Guided by a full moon and making the most of the warm NE breeze the international crew of 17 on Karl Kwok’s 80-foot maxi Beau Geste took line honours tonight in the protracted Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race.
The blocking pattern of a huge stationary high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is going to decide conditions for the Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race fleet of 28 yachts.
The Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Race fleet of 28 setting off from the entrance to Broken Bay at 1pm this Friday January 2, 2015, can expect a straightforward race north with the Bureau of Meteorology’s long range outlook indicating dry weather and classic summer sea breezes.
ISAF Rolex Male World Sailor of the Year and two-time winning America’s Cup skipper, James Spithill, will inject plenty of know-how into the already talented pool of drivers on Sean Langman’s giant multihull Team Australia.
The Couta Boat Association and SSCBC welcome Division 1 & 2 Couta Boats to compete for the 2014 National Championship in waters off Sorrento and or Capel Sound. A maximum of 4 races are planned.
Team RPAYC will be represented By Team Southerly skipper Terry Moran, Team Sylvia sklpper Larry Eastwood and Team Emily skipper Bob Chook Fowler. Good luck to all teams.
MON 29TH DECEMBER – SESSION 1 : Warning Signal: First Race, 1200 HRS. Subsequent races to follow back to back. A maximum of 2 races can be held in one session.
TUES 30TH DECEMBER – SESSION 2: Warning Signal: First Race, 1200 HRS. Subsequent races to follow back to back. A maximum of 2 races can be held in one session.
WED 31ST DECEMBER Provision for resale 1000 HRS
If in the event that a total of 3 races have been completed, the committee will not use the provision for re-sail , results will be calculated on the scores of the 3 completed races.
link to Couta Nationals - http://www.coutaboat.com.au/2014/12/2014-mercedes-couta-boat-nationals-nor/