Congratulations to members Tristan & Beau White, who competed in the F18 Australian National Titles in Lauderdale, Hobart, TAS last week.
Tristan & Beau achieved a 3rd place overall with two race wins and solid finishes throughout the event with their worst result of only 13th in a fleet of 29 boats onboard their Goodall C2.
In addition, Tristan also won the 1st Youth and Rookie awards.
The regatta was characterised by high speed racing in gusty shifting winds off the land. Their experience from racing on Pittwater and sailing the smaller F16s at club level assisted them in working their way to the front of a very competitive F18 fleet that included three teams that finished in the top 10 at the F18 Worlds in Spain last year.
Tristan & Beau report that ‘There is still much work for us to do as a team for the F16 National Titles in March at RPAYC and the F18 and F16 worlds in Italy later this year’.
Full Results Here