sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : 18ft Skiffs Ferry Patrons Trophy on Sydney Harbour
18ft Skiffs Ferry Patrons Trophy on Sydney Harbour


'18ft Skiffs Ferry Patrons Trophy 2013'    Frank Quealey © /Australian 18 Footers League


Racing in the Ferry Patrons Trophy for 18ft skiffs, sponsored by Haier Appliances, made for a nostalgic day on Sydney Harbour when some of the greatest names in 18ft Skiff history skippered boats in the event.


Haier Appliances - 18ft Skiffs Ferry Patrons Trophy 2013 -  Frank Quealey_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  
The legendary Iain Murray, six-times, undefeated Giltinan champion between 1977 and 1982, five times champion Trevor Barnabas and 2000 winner John Winning all skippered top contenders.

Now heading up America's Cup Regatta Management, Murray was in charge of present Giltinan champion Gotta Love It 7.

Barnabas was aboard Thurlow Fisher Lawyers and ‘Woody’ Winning skippered his own Yandoo skiff.

Olympic Gold Medalists Malcolm Page and Nathan Wilmot were also on the helm of The Kitchen Maker and Appliancesonline.com.au respectively, although Malcolm’s day was short-lived with rigging failure in the park.

A 16-20-knot ESE wind gave all teams good conditions and provided the spectator fleet with more action.

Former Australian 16 Footer champion James Dorron, Ricky Bridges and Mike McKensey were always near the lead in Mojo Wine before taking out the race by just 7s from De’Longhi-Rabbitohs (Andrew Cuddihy, Simon Nearn, Keegan York).

Third over the line was Smeg (Dan Phillips, Dave Gibson, Dave Ewings), which was a further 45s back.

Right from the start Murray and Barnabas renewed old rivalry at the boat end of the line, but it was Murray in Gotta Love It 7 who dominated the first windward leg.

De Longhi-Rabbitohs - 18ft Skiffs Ferry Patrons Trophy 2013 -  Frank Quealey_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  
Mojo Wine trailed ‘7’, but took full advantage of the 3-buoys rounding to grab the lead from Team Daly (Michael Carter), Yandoo, Asko Appliances (Marcus Ashley-Jones), Smeg and Gotta Love It 7.

At the bottom mark, Mojo Wine was 15s ahead of Asko Appliances and Gotta Love It 7, but Yandoo moved through the fleet on the second beat to take the lead at the following windward mark.

Yandoo and Mojo Wine then staged a good battle over the next two laps of the course with less than 20s between them at any stage.

At the final windward mark De’Longhi-Rabbitohs had a slow spinnaker set and the Mojo Wine crew pounced to take the lead and hang on for the narrow victory.

Don’t forget ‘Pick the Podium’ again this season with prizes to be won by just making some selections on which teams you think will fill the placings in Sunday’s race

The club’s regular spectator ferry will follow next Sunday’s race, leaving Double Bay Wharf at 2.15pm.

For more on the 18ft skiffs Event website

Mojo Wines - 18ft Skiffs Ferry Patrons Trophy 2013 -  Frank Quealey_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  

Iain Murray on the helm of Gotta Love It 7 - 18ft Skiffs Ferry Patrons Trophy 2013 -  Frank Quealey_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  

Smeg - 18ft Skiffs Ferry Patrons Trophy 2013 -  Frank Quealey_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  

Mojo Wines - 18ft Skiffs Ferry Patrons Trophy 2013 -  Frank Quealey_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  

Iain Murray skippered Gotta Love It 7 -18ft Skiffs Ferry Patrons Trophy 2013 -  Frank Quealey_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  


Results:

Finish

Placings

 

Recall #

 

Boat Name

Finish

Time

Elapsed

Time

 

