Offshore Racing Reports… Can you do as well?
by Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team on 17 Jul 2006
The Melbourne to Vanuatu fleet has sailed into Port Vila, only Mark Folley’s Solitaire remains on the water. Official results are expected later in the day.
A giant thank you to the competitors who sat at their navigation tables and sent mid-race emails. Made for some great reading and certainly helped us write the story of the race as it unfolded. Have a look and see at the many boat emails in this newsletter and on the race site. Can your boat can do as well in the upcoming Sydney Mooloolaba, Mackay Race or later on the year going South or North?
Brett Filby interviews Tom Braidwood, post Volvo Ocean Race. Tom will be talking at the CYCA this coming Wednesday night, raising money for the Starlight Foundation. There will be opportunities to donate at Tom's talk at the CYCA on Wednesday 19th July or by following this link http://secure.starlight.org.au/Default.aspx?Tabld=139
Peter Gilmour wins Match Racing title, both the Locman Cup and the season title. The Volvo Youth Worlds are up to Day 3; Kate Spithill sailed into second place at the Mayor's Cup in Los Angeles.
Margaret Williams Round Australia attempt came to a halt in Townsville on Friday afternoon.
Tinme to finalise your entries at www.airliebeachraceweek.com.au and hiyc.org.au A late cancellation for Hamilton Accomodation. Be quick!!
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