West Kirby, UK (May 8, 2015) – Post-Election blues and drizzle that turned into torrential rain and eventually a deluge, did nothing to dampen the spirits of the 28 teams on the opening day of UK Team Racing’s annual spectacular, the Wilson Trophy, run each year since 1949 by West Kirby Sailing Club on the Wirral.
With a phenomenal 300+ races to sail over three days, the Race Committee was ablur on the course, set up on West Kirby’s land-locked man-made water way – Marine Lake, overlooking the River Dee. The event also possibly holds the world record for the number of on the water umpires it employs – 26 in total. But it is the hospitality of West Kirby Sailing C…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Torrential opening day of the Wilson Trophy, Editor
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