2006 MWM Photos.
The final gun. PRO Jenny Graney signals the end of the sail-home race
for Sunday's Mid-Winter Madness.
(Greg Pullen photo)
There was no wind, good wind, then a homeward-bound tide as a dozen boats
set out in drizzly conditions to contest this year's Madness event.(Graeme Stonehouse photo)
Low cloud welcomed the sailors,but lifted to produce a gentle breeze for Race 1.
Where have they been ? Holly & Jess paddling madly in reverse to score a creditable third
in an unconventional Mirror event
Light breezes against an incoming tide ... but at least you could see
the first mark when the sun broke through (Jenny Graney photo)
Grey boat, grey day.
Robbie & Quentin Hunt race to get Fizz ready for the day (GP photo)
Hot drinks before the off.(GP photo)
David Graney explains the finer points of light weather sailing.
Or what your boat might look like if the wind gets up (GP photo)
The local Venturers entered two boats. Steve Ireland shows Jess Gardner
which end of the jib is which.(GP photo)
Grandpaw Dan & Papa Joel.
Good food & good beer. The Mid-Winter Madness is not entirely focussed on sailing.
Port Cygnet commodore Frank Clark & rear commodore ( & chef) Geoff Cook
enjoyed their day without getting their feet wet.
IMCAT secretary Jenny Graney with this year's Madness trophy.
Helm Robbie Hunt was all smiles, and Quentin looks like he's stiffling
a very proud grin, despite being crammed into the bow.
(David Graney photo)