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Work'N'Store / Ronstan Australian 505 Championship at Wangi RSL Amateur Sailing Club

by Sarah Macarthur-King 28 Jan 2018 22:31 PST 13-19 January 2018
Work'N'Store / Ronstan 505 Australian Championship © Work'N'Store 2018 505 Nationals / Christophe Favreau

The Work'N'Store / Ronstan Australian Titles, hosted by Wangi RSL Amateur Sailing Club, attracted a number of international sailors including Mike Holt, Rob Woelfel and Jan Saugmann who have given our best a run for their money.

Competition was incredible and as the first 2 places were overseas competitors the Australian 2018 Champions, for the second time, are Mick Babbage/James McAllister. First female and first junior was 16-year-old Christie Bowden/Ian Gregg at 17th with a close second Amy Lee/Justin Mulkearns 20th out of a fleet of 40.

After a week of extremes, with 7 knots to 30 knots, gusting 40, on the infamous Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, known for its incredible sailing, the final results are below.

The 2019 International 505 World Championship is being hosted by Fremantle Sailing Club, in Western Australia, over the New Year in 2018/19. We expect 50 Australian boats to take part in this iconic sailing location so, if you have a 505, this is your year to take part. Entries can be made at

There will be a Classic fleet, meaning that the older boats with a sail number less than 8650 can take part with only one race a day, perfect for those new to the class. Ladies and Gentlemen, dust off your 505s and bring them out to meet their family. You have 11 months to prepare! Looking forward to seeing you there.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoBoat NameSkipperCrewR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9Pts
19202IO Integration.comMichael HoltRob Woefel1212[3][3]22111
29190Overweight SportingJan SaugmannMarcus Cooper[12]3[7]72133322
38794Alvin Rides AgainMichael BabbageJames McAllister412[13]52[7]7526
49134Dazed & ConfusedMichael QuirkJoel Castle64[9]17[41Q]14427
59191Hawaii Five‑0Malcolm HigginsNick Johston2[10]531655[10]27
69167Sweaty BettyNigel LottRobert Franks95[10][11]6841235
78760IntergalacticDaniel KeysDaryl Roos584[14][9]986848
88920ASAPJeffrey RobinsonAdam Wyatt1112348[28]12[14]959
98817Tensing NorgayMichael DuffieldAnthony Gaunt76[15]6414[15]121362
109115Sailingbits.comDean SouterBradley Clarke8765[36F][17]1691162
118893Yeah BuddyRyan MenziesLachlan Hornsby[39F]11810[36F]4198666
128957More NoodlesPeter WoolmanPhil Scapens109131213513[19][17]75
138557WhateverNeil LongJamie Pirret31511814[23]2013[22]84
148811Crimson AutographyMatt HansenChris White17[26]149[19]1317111293
159022Hit The JackpotIan BurfordDavid Christie2016[38F]1610106[26]23101
168890Groove TrainMartin PikeBrian Jones131312171121[24][22]19106
178781Beauty and the BeastChristy BowdenIan Gregg[21][41C]16151716101720111
188759The MissusTom StivanoSimon Burt[39F][41C]23182012111618118
198809HolidaysRichard GallimoreWade Croak19[20][21]201219181516119
208877GoAmy LeeJustin Mulkearns[39F][27]2421187142315122
218173Bad HabitsBrian PikeRiley Pike2317[25]2216[25]212021140
229047BirdChristopher PatersonEdmond Repsevicius1525172323[33][41F]2414141
238840ManaliveMatt BroomanMichael Gallagher1814192415[32]2925[34]144
248855Epileptic OctopusNicholas MarianiAlexander Thomson[25][30F]22192515251824148
258785Card SharksJames RyssenbeekAndrew McCole141926[31]21222828[29]158
269074Earle Grey 2Earle AlexanderPatrick Attwell[41C][41C]41C41C41C119107160
278803Mistress Says FasterMichael WhitmoreJohn Hillcoat1621182624[37][36]3127163
289018EighteenBrett BowdenRob Tikoft[39F]242027272027[30]30175
298682Go To RedRichard HydeLindsay Gilbert2218[38F]2831312629[32]185
308523Where's Wally For SaJody ShielsMarcus Castle[39F][41C]28252224323431196
318795SleekJohn CampbellPeter Croft26T[41C]29293029[38]3226201
328968Devils HaircutNoah TaylorDavid Mole39F22[41C][41C]41C26232728206
338626MinervaEdward CoxChris Malcolm39F30F27[41C][41C]27222141F207
348499Like SodaXavier AgnewMichael Cook24[41C]323326303433[36]212
358637BlowfliesSam GAMartin Smith[39F]23313228[38]373638225
368783LucyfurrSarah CooperAmy How[39F][41C]30302934303935227
379037Starboard AirMaggie BowdenPatrick Attwell[41C][41C]41C41C41C18313725234
388922TwentyOneMichael LawrenceDavid Johnson[39F][41C]343432T39393539252
398891The Surly MermaidAdrian CooperWendy Banks39F[41C]33[41C]36F353541F33252
408738A Salt WeaponSarah Macarthur‑KingJohn Macarthur‑King39F[41C]3536F[41C]36333837254

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