Langstone Harbour Race Weekend – Vago Report
Race report from Laser Vago’s
Two Vago’s were in attendance for the Langstone Harbour Race Weekend, held over the early May bank holiday. The event is a general handicap open, hosted by Tudor, Locks and Langstone Sailing Clubs, featuring 5 races spread over 3 days.
The Vago’s were the fastest boats within the Medium handicap fleet, which included some strong competition from Wayfarer’s, Solo’s and Lasers. The wind was very light as the competitors prepared their craft on day 1, with the light easterly dropping off just as the sailors launched from the Tudor SC slipway. Concerns of making the start line in time soon evaporated, as a good sea breeze built from the south.
Race 1 saw a simple windward/leeward course, just off the eastern shore of Portsmouth. The start went off without incident for the local Vago 200 of Richard & Hannah Barnes, who got into clear air early to lead…
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