A weekend’s racing – Hackett’s lake

Last weekend, 25-27th May, saw Spindizzy out and about with the HCGB National championships. We were racing at a big lake in Nottingham known as Hackett’s lake.

The weather was sunny and quite still for Saturday. It became very windy by Monday afternoon.

Spindizzy had a few technical problems. Lumpy starting, pull-start ropes snapping. It’s been treated to new plugs, caps and leads. With the help of Kevin Foster the ignition timing was set up properly and it was starting fine after that. Unitl… Monday morning when it died on the water and I’ve not been able to start it since. Hmmm…