Hammo 2012 - Team Australia bricks, AC45's, Moth Worlds and more
The bang asshe hit was not as loud, to be sure, as when Sean's skiff on steroids hit the reef off Plum Pudding Islet in the Coral Sea Race many years ago.
Mist in Fitzallan Passage - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2102 Dale Lorimer
Yesterday a thick blanket of fog delayed the Hammo action but today there was fog early. It disappeared in time for racing. Now there is just moist air, with low cloud. It's been from 170 at 10 knots, but now it's going easterly and lighter.
Wild Oats XI in the mist - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2102 Dale Lorimer
And our detailed coverage will continue.
Most of the Australian SB20 fleet contesting Audi Hamilton Island Race Week will be back in December to pit their skills against the world's best at the UON SB20 World Championships. from Dec 13 to 21st when a fleet of about sixty of the one design boats is expected.
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2012 is these days a must do regatta. The first race in the series is just a week away and the first round of entries close today. Late entries will be accepted. www.magneticislandraceweek.com.au If you can't be there this year, mark your calendar for 2013.
The America's Cup World Series San Francisco continued Thursday with the home team, Oracle Team USA, putting on a show for their fans. The US team with Australian James Spithill and New Zealand's Russell Coutt's skippering took the top two spots in the first race and lead the fleet racing standings at the AC World Series San Francisco at the end of the day two.
Day 4 at the 2012 Zhik Nautica Moth World Championships on Lake Garda, Italy. Australian Scott Babbage is dominating the 125 boat Moth fleet. Behind him there is a three-way tie for second place between Joshua McKnight (AUS), Bora Gulari (USA) and Anthony Kotoun (BVI).
Scott Babbage ahead of Josh McKnight Martina Orsini
Plenty more news and have a great weekend, the final day of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week looks like it's going to be a cracker.
We will have a glass of Robert Oatley Shiraz for you!! Tonight and tomorrow night.
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