38th Australian Club and Sports Class Nationals

Lake Keepit, Australien,   31. Dezember 2018 – 11. Januar 2019


1 YMW Allan Barnes 10.133
2 S5 Ray Stewart 9.875
3 BM Sabrina Vogt 9.665
1 G1 Adam Woolley 10.684
2 PT Pete Temple 10.255
3 OG Ailsa McMillan 9.350

Jan 9, 2019 at Keepit

Yesterday was very good,   all of the racing pilots enjoyed a fine day.  Today started with high cloud , a delayed start, and a change of task.

We launched them all,  and there were no re-lites.   At this moment they're out there racing around and back here at Keepit H.Q. we're on

standby for the fleet to return.

Geschrieben von: Peter Summerfeldt am 9. Januar 2019 um 04:51.

Sunday at Keepit, another Racing Day

Blue Sky outside,  a tiny bit of high cloud, very hot already. Tasks are set, runway 32 and first launch at midday. Tomorrow is a Rest Day.......

Geschrieben von: Peter Summerfeldt am 5. Januar 2019 um 23:22.

What A Day: So Far:

Well yesterday was quite interesting with many pilots reporting that there day was extremely challenging. Early today the task setters were planning for an exciting day of flying, (possibly partly of the Great Dividing Range, (just a short excursion over Walcha and Kentucky)), and then North again etc.   But, at launching time this was looking like not being possible.  Task "B" was then announced and of we went.   During launching the sky felt a little unusual and several gliders were scratching...

Geschrieben von: Peter Summerfeldt am 5. Januar 2019 um 06:53.

Friday: Day 5, Clear sky once again

Yesterday was fantastic,  the pilots visiting from overseas are amazed at this place.  The Racing Weather has so far been fantastic, and the results certainly reflect just that.  Outside the sky is clear and blue with a maximum expected to be about 38degrees. The Task-Setters are busy working on a plan for the day and the tuggies are moving tugs around so it looks like we're off into the sky again.

Geschrieben von: Peter Summerfeldt am 3. Januar 2019 um 21:00.

Excellent Skillfull Flying:

All was proceeding normally yesterday until 5:22pm,  23 of the Racing Fleet had returned and then, quite suddenly, at 5:22pm the wind shifted from 220/06 to 09015/20 gusting to 25.  As this change arrived so did WL and with good skills and attention to detail the landing was excellent. At this same moment we had on long final NSO, YL and OG, they all arrived safely (good careful flying),  but,  still out on task was QV,CX,MM and LS,  needing to fly home thru this terrible wind.     They all made...

Geschrieben von: Peter Summerfeldt am 2. Januar 2019 um 04:48.

Day 2 at LakeKeepit, temperature already 29 expecting 39

Briefing is completed, it was quite cloudy earlier but it's now looking ok.  Racing tasks today. Outside now it's  very hot and warming rapidly, a light breeze from the NorthEast. Runway 32 and first launch at 12:00midday, follow the fleet on gtracklive, tasks and results are normally here on soaringspot.

Geschrieben von: Peter Summerfeldt am 31. Dezember 2018 um 23:12.

Yesterday was Practise Day: Today is day 1,.

Wind virtually calm,  currently 31 degrees expecting maximum 38 or maybe 39, sky-clear-blue... visibility excellent...   follow the fleet on gtracklive.com First Launch 1200midday

Geschrieben von: Peter Summerfeldt am 30. Dezember 2018 um 23:16.

Practise Day, Launch Completed

Launching Completed,   wonderful looking sky,  scattered cumulus all around.

Geschrieben von: Peter Summerfeldt am 30. Dezember 2018 um 03:12.

All Pilots are ready and the sky is set.

Practise Day,   wind from the North at about 12 or 14 knots,  currently sky-clear and very blue, expected maximum temperature 37,   runway 32, first launch 12:30.  

Geschrieben von: Peter Summerfeldt am 30. Dezember 2018 um 00:03.

All Set, weather good.

All of the Competitors are here,  scrutineering is proceeding normally. Many of the earlier arrivals are up soaring.   The weather is fine and hot, no cloud.  

Geschrieben von: Peter Summerfeldt am 29. Dezember 2018 um 05:35.

Letzte Sieger

1. Ray Stewart 114,75 km/h
2. Sabrina Vogt 111,26 km/h
3. Allan Barnes 112,95 km/h
Aktualisiert: 11.01.19, 19:08
1. Adam Woolley 133,13 km/h
2. Ailsa McMillan 133,80 km/h
3. Pete Temple 133,59 km/h
Aktualisiert: 11.01.19, 19:06

Letzte Aufgabe

Wertungstag 11, 11.01.2019
Aufgabengröße: 237,06 km  /  455,76 km  (282,87 km)
Aufgabenzeit: 3:00:00
Aktualisiert: 11.01.19, 12:17
Wertungstag 11, 11.01.2019
Aufgabengröße: 275,49 km  /  471,37 km  (305,86 km)
Aufgabenzeit: 3:00:00
Aktualisiert: 11.01.19, 13:51

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