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Close racing in Auckland Etchells Champs

by Hayden Whitburn, NZ Etchells Assoc on 21 Feb 2014
2014 Auckland Etchells Championships Jonny Montgomery

The 2014 Etchells Auckland Championships were held over Monday and Tuesday night attracting ten boats.

Six races were sailed in total with 10 - 18 Knott gusty winds. The racing was very tight with four different race winners. It was great to see an all Womens crew and some new boat owners mixing it up with the top guns.

Overall Winners were
First - Andrew Wills, Anatole Masfen, Matt Kelway

Second - Alastair Gair, Derek Scott,Rhys Johnson,Andrew Clarke.

Third- Hayden Whitburn,Rob Salthouse- Monday,Paul Murray-Tuesday,Henry Haslett and Guy Wilson.

Fourth -John Melvile, Stu Malloy,Cam Horne

Warwick and Theresa Gair did a fantastic Job running the racing.

To get involved in the class please Like Etchells New Zealand Facebook page and go to our web site:

We race every Tuesday night during the Summer and welcome new sailors and Volunteers.

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