F11s Dominate at the TYC Trophy Night - Season 2009-2010


TAS F11s
TAS F11s
Bernd Meyer & David Price, TYC Launceston, Monday, 21 June 2010

Many of our Flying 11 sailors achievements during the season 2010 were acknowledged and Bill Cromarty, immediate past Tasmanian Flying Eleven President and Flying 11 stalwart was adjudged as the 'Clubman of the Year'....

From the Flying 11 stronghold Tamar Yacht Club's Launceston clubhouse in Tasmania, the oldest yacht club in Australia, Tasmanian Flying Eleven President Bernd Meyer reported on the TYC Trophy Night held this week where our Flying 11 sailors were acknowledged for their competency and skill throughout the season receiving many of the coveted trophy's, awards and honours on the night, demonstrating the Flying 11 class and sailing in general in Tasmania is looking healthy for the years to come.

The Open Division was dominated by F11 sailors this year.  Clare Cromarty in 1307 'Beyond the Edge' took out both the Points and Trophy Series while Michael Meyer was placed second in 1258 'Flying Colours'.  Clare won the Dinghy Sailor of the Year for 2009/2010.  Michael  also was awarded the W.A Gourlay Memorial trophy for the most improved and consistent sailor.  Chris Maslin in 1252 'Hard Drive' was awarded the Handicap honours in the Points Series.  Tom Vincent won the Yardstick for the Development Fleet and was awarded the "Nil Desperandum" Trophy for never giving up.   Natalie Maslin was judged the "Dinghy Forward Hand of the Year" crewing in 1307 "Beyond the Edge".  Mitchell Knowles was awarded the Coahes award in his first year of sailing. 

Bill Cromarty, immediate past Tasmanian Flying Eleven President and Flying 11 stalwart was adjudged as the "Clubman of the Year" in his role and leadership of the national championship for the Flying 11s in January this year.

Please read more from the Tas F11 menu on our website Home Page or just follow the links provided for his full report and photographs of the season winners and the fun night at the TYC.

Other Links
 F11 Tas Website Article
 F11 Tas FaceBook


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