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Wild times at Heaven Can Wait 2012

'Kiteboarder Chris Argent wins the Heaven Can Wait 2012 start'    Sail-World.com /AUS ©    Click Here to view large photo

The seventh annual Heaven Can Wait regatta started at 11am this morning and the weather was wild to say the least, with gusts of 35 knots reported as some stages.

Three races ran in conjunction, the iconic 24 Hour Race, the One Lap Dash around the full 30 Nm course, and a new 12 Hour Challenge, with participants able to compete in any or all of the three events.

Principal Race Officer Blake Middleton gunned the fleet away in building north westerly, scudding winds of 20-25 knots.

It was a wondrous sight, with an incredible mixture of boats amongst the record 70 that blasted away.

Kite boarder Chris Argent had a blinding start on the pin, while Bob Cowan’s Stealth 8 Stealthy started near the committee boat and stayed on the shore line, and quickly led Tom and Belinda Braidwood and John Anderson’s Nelson Marek 43 Quest and Mark Langford’s Farr 40 Forty. Rum Bucket, Shane Guanaria's 505 was away to a flier too while in constast Moth world champion Josh McKnight had an awful start, badly miss-timed in about the third row.

Breezin’ got caught out by just that - the breeze! - Heaven Can Wait -  John Curnow ©  


Stealthy was on fire by Coal Point, behind her Peter Winter and his Buckle Up crew were well advanced but they took a bath in the gusty conditions then shortly after they capsized and with the mast buried in the soft Lake Macquarie mud were forced to retire.

Buckle up crew needed to do just that - Heaven Can Wait 2012 -  Sail-World.com -AUS ©   Click Here to view large photo

Buckle Up - Heaven Can Wait 2012 -  Margare French   Click Here to view large photo


The kites were crashing and burning, over powered with just too much sail area. They did not stay on their feet and one by one the kite boarders got exhausted and retired.

In the heaviest of gusts Andrew Waugh’s Zippier dismasted near Wangi Point. But the wind was beginning to drop.

McKnight and Babbage disappeared into the distance, behind them the other moths were struggling in the heavy conditions. Babbage retired after a particularly savage crash and McKnight went on to an impressive victory; the only one of the seven Moths to finish.

After some hiccups early, newly crowned Moth World Champ, Josh McKnight put the hammer down and was only a couple of minutes outside the record. - Heaven Can Wait -  John Curnow ©  


Exhausted after the finish McKnight admitted he had hit the water more than twenty times. ‘At one stage I was foiling sideways in a big, big gust before my biggest prang...’

It was an impressive performance from McKnight who sailed a five percent longer course than that of the 2010 record set by Nathan Outteridge in just three percent more time, so definitely faster but a new 30 mile record.

On handicap Sydney sailor Shane Guanaria’s 505 Rum Bucket won from another 505, Joel Castle’s Yeah Buddy, with McKnight’s Flying Hellfish third.

The 5o5 know as Rum Bucket got away to a flyer and was only beaten by McKnight around the 30 odd nautical mile track. - Heaven Can Wait -  John Curnow ©  


In Division 2 Sydney sailor Andrew York’s Tachyon new VX One sports boat took both line honours and the handicap result from Lake Macquarie’s Noel Gough’s Northshore NSX38 Excapade with Neil Hamilton’s Slingshot.
In division three Bob Bower’s Sonata 7 Bosun won on line honours and handicap.

A total of 22 retirements from the One Lap Dash fleet was a testament to the strong conditions.

The 12 hour and 24 hour race fleet continues with one high profile retirement. The Yellow Brick tracker showed Bob Cowan’s Stealthy sailing back home up Dora Creek.

A tragic tale; after a giant broach, pitching two crew into Lake Macquarie, half of their refreshment provisions - some 120 cans of beer - went the same way. It seems after some indecision the crew were rescued ahead of the beer.

But Bob explained with a sob, ‘There was a lot of water inside the boat and the electronics were shorted out, with no navigation lights and no instruments there was nothing to do but go home and drink the 120 remaining cans.’

The 12 hour race finishes at 11pm today and the 24 hour race at 11am tomorrow. A big moon tonight amongst the breaking clouds and winds now more westerly 10-15 knots, with gusts up to 20.

The regatta was established by Lake Macquarie sailor and cancer survivor Shaun Lewicki to raise funds for men's cancer research and support programs through the Cancer Council of NSW.

