This year saw the return of the Sonata as the largest one design fleet at Tarbert with 11 boats and many congratulations go to Murray Caldwell and crew in Red Hot Poker for not only winning the class but also picking up the trophy for the best overall performance. They didn’t quite have things all their own way though as Mark Bradshaw’s return to the Sonata this year after more years than I wish to think about was also successful sailing Mostly Harmless they finished equal on points with Murray and only placed second on countback. Not far behind them for a well deserved third place was Mark Taylor sailing Saraband. Strangely enough these were the first 3 boats to enter as well, I wonder if there could be anything in that? Let’s hope that this continued success of the class continues next year and in 2 years time when the class will be 40 years young.