welcome from our chairman, JeffB. There was then a discussion on the use and merits of outriggers. It was even considered whether they should be made compulsory for certain trips such as the coastal ones. The general feeling seemed to be that this could not be enforced and this in turn led to a discussion on the role of the trip leader in this matter. It seems that the outcome of the session was that outriggers are strongly recommended for coastal and large lake sailing.
In the afternoon SteveR led a discussion on sailing onto, and off, a lee shore. This was done in two