News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery : 36th Sabre National Championships Regatta Day 1
36th Sabre National Championships Regatta Day 1

'PDSC DAY 1 067 - 36th Sabre National Championships'    Terry Dodd

The 36th Sabre Australian National Championships commenced today at Perth Dinghy Sailing Club. A total of 66 Sabres took to the Swan River. The first time the National Championships have been sailed in WA.

Two invitation races were sailed Sunday in breezes 15 –18 knots with cloudless skies. Local PDSC sailor Scott Olsen secured first place in both races.

Heats 1 and 2, sponsored by Boating Hardware Prosail, were raced yesterday winds were 10 – 15 knots. Scott Olsen once again secured first place.

The regatta was officially opened by City of Perth Deputy Lord Mayor Mr Rob Butler. The City of Perth are a major sponsor of the regatta, along with MUSTO and Ronstan. Mr Butler was thrilled to see the regatta in Perth and wished all the competitors a successful regatta.

All age groups are competing in the nationals with a strong fleet of juniors and grand veterans (70 years and over)

PDSC DAY 1 063 - 36th Sabre National Championships -  Terry Dodd  

Results are as follows.
Invitation Race 1 Results
1st Scott Olsen (A Salt Weapon) (WA)
2nd Mark Soulsby (Therapeutic) (SA)
3rd Russell Rooney (Outawood) (VIC)

Invitation Race 2 Results
1st Scott Olsen (A Salt Weapon) (WA)
2nd John Rondo (Blue Rondo) (QLD)
3rd Daen D'Orazio (String Theory) (VIC)

Heat 1 Provisional Results
1st Scott Olsen (A Salt Weapon) (WA)
2nd Mark Soulsby (Therapeutic) (SA)
3rd Daen D'Orazio (String Theory) (VIC)
4th Gary McLennan Artful Dodger (VIC)

Heat 2 Provisional Results
1st Scott Olsen (A Salt Weapon) (WA)
2nd David Arnold (SA)
3rd [insert name here] (Michael Arnold) (SA)

Overall Provisional Results
1st Scott Olsen (A Salt Weapon) (WA)
2nd Mark Soulsby (Therapeutic) (SA)
3rd Gary McLennan (Artful Dodger) (VIC)

Event website

by Chelsea Baker


Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

11:26 AM Tue 31 Dec 2013GMT

Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

News - USA and the World

Audi Melges 20 U.S. Nationals - Oleander takes early lead by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,

2014 Detroit Cup - Sam Gilmour leads by Dobbs Davis, Detroit, Michigan

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week: Riding the AC45 - VIDEO by Crosbie Lorimer, Hamilton Island

America's Cup: Five Challengers sign-on for 35th Match by Richard Gladwell/,

Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad talks Time and Money (Part II) *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,

AWT Quatro Desert Showdown at Punta San Carlos by American Windsurfing Tour,

SAP 505 World Championship - Holt and Woelfel on top
2014 IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championship - Day 2
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week; MC38s Lindeman Island Race VIDEO
2014 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship - Ready to rock
IFDS Worlds - Wind delays, but racing continues in Halifax
IFDS World Championships - Day 2 images by Jude Robertson
MS Cup - Three days until the start
America's Cup: Rod Davis - Time for a change after ten years with team *Feature
ISAF seeking hosting bids for Nations Cup
Laser 4.7 Youth Worlds - Luvisetto and Alexadr Boite victorious +Video
IFDS World Championships - Action shots by Tim Wilkes
Maxi yacht rendezvous this September in Sardinia
World Yacht Racing Forum 2014: 'Growing the business of Yacht Racing'
Clipper Race: 2015-16 edition of world's longest ocean race 70% full
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland - Swish smash 5th World Record
Leaderboards take shape at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games 2014
IFDS Worlds - Hot competition on first day of racing
Challenging Conditions - CORK OCR
IFDS World Championship - Day 1 for the US Sailing Team
2014 Melges 20 World Championship - Countdown begins
2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Day 3   
America's Cup: Team NZ wish Davis well with new team *Feature   
Fisher's View: Sailing perfection at Hamilton Island- Day 3   
Roble and Wilson still number one match racers in the U.S.   
2014 Formula Kite World Championship Day 1   
IFDS World Championship - Day 1 images by Jude Robertson   
Volvo Ocean Race: Forget the f-word - Team SCA profiled   
52 Super Series - Fleet grows, 2015 dates revealed   
420 and 470 Junior Europeans - Teams from 9 nations on the podium   
IFDS Worlds - Former president presented with ISAF awards medal   
Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Improvements aplenty in Byte CII fleets   
America's Cup: New Zealand loses top coach to Artemis Racing   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 CEO Knut Frostad talks (Part I) *Feature   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race Day 9 - Swish on record pace   
2014 CORK Olympic Classes Regatta - Day 3   
2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Day 2   
2014 IFDS World Championship: Opening Ceremony images   
Opera House Cup - Images by Ingrid Abery   
Teams descend upon Cowes for inaugural J/111 World Championships   
Hamilton Island Race Week: Everywhere there's smiley people   

For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News  

Switch Default Region to:

Social Media





New Zealand

United Kingdom

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World






Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text


Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery


Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery





Privacy Policy



Cookie Policy



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT