“Talking Sailing” From My Archives. Black Pepper Sneaks Double Cape Win

Eric Lehman’s Impact Halali pictured soon after rounding Cape Point during the short beat before freeing off on the lay line for Table Bay.

by Richard Crockett

Another race and memories from the previous year still fresh in many memories, the threat of bad weather loomed with a south-easter and high spring tides a distinct possibility.

Rob Meek said this in concluding his written report: “This year’s Dekro Double Cape Race will be remembered as a race of perfect sailing conditions and a lavish sociable prize giving”.

READ THE REPORT HERE:  Pages from 1983 11 – SA Yachting – OCR