Hillarys triumphs over Ocean Reef

Above: The start of the Div 1 race. Right: Division 1 champion Frank Centa is delighted.
Above: The start of the Div 1 race. Right: Division 1 champion Frank Centa is delighted.

In the first race, Ocean Reef yachts dominated with Safarri and Missing Linck first and second in division 1 while in division 2 Dolken, Sapphire, Offshore and Pegasus filled the first four places.

In Race 2, HYC fought back with Murphy’s Law taking first place in div 1 while Catabatic grabbed third place in div 2. Nevertheless Leda, Missing Linck, Dolken and Pegasus, the other placegetters from Ocean Reef, ensured an overall win on the day for Ocean Reef, 79-53.

Despite Ocean Reef’s success on the final race day, HYC won the overall season competition of 10 races, 336 points to 270.

In division 1 individual awards for the first three placegetters of the series went to Leda (Frank Centa), Safarri (Ken Gardner) and Hard Evidence (Des Riley and Marshall Fox) while in div 2 they were Tropical Itch (Tony Brooke), Pegasus (Geoff James) and Pandora (Chris Grant).