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Zhik Isotak Ocean

Cooldown in weather, but no cooling of competition at MG14 Nationals

by Rohan Nosworthy on 10 Jan 2013
Gavan and Bailey Pereira blasting through the chop - MG14 National Titles Rohan Nosworthy
The Zhik MG14 National Titles continued today at Port Stephens, in conditions dramatically contrasting to the past few days.

A gusty 10-22kt Southerly dropped the temperatures and provided challenging and shifty conditions - but failed to stop Chris Eddes and Nigel Blatchford sailing 'Einhorn', from successfully completing their fourth win of the regatta.


Challenged strongly, and trailing, Rohan Nosworthy and Sophie Holt sailing 'Into The Mystic', for the majority of the race, Eddes/Blatchford backed their judgment up the last work and hit the left corner to find a 'shift from god' that enabled them to snatch the lead and take them to a narrow victory.

The rest of the fleet was enjoying extremely close competition, with positions swapping regularly and places being fought to the final leg.

With four races remaining for the series, the regatta is far from over, with three boats still vying for the podium.

The 'daily antic' prize provided by Harken was today awarded to a couple of sailors who rigged their kite through their vang, another whose centre case carpet was last seen extending across their hull, and a crew who decided the boom was a good place for their foot... until the boom broke!







Overall Scratch:

Plc

Sail
No

Boat Name
(Boat Type)

Skipper/Crew

From

Race 1
7-Jan

Race 2
7-Jan

Race 3
8-Jan

Race 4
8-Jan

Race 5
9-Jan

Drop

Total

1

407

Einhorn
Tiger

Chris Eddes
Nigel Blatchford

Connells Point

1

1

2

1

1

2

4

2

397

Aqua Pest
Tiger

Drew Van Ryn
Bryce Edwards

Cronulla SC

2

2

1

2

3

3

7

3

411

Into The Mystic
Mystic Moondance

Rohan Nosworthy
Sophie Holt

Queens Lake SC

3

4

3

5

2

5

12

4

405

Vitamin Sea
Aero 11a

Josh Tasker
Ryan Narborough

Cronulla SC

7

3

9

3

5

9

18

5

409

Hullabaloo
Mystic Moondance

Mark Holt
Paddy Holt

Queens Lake SC

4

7

4

6

4

7

18

6

398

Thats Gold
Aero 10

Richard Dodds
Jeremy Dodds

Taree Aquatic

5

6

10

4

6

10

21

7

408

Retro
Aero 10

Greg Roche
Ben Petrisic

Taree Aquatic

8

5

8

8

8

8

29

8

401

Blues Brothers
Tiger

Warren Sykes
Braden Kaul

Queens Lake SC

10

13

5

7

11

13

33

9

371

Foxee
Fever

John Hickey
Phillip Moore

Toronto Amateur SC

6

9

6

15

DNF
(22.00)

22

36

10

394

Wineot
Aero 12

David Hardaker
Jay Smith

Taree Aquatic

9

8

14

12

7

14

36

11

338

Xanadu
Tequila 99

Gary Reeves
Kerry Beatty

St George SC

11

11

12

10

DNS
(22.00)

22

44

12

346

Blew True
Tequila 99

Peter Amos
Sarah Amos

Illawarra YC

17

DNF
(22.00)

7

13

10

22

47

13

368

Phase X
Aero 11b

Stuart Ferguson
Rebekah Dodds

Taree Aquatic

12

15

11

11

DNF
(22.00)

22

49

14

378

Flame Boy
Aero 11b

Brian Mansfield
Lara Mansfield

Toronto Amateur SC

13

14

15

9

14

15

50

15

328

Filthy Fase
Force 5

David Wilde
Paul Connelly

Toronto Amateur SC

14

10

13

14

13

14

50

16

311

Mid-Coast Mowers
Aero 9

Gavan Pereira
Bailey Pereira

Taree Aquatic

15

DNS
(22.00)

19

16

9

22

59

17

382

Crikey
Tequila 99

Aaron Gore
Emma Gearing

Port Hunter

DNF
(22.00)

12

16

19

12

22

59

18

389

Final Phase
Tiger

Howard Wooley
Jan Wooley

St George SC

16

16

18

18

DNS
(22.00)

