The plan was to meet in Quarter Cove on Friday, then move to Leeds Creek on Saturday to watch the fireworks show in St Michaels from across the Miles River. However, the weather didn't cooperate and the fireworks were cancelled. But we still had fun at the first annual CCYC Dinghy Race!
Four boats formed the raft the first night in Quarter Cove:
On Saturday, the four moved south and rafted in Leeds Creek. They were joined by:
Time to cool off in Quarter Cove before Happy Hour
Happy Hour starts aboard Rhiannon
Mike tries to find out why the lines are binding in Resolve's boom
It's birds' nests!
Resolve enroute to Leeds Creek
Summerset, Resolve, Ayewash, Rhiannon, Lucia and Silhouette rafted in Leeds Creek
Committee meeting aboard Resolve, before the Dinghy Races
The first heat will be between Team Bryan/Mike V and Team Suzanne/Lucia
Suzanne gets her blindfold
Mike and Bryan talk strategy
Suzanne says "Bring it on!"
Bryan gets his blindfold
Team Suzanne/Lucia has a big lead approaching the gate
Team Bryan/Mike closes the gap
And the winner is Team Suzanne/Lucia
Heat 2 is between Team Jim/Sandy and Team Dan/Debbie
And they're off!
Team Jim/Sandy heads down the home stretch and gets the win
Preparing for the final race
Heading for the mark
It's close as they clear the gate
Team Jim/Sandy gets the win
The victors with their trophy
It's getting dark and time to prepare for the fireworks
Arriving at the beach to watch the fireworks
We waited but it seems the show had been cancelled
Resolve approaching Bloody Point lighthouse
Rhiannon and Resolve
Silhouette flying her kite