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Farr 40 Sydney Open – Day 1

The Farr 40 Sydney Open regatta, a warm-up for the world championship next week, opened in a light and shifty breeze on Sydney Harbour today with different winners in three short-course races and boats at the front of the 12-boat fleet taking their turn at the back.
Check out interviews with Gordon Ketelbey, Jahn Helmut and Guido Belgiorno-Nettis after the racing, as well as stacks of on water footage.
First-race winner Estate Master, skippered by Sydney fleet stalwart Martin Hill, was ninth in the second race and fifth in the third. Second-race winner Zen (Gordon Kettleby), also from the Sydney fleet, was 12th in the first race and seventh in the third.

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Third race winner, Australian champion Transfusion (Guido Belgiorno-Nettis) was tenth in the first race and eighth in the second.
Leading the nine-race, three races a day series conducted by Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, is Plenty (Alex Roepers, USA), with 2-3-3 placings for 8 points followed by another steady performer Flash Gordon 6 (Helmut Jahn, USA), 4-5-4, 13.
Article by Bob Ross

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