sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : Australian University Fleet Racing Championship awarded to UNSW
Australian University Fleet Racing Championship awarded to UNSW

'Division 1 fourth overall Ted Stephens / Kyle Upton (UNSW) NS14 and sixth overall and first female Skipper, Caitlin Davies (Monash) Radial. Australian University Fleet Racing Championship'    Katie Rose Webb

The National University Championships that were hosted from the 13th to the 15th of April and attracted 50 sailors from all over the country.

University of New South Wales were crowned the overall champions, winning both division 1and 2 as well as the prestigious perpetual trophy for top performing university

Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, located on Pittwater, hosted the event following the guidelines of Yachting Australia and Australian University Sport. Despite very difficult racing conditions, the race committee did an
extremely fantastic job, hosting six races before racing was cancelled on the third and final day. The UTS sailing Club also contributed significantly to the successful hosting of the regatta.

Two divisions were sailed to separate the dinghies and sailboards from the catamarans and skiffs. The VYC yardstick system was applied in all races to determine the final overall standings.

Division 1

Division 1 had 27 entries and was the non-spinnaker boats with classes including Finn, NS14, Laser, Radial, Tasar and Windsurfer1 Design.

Ajay Rau racing a Finn (UNSW) dominated the division and won overall with relative ease, with five heats from six and discarding a 15th. Chris Eddes along with Tara Foster on a NS14 (UNSW) beat Italian laser entry Matteo
Bononni in four races out of six to finish second and third respectively.

Sailing a NS14, Ted Stephens and Kyle Upton (UNSW) just managed to race ahead of radial entry Cameron Edwards to finish fourth and fifth overall. Radial entry, Caitlin Davies (Monash) finished first among the women and
sixth overall.

Division 1 fifth overall Cameron Edwards (UNSW) Radial. Australian University Fleet Racing Championship -  Katie Rose Webb  

Division 2

Division 2 had seven entries and comprised of mainly skiffs including:
49er, B14, 13ft Skiff, Cherub and two multihulls, a Viper, and F18.

Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin (UNSW) won an exciting and extremely close regatta racing a Viper against the 49er pair of Phil Kurts (UNSW) and Adam Watterson (UTS). After six races, their final scores were tied but
Jason Waterhouse emerged victorious over Phil Kurts by the virtue of collecting more race wins than the 49er pair.
Only one point behind first and second overall was the B14 with Daniel Watson (UTS) and Josie Roper (USYD).

Division 2. Australian University Fleet Racing Championship -  Katie Rose Webb  

The Universities present at the regatta include Australian College of Physical Education, Australian National University, Macquarie University, Monash University, The University Of Sydney, The University Of Western
Australia, Queensland University of Technology, University Of New South Wales, and University of Technology Sydney.

The event also attracted international students from Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Spain, and United States of America.

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club has already confirmed that they will host next year's University Fleet racing championships during the same time of year. In a period of four years, the Club has truly become the home of
university racing in Sydney after already hosting three national grade university championships.

Series Score - 6 races

Division 1 - Overall Results
1st Ajay Rau (UNSW) Finn : 5.0 1,1,1,[15],1,1 second Chris Eddes/ Tara Foster
(UNSW) NS14 : 13.0 2,[4],2,2,4,3 third Matteo Bononi (Italy) Laser : 15.0
[4],2,3,3,3,4

Division 2 - Overall Results
1st Jason Waterhouse/ Lisa Darmanin (UNSW) Viper : 10.0 [5],1,1,5,1,2 second
Phil Kurts (UNSW)/Adam Watterson (UTS) 49er : 10.0 [4],2,2,1,2,3 third Daniel
Watson (UTS)/ Josie Roper (USYD) B14 :11.00 1,3,[6],2,4,1

Full results here

Division 1. Australian University Fleet Racing Championship -  Katie Rose Webb  


by Ajay Rau

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=96579

9:47 AM Fri 27 Apr 2012GMT


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







News - USA and the World







Express 27 National Championship overall + Video by Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US,














America's Cup: Louis Vuitton Cup's Yves Carcelle dies at 66 *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,












Audi Melges 20 World Championship - ‘Samba Pa Ti’ crowned champion by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Final race to decide champion by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - 13 things to See and do by Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,




Volvo Ocean Race: Update from Team Vestas Wind in images by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,








Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Classic Garda conditions on day 2 by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,


PWA Alacati World Cup - Intense competition on day 3
America's Cup: 'The Doc' appointed as Commercial Commissioner
Wake Park Triple Crown - Registration open for final stop
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 2 images by Stefano Gattini
Volvo Ocean Race - Two more join Dongfeng Race Team
OHPRI Teen Summer Camps make a splash
East to West: A profile of Volvo Ocean Race crew Team Dongfeng
Extreme Sailing Series - First-ever Turkish team to race in Istanbul
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Race 4 images by Max Ranchi
New Around Britain and Ireland Monohull 40ft and less world record
Detroit Cup - Fifth place finish a difficult result for Neptune Racing
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Alessandro Rombelli's 'STIG' leads
Volvo Ocean Race: Call of Duty comes first for Team Alvimedica
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini
Helping boaters understand weather basics
PWA Alacati World Cup - Exciting finish on day 2
Match 40s find the surface again + Video
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 1 images by Max Ranchi
Clagett Regatta names first Executive Director
Transatlantic Race - Fleet expanded for 2015 edition
IFDS World Championship overall   
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi finishes second - Extreme Sailing Series   
2014 18' Skiff International Regatta - Day 2   
2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship - It's go time in Garda   
2nd Annual Keith Dinsmoor Regatta September 13-14   
Aldo Alessio Regatta - Three days of tight racing   
PWA Alacati World Cup - First blood to Van Der Steen and Offringa   
Oakcliff Sailing hosts the Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX Nationals + Video   
International 18ft Skiff Regatta underway on San Francisco Bay   
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2014 - Quality fleet for Maxi Classic   
Sailing Champions League - which is Europe's best sailing club?   
Weta fun at the Wine & Roses Regatta   
Extreme Sailing Series: The Wave, Muscat claims victory on Cardiff Bay   
International 14 World Championships 2015: Not just for boys   
Rio de Janeiro achieves 50% treatment of sewage outflow *Feature   
2014 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown - Event memorable videos   
2014 18' Skiff Int Regatta: Day 1 at San Francisco - Reversal on beach   
Emirates Team NZ: Last race boost cannot save team from table bottom   
PWA Alacati World Cup - Furious slalom is upon us   
J/111 World Championships - The Winner is Shmokin Joe!   


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 NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT