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Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron Windward/Leeward Racing

by Richard Matterson on 19 Feb 2001
Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron Windward & Return

Results from the weekend of 17/18 February 2001.
While the weather conditions forced the cancellation of dinghy sailing on the Saturday
and Schools Teams Racing on the Sunday, they were considered an ideal test by the
yachtsmen competing in the series.

Weather: Blustery Southerly Winds 20-25 gusting 35 kts Saturday . Short sharp seas,
reaching 3-4 feet on occasions. South Easterly winds 15-25 knots with rain squalls
Sunday. Choppy 2-3 foot seas.

Highlights of the weekend included Addiction, Ocean Designs and Belle all having major
broaches in Race One some captured on film by the camera boat before the camera
stopped working.

Race One:

Cruz Control (Maynard & Vicki Smith) took line Honours from Enigma Stewart Lewis)
and Ocean Designs (Stephen Bean).

On PHS Sunburn (Rod Young) the smallest boat in the fleet won from Koomooloo (Mike
Freebairn) the oldest boat and Enigma (Stewart Lewis) probably the newest boat in the

IRC Results Koomooloo, Enigma, Dancing Lady (Rob Pennell)

Race Two

Ocean Designs aground before the start had to be pulled off by the camera boat.

Line Honours Cruz Control from Wild Rose (Nick & Alison Stump) and Ocean Designs.

Only 12 started in the second race of the day, as the wind conditions clearly turned
some people off.

PHS Handicap: Wild Rose from Cruz Control and Ocean Designs.

IRC: Dancing Lady, Cruz Control, Wild Rose

Started off with a light southerly, but this quickly built to conditions just marginally better
than Saturday.

Race Three

Line Lonours to Cruz Control from Ocean Designs and Wild Rose.

PHS War Canoe (Andrew Knights) Ocean Designs and Random Orbit (Scott

IRC Ocean Designs, Koomooloo, Dancing Lady

Race Four

Line Honours Cruz Control, Ocean Designs, Sea (Rob Noble)

PHS Belle (Simon Steenland) Shiraz (Bob Greenelsh) Cruz Control

IRC Ocean Designs, Dancing Lady, Koomooloo




4 WAR CANOE (3RD B) - 28
3 KOOMOOLOO (2ND B) - 27
2 BELLE (1ST A) - 26
1 SUNBURN (1ST B) -22

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