Peter Cope leading the fleet over the start line.

A New Year and a new series of races for the Watling Streetworks dinghy racing on West Baldwin reservoir.

Thirteen crews took to the water but a few healthy gusts quickly reduced this number to eleven, Mike Swales suffered gear failure (verified) and Jim Whitelegg just thought better of it. As it turned out the wind settled down nicely, mostly up the valley for the two races and the sun even decided to join in which made for a very pleasant morning. Click her for the full report – Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 2 January 2022