Fame 2009|
|Hall of Fame 2008|
|Fun Day 2007|
|Fun Day 2008|
|Training July 2008|