COPPET week at Saundersfoot Sailing Club consisted of four races in breezy conditions from 26-30 May.

Dave Griffiths and Maurice Clarke sailing Osprey 1365, Carpé Diem won two of the four races, and came second in the other two.

A magnificent result bringing honours to both Saundersfoot and Tenby Clubs as members of both.

Runners up were Rich Adams and Sean Anderson of Midland SC, in Merlin Rocket 3765, followed by Gareth Caldwell and Jon Gibbons of Blithfield SC in Osprey 1331, Odeline.

Fourth place went to Tenby’s Sailing Captain Dan Jackson and Matt Goldwait in Osprey 1380, Bare Necessities.

Tenby Sailing Club supported the Week with two manned safety boats and the Pilot boat.

In Tenby, three boats raced on the afternoon of Saturday June 1st.

Ted Lewis reports: “Lovely afternoon on the water. Thanks Peter and Dewi. Only three boats, Scorpion Osprey and Aero.

“Wind doing cartwheels from southerly to none at all to northerly by the time we finished.

“Sunshine and warm throughout though which helped a lot.”

Results, Overall: 1st, Scorpion 1995 Peter and John Rose; 2nd, Osprey 1342 Ted Lewis and Lucas Boissevain;  3rd, RS Aero 7 Dyfan Williams.

Race 1: 1st, Osprey 1342; 2nd Scorpion 1995; 3rd, RS Aero 7.

Race 2: 1st, Scorpion; 2nd,  Aero; 3rd, Osprey.

Race 3: 1st, Scorpion; 2nd, Aero; 3rd, Osprey.

This week Dan Jackson reminds us:  High pressure is on us! The first of the Redwing Challenge series is tomorrow, Thursday, don’t forget R178 should be available to race as and when, just let me know if you are interested. As a bonus the paddle steamer “Waverley” makes a welcome return to Tenby during the race.  What could be more nostalgic - redwings and paddle steamers.

Cruiser Racing: The Annual Open Passage Race from Neyland to Tenby starts on Saturday June 8th at 10.00. Further details from Pembroke Haven YC.