22

68

19

316

Stainless
Tequila 96

Cameron Kaul
Nathan Kaul

Queens Lake SC

18

DNS
(22.00)

17

17

DNS
(22.00)

22

74

20

353

Beat Route
Aero 11b

Peter Rothwell
Isaac Pace

Port Hunter

19

17

DNS
(22.00)

DNF
(22.00)

DNS
(22.00)

22

80

21

413

Stayin Alive
McConaghy

Ben Rigby
William Rigby

Port Hunter

20

DNF
(22.00)

20

DNF
(22.00)

DNS
(22.00)

22

84


Number of races completed: 5 | Number of drops allowed: 1

 

Overall Handicap:

Plc

Sail
No

Boat Name
(Boat Type)

Skipper/Crew

From

Race 1
7-Jan

Race 2
7-Jan

Race 3
8-Jan

Race 4
8-Jan

Race 5
9-Jan

Drop

Total

1

398

Thats Gold
Aero 10

Richard Dodds
Jeremy Dodds

Taree Aquatic

5

6

17

4

8

17

23

2

311

Mid-Coast Mowers
Aero 9

Gavan Pereira
Bailey Pereira

Taree Aquatic

1

DNS
(22.00)

19

3

1

22

24

3

394

Wineot
Aero 12

David Hardaker
Jay Smith

Taree Aquatic

2

4

20

14

6

20

26

4

378

Flame Boy
Aero 11b

Brian Mansfield
Lara Mansfield

Toronto Amateur SC

4

9

14

2

11

14

26

5

405

Vitamin Sea
Aero 11a

Josh Tasker
Ryan Narborough

Cronulla SC

13

1

18

6

7

18

27

6

346

Blew True
Tequila 99

Peter Amos
Sarah Amos

Illawarra YC

20

DNF
(22.00)

1

5

3

22

29

7

407

Einhorn
Tiger

Chris Eddes
Nigel Blatchford

Connells Point

18

8

8

7

9

18

32

8

401

Blues Brothers
Tiger

Warren Sykes
Braden Kaul

Queens Lake SC

6

17

2

13

12

17

33

9

382

Crikey
Tequila 99

Aaron Gore
Emma Gearing

Port Hunter

DNF
(22.00)

3

11

19

2

22

35

10

409

Hullabaloo
Mystic Moondance

Mark Holt
Paddy Holt

Queens Lake SC

7

13

10

15

5

15

35

11

411

Into The Mystic
Mystic Moondance

Rohan Nosworthy
Sophie Holt

Queens Lake SC

14

12

6

17

4

17

36

12

389

Final Phase
Tiger

Howard Wooley
Jan Wooley

St George SC

3

10

16

9

DNS
(22.00)

22

38

13

368

Phase X
Aero 11b

Stuart Ferguson
Rebekah Dodds

Taree Aquatic

10

16

4

8

DNF
(22.00)

22

38

14

328

Filthy Fase
Force 5

David Wilde
Paul Connelly

Toronto Amateur SC

15

2

15

12

10

15

39

15

397

Aqua Pest
Tiger

Drew Van Ryn
Bryce Edwards

Cronulla SC

17

11

5

11

13

17

40

16

338

Xanadu
Tequila 99

Gary Reeves
Kerry Beatty

St George SC

11

7

12

10

DNS
(22.00)

22

40

17

408

Retro
Aero 10

Greg Roche
Ben Petrisic

Taree Aquatic

12

5

13

16

14

16

44

18

316

Stainless
Tequila 96

Cameron Kaul
Nathan Kaul

Queens Lake SC

19

DNS
(22.00)

3

1

DNS
(22.00)

22

45

19

371

Foxee
Fever

John Hickey
Phillip Moore

Toronto Amateur SC

8

15

7

18

DNF
(22.00)

22

48

20

353

Beat Route
Aero 11b

Peter Rothwell
Isaac Pace

Port Hunter

9

14

DNS
(22.00)

DNF
(22.00)

DNS
(22.00)

22

67

21

413

Stayin Alive
McConaghy

Ben Rigby
William Rigby

Port Hunter

16

DNF
(22.00)

9

DNF
(22.00)

DNS
(22.00)

22

69


Number of races completed: 5 | Number of drops allowed: 1


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