This week's image is courtesy of Julian Gibson from food&desire - taken from the Olympic Bar balcony this afternoon!
Wednesday 17 February
Race 6 of the Troubleshooters LA Nangle, Horizon Sails Twilight and the KISS Printing AMS Twilight series was in a 20-25 knot southerly.
In the Troubleshooters pursuit race Oleana won, with Avocet in second and Portofino in third.
Portofino won the Henri Lloyd Gear Bag again in the KISS Printing AMS race.
And in the Spinnakers, the Horizon Sails beer and cooler bag went to David Connolly and the crew of Vagrant, with Mrs Overnewton in second and Silhouette in third.
Best Start on 3 seconds was Ellipse, the Banks Group award for the 14th fastest elapsed time went to Laafin and Hotshot won the Tonners.
Saturday 20 February
Saturday was the Sea Pilots Trophy ‘around the bay’ race held by HBYC. Addiction and Remedy sailed the long course, while Portofino, Matador, and Gienah completed the short course.
The long course results can be found here, and the short course results are here.
Sunday 21 February
RYCV ran the Val Hodge Trophy Lady Skipper's Race on Sunday. Five RMYS boats competed: Ellipse, Jungle Juice, Salamander III, Tigris, and Take One. Full results can be found here.
Four of our youth members also sailed at the Lidgett Trophy at Davey's Bay Yacht Club over two days this weekend. The Lidgett Trophy is a very prestigious dinghy event with hundreds of competitors.
Linus Talacko placed an excellent 2nd in the Advanced Optimist fleet, while Hugo MacMillan finished 35th after a tricky first day.
Freddie Langdon was 11th in the Intermediate fleet, and his brother Charlie finished 18th. Full results can be found here.
A fantastic photo gallery is on the Davey's Bay Yacht Club site, with some selected images below:
The fabulous Flinders Cruise is coming – 12 March – Flinders Yacht Club $60 includes dinner, home crafted beers, water taxis to the venue and a late brunch on Sunday morning.
You must book by Wednesday 9 March to enjoy all of the above http://www.trybooking.com/183005
Enquiries to Clay Manners 0405 692 537.
RMYS is running the Trailables Victorian Championships this weekend, which also incorporates a Sports Boat division. There should be some exciting racing! Liz is still looking for a driver and crew for Marshall Hawes (5m RIB), and one crew member for Killara. Please call 9534 0227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help. Thanks.
Upcoming Events – Feb/Mar 16
Wed 24 Feb KISS Printing Terry Hill AMS Trophy R7
Horizon Sails Twilight Spinnaker Series R7
Troubleshooters LA Nangle Twilight Series R7
Sat 27 Feb YV National Trailable Championships RMYS
Club Marine Series Day 5
Sun 28 Feb YV National Trailable Championships RMYS
RMYS Classics Summer Race 8
Wed 2 Mar Krystal Weir Trophy Session 1 (Girls Team Racing)
KISS Printing Terry Hill AMS Trophy R8
Horizon Sails Twilight Spinnaker Series R8
Troubleshooters LA Nangle Twilight Series R8
Fri 4 Mar Big Bay Challenge
Sat 5 Mar Big Bay Challenge
Wed 9 Mar IBG Twilight Sprint Series Race 1
Sat 12 Mar Moomba Cup
Wed 16 Mar Krystal Weir Trophy Session 2 (Girls Team Racing)
IBG Twilight Sprint Series Race 2
Thu 17 Mar School Teams Racing Victorian Championships
Sat 19 Mar Club Marine Series Day 6
Wed 23 Mar IBG Twilight Sprint Series Race 3
Fri 25 Mar Good Friday
Wed 30 Mar Midweek Mariners Series 1 Race 1