Handicap

Corrected

Time

Scratch

Position

1

11

Mojo Wine

15:57:22

1:07:22

7

1:07:22

1

2

4

De’longhi-Rabbitohs

15:57:29

1:07:29

10

1:07:29

2

3

8

Smeg

15:58:14

1:08:14

1

1:08:14

3

4

2

Yandoo

15:58:34

1:08:34

7

1:08:34

4

5

15

Team Daly

15:58:45

1:08:45

9

1:08:45

5

6

3

Asko Appliances

16:00:16

1:10:16

7

1:10:16

6

7

9

Pure Blonde

16:00:36

1:10:36

5

1:10:36

7

8

5

Appliancesonline.Com.Au

16:01:55

1:11:55

4

1:11:55

8

9

6

Coopers-Rag & Famish Hotel

16:01:59

1:11:59

3

1:11:59

9

10

7

Gotta Love It 7

16:04:30

1:14:30

4

1:14:30

10

11

1

Thurlow Fisher Lawyers

16:04:40

1:14:40

1

1:14:40

11


by Frank Quealey

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=107103

10:04 AM Sun 3 Mar 2013GMT


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


Related News Stories:

02 Mar 2013  18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan International 2013 - All win for female crew
25 Feb 2013  JJ Giltinan Trophy: Iconic images from Race 7 - 18ft skiff 'Worlds'
25 Feb 2013  JJ Giltinan 18fters: Racing in the Big Breeze - Heat 7 + Video
24 Feb 2013  JJ Giltinan Trophy: Wild day gives Gotta Love It 7 fifth JJ 18fter win
24 Feb 2013  JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs: Strong breeze again for Race 7 - PredictWind
24 Feb 2013  JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs: Live coverage - normal start 3.00pm, Sydney
23 Feb 2013  18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan International 2013 - Gusty winds scrap Heat 6
23 Feb 2013  JJ Giltinan 18 footers Race 6 blown away
23 Feb 2013  JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs: Strong breeze for Race 6 - PredictWind
22 Feb 2013  JJ Giltinan Trophy: The Rag gets it right in 18fters Heat 5 + Video
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World





































America's Cup Book Review: Winging It - Oracle Team USA's comeback *Feature by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,




Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - nip and tuck for IRC honours by RHKYC and Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong


























HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret *Feature
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - US Sailing Team ready for action
Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng Race Team first official qualifier
Springtime boat buyers need to take care of a few key things
ISAF Match Race Rankings for 16 April 2014
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres – World’s best to race on French Riviera
Rolex China Sea Race – Fleet off to a clean start
America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced *Feature
World Youth Sailing Week – Second edition officially presented + Video
Rolex China Sea Race - Sailing classic returns
Les Voiles de St Barth – Fired up for battle
CNN Mainsail Down Under for the 75th JJ Giltinan Trophy - 18ft skiffs
Volvo Ocean Race: North Sails on outfitting the Volvo 65
Image gallery: James Cook High's Royal encounter on Steinlager 2 *Feature
Volvo Ocean Race - Maersk Line named shipping partner
Congressional Cup - Victory for Taylor Canfield and crew
SSV Oliver Hazard Perry joins America's Tall Ship fleet + Video
2014 Halifax – Saint-Pierre Ocean Race
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Glorious conditions prevail on final day
WWA Pro Card Qualifier - Pro Cards earned at Freedom Wake Park
Christmas Caribbean Rally - Top class sailors to compete   
Earth Day boater tips   
Anna Tunnicliffe - from CrossFit to Extreme 40's   
Charleston Race Week - Photos by Chris Howell   
Image Gallery: Stratis SL33 flies on the Waitemata   
Audi Melges 20- Sperry Topsider Charleston Race Week - Light final day   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - PSP Logistics prepares for USA   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Crème of the crop to compete   
Congressional Cup: Luna Rossa makes podium in first event   
Int 14 World Championships 2015 launch new event website   
International Optimist Regatta Clinic and Team Race - Register now!   
Congressional Cup: World top rankers finish that way in Long Beach   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week Day 3 finale   
America's Cup: Gino Morrelli outlines the new AC62 design   
Doyle Sails New Zealand signs Andrew Brown as One Design Manager   
America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess *Feature   
29er World Youth Sailing Week Easter regatta - Day 1 and 2 overall   
C Thomas Clagett Jr Memorial Clinic/Regatta - Entries start to roll in   
50th Congressional Cup: See the delayed coverage and media conferences   
Clipper Race 10 Day 27: Closing stages - Qingdao to San Francisco   


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.
X6XL NEW US