Beautiful conditions for the start of 2015/16 Laser Nats

Beautiful conditions for the start of 2015/16 Laser Nats

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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.

The wind was 12 to 14 knots from SE. Race Officer Ross Wilson had a relatively easy day with eight clean starts.

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Local sailor Ash Sewell getting amongst it.

In the 4.7 ‘s Max Gluskie from RYCT leads the series at this early stage after a win in race 1 and a 4th in race 2. Ashley  Stoddart RQYS and Finn Alexander DBSC are even in the 90 boat radial fleet with a first and a second each. World number one ranked Tom Burton and top Singapore  sailor Colin Cheng also had a first and a second place to be even at the end of the day. Full results are HERE.