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18ft Skiffs Australian Champs: Gotta Love It 7 dominates Race 4


'That flying red machine - 18ft Skiffs Australian Championship 2014'    Australian 18 Footers League ©


18ft Skiffs Australian Championship - The Gotta Love It 7 crew of Seve Jarvin, Sam Newton and Scott Babbage gave another brilliant exhibition in the 16-18-knot East wind to dominate Race four of the Australian 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour on Sunday.


The defending champion team grabbed the lead soon after the start and were relentless as they powered away from the fleet throughout the race.

Smeg puts a show on for spectators - 18ft Skiffs Australian Championship 2014 -  Australian 18 Footers League ©  

Mojo Wine (Chris Nicholson, Mike McKensey, and Ricky Bridge) was 1 minute 28 seconds behind ‘7’, with Thurlow Fisher Lawyers (Michael Coxon, Dave O’Connor, and Trent Barnabas) another 36 seconds back in third place.

Jack Macartney’s Coopers 62-Rag and Famish Hotel finished fourth, ahead of Asko Appliances (Marcus Ashley-Jones) and Fisher and Paykel (Grant Rollerson).

Today’s result has thrown the championship wide open, after each team has discarded the worst performance to date.

Sydney city marine put out of contention with torn spinnaker - 18ft Skiffs Australian Championship 2014 -  Australian 18 Footers League ©  

Mojo Wine and Thurlow Fisher Lawyers are equal on seven points, followed by Gotta Love It 7 on eight, Asko Appliances 10, Coopers 62-Rag and Famish Hotel 11 and Lumix (Jonathan Whitty) on 14.

The Australian champion is now likely to come from the winner of next Sunday’s race.

At the first windward mark today, the margin was just 10s for Gotta Love It 7 over Grant Rollerson’s Fisher and Paykel, Lumix and Sydney City Marine (David Witt).

7s downwind leg was awesome as the team extended the lead to 1m15s over Mojo Wine, Lumix and a group including Thurlow Fisher Lawyers, Coopers 62-Rag and Famish Hotel, Sydney City Marine and Fisher and Paykel.

The following windward beat saw the lead go to 1 minute 30 seconds but Gotta Love It 7 once again proved too good downwind as the margin was pushed out to 2 minutes.

De’Longhi-Rabbitohs leads Smeg and Yandoo - 18ft Skiffs Australian Championship 2014 -  Australian 18 Footers League ©  

With the race well in hand, the Team Seven crew seemed content to sail conservatively over the final lap.

While seven seconds lead was unchallenged, the battle behind the red machine was extremely close.

Mojo Wine and Thurlow Fisher Lawyers held a terrific battle for second place and overall lead in the championship.

Lumix, Coopers 62-Rag and Famish Hotel and Fisher and Paykel were also locked in a race long battle, while Asko Appliances recovered from a start recall to join the group late in the race.

Sydney City Marine’s chances were destroyed with a badly torn spinnaker on the middle run.

Great race battle and series lead - 18ft Skiffs Australian Championship 2014 -  Australian 18 Footers League ©  


Jumping skiffs down the first spinnaker run - 18ft Skiffs Australian Championship 2014 -  Australian 18 Footers League ©  


Big comeback by Asko appliances - 18ft Skiffs Australian Championship 2014 -  Australian 18 Footers League ©  


The 18ft league’s camera boat tracks the winner home - 18ft Skiffs Australian Championship 2014 -  Australian 18 Footers League ©  


Close racing to the bottom mark - 18ft Skiffs Australian Championship 2014 -  Australian 18 Footers League ©  


Australian 18 Footers League

Starters and Judges Report

 

Name of Race: Aust. Championship Race 4      Entrants:        19              Date: 2-Feb-14

 

 Club Championship Race 6                                                                  
 Commodore Cup

 

Course:1                               Wind: NE 16-18k         Tide: Ebbing
Race Start Time: 14:47:00  Race Finish Time : 15:57:56

      Start Mode: SCRATCH


Non Starters:  0


 

    Non Finishers: 3


Race Officer: Doug Cameron 

Finish

Placings

 

Recall #

 

Boat Name

Finish

Time

Elapsed

Time

 

Handicap

Corrected

Time

H/cap

Position

1

7

Gotta Love It 7

15:57:56

1:10:56

0

1:10:56

4

2

11

Mojo Wine

15:59:24

1:12:24

0

1:12:24

9

3

1

Thurlow Fisher Lawyers

16:00:00

1:13:00

3

1:10:00

2

4

6

Coopers 62-Rag & Famish Hotel

16:01:40

1:14:40

2

1:12:40

11

5

3

Asko Appliances

16:02:26

1:15:26

4

1:11:26

6

6

10

Fisher & Paykel

16:02:47

1:15:47

5

1:10:47

3

7

12

Lumix

16:03:03

1:16:03

5

1:11:03

5

8

4

De’longhi-Rabbitohs

16:03:36

1:16:36

10

1:06:36

1

9

8

Smeg

16:03:41

1:16:41

3

1:13:41

12

10

5

Appliancesonline.Com.Au

16:04:00

1:17:00

3

1:14:00

13

11

13

Rabbitohs-Kenwood

16:06:25

1:19:25

7

1:12:25

10

12

16

Sydney City Marine

16:06:48

1:19:48

2

1:17:48

14

13

9

Pure Blonde

16:06:50

1:19:50

8

1:11:50

7

14

2

Yandoo

16:07:07

1:20:07

8

1:12:07

8

15

15

Haier Appliances

16:23:25

1:36:25

7

1:29:25

15

16

17

Compassforex.Com.Au

16:33:23

1:46:23

10

1:36:23

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Non Starters

Non Finishers

 

The Kitchen Maker

 

Ilve

 

Viagogo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sailing Time: 1:10:56

Fastest Time: GOTTA LOVE IT 7

Margins:  1st - 2nd  0:01:28

2nd - 3rd 0:00:36


 



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