Good news on Tess Lloyd, Australia Day, 18 footers, Volvo...more
A big sailing weekend with the Festival of Sails Australia Day Passage Race from Williamstown to Geelong tomorrow morning and the Sydney Harbour regatta tomorrow.
|470 Men. AUS 11 - Mathew Belcher, Malcolm Page (AUS) - leading at Rolex Miami OCR © Rolex/Daniel Forster|
Tess Lloyd, the young injured 29er skipper is out of the medical induced coma and has taken a major step forward as she continues to recover from an accident on the final day of the 2012 Australian Youth Championships in Brisbane.
Its a stop start Volvo race, but at least the crews are back racing, with more than a fair share of Aussies, here are two of them.
|Skipper Chris Nicholson and navigator Will Oxley discuss the latest report and look for the other boats to leeward onboard CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China. (Credit: Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race) Hamish Hooper/Camper ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race© |
Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen went back to the 49er roots sailing with Scott Babbage on the 18 footer Gotta Luv It Seven. The 18 footer scene is hotting up with the JJ Giltinan action ahead.
|18 footer Rag & Famish crew in upwind action Frank Quealey © /Australian 18 Footers League|
News from the Rolex Miami OCR where Australian crews are competing and lots more....
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