by Frank Quealey on 26 Feb 2012
Gotta Love It 7 receive blue ribbon at spectator ferry - Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship 2012 Frank Quealey © /Australian 18 Footers League http://www.18footers.com.au
Gotta Love It 7 dominated the regatta with six wins from the seven races to finish with an overall score of six points.
Second overall was Thurlow Fisher Lawyers (Michael Coxon, Aaron Links and Trent Barnabas) on 22 points, followed by Appliancesonline.com.au (Micah Lane, Paul Montague and Tom Anderson) on 23.
Mojo Wine (Archie Massey) was fourth on 26, then Smeg (Nick Press) 30 and Rag and Famish Hotel (Jack Macartney) on 34.
Today’s race was sailed in a 15-knot North East breeze with most crews electing to go with their big number 1 rigs.
Gotta Love It 7 took the honours again, this time by 2 minutes and 14 seconds from Thurlow Fisher, with Mojo Wine a further 14 seconds back in third place.