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18ft Skiffs: 3-Buoys Challenge, Race 4 - Strong winds stop race


'Elizabeth Walsh christens the new Gotta Love It 7 skiff - Day 4 - 3 Buoys Challenge - Sydney Harbour November 3, 2012'    Frank Quealey © /Australian 18 Footers League    Click Here to view large photo

Today, the recent strong wind weather pattern in Sydney continued causing the abandonment of the scheduled Race 4 of the 3-Buoys 18ft Skiff Challenge series.

Delays of more than one hour occurred before the starter finally declared the race officially off.

The race had been due to see the first season outing for the new Gotta Love It 7 skiff, which was christened earlier in the day.

NB: Pick the Podium competition will start with next week’s Race 1 of the NSW Championship.

The club’s regular spectator ferry will follow next Sunday’s NSW Championship race, leaving Double Bay Wharf at 2.15pm

Iain Murray, Scott Babbage and Sam Newton rig the new ’7’ skiff - Day 4 - 3 Buoys Challenge - Sydney Harbour November 3, 2012 -  Frank Quealey_©_-Australian 18 Footers League   Click Here to view large photo


Sydney City Marine all rigged up and nowhere to go - Day 4 - 3 Buoys Challenge - Sydney Harbour November 3, 2012 -  Frank Quealey_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  


Seve Jarvin checks the weather on his phone-1 - Day 4 - 3 Buoys Challenge - Sydney Harbour November 3, 2012 -  Frank Quealey_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  


by Frank Quealey

  

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