There was some great close racing on day 2 of the Australian Championship . The wind was 11 knots from the SSE with some big shifts providing opportunity for the wary.
The Radials led the start sequence today and Finn Alexander DBSC continued his good form finishing the day with a first and a second place. Other race winners were Manami Doi from Japan, Zac Littlewood RFC/RFBYC and Stuart Plenderleith MHASC. Finn retains the lead in the Radial series from Manami Doi with Ashley Stoddart third.
Tom Burton had two first places in the Standard including a win by a big margin in Race 4. He has a handy lead in the series from fellow Australian Sailing Team member Mathew Wearn with Mark Spearman RFC/RFBYC third.
In the 4.7’s Rome Featherstone had a win in Race 3 and leads the series overall from Hayden Coote SoPYC/FSC who won Race 4. Third is Tom Needham from RQYS.
The results of the Laser Australian Championship to Race 6 are linked below;
Next race will be at 1300 hours on 2nd January 2016.
The Radial Gold Fleet for the Final Series (Races 7-12) will comprise boats placed 1-46 in the Qualifying Series (Races 1-6). The Silver Radial Fleet will comprise boats placed 47th and lower.
Finn Alexander on his way to a win in race 2.
The almost 200 Laser sailors enjoyed fabulous sailing conditions for the first two races of the Laser Australian Championships being held at the picturesque Belmont 16’s Sailing Club. Continue reading
2015 Sail Sydney Regatta – Woollahra Sailing Club has rolled the welcome mat out for more than 400 competitors representing 11 nations at the annual regatta, Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 December, 2015. Continue reading
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !
PSA will be closed from the 23rd December and re opening on the 11th January 2016.
All online orders placed after Monday 21st December will be processed on our return.
We will be at the Laser Nationals with full regatta support so pop in and see us if you are at the event.
St Kilda’s usual foreshore and beach buzz on a warm summer Sunday grew louder when the Sailing World Cup Melbourne reached its peak. Eight Olympic classes peeled off their Medal Race one by one straight off the main beach, St Kilda Baths and pier, to the delight of visitors and sailors whose competition had already concluded. Continue reading
Cook Islands Olympic class sailors, Teau McKenzie (Laser Radial) and Taua Henry (Laser) have hit the water in the Sailing World Cup Melbourne with qualification for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games firmly in their sights. Continue reading
Qualifying Australia in the Laser Radial for Rio Olympics and Personal Best at the World Championships (11th)
I’ve just returned from a successful trip with a 7th place at the ISAF World Cup Final and 11th at the Laser Radial Women’s World Championship including qualifying the important country spot for Australia for the Rio Olympics next year.
On the concluding day of the Qualifying Series at the Laser Radial Women’s World Championship in Oman, the top sailors have emerged and gold and silver fleets are now established for the Final Series.
Another great article from the guys at impropercourse on the New Laser STD MKII sail as tested by Brett Beyer recently.