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VX One Australian Winter Nationals at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron

by Mitch Pearson 15 Jun 13:30 PDT 12-13 June 2021

With the light westerly forecasted for the weekend, it was not looking promising to get many races away. However, after a three hour postponement on day one we were greeted with an unseasonal northerly of eight knots.

This year we went with a short course format which saw us racing 12, 20 minute races with one lap per race.

The highlight of the regatta was surely the battle for the podium places, which saw five different winners out of 6 races on the first day. Double Black was boat of the day after the first day and they held that lead up until the last race of the regatta, however day two was all about Mack One. With a 1, 1, 1, 4, 1 scorecard handing them the regatta win.

Even though that scorecard makes it look like they did it easy, that was far from it with boat lengths separating the top 5 boats and multiple lead changes all day, with the final top three not decided until 50m from the finish of the last race.

Overall Results:

PosBoat Name (Sail No)SkipperClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9R10R11Pts
1Mack One (AUS 322)Ben FranklinRQYS52‑1044‑81114123
2McGees Property (AUS 302)William VoermanRQYS17‑9223‑21423327
3Double Black (AUS 301)John SomervilleRQYS94131263‑91‑2130
4The Beast 4 (AUS 244)Mick JamesRQYS1012‑117692‑122443
5BAAHOUSE + BAASTUDIO (AUS139)Jason Muir 2‑2155513136‑13848
6180° South (AUS 291)Mathew ChewRQYS312863‑12‑21937758
7Lateshift (AUS 243)Peter CondeRQYS711616137‑14‑135662
8DOLLOP (AUS 319)Robert Douglass 684910‑11‑131078264
9Cowabunga (AUS 155)Andy PatrickPCSC12331211456.510‑21‑2166.5
10Beta Blvd (AUS 283)Gregory HallRQYS8511‑13‑127211119973
11Curse of the Black P (AUS141)Andre Webster 41013899‑218810‑1379
12Miss Jekyll (AUS137)Dolly DivolaASC149‑147135116.54‑151281.5
13Agent X (AUS 293)Matt RogersRQYS13131214‑14‑1545561183
14Typhoon (AUS 303)Genevieve WarlowRQYS1567108108‑16‑21111590
15V‑WAGON (AUS 248)Lizzie Riek 1114‑171515‑21101514125111
16VORTEX (AUS 246)Jan Kemp 161516‑1816161512‑211416136
17COUNTERINTUITIVE (AUS247)Mark Taylor 1717‑1817‑18171417151614144
18Red Herring (AUS 136)David ReddingRQYS181615161714212121‑21‑21159
19Pinch and Roll (AUS 292)Ray KingRQYS212121212121122121‑21‑21180
20XVI (AUS 235)Ashley SmithRQYS212121212121212121‑21‑21189

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