Aeolians Crowned Kings

From : March 2017


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Pretoria Sailing Club hosted the 2017 King of Clubs at the end of January. Teams from Benoni Sailing Club, Aeolians Club and the host club, Pretoria turned out to challenge the reigning champions, WITS. It was a cloudy day and the breeze light which is actually ideal for team racing as it gives the sailors time to concentrate on good tactical sailing.


An interesting scenario developed after the round robin stage. WITS had won four races and Aeolians three, putting these two teams at the top of the standings. WITS should have been declared the winner, but it seemed that in the second race both PSC A and WITS had missed a buoy and had in fact sailed the wrong course. The race o