"No ladies able to race at Beaumaris this time so one men's team went from Aberdyfi consisting of cox – Ian Brown; Stroke Tim Chesworth; Two – Nigel Pearson three- Mike Rogers and bow Paul Cruickshank.
We entered in the senior men’s category.
Weather was sunny but there was a strong wind blowing from the west and not much tide to
There were about 8 boats in the senior race.
The first leg was against the wind and after about 10 minutes our crew and two Ynys Mon
boats were ahead of the pack by a fair margin.
We were third up to the buoy but we challenged Ynys Mon a couple of times.
We had a very good buoy turn and then we started to speed up with the wind and slight swell behind