Nick Davis on Swish for Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race
Nick Davis competed with the crew Swish in the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race 2014 last week. 55 yachts competed in the 384 nautical mile race from Steele Point, Sydney Harbour to Main Beach, Southport. Swish placed 4th in Division 1 IRC (8 competitors) and 11th in Overall IRC (46 competitors). Congratulations Nick!
2014 Valmadre Cup Series
The Club has been well represented in the Valmadre Cup Series held out of Fremantle. Two races have been completed for all divisions, RBYC sailors are in top positions. In Division 1, Tony Mitchell’s TP52 Calm is dominating with two bullets, followed by Dave Walling’s The Next Factor with two second places. Peter Hickson’s ME II completes the RFBYC trifecta with two third places. In Division 2, Alan Stein’s The X Factor has a one point lead on the fleet, with Bryan Thurstan’s This Way Up falling into third place on a count back. We wish all our sailors well for the final race, the Voladara Race, this Saturday, 2 August. Head down to Leighton or Cottesloe Beach to view the racing yachts.
'Oi!' – Phuket Race Week
Peter Ahern & Scott Bailey's TP52 Oi! competed in the 2014 Phuket Race Week from 16 – 20 July. After four days of tight racing, the team finished 3rd in IRC Division 1. Congratulations Peter, Scott, Chaya, Mike, Peter and Travis!