JSpot’s Unconventional Finish

After checking with the international committee, and referral to our local international judge, the following decision has been made:

There is no breach of any rule – including 42, 47.2, 49.1, 49.2, and the definition of finishing – as follows:

§ There is no breach of rule 42 unless, of course, the person in the […]

2011 J24 National Championship

Don’t forget to mark 10-14 January 2011 in your sailing calender for the J24 Nationals…Middle Harbour Yacht Club in Sydney are hosting the event and you enter online via http://www.mhyc.com.au/sailing-championships1.cfm

It’s promising to be a great week with 4 days of racing and a fun filled lay day. Any questions, call Terry on 0413 […]

Audi Victoria Geelong Week 2011

The Audi Victoria Geelong Week is almost upon us again – seems silly to think that but it is just 60 odd days away and you need to be thinking about entry and accommodation for this event.

I have negotiated with RGYC to get a J24 Series down there within the Audi Performance Series category […]

A bit of fame makes your boat faster….

Congratulations to the crew of J-Spot – storming around the MHYC race course on Saturday in Sydney Harbour – a beautiful day with a consistent 12knots, 25 degrees, a great Windward Leeward 4 lap course. Their now famous photo dragging the MOB over the finish must have boosted their ego (as well as stretching his […]

Hit the Mark ! Nov 2010

From the Editor… Yes folks…there’s an issue missing! During October the staff absconded and went on holiday… all of them. From what I can make out there was drink, sun burnt bums, casual carnal interactions, gambling and absolutely no sailing. I would tell you some of the stories but as the tee-shirt of one […]

What do you do when you are near the finish line and a crew member falls overboard?

Tell them to hang on and keep racing…

In Saturdays fantastic MHYC Race, the J fleet comments are that a lot of fun was had – blue skies, good solid breezes, dolphins on the start line… – probably not so much fun for the wet crew member off J-Spot…Post race comments from Skipper Adam were […]

NSW News

For the latest on whats happening in NSW, November 2010 News.

The Nationals are only 2 months away and we encourage you to organise getting your boats to Sydney soon, if you are coming from Interstate – now is also a good time to think about accomodation and logistics.

You can enter online via […]

Sailpac wins J24 Division at Balmain Regatta

The Balmain Regatta is one of Sydney’s oldest sporting events, and has a long history with our waterways. It was first held in 1849 and continued until 1934, when sadly it was discontinued. It was revived in 1994 by the Wooden Boat Association, and Balmain Sailing Club participated in the Balmain Regatta in 1995 and […]

What have all these people got in common ?

The masses at Geelong

They are all on my boat !

And they are all in Geelong.

That was last year at Geelong at the annual Geelong Audi Victoria Week regatta over the Australia Day weekend. And what a glamour regatta it was.

We had Terry Wise down from Sydney, Karl Chappell from Adelaide, […]