A tight finish to the regatta, with the first 3 skiffs crossing the line within 8 seconds. Gemmell took it as well as the overall championship win, making it 4 in-a-row for Nick Press. A fitting lumpy 3rd rig for the last race and whilst the competition was strong, the arms were getting weak. Another […]
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Nick Press and Andrew Stephenson sealed the title today with a win in Race 9, much to the delight of Murray Press, who flew up to Brisbane to watch his son take his 4th 12ft skiff Interdominions in a row. They didn’t have it all their way in Race 8, when a light wind start […]
I’m sure I speak for all the 12 sailors when I say “whoop whoop 4th rig rides..!!” Today was by far, the easiest day for making a rig choice.. 4th rig or death..!! The little masts came off the trailers and the toy like sails were rolled out.. The sail out to the start was […]
From the Rescue Boat… Race 4 conditions were light, less than 10 kts, so pretty much big rigs all around with the exception of a few locals (inside knowledge or a payment to Huey?). Clean start, from our vantage point it was Variety on the line and out of the blocks best. However it was […]
Races 2 and 3 pushed the 12ft skiffies to the limits of their skill and endurance. A 15-20 knot forecast and rain squalls made the rig choice difficult, but most went 2nd and it turned out to the be the right choice, at least for part of the day. Race 2 was won by Gemmell […]
The forecast was ominous with 10-15kts and a few showers.. The start was hot with a light Easterly breeze. Qld locals PB Towage did the ballsy port hand bandit and crossed the fleet..!! The breeze was super fickle and the lead swapped a few times up the first work. There was a rain squall to […]
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