Wednesday October 21 was the final of the Morse Air Systems Midweek Mariners Series III and the Doctors of Northcote Spinnaker Series held in an 18-23 knot southerly.
Hotshot took out the non-spinnaker race, while Vagrant won the spinnaker race.
Best start went to Matador on half a second and Hotshot also won the Half Tonne Challenge.
Spirit V got the Mountain Goat of the Day (again!) to encourage them to get that outboard fixed :-)
Morse Air Midweek Mariners SERIES Results
Ian Ewing Trophy – 1st place Sunshine / Jimmy O, 2nd place Spirit V / Jake Morley, 3rd place Red Dog/Don McDonnell
Doctors of Northcote Midweek Mariners Spinnaker SERIES Results
1st place – Seaya / Jim Holroyd, 2nd place Mistress / Rob Quick, 3rd place Tigris / Ian Lodewyckx
AMS SERIES – Winner Sunshine / Jimmy O
Eric Wareing Series: 1st Place Sunshine / Jimmy O
Justine Trophy: 1st Red Dog / Don McDonnell
Race 3 of the Sundance Marine Super Wednesday Twilight Sprint was won by Seaya in a fresh 25-29 knot southerly. The best start was won by Espresso on 3 seconds.
SERIES Results for the Super Wednesday Twilight Sprints
1st – Rock N Roll / Stephen Barker, 2nd Matador / Murray McCutcheon, 3rd Mistress / Rob Quick
Big thanks to all the volunteers who assisted with the Morse Air Systems Midweek Mariners / Doctors of Northcote Spinnakers Series races, and also the Twilight Sprints.
Saturday’s race was the Rundles WT Crosbie Trophy and Race 1 of the Edward Lumley Series run by RYCV in light winds.
PHD – Primitive Cool in 1st, with Johnny Be Goode in 2nd and Mrs Overnewton in 3rd
AMS – Johnny Be Goode was 1st, Portofino on 2nd and Gienah on 3rd
IRC – Primitive Cool was 1st, Johnny Be Good 2nd and Mrs Overnewton 3rd
- Please make sure that safety category declarations for the coming season are sent into firstname.lastname@example.org or drop a hard copy into the office.
- Stickers are now available in the office for those boats who have submitted their declarations.
- Note: AMS certificates are current from date of issue through to the following 30th September. They can be re-validated after 30 September at http://raceyachts.org/application-form/re-validate-ratings.
Upcoming Events – Oct
Wednesday 28 Oct - Troubleshooters - Jo Johannesen Twilight Series Race 1
Dennis Livingston AMS Trophy Race 1 Pursuit
Horizon Sails Twilight Spinnaker Series Race 1
Saturday 31 Oct - RYCV Palliser Trophy – Williamstown to Mornington passage race
ORCV Melbourne to Stanley Race
Wednesday 4 Nov - Troubleshooters Jo Johannesen Twilight Series – Race 2
Dennis Livingston AMS Trophy Race 2 Pursuit
Horizon Sails Twilight Spinnaker Series Race 2
Saturday 7 Nov - Club Marine Series Day 2 - HBYC 1330
Sun 8 Nov - Summer 2 Handed Series Race 2
Discover Sailing Day – volunteers needed urgently!!
Wednesday 11 Nov - Troubleshooters Jo Johannesen Twilight Series Race 3
Dennis Livingston AMS Trophy Race 3
Horizon Sails – Twilight Spinnaker Series I Race 3
Saturday 14 Nov- Lipton Cup Regatta (RYCV)
In Off The Beach news, Junior member Linus Talacko finished in third place in a very strong Optimist fleet of 38 at Sail Sandy. Sandringham Yacht Club hosted this very large and popular dinghy event on the weekend of 17-18 October. Congratulations to Linus on another excellent result.
Full results can be viewed here.