“Talking Sailing” From My Archives. 1979 Dabchick Nationals

by Richard Crockett

Response from Michael Matter to some pics posted yesterday has prompted this report, written by Gordon Lanham-Love, of the 1979 Nationals on the Vaal Dam and hosted by LDYC.

He opened his report as follows: “I could, of course. give you the results now but on the basis that you never know the winner of a race till the end let’s produce the results that way; but what a cliff hanger! Comma six of a point was the difference between first and second place.”

What a cliff-hanger indeed, and unless you read the report you won’t know what happened and who the top dogs were!

SO READ IT HERE:  Pages from 1979 02 – SA Yachting – OCR

This pic was amongst all the Dabbie pics. Were they filming a Dabbie event? Any info would be welcome.

Junior Nationals.

Greg Hall – 1st Dabchick.

1980 Dabchick Nationals at Spionkop Dam.