Weekend Sailing Report - 31Oct/1 Nov
Another beautiful weekend of sailing on Belmont Bay, a Club Championship heat for our Saturday afternoon fleets, with a few of our Skiffs also racing in at Newcastle Harbour.
Our Pelican junior training fleet kicked off the weekends activities with a scratch start and raced a point score heat.
RACING SQUAD - SCR: 1st Rattle & Hum (Thomas S & Noah S), 2nd Slingshot (Tom D & Taj W), 3rd Panther (Beau P & Jamie D) HCP: 1st Syntax (Jacinta A & Georgia A), 2nd Panther, 3rd Aussie Power (Sarah H & Zac D).
RECREATION SQUAD - SCR & HCP: 1st Double Trouble (Sophie P & Zali W), 2nd Supa Toy (Jack A & Lucy A)
Saturday Afternoon fleets raced a single Club Championship heat in a beautiful fresh Nor’ Easter. We were also pleased to welcome the Yachting NSW 29er Youth Sailing Team to train from our Club and join in the afternoon's racing.
FLYING 11s - SCR: 1st Silly Galah (Thomas S & Cameron B), 2nd Spitfire (James R & Angus J), 3rd Hammertime (Tom D & Brin L). HCP: Hot Chilli (Kelsey T & Georgia A), 2nd Spitfire, 3rd Frustration (Courtney S & Lilli P).
29ERS - SCR: 1st NHS (Tom C & Tom G), 2nd Frontline (John C & Simon H), 3rd Seriously Guided (Tom S & Henry S). HCP: 1st NHS, 2nd Seriously Guided, 3rd Frontline.
LASERS - SCR 1st Too Much Tape (Brian "What a Legend" McK), 2nd Slide (Paul "I'm right behind you Brian" B), 3rd Shadrack (Rod G). HCP: 1st Pumped (Greg H), 2nd HAL (David C), 3rd Afterglow).
LASER RADIALS – SCR: 1st Aeolus (Will H), 2nd Strumpet (Bruce T), 3rd Acme Laser (Janease G). HCP: 1st Ervand (Lukas L), 2nd Schuss (Garry D), 3rd Aeolus.
LASER 4.7S – SCR & HCP: 1st Legs (Paige C).
CHERUBS – SCR: 1st Son of Wally (Trevor F & Nigel B), 2nd Wally (Matt R & Jarrod T), 3rd New Order (Andrew S & Dave S). HCP: 1st Wally, 2nd Son of Wally, 3rd Rack Em Up (Ryan C & Tom D).
Our skiffs raced a point score in honour of past President Brain Ellis and Manly visitor Fluid Building Services took the bullet!
16FT SKIFFS - SCR: 1st Fluid Building Services (Clint B), 2nd TJS Services (Henry M, Grant M & Israel S), 3rd ATB Morton (Danny A, Brett D & Mat W), 4th East Coast Marine & Sail (Ben B, Troy D & Dave H). HCP: 1st Schweppes (Neale J, Will E & Dave H), 2nd Weathertex (Jason M, Scott E & Nigel W), 3rd Aristocrat (David G, Patrick M, Vardon R)
Newcastle Harbour on Saturday saw some of our sailors competing for the Dumaresq Cup. ATB Morton won with East Coast Marine & Sail taking 2nd and Manly’s Fluid Building 3rd. Handicap results saw Belmont’s East Coast Marine & Sail take 2nd, ATB Morton 3rd and Southern Beaches Rugby (Rod C, Adam G & Nicholas H) 4th.
Thank you to Greg Cooke for some more great shots of Saturday racing!