18 Footer - Spring Series 2019 - Sydney AUS - Race 4

Tuesday, November 5, 2019   
 18 Footer  Spring Series 2019  Sydney AUS  Race 4
'Smeg' of Micah Lane/Ricky Bridge/Peter Mackie finished an incredible day of survival racing to take out Race 4 of the Australian 18 Footer League’s Spring Championship on Sydney Harbour last Sunday. 23 sec behind followed 'Appliancesonline.com.au' of Brett Van Munster. 'The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines' of Aron Everett terminated on 3rd with a 27 sec backlog on the 2nd. ----- The fleet started with the big nbr one rigs expecting a moderate North East wind, but were hit even before the start by the first of the dramatic frontal systems passing with gusts exceeding 30kn. All 18 teams capsized at least once, and only 8 finished the race. ----- The news with results, the overall rankings after 4 of 7 regattas, and the video replay (1hr 50min) of the spectacular race.


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