The Selden for Sailing Lion Island Series 2023 concluded today in a light to moderate westerly on Pittwater.
This year’s event saw 74 yachts compete in the 4 race series. With the popularity of the Autumn event 5 divisions were introduced with ORC & PHS scoring options.
The conditions saw divisions 1, 2 and 3 head across Broken Bay to round Lion Island with a pod of 40 or so dolphins greeting yachts as they popped their heads to see the sea of coloured spinnakers fill the bay. Divisions 4 and 5 rounded the laid West Head mark.
Reaching the finish line was testing for crews with the breeze dropping in Pittwater.
Standing room only back at the clubhouse for the race 4 and Series presentation.
New to this year’s event was the introduction of two Perpetual Trophies awarded to the winning yachts in each division on PHS and ORC. Winners will have their names engraved onto the respective trophy.