MarineBusiness-World.com
 
 
News Home Cruising USA Cruising Int Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : Thurlow Fisher Lawyers emphatic performance
Thurlow Fisher Lawyers emphatic performance

'thurlow fisher lawyers & gotta love it 7 in close competition'    Frank Quealey © /Australian 18 Footers League

Thurlow Fisher Lawyers emphatic performance in last Sunday's final scratch race prior to the main event of the 18 footer racing season, will see Michael Coxon, Dave O'Connor and Trent Barnabas firm into Seve Jarvin's Gotta Luv it 7, the defending champions from 2011 and 12, to equal favourites for the JJ Giltinan 2013.

The main reason for Team Coxon's improved ranking for the title is apart from their excellent form and timing going in, the Thurlow Fisher Lawyers skiff is undamaged after Sunday's torrid conditions which caused plenty of damage to the fleet and especially to Gotta Luv it 7 with Herman Winning sitting in for the still convalescing Seve Jarvin. Gotta Luv it 7's wing mounts folded into the hull, simultaneously flooding the carbon hull. This is not what Seve's Team needed with just five days to the first JJ race.


Smeg, Nick Press , Dan Phillips and Dave Ewings had to play catch up after a sloppy mark rounding at Clark Is. the first time, but settled down into their solid breeze rhythm to finish second and Tom Clout's boys brought Pure Blonde home to round out the Podium in third spot.

Pick the Podium... Congratulations go to Peter Alexander who came out of the hat against 16 other entries, who all had 2 correct yesterday. Peter is awarded the Bragging Rights and wins a cool pair of www.barzoptics.com San Juan Floater sunnies

Can You Pick the Podium in all eight races of the JJ Giltinan starting this Friday 15th.... It's fun and free to enter, simply log on to www.18footerstv.com register and have a crack and you could win some great prizes.


by Bob Killick

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=106533

12:04 PM Tue 12 Feb 2013GMT


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







Cruising Canada







Springtime Greening: Boaters Tips for Earth Day by BoatUS Foundation/Sail-World Cruising,








How sailors really do have a voice in the future of our oceans by Sandra Whitehouse, Sailors for the Sea,


Message-in-a-bottle record - 102 years by AFP/Sail-World Cruising,










Canadian solo sailor rescued north of Auckland by Sail-World Cruising round-up,


















Free online fuel spill course - how much do you know? by BoatUS Foundation/Sail-World Cruising,












Life-shattering event sends 'rookie' couple sailing the world by Asia News Network/Sail-World Cruising,








3,200-year-old boat found in Croatian waters by Haemus/Sail-World Cruising,


Product of the Week: the LineGrabber
Mediterranean Mooring - How to moor stern-to to a dock or quay
Canadian storm bomb threat - sailors advised: get off the water!
Carbon monoxide poisoning - is it possible on YOUR boat?
Sailing family condemmed for taking 3-year-old on circumnavigation
New contract-free plan for satellite communicator on your smart phone
Yacht of the Week: The Dashew creation: no sails, but eco-friendly
No laughing! Sailing mistakes I don't want to make
Destination: From Moscow Sea to the White Sea
Land sailors of India on adventure across the Rann
A Paint App to (almost) replace your marine store assistant
Air warms but water slower - be careful, sailors, of hypothermia
Volunteer Canadian rescue team homeless - any offers?
Hilary Lister and Nashwa Al Kindi set a new trans-ocean record
How to anchor and 'never utter a word'
Non-pyrotechnic flares for my boat - Can I or can't I?
Health benefits of sailing
Cruising in the Maldives - some nuts and bolts
ISAF Guide to Offshore Personal Safety for Racing and Cruising
Halyard Tension - a video
Winchrite - for lazy days or extra muscle-power   
Researcher examines 'current leaks' that may change the way you sail   
Paris off to attempt to circumnavigate the world again   
Need a tow from that helicopter? - watch the video and don't laugh   
Certain oil spill products shown to be ineffective and toxic + Video   
The Constrictor: a powerful 'Queen' of sailing knots!   
Boat painting - simple but best tips   
'It's never just one thing' - Swedish sailors rescued   
Book of the Week: From the Galley of...   
Two brave women to sail India to Oman across Arabian Sea   
Rhode Island's Classic Yacht Symposium - Registration opens   
Another rescue for second-time unlucky solo sailor   
New York to San Fran record attempt - Maserati reaches the Horn   
Finally the book:HMS Bounty, Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy   
Yachts impounded in Mexico - the agony goes on...   
Students achieve robot boat Atlantic Crossing - but not as planned   
Solar vessel nominated for Engineers Prize   
Endurance Award for cruising sailors, new worldwide award for 2014   
It's coming. Dodgers/biminis to be solar power producers   
New Maldives rule - yachts can stay six months   


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  



















 
Our Advertisers are committed to our sport, please support them!
This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia Pty. Ltd and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.

Photographs are copyright by law. If you wish to use or buy a photograph you must contact the photographer directly (there is a hyperlink in most cases to their website, or do a Google search.) with your request.

Please do not contact Sail-World.com as we cannot give permission for use of other photographer’s images.

Only if the photographer named on the image is Sail-world.com, Powerboat-world.com, Marinebusiness-world.com or NZBoating-World.com.
Contact us .
Ph: +61 2 8006 1873 or complete our feedback form    Contact us .
   View our Privacy Policy.    [Go Home]     [  Banner Advertising Specification]    [Bot Archive ]

Customised news feeds -Marine Industry companies, Clubs and Associations have their own customised version of our news feed on their website.
Look_here_to_see_examples

X6XL NEW Cru CA