Lewicki commented, ‘It was a huge buzz today to watch that big fleet streaming across the line. It’s the wonderful mix of boats that participate in this race that make it so special. I am really proud to see the event going from strength to strength. ‘

Full results from the One lap Dash below:

RACE 1 [9/29/2012] Heaven Can Wait 2012

Division 1 Keel TOT HC results Start : 11:00

Place

Sail No

Boat Name

Skipper

Elapsd

AHC

Cor'd T

BCH

Fin Tim

ETOrd

DidNot

Class

1

8840

Rum Bucket

Shane Guanaria

03:05:46

0.930

02:52:46

1.101

14:05:46

2

 

D1

2

8893

Yeah Buddy

Joel Castle

03:25:01

0.930

03:10:40

0.998

14:25:01

4

 

D1

3

3776

Flying Hellfish

Josh McKnight

02:11:00

1.500

03:16:30

1.562

13:11:00

1

 

D1

4

8001

Forty

Mark Langford

03:23:21

0.980

03:19:17

1.006

14:23:21

3

 

D1

5

M3000

YES

Phil King

03:45:39

0.900

03:23:05

0.907

14:45:39

9

 

D1

6

3535

J Walk'n

Greg/Linda Torpy/Rob

03:47:21

0.900

03:24:37

0.900

14:47:21

10

 

D1

7

9090

Quest

Belinda Braidwood

03:29:52

1.000

03:29:52

0.975

14:29:52

5

 

D1

8

14

My Kindy

Paul Sharp

03:48:11

0.940

03:34:30

0.897

14:48:11

11

 

D1

9

M242

Storage King Wallop

Peter Hewson

03:36:43

0.990

03:34:33

0.944

14:36:43

7

 

D1

10

RQ202

Stealthy

Bob Cowan

03:32:42

1.010

03:34:50

0.962

14:32:42

6

 

D1

11

AUS183

Breezin

Brad Sewell

03:36:51

1.000

03:36:51

0.944

14:36:51

8

 

D1

12

M60

Whitewash

Mark Scharfenberg

04:00:44

0.930

03:43:53

0.850

15:00:44

12

 

D1

DNF

7

Magic

Lachlan Doyle

 

1.750

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

15

Kite & SUP2

Matt Vandervoort

 

1.750

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

22

Buckle Up

Peter Winter

 

0.970

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

69

Alex Aguera

Chris Argent

 

1.750

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

99

KitePower

Jordan Girdis

 

1.750

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

219

Mr Munter

Ken Saladine

 

0.930

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

238

Release the Hounds

James&Kirsty Nichols

 

0.950

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

3700

3700

Reece Tailby

 

1.750

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

3783

Peanuts Dream

Warren Sare

 

1.500

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

3832

Stonecutter

Les Thorpe

 

1.500

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

3904

East Coast Marine

Scott Beeby

 

1.500

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

3905

Harmony

Phil Stevenson

 

1.500

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

6311

Zippier

Andrew Waugh

 

0.980

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

AUS2

Gotta Love It 7

Scott Babbage

 

1.500

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

AUS543

Where's Wendy?

Ayden Menzies

 

1.750

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

AUSRB31

Out of Town 4WD

Ric Black

 

1.750

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

EMPTY

EmptyJets.com.au

Rob Flanagan

 

0.930

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

HOTONDO

Hotondo Homes

Scott Schutz

 

0.920

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

KITESUP

Kite & SUP

David Sorensen

 

1.750

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNF

MOTH

Wasp

Bruce Gault

 

1.500

 

 

 

 

DNF

D1

DNS

1635

Furr Ball

Andrew McLachlan

 

1.450

 

 

 

 

DNS

D1

DNS

EB

Ella Bache

Greg Paterson

 

1.150

 

 

 

 

DNS

D1

 

Division 2 Keel TOT HC results Start : 11:00

Place

Sail No

Boat Name

Skipper

Elapsd

AHC

Cor'd T

BCH

Fin Tim

ETOrd

DidNot

Class

1

136

Tachyon

Andrew York

03:38:27

0.805

02:55:51

0.933

14:38:27

1

 

D2

2

5223

Excapade

Noel Gough

03:48:33

0.780

02:58:16

0.892

14:48:33

5

 

D2

3

L1

Slingshot

Neil Hamilton

03:48:04

0.805

03:03:36

0.894

14:48:04

4

 

D2

4

YC375

Serein

Jeff Payne

04:19:57

0.725

03:08:28

0.784

15:19:57

12

 

D2

5

M551

Windchaser

Mark Cherrington

04:44:16

0.670

03:10:28

0.717

15:44:16

21

 

D2

6

4114

Imagine

Warwick Nichols

03:52:02

0.830

03:12:35

0.879

14:52:02

6

 

D2

7

SB777

Fly Navy Too

Greg Brown

04:56:23

0.650

03:12:39

0.688

15:56:23

26

 

D2

8

N381

Full Frontal

Mark Travis

04:11:20

0.780

03:16:02

0.811

15:11:20

10

 

D2

9

7290

Le Frog

Greg Robinson

04:07:03

0.800

03:17:38

0.825

15:07:03

8

 

D2

10

2444

Slightly Underrated

Evan McHugh

04:46:51

0.690

03:17:56

0.711

15:46:51

23

 

D2

11

50

Nervous

Matt Bonser

03:45:12

0.880

03:18:11

0.905

14:45:12

2

 

D2

12

223

Mitchell Sails

Justin Mitchell

03:46:41

0.880

03:19:29

0.899

14:46:41

3

 

D2

13

4543

Brigus

Michael McFayden

04:10:03

0.800

03:20:02

0.815

15:10:03

9

 

