Forthcoming Qld Sabre state titles and recent racing

21 September 2020

The SSAQ 2020 state titles will be held at Maroochy Sailing Club on 3 October 2020.  This will be a one day event with a target of four back to back races.  This is the third attempt after being blown out then CoVID out.The NoR is on the MSC web site:-

Maroochy Sailing Club (MSC) recently held their 2020 Head of the River (HoR) after being postponed from March.

Sabres filled the first three places on corrected time in a fleet of 25 boats from Weta’s to Optimists, with plenty of Laser Radials and Pacers making up the fleet.

The wind varied from four to 20 knots in gusts giving all competitors a range of condition to test their sailing skills.

The HoR is a race starting near Chambers Island in the Maroochy river, east to Goat Island then west towards the David Low Bridge at BliBli.The time taken by the leading boats was just under 2.5 hours. After numerous lead changes, Nicholas Taylor pipped John Ladewig by 5 seconds on corrected time followed closely by Ilan Scofield.