Voodoo gains as Transfusion gets DSQ at Farr 40s
Australian yachts lost and gained in the protest room after day two of racing at the Rolex Farr 40 world championship being sailed on San Francisco Bay while the entire fleet lost out on racing on day three due to lack of wind yesterday.
Gunwale crunching during the Farr 40 worlds on San Francisco Bay. Photo Rolex/Daniel Forster.
Celebrations continue for Intrigue and Don Calvert
Intrigue notched up a couple of handicap wins in last Saturday’s opening day of the Combined Club Harbour Series and yesterday won both the AMS and IRC categories for Group A in the first Combined Clubs Long Race Series.
Doctor Who quickly got to the front in the Combined Clubs Long Race on Saturday. Photo Peter Campbell
Tasmanians receive Yachting Australia awards
Tasmanians figured in two awards announced at the annual Yachting Australia Awards ceremony in Sydney on Friday evening, Wynyard Yacht Club being named as Club of the Year and Matt Bugg being part of Australian Sailing Team that won the Sailor of the Year with a Disability team award.
Matt Bugg with other members of the Sailor of the Year with a Disability team in Sydney for the YA awards.
Voodoo one point out of second overall in Farr 40 worlds
A second and a third placing on day two of the Farr 40 world championship onSan FranciscoBayhas lifted Tasmanian yacht Voodoo Chile to within one point of second place overall.
Wulf Wilkens sets the spinnaker pole for a fast hoist aboard Voodoo Chile. Photo Daniel Forster.