D2

14

2665

X-Rated

Graham Booker

05:08:11

0.660

03:23:24

0.662

16:08:11

27

 

D2

15

M8

Wild Cherry

Alan Laverick

04:25:25

0.770

03:24:22

0.768

15:25:25

15

 

D2

16

3909

Young N Old

Glen Picasso

04:20:09

0.790

03:25:31

0.784

15:20:09

13

 

D2

17

M14

Nereus

Matthew Smith

04:53:41

0.700

03:25:35

0.694

15:53:41

25

 

D2

18

M777

Solly

Lewis Solman

04:46:14

0.720

03:26:05

0.712

15:46:14

22

 

D2

19

6744

Di'sy

Danny Gresham

04:35:33

0.750

03:26:40

0.740

15:35:33

19

 

D2

20

7007

Zip

Michael Tarrant

04:04:56

0.850

03:28:12

0.832

15:04:56

7

 

D2

21

510

Its All Good

John Longworth

04:52:04

0.725

03:31:45

0.698

15:52:04

24

 

D2

22

5808

Forever Young

Adrian Williams

04:25:12

0.800

03:32:10

0.769

15:25:12

14

 

D2

23

5687

Emmenar

Mel Steiner

04:32:40

0.780

03:32:41

0.748

15:32:40

18

 

D2

24

B4

Quattro

Chris Bland

04:30:36

0.800

03:36:29

0.753

15:30:36

17

 

D2

25

6568

Sobraon

Tony Burville

05:13:35

0.710

03:42:39

0.650

16:13:35

28

 

D2

26

8686

Crow Bar

Bruce Thomas

04:13:20

0.880

03:42:56

0.805

15:13:20

11

 

D2

27

R912

Papillon

Phillip Morgan

04:25:48

0.850

03:45:56

0.767

15:25:48

16

 

D2

28

9930

Dora Creek Workers

Ian Henderson

04:35:40

0.850

03:54:19

0.740

15:35:40

20

 

D2

DNF

5

SSORA

Mark Whittle

 

0.780

 

 

 

 

DNF

D2

DNF

58

Woof

Jim Walsh

 

0.880

 

 

 

 

DNF

D2

DNF

1640

Nitrogen

Troy Fortune

 

0.840

 

 

 

 

DNF

D2

DNF

M681

Plan B

Ian Leach

 

0.800

 

 

 

 

DNF

D2

DNF

M2080

Ambush

Nathan Frankiewicz

 

0.860

 

 

 

 

DNF

D2

DNF

SM1617

Barely Legal

Scott Kennedy

 

0.840

 

 

 

 

DNF

D2

 

Division 3 Keel TOT HC results Start : 11:00

Place

Sail No

Boat Name

Skipper

Elapsd

AHC

Cor'd T

BCH

Fin Tim

ETOrd

DidNot

Class

1

68

Bosun

Bob Bower

03:53:43

0.650

02:31:55

0.650

14:53:43

1

 

D3

DNF

T916

Spindrift

Jim Gillan

 

0.630

 

 

 

 

DNF

D3

 



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For the last seven years, cancer and MS survivor Blake Middleton,the PRO has come out from the USA for this regatta. - Heaven Can Wait -  John Curnow ©  


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Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng Race Team takes on the Doldrums
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica, somewhere in the windless ITCZ
Rolex Middle Sea Race - Artie gunning for glory
Volvo Ocean Race - Another perspective from Team SCA
Rolex Farr 40 World Championship - Success in San Francisco
RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championship - Intense racing + Video
Rolex Middle Sea Race - Big breeze and lumpy seas
The first sail that changes lives
Volvo Ocean Race: Blogs from the Boats - Leg 1, Day 10 plus Videos *Feature
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 1 turns inside out in Doldums *Feature
34th Student Yachting World Cup La Rochelle 2014 - Fifth race day   
2014 Argo Group Gold Cup - Match racers defy Gonzalo   
Volvo Ocean Race: Big gains for two boats in Doldrums *Feature   
Argo Group Gold Cup - Qualifying Groups set   
Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup - Kids breeze past Hurricane Gonzalo   
DSS to revolutionise IMOCA 60s, both new and old   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Groupe Beneteau sponsors US Sailing Team   
Volvo Ocean Race - The bright side of the Doldrums   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Vestas Wind contemplates the tropics + Video   
Volvo Ocean Race - Dull day, crazy night for Dongfeng Race Team   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA ready for equator crossing   
Volvo Ocean Race - Tough challenge for Brunel's Pablo Arrarte Elorza   
RS:X Youth Worlds - Hard work on day 1 + Video   
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - NoR released, entries open for 2015   
Rolex Middle Sea Race - A turning point for the fleet   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Leg one – Doldrums for dummies   
Volvo Ocean Race: Blogs from the Boats - Leg 1, Day 9 plus Videos *Feature   
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2014 - Fight to the finish   
Student Yachting World Cup - Fourth race day + Video   
New improved swell forecasting and more locations from PredictWind   


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