Wanderer Month: April 2022


West Oxfordshire Race Report 2022

Report from Adam Wickenden It’s not usually this windy here they claimed.     Hmmmm. The Wanderer fleet heard the same thing last time they were at WOSC when Storm Hannah blew through. The brisk easterlies forecast only discouraged two entries from turning up, leaving five hardy crews to enjoy the delight of Wanderer racing and the Wanderer tradition of after sail food. Everybody (yes, everybody) also partook in the very un-Wanderer sport of swimming! Oh, we also had a fleet of Wayfarers to dodge – it was their Southern Area championships. Their presence turned out to be very useful, starting five minutes before us. ‘Follow the Wayfarers’ became the best way of sussing out WOSC’s complicated courses round its 11 basic blue cans, let alone different coloured buoys as special one-off marks. Saturday. We started with the Event Coordinator’s ‘build a Wanderer Challenge’. A long-term project, a bit like

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2022 Season Just Days Away

Hi folks, Firstly a warm welcome to more new WCOA members since the previous Update last month.    Please see below the updated details for our first event of the year. Next month, May 14/15, Cotswold SC (just south of Cirencester) will be hosting our Inland Championships.  Watch the Website for the NOR and SI. Cheers. Philip Meadowcroft Events Coordinator  

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