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Lisa Rose win Etchells Gold Coast and Australasian Championship

The Etchells Gold Coast Championship and Australasian Championship were sailed from the Southport Yacht Club from 28-29 and 28-30 May 2022 respectively. Martin Hill, Julian Plante, Sean O’Rourke and Mathew Belcher sailing on Lisa Rose AUS1449 took both titles by one point…
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Rolex Fastnet Race – big or a small boat race?

The start of the Rolex Fastnet Race will take place from the Royal Yacht Squadron line off Cowes on Sunday.The largest offshore race in the world, the Rolex Fastnet Race fleet represents a complete pantheon of almost 350 yachts, ranging from giant Ultime trimarans and brand…
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First Tracks storm home to take win

Peter Merrington and his team of Ian McKillop and Steve “Mothy” Jarvin on First Tracks AUS1485 took the wins in the Etchells Australian Nationals and the Australasian Championships on Sunday 13 June winning the final race of the regatta over Martin Hill’s Lisa Rose…
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Second day at the top for First Tracks

Peter Merrington and his team of Ian McKillop and Steve “Mothy” Jarvin onFirst Tracks AUS1485extended their lead in both the Etchells Australian Nationals and the Australasian Championships on Saturday 12 June with a first and second in the two…
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Ciao to Day 1 of the Etchells Australian Nationals

Day one of the Etchells Australian National Championship kicked off on Thursday 10 June and it is tight at the top following some high scoring results, across the board. Not unbefitting to a National Championship, the conditions were testing for competitors and the race…
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On Deck: Stan Honey

Sports broadcast and sailing legend Stan Honey was on deck with Nic Douglass over the weekend to chat about his career, both on and off the water, and to get some insights as to just what is going down with the Mixed Offshore event and inclusion in the Olympic Games. Great…
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Vamos wins J70 Australian Championship

With two strong days of racing down in the 2021 J70 Australian Championship, the weather served up testing conditions for the racing crews and Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron race management team on the third and final day. In what could be deemed the most challenging…