SIX Falcons turned out to strong winds as Fiddlers Ferry Sailing Club’s season started.

Tony Tomlinson, at the helm of Tommohawk 44, set the pace with Ady Dodd’s Night Hawk 35 in close pursuit.

Surprise package, novice Ben Arnold, finished third in a contest for the President’s Tankard.

The campaign resumes on Sunday week, March 16, for the Hallaway Cup.