sail-world.com -- New record set in Yamaha Rollos Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic
New record set in Yamaha Rollos Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic
Tue, 6 Nov 2012
While the Yamaha Rollo's Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic is an event that is dominated with high horsepower inboard and twin outboard boats towing skiers at in many cases in excess of 87kts, a very keenly sought class is the F2 class where boats must have a stock standard outboard not exceeding 300 HP .
The event was won and a new record set last year by Sam Fenwick, a former Tauranga Cup (P-Class) winner, and his team in his Phantom 20 running a stock standard Four Stroke Yamaha F250 SHO. This year on October 28th Sam along with Observer Ben Mayne with Skiers Daniel Tuffin and Kane Carter again won the F2 event while taking 24 seconds off their previous record, and hit speeds towards 75kts towing two skiers.
They also took out the F2 Powerboat Sprints on the day and were crowned 'F2 King of the Rivers' after winning the Twin Rivers event in Paeroa two weeks prior as well.
The event is held annually and consists of a number of events with the 82.2 Kilometer Yamaha Rollo's Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic from Cambridge to Taupiri then the return leg back to hamilton being the major attraction.
GME Standard Communications Pty Ltd
Leaders in communications and navigation. Their goal has always been to make products whose innovation, convenience and peace of mind can help improve the lives of their customers. [More info]
Navionics is proud of its superb cartographic database comprising more than 25,000 charts and port plans; the largest privately owned database of its kind, the only one using full seamless technology [More info]
Performance Sailcraft Australia (Asia Pacific)
Laser builder Performance Sailcraft Australia has taken on the successful RS Sailboat range from Britain, and is now licensed to build and distribute all of the RS range in the Asia Pacific region. [More info]
Sydney Rigging Specialists
Sydney Rigging Specialists is a leading company in the supply of yacht rigging, cordage, marine fittings and accessories. We are based in Sydney and work from our specially fitted out rigging shop. [More info]