The Australian Sharpie is a highly competitive yet social class with a long history of attracting and developing champion sailors

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Sharpie Update

Hi All,
The weekend tossed up some interesting sailing conditions. East Freo boys had every season in one day, Pete Ivanac filled in with Swany, well done as he left my place Friday night barely able to talk let alone walk!@#$%^&*

Mounts Bay had SSE moving 30 degrees or more and from 5 to 15 knots. This made for some big wins and losses along with a few spectacular swims. Dave Mann sailing Vanquish smashed the fleet in race one, the Lizard improved every race proving the most consistent boat taking out the 3 race series with Greg Creeper second, a broken trap wire resulting in a Stone Motherless Last in race 3 cost Dave Mann a chance at piping the Lizard for top spot.

Another reminder to pay your association fees and enter the Nationals. This
will assist with our pre regatta costs. So far the response has been extremely disappointing.

Saturday November 9 is the Bunbury Yacht Club Opening. We are trying to organise a few to head down as Warren Drew has purchased Suburban Boys and is making efforts to get the fleet up and running again.

There are a couple of units being held at UWA if anyone needs some accommodation during the nationals. Contact myself if you are interested approx $160 a night.

Craig Mann

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