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

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

GBYC Club heat one

Hi All Well saturday saw the breeze return to the bay, with a steady 18 to 20 knot s/e and five sharpies on the lawn all was ready for a cracker of a race and it did not dissapoint! With a few new crews there was an air of nervous tension about, but once the gun went everyone seemed to settle down and go about the business of racing. All boats got away well with no real winner, good boat speed displayed across the fleet. At the first mark it was Snow from Pete,Dean,Craig and Mozz. The places changed a few times on the first reach which was a bit loose so good for all to find their feet, Deano took a swim on the gybe and the rest had a blinder, it was a shame to have to drop at the mark but the race goes on. The rest of the race was nip and tuck all day with an order of placings hard fought only to be undone in the last few hundred metres bringing the fleet back together on the short run to the line,whew!!! Final results Amber Dreams Snow,Rob,Josh The Uninvited Mozz,Phil,Jess Suicide Blonde Pete,Greg,Jeff Norma Craig,Dereck,Brownie The Asylum Dean,Paul,Will The fleet all finished in a few minutes with 1st to 4th seperated by 1 min 30 till next week cheers Pete C busso

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