DYC Sailors top of the table at Sauna Sail


Cadeyrn Gaskin at the 2013 Sauna Sail
Cadeyrn Gaskin at the 2013 Sauna Sail
The Liberty fleet at the 2013 Sauna Sail
The Liberty fleet at the 2013 Sauna Sail
Russell Phillips at the 2013 Sauna Sail
Russell Phillips at the 2013 Sauna Sail
David Staley, Monday, 17 June 2013

Docklands members have sailed into the top three places at the annual Sauna Sail regatta in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley this month.

Held over the Queen’s Birthday weekend each year, the regatta is sailed on the Hazelwood Pondage – a cooling pond for the nearby power station.  Water temperature is in the mid 20’s, creating an eerie mist every morning during the cooler months.   It is quite an unusual place to sail.

Six Liberty sailors, including entries from New South Wales, Tasmania, Mornington and three DYC members,  competed amongst the 141 boat multi-class fleet.  The Liberty division was won by David Staley, with Russell Phillips second and Cadeyrn Gaskin third.

There are some extraordinary photos of the regatta posted on the Australian Hansa Class facebook page at www.facebook.com/AustralianHansaClassAssociation


Other Links
 Event Website
 Hansa Class Facebook


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