Big fleet enters for Zephyr Nationals at Manly
by Sail-World on 7 Feb 2013
The Zephyr dinghy is an iconic New Zealand yacht that has been around for over 50 years. The first two hundred or so hulls (#1 to 233) were personally built by designer Des Townson.
Another day at the office for Tim Snedden - ANZ Private Bank 2010 Zephyr Nationals, Tauranga Murray de Lues ©
The 57th Nationals will be hotly contested by 54 sailors from all over NZ. This is the biggest fleet for some years. Nine boats come from Wellington, 1 Christchurch, 8 Tauranga. 1 Hamilton.
The open contest will be fought out between Tim Snedden ( defending champ) Grant Beck, Steve Pyatt, Greg Salthouse and Kelcey Gager.
The 60+ Masters will probably be between Phil Williams, Murray Sargisson and Colin Maddren.
The Ladies Championship will include Suzannah Pyatt, Carla, Holgate and Karleen Dixon.