sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : Team Gilmour bounces back
Team Gilmour bounces back


'Peter Chappell, Pete Nicholas and Luke Payne winning the 2011 WA Sharpie States'    Team Gilmour

After our terrible result at our final event of the year, the entire team has been busy sailing separately and have bounced back posting some terrific results coming from Thailand and Melbourne as well as practicing for the Sydney to Coffs Harbour race.

From the Monsoon Cup Luke and Pete departed directly to Phuket, Thailand to sail with Peter Ahern, Scott Bailey and Fergus Wilmer in the Kings Cup on their TP 52 'Oi' after a great weeks sailing they were able to finish a credible second in IRC Division 0 in a tough fleet of boats.

Dave, like Luke and Peter was also straight out of Terengganu, but instead rushing to get down to Sail Melbourne the second event of the ISAF World Cup sailing series to race in the 49er class with his crew Sam Phillips. The grade 1 event had a hot lineup including current Olympic gold medalists Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen as well as GBR Olympic representative Stevie Morrison. Throughout the week all the teams were tested in a huge range of conditions from five to 30 knots. After some incredibly close racing and a dramatic medal race Dave and Sam we extremely happy to finish second with Nathan and Iain convincingly winning and Will Phillips and Rhys Mara rounding out in the podium in third.

Following Sail Melbourne the Australian 49er squad spent the next week training in Sorrento ahead of the Victorian 49er State Championships the following weekend and again this event proved just as competitive as Sail Melbourne as all the same teams headed down for this next event. Over the weekend there were some very shifty and unpredictable conditions. Dave and Sam sailed a very consistent regatta to win the event with Nathan and Iain in second and Stevie Morrison and Chris Grube in third.

With these two regattas completed this is not the end of the summer racing with the nationals to be held after Christmas again in Melbourne.

Will has also been busy since Malaysia training and preparing a DK 46 called 'Nine Dragones' he is trimming on in Sydney and will be departing for Coffs Harbour on the second of January.

Pete and Luke have spent the last week and a half preparing for the Australian Sharpie Nationals to be held at Mounts Bay Sailing Club in Perth. They will be jumping on board with Sharpie expert Peter Chappell, and have been working tirelessly to get the old 'Lizard' WA788 ready for the Championships to be held in the New Year. There looks to be a pretty good line up with up with possible 45 boats starting.

As 2013 comes to and end Team Gilmour would like to thank all the support we have received over the year from everyone, we have really appreciated everyone’s cheers and it has motivated us all year as we were racing. With 2014 coming up we hope to continue our climb to the top of the world rankings and will again be starting the year off in home waters defending out title at The Warren Jones Youth Regatta. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone.


by Team Gilmour

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=117689

5:40 PM Tue 17 Dec 2013GMT


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







News - USA and the World





ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Strong competition for RS:X fleets by Olga Maslivets, International RS:X Class Assoc.,


































470 Men and Women Worlds - Game on for Olympic Qualification by 470 International Association Class,












A complete recap of the most successful Melges 20 World Championship by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,




ISAF Santander - Upwards path for Austrian women's 470 crew + video by Luissa Smith, International 470 Class Association,












ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 4 images from Santander
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Emerging Nations Program sailors shine
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Teasing winds play havoc on day 4
ISAF Sailing World Championships: Hot conditions in Santander on day 4
Santander ISAF Sailing World Championships joins Bart’s Bash
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - Grounded fishing boat creates problems
Marseille One Design - GC32 Armin Strom Sailing Team emerge victorious
Rolex Big Boat Series 2014 - Ready for another 50 years
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Farr 40 Day 4
2014 Rolex Swan Cup - Eleventh-hour victories
Extreme Sailing Series - Kiwis clinch Act win in Istanbul + Video
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Two long races today for the J70 fleet
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Impressive to sail out of the Golden Gate
Extreme Sailing Series - Istanbul delivers four days of great racing
ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander - Day 3 images by Sail-World.com
Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ bounces back for series win
Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds - Light winds and current test six classes
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Solid Day 3 for US Sailing Team
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 3 images by Jesus Renedo
Marseille One Design 2014 - GC32 Armin Strom blitzes final day
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Una Etapa 0 complicada para todos   
Santander 49ers: Olympic Gold Medallist says two into 90 does not go!! *Feature   
GBR aiming for first ever Nacra 17 Games berth at Santander Worlds   
Volvo Ocean Race: Man and sail overboard as Leg 0 serves up drama   
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 – Images by Dan Ibsen   
Santander Worlds – already a spectator success   
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 - Day 3 morning report   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Tales from the extreme   
Volvo Ocean Race: Latest starter wins opening race   
2014 J/70 World Championship - Healy, Abdullah, Becker and Borges win   
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Full-blown, once again   
ISAF Worlds - Americans jump up Laser and Laser Radial leaderboard   
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Farr 40 Day 3   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 2 images from Sail-World.com   
America's Cup: Luna Rossa sailing with two foiling AC45's + Video   
Extreme Sailing: Emirates Team NZ retain second overall   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Rio Olympic Laser spots snapped up   
Rolex Swan Cup - All set for final showdown   
Upper Midwest sailors need help to take it to the next level   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - RS:X action begins in Santander   


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







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

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.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT