2018/19 NSW Championship Race 2 – Alice Burton Memorial Trophy
Unfortunately, Race 2 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship had to be abandoned for the day, by Australian 18 Footers League officials, when 25-30-knot Westerly winds, gusting to 40-knots, pounded Sydney Harbour.
Earlier, the start had been delayed in the hope that a race was possible, but ultimately the race officer was forced to make the difficult decision when there was no drop in the intensity of the wind.
The club’s sailing committee will now have to meet to discuss the details of a re-sail.
Next Sunday is Race 3 of the NSW Championship. The club’s spectator ferry will follow all the racing action, leaving Double Bay Public Wharf, alongside the clubhouse, at 2pm.
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