Wednesday 19 August
The Morse Air Systems Midweek Mariners Series III has begun alongside the newly created Doctors of Northcote Midweek Mariners Spinnaker Series. The first race was held in southerly breezes of 8-11 knots.
First place on PHS also went to the winner of the half ton challenge – Hotshot.
There were not enough starters in the AMS division of the white sail pursuit to award prizes.
Tigris took out first place for the inaugural Midweek Mariners Spinnaker Series race.
Best start was a tie between Oleana and Obsession who had times of 0 seconds.
Saturday 22 August
The Club Marine Winter Series wrapped up on Saturday in light winds.
For race 6 of the series, How Bizarre won on AMS for Division 1, while Salamander III took out AMS and IRC in Division 2. Primitive Cool claimed Division 1 IRC and PHS, and Archimedes won PHS for Division 2.
Division 1 –
AMS – How Bizarre
IRC – How Bizarre
PHS – Matador and Silk (though Matador won on countback)
Division 2 –
AMS – Salamander III
IRC – Salamander III
PHS – Salamander III
Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island Race Weeks
A huge congratulations to the crew of Christine (S77) who have competed at their first Airlie Beach Race Week and won their division! Excellent effort.
Also a big mention goes out to Hartbreaker (RBYC) who had heaps of RMYS members on board (Bec Badenoch, Ken Simpson, Paul King, Frank Hammond, Andrew Delahunt and Doug Charters) who won their division at Hamilton Island Race Week.
Well done to all RMYS members who competed in the northern races. We are looking forward to seeing you back on our race course.
Upcoming Events – August / September
Wednesday 26 August – Morse Air Systems Midweek Mariners Series III (Non-Spin) – Race 2
– Doctors of Northcote Midweek Mariners Series III (Spinnaker) – Race 2
Saturday 29 August – Spare for resail
Sunday 30 August – Classic Racing
– Two Handed Winter Series Race 4
Wednesday 2 September – Morse Air Systems Midweek Mariners Series III (Non-Spin) – Race 3
– Doctors of Northcote Midweek Mariners Series III (Spinnaker) – Race 3
Saturday 5 September – Helly Hansen Winter Mixed Series – Race 1 (Pursuit)
Wednesday 9 September – Morse Air Systems Midweek Mariners Series III (Non-Spin) – Race 4
– Doctors of Northcote Midweek Mariners Series III (Spinnaker) – Race 4
Thursday 10 Sept – Rules Night
Saturday 12 September – Helly Hansen Winter Mixed Series – Race 2 (Sqd/Comb)