Rye Sailing Club’s annual Rum Race went ahead on Sunday January 10 after finding a calm gap between gales and driving rain.
Eleven dinghies signed up for the race around Rye bay for a bottle of rum, won by Eric Zon.
Caroline Wylson, from the Club, said: “It was great for the club to see so much interest in this event. The showers were relentless but the wind remained favourable. It was a great day with some 60 – 70 people attending and we raised £95 for the RNLI.”
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