Close racing in Auckland Etchells Champs
by Hayden Whitburn, NZ Etchells Assoc on 21 Feb 2014
The 2014 Etchells Auckland Championships were held over Monday and Tuesday night attracting ten boats.
2014 Auckland Etchells Championships Jonny Montgomery
Six races were sailed in total with 10 - 18 Knott gusty winds. The racing was very tight with four different race winners. It was great to see an all Womens crew and some new boat owners mixing it up with the top guns.
Overall Winners were
First - Andrew Wills, Anatole Masfen, Matt Kelway
Second - Alastair Gair, Derek Scott,Rhys Johnson,Andrew Clarke.
Third- Hayden Whitburn,Rob Salthouse- Monday,Paul Murray-Tuesday,Henry Haslett and Guy Wilson.
Fourth -John Melvile, Stu Malloy,Cam Horne
Warwick and Theresa Gair did a fantastic Job running the racing.
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