North Harbour win Port of Napier East Coast Javelin Champs in Gisborne

Young North Harbour team of Stuart Goodes and Ollie Scott-Mackie on Havoc, winners of the East Coast Javelin Championships - Gisborne Yacht Club - Port of Napier East Coast Javelin Championships
David Lee
The Port of Napier, East Coast Championships is a new initiative this season to encourage interclub racing and camaraderie amongst the three East Coast Yacht clubs of Napier, Wairoa and Gisborne, and to encourage smaller classes to hold their National Championships, within the East Coast Region.

The East Coast Championship regattas concluded in Gisborne with the Javelin Class. It was held in conjunction, with the 85th Sanders Cup and decided on handicap. The young North Harbour team of Stuart Goodes and Ollie Scott-Mackie on Havoc, took out 1st place, Northland’s Craig Gilbert and Antje Muller sailing Bungholio took 2nd and Auckland’s Zac Lam and Kez Cameron sailing Bad Blood took 3rd.

The East Coast championships have been very successful and has seen 12 New East Coast Class Champions determined and the Gisborne Yacht Club take out the East Coast Interclub Championships, from Wairoa Yacht Club in 2nd and Napier Sailing Club in 3rd.

Results

1st North Harbour, Stuart Goodes, Ollie Scott-Mackie Javelin ASC 372 .898 1 2 1 1 (3) 3 1 12 9
2nd Northland, Craig Gilberd, Antje Muller Javelin BOIYC 376 .934 2 1 3 (4) 1 2 3 16 12
3rd Auckland Zac, Lamb, Kez Cameron Javelin LPBC 318 .838 4 (8 DNC) 4 2 2 1 2 23 15
4th Bay of Plenty, Ben Bax, Adam Scott-Mackie Javelin TYPBC 368 1 3 4 (7) 5 4 6 6 35 28
5th Manawatu, David Brown, Graham Roberts Javelin HSC 374 .987 5 3 (6) 6 6 4 5 35 29
6th East Coast, Ross Shanks, Colin Shnaks Javelin Gisborne YC 380 .975 6 5 5 (7) 5 5 4 37 30
7th Wellington, Todd Gilbert, Mike Van Wyk Javelin HBC 375 .78 (8 DNC) 8 DNC 2 3 8 DNS 8 DNC 8 DNC 45 37
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