Admirals-Regatta-April-2018

LTC Phoenix Admiral’s Regatta 2018

Raced over the weekend of 20-22 April, this year’s regatta attracted over 50 boats from Yacht Clubs right around
the Cape Peninsula. The offshore fleet enjoyed fresh consistent winds and the inshore fleet dealt with everything the
bay could throw at them, ranging from 0 knots to 26 knots!
Regatta Director Peter Roeloffze and his team spent several months planning both on and off the water events and
the general consensus from the sailors was ‘we’ll be back!

Prizes and Winners

ORC Offshore: Philip Baum and crew – Cape 31 ‘Nemesis’
PHRF Keelboat Inshore: Paul and Mary-Clare Tomes – Hunter 19  ‘Bleu’
Dinghy Inshore: Ian MacRobert, sailing an Extra
Medium Distance Offshore ORC: Chris Sutton and crew – Farr 40 ‘Faraway’
Medium Distance Offshore PHRF: Andrew MacKenzie and crew – Muira ‘Water Music’
John Coles Memorial Trophy: Saths Moodley / O Scuppart and crew – Pacer 380 ‘Cape Dancer’

All results can be viewed and downloaded on the Admirals Regatta Website.
Huge thanks to Photographer Alec Smith, who spent three days on the water getting some incredible images of all
the boats. Alec’s images can be viewed on the imagemundi website.
NOTE: Alec sells his images at a very reasonable rate – please support him by purchasing some. With the magnificent
backdrop of Chapmans Peak and the Sentinel, they make beautiful sailing images to cherish and print.

RaceQS

Thank you to those of you who tracked your boats on Race QS. The regatta can be viewed on the RaceQS platform.
A big thank you to Gavin Turner who set this up for us.

Very close racing, with 8 boats participating in the HBYC Hunter 19 fleet

Congratulations to our development Sailors. Lorenzo Yon and crew fought their way into 11th place in offshore fleet.

Winners of the Admiral’s Sword, Philip Baum and crew sailing their Cape 31, Nemisis look delighted to be taking home one of the most coveted trophies in Western Cape sailing.

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