sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : Noumea Race Day 8: - Elysium finishes Update @ 1230hrs
Noumea Race Day 8: - Elysium finishes Update @ 1230hrs

'Elysium at the start of the Evolution Sails Sail Noumea 2012 race'    Richard Gladwell    Click Here to view large photo

Humphrey Sherratt and his Elysium crew crossed the finish line in Noumea this morning bringing their Evolution Sails Sail Noumea 2012 race to an end. The 46ft Elliott Tourer completed the course in 6 days, 17 hours, 55 minutes and 6 seconds.

The Elysium crew after the finish in Noumea -  Sail Noumea 2012  
Three boats are now left racing, and are about 190nm from the finish, sailing from 7.6 to 9.2kts

Crew member Richard MacAllister said it was a longer than expected trip by two days but Elysium never experienced more than 45 knots of wind.

Humphrey's son Jack was on board and said that he 'hugged the bath mat' for a while during the race.

Ken Ormandy, who is supposed to be on his honeymoon, said the racing lamb shanks dinner (with bone removed to save weight) were excellent! Yes, Ken is meant to be on his honeymoon. He, along with two other crew members are on their way to the aiport to head back to Auckland this morning.

Last night three more boats finished, M1, Steinlager 2 and Bullrush, after the RP42 Rikki finished around 1620hrs local time.

The three remaining boats are expected to finish within the next 24 hours

M1 - start of Evolution Sails Sail Noumea Race 2012 -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Bullrush - start of Evolution Sails Sail Noumea Race 2012 -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Rikki - start of Evolution Sails Sail Noumea Race 2012 -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Steinlager 2 - start of Evolution Sails Sail Noumea Race 2012 -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo


Evolution Sails Sail Noumea 2012 – Positions at a Glance

 Time: 1230hrs June 8, 2012 

Line Position

 

Boat

Type

Speed

Distance to Finish

1

 

TeamVodafone Sailing

ORMA 60

Finished

0

2

 

V5

TP52

Finished

0

3

 

Akatea

Cookson 50

Finished

0

4

 

Kia Kaha

TP52

Finished

0

5

 

Rikki

RP42

Finished

0

6

 

M1

Ross

Finished

0

7

 

Steinlager2

Farr83

Finished

0

8

 

Bullrush

Elliott 12

Finished

0

9

 

Elysium

Elliott Tourer

Finished

0

10

 

Iolanthe

First 51

8.6kts

188nm

11

 

Bonaparte

Beneteau 50

7.9kts

173nm

12

 

Blizzard

Farr 44

8.8kts

204nm

 Retired  Icebreaker Ker 40 Retired - Norfolk Island 

Retired

 

Cotton Blossom 2

Farr

In Opua

 

Retired

 

Carerra

Marten 49

En route to Auckland

 

Retired

 

Starlight Express

Davidson 55

Retired - Norfolk Island

 

Retired

 

Beau Geste

Farr 80

Retired – Norfolk Island

 

 


by Richard Gladwell

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=98225

1:40 AM Sat 9 Jun 2012GMT


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


Related News Stories:

08 Jun 2012  ISAF World Cup: Day 4 - NZ improves on a stormy summer's day
07 Jun 2012  Noumea Race Day 7: Only five left to finish - Update @ 2230hrs
07 Jun 2012  Noumea Race Day 6: V5's skipper interviewed - Update @ 2230hrs
07 Jun 2012  ISAF World Cup: NZ leads in Mens 470 on Day 3 at 2012 Olympic venue
06 Jun 2012  ISAF World Cup: NZL 470 Men win two races on Day 2 at Olympic venue
06 Jun 2012  Noumea Race Day 5: Winds of 55kts+ for Kia Kaha - Update @2100hrs
05 Jun 2012  TeamVodafoneSailing sets new Multihull record for Noumea Race
05 Jun 2012  Noumea Race: Beau Geste would have taken a minute to sink says skipper
05 Jun 2012  Hugh Poole (1924-2012) - one of the hard men of NZ Yachting dies
05 Jun 2012  ISAF World Cup, Weymouth: Kiwis off to a slow start on Day 1
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World

America's Cup: de Ridder penalty should be tempered *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ




























2014 Halifax – Saint-Pierre Ocean Race by Patricia Nelder, Nova Scotia














Image Gallery: Stratis SL33 flies on the Waitemata by Richard Gladwell,Sail-world.com/nz,


Audi Melges 20- Sperry Topsider Charleston Race Week - Light final day by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,
















America's Cup: Gino Morrelli outlines the new AC62 design by Kimball Livingston - Blue Planet Times, San Francisco, USA






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
Canfield, Williams, Bruni, Swinton in Congressional Cup final four
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week - Day 2
Audi Melges 20 Charleston Race Week - Perfect conditions in Charleston
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Full on ocean conditions for day 3
PWA World Tour - A taste of things to come at La Torche + Video
Women's International Match Racing Series kicks off in June
Melges 32 Audi Tron Sailing Series - Action shots by Max Ranchi
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Frustrating conditions
Man rescued after falling overboard in Pacific taken to hospital
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Youth leading Melges 20
Congressional Cup - Canfield leads toward Congressional Cup sailoffs
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Perfection for Day 1
America's Cup: Coutts claims ISAF Jury on a crusade, backs Kiwi report *Feature
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Will light winds hamper progress?
Les Voiles de St. Barth - Preparing to rock Saint Barthélemy waters
Clipper Round the World Race - OneDLL and Qingdao now in San Francisco
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ up against funding hurdle for year *Feature   
Melges 32 Sailing Series Napoli - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini   
50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here   
Melges 32 Sailing Series - Napoli action shots by Max Ranchi   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica launch new boat   
Emirates Team NZ: Royals duke it out on the Waitemata   
2014 Charleston Race Week - Thousands of sailors descend on Charleston   
The Congressional Cup 2014 - Williams hangs on with a classy crowd   
50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here   
RORC Transatlantic Race - Notice of Race now available   
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Sunshine and smiles on day 2   
Rolex China Sea Race on the horizon   
What can a boat name tell you about the person behind the helm?   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Race 10 rumbles on   
SAP 5O5 World Championship - Kiel action starts August 13th   
Volvo Ocean Race - It's a family Affair   
Clipper Round the World Race - Great Britain claims line honours   
50th Anniversary Congressional Cup - Stage two   
America's Cup: Two Kiwis escape hometown action in AC45 rules ruckus *Feature   
America's Cup: Italians confirm Minoprio as Match race tactician   


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 WAS US