sail-world.com -- 18 footers - Race 6 AEG 3 Buoy Handicap Series
18 footers - Race 6 AEG 3 Buoy Handicap Series
Tue, 27 Nov 2012
18 footers Race 6 AEG 3 Buoy Handicap Series on Sydney Harbour was won emphatically by ASKO, Marcus Ashley-Jones, Ash Rooklyn, and Geronimo Harrison.
Asko took the lead early on the first beat to the three buoys, which due to this skiff's 8 min handicap, and its nearest Red Buoy turn mark, established a huge break over the fleet, which they controlled to the finish. With ASKO so far in front, all interest turned to the battle for second and third on the Podium. Mojo Wines, with James
Dorran, assisted by a cameo appearance by Archie Massey and Mike Mackenzie was always in front of the pack which chased the leader. This pack included, overall
AEG Series Leader Pure Blonde, and The Kitchen Maker with fill in helm, Jimmy Francis keeping things interesting. At the death, DeLonghi Rabbitohs, Simon Nearn,
Keagan York, and evergreen Paul E Williams pounced to challenge Mojo Wines for second place with a gybing dual right at the finish line going to Mojo Wines.
Pick the Podium Congratulations and Bragging Rights go to James Williams for getting two picks right thanks to DeLonghi Rabbitohs third place at the death.
James will receive a pair of cool www.barzoptics.com San Juan Floater sunnies for his selection ability.
Can you Pick the Podium? have a crack...it's fun and free to enter. Simply log on to www.18footerstv.com register and play in next Sunday's race.
Ensign Ship Brokers
Ensign Ship Brokers was established in 1980 and has spent the last 28 years expanding our marine knowledge and developing our reputation! We strive to provide the very best service! [More info]
Festival of Sails
The Festival of Sails is the largest annual keel boat regatta in the Southern Hemisphere with over 400 yachts and 4300 competitors annually taking part in the event. [More info]
GME Standard Communications Pty Ltd
Leaders in communications and navigation. Their goal has always been to make products whose innovation, convenience and peace of mind can help improve the lives of their customers. [More info]
Hood Sailmakers (Aust) P/L is 100% Australian owned and operated. The first sail loft outside of the USA to be granted a franchise in 1968 by the founder Ted Hood. [More info]
Mauri Pro Sailing
Your direct access to sailing solutions. 8,000+ products for cruising and racing sailors and sailboats. We search for appropriate sailboat hardware or sailing gear and offer them at competitive prices [More info]
Navionics is proud of its superb cartographic database comprising more than 25,000 charts and port plans; the largest privately owned database of its kind, the only one using full seamless technology [More info]
Performance Sailcraft Australia (Asia Pacific)
Laser builder Performance Sailcraft Australia has taken on the successful RS Sailboat range from Britain, and is now licensed to build and distribute all of the RS range in the Asia Pacific region. [More info]
Quantum Australasia Pty Ltd
Quantum Sail Design Group designs, engineers and manufactures sails for racers and cruisers who demand the highest levels of quality and performance. [More info]
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) is an annual four-day event which attracts buyers and marine industry representatives from across Australia and around the globe. [More info]
Sydney Rigging Specialists
Sydney Rigging Specialists is a leading company in the supply of yacht rigging, cordage, marine fittings and accessories. We are based in Sydney and work from our specially fitted out rigging shop. [More info]
Ullman Sails Australia
The Ullman Sails Australia team provides service to customers all over Australia with four main locations in Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and the Whitsundays. [More info]
Vicsail Sydney Pty Ltd, launched into the Australian sailing fraternity in 1983 and has been sailing strong ever since. At Vicsail, “We Sail the Boats We Sell”. [More info]