Join us this weekend for an exclusive look at the new Seawind 1190 Sport at the Pittwater Sail Expo before she makes her official Australian debut at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show in May.
The latest development from the Seawind factory, the Seawind 1190 Sport combines cutting edge technology with all the comforts of its sister the Seawind 1160 Lite. Light, fast, with dagger boards and rudders for upwind performance and shallow draft, square top mainsail and carbon used throughout. This is a boat not to be missed.
Pittwater Sail Expo:
For 2018 The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club welcomes Selden for Sailing as the naming right sponsor of the Ice Breaker Series.
With a turnover of 40 million Euros, 220 employees and production in Europe, USA and Hong Kong, Selden is a major player in the sailing industry.
Dinghy, keelboats, yachts and multihulls from DeckHardware to carbon masts, Olympic Medals, World and National titles - Selden has it all.
The 2018 Selden for Sailing Ice Breaker Winter Series is a fantastic opportunity for centreboard (OTB) sailors, young and old, to get out on the waters of Pittwater to race over the winter months.
The Series is hosted by The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and has been held for over 10 years. Originally a two day regatta, it was developed into a four round series in 2010 over May, June, July and August, with each round seeing up to 150 competitors.
Australia’s skiff sailors were the shining light on a testing day of light winds and long delays in the south of France, with Gilmour and Turner scoring a win in race 4 and a 13 in race 5 to place them just one net point behind leaders Dominik Buksak and Szymon Wierzbicki of Poland.
In the women’s class, Amelia Stabback and Ella Clark dropped from third on day one but remained in the top 10 of the 39-boat fleet with a 17, 10 and discarded 20. Bryant and Wilmot moved from eighth to sixth after scoring a discard, 1 and 11.
Their result in race 4 was Bryant’s and Wilmot’s first win in just their second World Cup Series regatta. They were Youth World Champions in the 29er in 2016, but did not defend that title after deciding to move into the 49erFX in a quest to gain a place on the Australian Sailing Team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Their effort so far at Hyeres follows a solid performance at the most recent regatta, at Palma in Spain, where they qualified for gold fleet racing and finished 17th.
MHYC is hosting our inaugural Women’s Regatta on Sunday 6 May, an invitation to participate is extended to members of RPAYC.
This is open to all female crew as well as mixed crew with female helm. We will have a keelboat division (PHS and IRC) as well as one design divisions for Melges 20, Adams 10, and Ynglings (min 3 entrants required for one design). The format will be 2 short windward leeward races followed by a short passage race, with racing to start at 11am and be all wrapped up by around 4pm (after which there will be a prize presentation and drinks at MHYC).
The NOR and more information + entries can be found here: http://www.mhyc.com.au/sailing/regattas-championships/mhyc-womens-regatta-2018
There is also a MySail page set-up for this event, so if there are ladies who are interested to attend as crew, or have a yacht but looking for crew, they can register here and we’ll try and make sure everyone gets sorted for the event: https://app.mysail.team/series/25/mhyc-womens-regatta