Wednesday 8 April
Race 2 of the UNi-Pro Midweek Mariners was held in choppy 15-20 knot southerlies and 20 yachts made it out for the afternoon.
Sunshine took out 1st place. Chardonnay won this week’s Half Tonne Challenge event and Tigris once again claimed best start with a time of 2 seconds.
Goat of the Day was awarded to Janet Dean as a Birthday Goat. The entire bar sang her Happy Birthday.
The Club Marine Series was rounded out on Saturday with race 9 of the series.
Primitive Cool was our best performed division 0 boat placing 9th on IRC and PHS.
In Division 1 Addiction placed 7th on AMS and 5th on PHS whilst Jazz Player was 14th on IRC.
Division 2 was shared between Gienah, which came 8th on AMS, and Salamander III, which placed 5th on IRC and 2nd on PHS. Honorary mention to Mrs Overnewton, which was only half a point behind Salamander.
In Division 3 Johnny Be Goode won the AMS handicap and placed 6th on performance. Mood Indigo placed 7th on IRC.
After the race RMYS took part in the Yachties 4 Vanuatu Appeal and managed to raise $550 from donations collected in the bar after the race. Thanks for everyone for your support. For more information on this appeal to help the people of Vanuatu recover from the destruction of Cyclone Pam or to donate further, please visit www.yachties4vanuatu.com
Saturday and Sunday - Juniors
The Club Marine Junior and Youth Championships took place at Mornington over the weekend. There were more than 170 entries and 210 sailors across 9 Junior and Youth classes. It was at this event that the Victorian Sailing Team were announced. Congratulations to Linus Talacko (Optimist) and past member Leroy Addison (29er) for making the team. For the full wrap-up of this event, please follow this link.
Sunday - Association Cup
Addiction, Gienah, Portofino, Primitive Cool, Salamander III and Take Five represented RMYS at the Association Cup on Sunday. For a full report and results please follow this link.
Upcoming Events – April
Wednesday 15th – Uni-Pro Midweek Mariners Series I Race 3
Saturday 18th – Rundles Services Shield (Edward Lumley Race 3)
Sunday 19th – Shirley Freeman Memorial Trophy (PPWCS Race 4)
Wednesday 22nd - Uni-Pro Midweek Mariners Series I Race 4
Saturday 25th – ANZAC Day Pursuit Race
Wednesday 29th - Uni-Pro Midweek Mariners Series I Race 5
Thursday 30th – Lecture Series – Foredeckie 101 with Matt Setton
Also keep an eye out for the NOR and Entry for RMYS’s Winter Two Handed Series – Coming Soon!