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CYAA (Vic) Winter Series Race 4 June 16 2019

Stop the presses. Pete Jerebek has wired in to inform The Geelong Flyer Baranne intends to take on the 2019 Cup Regatta fleet. Baranne is the Arthur Robb Princess class design that took on the 1965 Sydney to Hobart Fleet. Check out her pic in the 2019 Cup Regatta Intention to enter page

Here’s the link to the June 16 Race 4 pursuit start results including corrected times Links to the 2019 Winter Series aggregate including Tumlaren series aggregate and the Marie Louise III consistency aggregate after race 4

16 classics compete in Pursuit start Race 4… Acrospire III takes out first across the line… Sail of the day goes to Manuka Rere… Honourable sail of the day mention goes to Zephyr… Dingo pips Marie Louise III by one second… Pip Todd flying the Asymetrical kite on Marie Louise III was MLIII event of the day...

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Below is the top pic of the race 4 fleet. Thanks go to the skipper of Mercedes III for his timely prompting to his crew to grab this image of Acrospire III as she passed them by. Pity those who didn’t see the real thing. Acrospire III racing with lee gunnel down under full sail. Say no more.

Acrospire III picking off the Race 4 fleet on her way to take out Race 4 Line Honours.
Photo David McKenzie, Mercedes III

Special congratulations goes to the 16 classics who started in the Race 4 fleet of the Classic’s 2019 Winter Series.

Congratulations to Col anderson and his team for bringing Acrospire III home for her Race 4 win. No doubt about it Race 4 conditions gave her the opportunity to show how she thrilled the 1920’s racing scene.

Sail of the day goes to Laurent Giles Trekka class Manuka Rere under the helm of Cam Smith. Holding off the fleet in those light conditions was no accident. It was concentration on her beating in the light wind conditions and her shy kite reaching management hat allowed to fleet to watch the smallest waterline classic of the Race 4 fleet show, the forerunner of the JOG racing scene, a Honourable mention goes to Zephyr. Her brilliant after the second rounding mark R4 had her in contention for line honours. Anne Batson, Kath Solly and Pete Jerebek had Zephyr at perfect pitch. All up across the fleet every classic was a winner.

A Race 4 story plus results with series aggregate and Marie Louis III consistency aggregates plus how the fleet performed on corrected elapsed time will be published later.

THE CUP REGATTA 2019

Sayonara and Acrospire III face off May 23 2010

The latest 2019 Cup Regatta Intention to enter list has 27 Classic’s listed. The intent to enter list will be closed off after the end of June. The call for entries will begin after the Notice of Race is posted in August.

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