Yacht races for Sea Fest weekend

Arbroath Sailing and Boating Club (ASBC) will be holding its annual yacht race during the Sea Fest weekend, Saturday and Sunday, August 3 and 4.

The racing over the two days will be as follows:

Saturday - race starts 12 noon, 100 minute race, open to entries. A pre-race meeting will be held on the harbour pontoons. The course is from the outfall buoy to race mark which will be laid off Whiting Ness.

Sunday - starts 11 a.m., comprising of two races, Sea Fest race to Middle channel (Tay River) buoy for all yachts, and return leg to Arbroath for all ASBC member yachts.

A spokesperson for ASBC told the Herald: “Quite often there is a need for extra crew, so the race provides an opportunity for any budding sailors to take part.”

Anyone who is interested in taking part in the races should contact ASBC’s secretary Dave Cargill on Dave_Cargill@hotmail.com

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