2016 Event:

Easter Regatta Handicap

Clwb Hwylio'r Bala Sailing Club

Easter Regatta ABANDONED

On Saturday, the race officer was about to start the starting sequence for the first race at 12noon. A squall came through with winds in excess of 50mph. Several boats got into trouble and the race officer abandoned, directing all boats to go ashore.

At 2pm, racing was abandoned for the day. At 2:30pm the winds picked up again in excess of 50mph and remained at that level until 4:30pm

On Sunday a briefing was held at 10am. The forecast was severe winds all day. Racing was abandoned. At 10:15am windspeed was in excess of 45mph.