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Australian 2.4.mR Championship - Third in row for Tasmanian sailor


'Matt Bugg looks satisfied with his third consecutive Australian title win.'    Peter Campbell    Click Here to view large photo

Australian 2.4.mR Championship 2013. Tasmania’s London 2012 Paralympic sailor Matt Bugg yesterday cruised to a comfortable third consecutive win in the Australian championship for the International 2.4mR class, sailed on the River Derwent.

The victory is an important start to Bugg’s campaign to again represent Australia at Rio de Janeiro 2016, which includes an extensive international campaign in Europe during the coming Northern Hemisphere summer.

The Australian championship is an open event, with able-bodied sailors forming the majority of the 15 competitors from NSW, Victoria, the ACT and Tasmania who contested the series over the Easter weekend.

Bugg won three races, gained two seconds, one being average points after being forced to retire following a collision which holed his boat, and had a third and fourth on the final day.

He finished with a net 12 points, with fellow Tasmanian Lisa Blackwood on 19 points, including two wins, third place on 22 points going to Canberra veteran Peter Russell who won race seven yesterday.

Tasmanians Lisa Blackwood and Jock Calvert both won two races during the 2.4mR nationals on the Derwent -  Peter Campbell   Click Here to view large photo


Fourth overall on 29.5 points was another Tasmanian, 15-year-old Jock Calvert. Sailing a 2.4mR class for the first time, Calvert won two races but slipped back with an 10th and seventh place yesterday.

Calvert will now return to training on the Bic Techno, the sailboard class in which he will represent Australia at the ISAF world youth championships in Cyprus in June.

Canberra veteran Peter Russell leads around the leeward mark in Jeelka in the Australian championship for the International 2.4mR class in Hobart -  Peter Campbell   Click Here to view large photo


Australian 2.4.mR Championship 2013


by Peter Campbell

  

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