A gust of 55 knots was reported by crews on the way across on Friday afternoon. Whatever the weather, the same wily old campaigner came out on top after handicap!
1. Stoirm Mhor (Westerly Typhoon) – J. MacKenzie
Finish Time: 19.33.12 (Corrected time 14534)
2. Amber Jack (Sigma 33) – D. Kirk
Finish Time: 19.57.32 (Corrected time 15071)
3. 6X (Trapper 300) – J. H. MacDonald
Finish Time: 21.00.25 (Corrected time 15655)
Race distance: 37 nautical miles
Fastest elapsed 5.14.12 (7 knots average); slowest elapsed 6.41.25 (5.5 knots average)
Many thanks to Sharon and her team at the Old Inn Gairloch for their hospitality, Len Campbell in the Harbour Office for shuggling the boats on the pontoon to make space for us, Gairloch Boat Club and all crew from Gairloch that came over to Portree to join the race.