Blue ribbon regatta at lake Attersee, August 4th, 2018

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Wake up at 5 o'clock in the morning, view from cockpit of Surprise to the north east

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At 6 h on the boat, looking back to clubhouse and jetty of UYCAS

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Preperations for start . . .

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At 7 h the gun but nearly no wind at all

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Direction is south, but only slow winds from south-west to west

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Some boats try out Spinaker or Genaker

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Felix checks the winds

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Skipper Georg also looking for wind

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The entire fleet - about 70 boats - moving south

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some catch a slow breeze and move forward

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A Sunbeam 28.1 moving side by side with us . . .

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After more than two hours . . . no move at the lake . . !

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We reach the first turning mark by 13:20 h . . . after more the six hours

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On the way back to north, no big change at all - the furnice is still on, but no prolem for Felix

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Close to Steinbach the north-eastern started to blow - thanks God !

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Now we move quickly northwards

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Short after Steinbach a photo shooting from the shoreline

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Sonja, Josef and Clara are watching the boats and send us a photo

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Now we move northwards quickly

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After Weyregg the wind slows down a little, Felix and Georg are checking the wind

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We reach the second turning mark at Kammer and hoist the spinaker - Georg on the sheets

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Felix before finish line, after more than ten hours and 36 minutes the racing is over

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The best photo: the crew enjoys Zipfer beer

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Our GPS-data after racing

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