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Stewart launches his Lightning

It was Sunday 21 October and Stewart launched his new Lightning for the final race of the day.  There was an initial problem with getting the centreboard down which involved putting the boat on its side, but soon all was well.

Not quite so.  Shortly after the start Stewart discovered that the reason he was having difficulty in pulling in the modestly sized sail was that the mainsheet blocks had seized.  A premature retirement followed.

I can sense a visit to the wonderful P&B website this evening.