Next years Nationals are coming to Melbourne, to be hosted by the Sandringham Yacht Club. Melbourne is famous for it’s great racing, great restaurants and will soon be well known for the newest clubhouse in Australia, all the more reason to come to Melbourne in January
Well, doesn’t get any smaller would be more accurate, but we do have a new skipper.
Ron Thomson, who has recently moved back to Melbourne from Sydney is our newest J owner, buying Kicking Bottom from Simon Grain.
Ron answered Simon’s online ad for a small keelboat to race, not knowing much about J24s at all. After a suitable gestation period – and some racing on the boat with Simon and crew, he has made the move to being our newest skipper.
Welcome Ron – hope you have a great time with the J!
The recent J24 Nationals had 2 unique entries this year with 2 all-girl teams lining up to give it to the guys. The Guys in typical fashion were cocky, totally dismissed the girls team in being anywhere in the fleet, and the general consensus was that they would be at the back of the fleet. Continue reading “2009 J24 Brother National Australian Championship”
Report from David Suda and team, competing in the J24 Worlds in Sardinia Italy. Continue reading “Pacemaker in Italy”