Docklands sailors claim two State Championships

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Neil Patterson at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
Neil Patterson at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
Cadeyrn Gaskin won the Liberty division at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
Cadeyrn Gaskin won the Liberty division at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
Sally Wilkinson at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
Sally Wilkinson at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
Neil Patterson won the 303 single person division at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
Neil Patterson won the 303 single person division at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
Sally Wilkinson - Best Female overall at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
Sally Wilkinson - Best Female overall at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
Cadeyrn Gaskin at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
Cadeyrn Gaskin at the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships
David Staley, Monday, 25 February 2013

Ballarat Yacht Club hosted the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships over the weekend of February 23 & 24 and Docklands Yacht Club members claimed two championship trophies.

 

Two races were held in each of the morning and afternoon sessions on Saturday, but the breeze did not cooperate on the Sunday and racing had to be abandoned.  Four races was one more than the minimum number required to declare a championship.

 

DocklandsaEUR(TM) Neil Patterson finished with three wins and a second to claim an emphatic victory in the Access 303 single person competition ahead of two sailors from Albury-Wodonga aEUR" Stewart Cathie and Simon Brown. 

 

In the Liberty division, Cadeyrn Gaskin from Docklands finished with two wins on Saturday afternoon to claim the overall victory by 3 points from Robert Eadie (Port Dalrymple, TAS) with Krista Bailey (Mornington) another 2 points adrift in third.

 

Sally Wilkinson finished second overall in the Access 2.3 division, but was awarded Best Female Overall for her performance.

 

Ballarat Yacht Club held the inaugural Victorian Championships in 2000, but there has been a long absence due to low water levels.  Docklands Yacht Club hosted the championships in 2004 and the Australian Championships in 2006.

 

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 Access Class Report



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