posted on January 02, 2013
"Flying 15 Australian Championships 2012 Race day 3
Well it looked like it was going to be another light day, but by the time the days race session started at 1200 it was a SW at 12kts and quickly built to a solid 16-18kts with seas like a washing machine. The first race was all over at the first mark when Peter Milne and Phil Dubbin sailing Lapse of Reality rounded clear and increased their lead at every mark to redeem themselves after yesterdays lapse in concentration. As the leaders looked around for Where The Bloody Hell Are You, the Rainey brothers were on shore to fix a spinnaker retriever problem. Adam Hawkins and Ben Jones showed us that training through the winter does make a difference to boat handling skills finishing second and ahead of the regatta leaders Smith and Kingston in Sake.
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