Ashbys Boat Yard Race 1 Results

An excellent start to this series, with 20 boats racing including Lion NZ. Lion was hoping to build on her Tall Ships line honours result. Unfortunately, the course was not entirely in their favour and they finished towards the back of the fleet this time.

A Division

1st to one of the A division regular supporters California Kiwi, 2nd to the Tornado Cat NZL 121, and 3rd to Kantime which was also awarded the paddle for calculating the depth the old tried and true way, without using a depth sounder.

B Division

Cherimbo 1st , Nexus 2nd and Frantic a challenging 3rd.

C division

Casco back on form in 1st, Saltshaker showing they’ve improved performance may be here to stay in 2nd, and Cats Paw representing our sponsor 3rd.

Full results can be downloaded here

The sought-after “Lift Out” prize from Ashby’s Boat Yard went to California Kiwi. Thanks again to our series sponsor Ashby’s Boat Yard.

Thanks to Paul Braun for relieving as starter for the night and enabling Mona to live her dream by racing on Lion NZ.