Please select your home edition
Edition
Naiad

King Island hospitality welcomes in 2013 fleet

by Stephanie Juleff on 12 Mar 2013
The Scarlet Runner crew celebrates at the King Island Boat Club - ORCV Melbourne to King Island Mark Seager
As presentations were taking place for the King Island Race, Grassy Harbour looked like a pane of glass glinting in the Sunday morning sun. The final results were in - finally. No thanks to the wind!

This year's race got off to a reasonably swift start, with crews reporting a quick trip out of past the heads.

That was where the winds pretty much gave way to a consistent wave of calm. Scarlet Runner had the speed to catch the initial wind, but the rest of the fleet missed out and had no chance of catching up.

The race committee had a long wait, but reported everyone safe and well, either in Grassy or motoring their way back to Melbourne, eXtasea the only boat to have any problems - what appears to be a seizing engine.



As for those docked at the King Island Boat Club, Mark Seager says the locals outdid themselves with the reception they have provided our crews.

'The King Island Boat Club Official have informed me that the crews/horses have been well watered and fed to the point of eating them out of house and home,' he said.

Congratulations to the placegetters for line honours:

First place: Scarlet Runner - Emma Hardy, Brett Averay, Matt Fuller, Charles Hawes, Roert Date, Craig Evans, Samantha Chandler, Damian Knightsbridge, Tim Kenner and Kevan Pearce.

Second place: eXtasea - Tom Hasner, Damian Charlton, Jane Flowers, Fraser Rudland, John Richards, Simon Hunter, Paul Anderson, Stephane Howarth, Dale Laurie, Bill Marchbank, Grant Moore and James Anderson.

Third place: Primitive Cool - Robert Pollack, Terence Robertson, Tim Bardon, John Newbold, Tony Duckmanton, Matt Fahey and Fletcher Johnson.

Congratulations to the placegetters in AMS:

First place: Scarlet Runner crew as above

Second place: Addiction - David Gordon, Ian Lyall, Peter Davison, Richard McGarvie, Anthony Barbour, Stephen Smith, Belinda Callander, Jurgen Pfeiffer, Jeremy Spradbery and Christian Sandner.

Third place: Wicked - David Richardson, Lex O'Connor, Mark Welsh, Mike Welsh, Aaron Ghattas, Michah Shuwalow, Tim Bilham and Michael Reinehr.

Congratulations to the placegetters in IRC:

First place: Scarlet Runner, crew as above.
Second place: Wicked, crew as above.
Third place: Halcyon - Bowie Grayson, Ryan Epstein, Chris Tucker, Leeton Hulley, Robyn Curry, Blake Anderson and
Bretly Brown.

Congratulations to our place getters in PHS:

First place: Addiction, crew as above.
Second place: Halcyon, crew as above.
Third place: Wicked, crew as above.

A huge congratulations to everyone who competed in the tough conditions.

Barz Optics - Melanin LensesNaiadWildwind 2016 660x82

Related Articles

Olympic Gold medalist and Volvo Ocean Race winner up for WS Board
Torben Grael (BRA) is amongst the 15 nominations for one of seven places on the Board of Directors of World Sailing Torben Grael (BRA) is amongst the 15 nominations for one of seven places on the Board of Directors of World Sailing in November. The five times Olympic medalist, Volvo Ocean Race winner and several times America's Cup competitor will bring a much needed sailing edge to the Board of World Sailing if he can navigate the politics of the controlling body of the sport.
Posted today at 6:03 pm
Team Tilt finish second at the GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup
Team Tilt added a second place to scoreboard this weekend at the penultimate event of what has been a successful season The seven crew members on board the 32-foot flying catamaran posted three outright wins from 15 races to finish second overall after Adam Minoprio on Norauto. Team Engie, skippered by Sebastien Rogues finished in third place.
Posted today at 4:47 pm
Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge - Images from Régates Royales
The final round of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge is underway at Cannes in the 38th Régates Royales. The final round of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge is underway at Cannes in the 38th Régates Royales with classic yachts and Dragons. Eugenia Bakunova of mainsail.ru was on the water at Cannes and provided this gallery of images from the penultimate day of the regatta.
Posted today at 11:12 am
Ginger overpowers MC38 Spring Regatta field
Over seven races Neville Crichton’s Maserati came within five points of the supreme Ginger racing team. Over seven races Neville Crichton’s Maserati came within five points of the supreme Ginger racing team.
Posted today at 10:58 am
Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge - More images from Régates Royales
Second gallery from the final round of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge at Cannes The 38th Régates Royales, the final round of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge is underway at Cannes. Eugenia Bakunova of mainsail.ru was on the water at Cannes and provided this second gallery of images from the penultimate day.
Posted today at 10:56 am
World Sailing - Henderson sets out foundations of his President bid
Paul Henderson is standing for another term as President to get some significant and vital issues facing Sailing address Paul Henderson is standing for another term as President to get some significant and vital issues facing Sailing addressed by sailors with their input both individually and via their International Class Associations. Henderson sets out below what he believes will be the foundations of his next Presidency.
Posted today at 10:55 am
World Sailing President nominated by 45 Member National Associations
Incumbent World Sailing President, Carlo Croce (ITA) has welcomed nominations from 45 Member National Associations Incumbent World Sailing President, Carlo Croce (ITA) has nominations from 45 Member National Associations [MNAs] for his re-election as the President of Sailing’s International Federation. Nominations for the position of President have been formally published by World Sailing and show widespread support for Croce.
Posted today at 10:35 am
Swiss stars Alinghi lose mast in collision in action-packed day
The Extreme Sailing Series™ lived up to its name on the penultimate day of Act 6 in Madeira The Extreme Sailing Series™ lived up to its name on the penultimate day of Act 6 in Madeira as a collision between rivals Alinghi and Red Bull Sailing Team resulted in the Swiss crew losing their mast.
Posted today at 3:23 am
Oman Air in peak form going into final day at Extreme Sailing Series
A fresher breeze on the third day gave the GC32 fleet a chance to give the spectators an invigorating show of action A fresher breeze on the third day gave the GC32 fleet a chance to give the spectators lining the shores on the south coast of the island an invigorating show of speed and action and it was Oman Air that led the way with seven podium places – including two outright wins – in seven races.
Posted on 24 Sep
Perfect birthday for Sébastien at GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup
The westerly Levante breeze was expected to blow at about 10 to 11 knots for day three of the regatta The westerly Levante breeze was expected to blow at about 10 to 11 knots for day three of the regatta, but the long white cloud hanging over the Rock of Gibraltar signified that there might be less. Even with just five or six knots the GC32s were still able to get on the foils as they launched off the start line of the first race.
Posted on 24 Sep