Interclub Regatta Results - 2016

Solo Series,

South of Perth Yacht Club,

May-September, 2016.



 

*8 Boats from 4 Yacht Clubs

In Progress.

 

Championship
TBA

 

Applecross Cup,

South of Perth Yacht Club,

12-13th March, 2016.





* 10 boats from 2 Yacht Clubs

The SoPYC teams were joined by a further four boats from East Fremantle Yacht Club for the Applecross Cup on the weekend of the 12-13th of March.

 

The Pelicans convened at the Club on the Saturday morning and were greeted by muggy conditions with a very light easterly breeze making racing increasing tricky. However by midday the sea breeze had asserted itself and continued to build through the afternoon, making ideal conditions for some amazing kite runs around the course.

 

Racing resumed on Sunday morning in a brisk east to south easterly, which, combined with flat water, made for some quick runs around the course. However, the conditions were not to last with the wind slowly dropping out and ultimately resulting in the entire Pelican fleet ‘timing out’ in final race of the regatta in the afternoon.

 

Final Championship results for the Applecross Cup 2016:

 

1st - Seaking (659), Kimberly & Aiden (SoPYC)

2nd - Little Rebel (550), Lily & Holly (EFYC)

3rd - Special FX (618), Grant & Lachlan (SoPYC)

 

58th Pelican State Titles,

Geraldton Yacht Club,

10-16th April, 2016.



 

* 27 boats from 6 Yacht Clubs

The state Pelican teams made the trek north in the first week of the April school holidays (10th -16th of April) to contest the 58th Pelican State Titles at GYC.

 

A total of twenty seven boats attended the regatta from the East Fremantle, Esperance Bay, Geraldton, Geographe Bay, Port Bouvard and South of Perth Yacht Clubs. It should be noted that of these 27 boats, 19 were first year skippers!!

 

Pelican State Championship:

1st Special FX (618), Grant & Lachlan (SoPYC) 
2nd Uno (609) ,Lily & Holly (EFYC)
3rd Combat (423), Riley & Raff (EFYC)

 

Pelican State Consistency:

1st Waikikamukau (551), Ned & Max (GBYC)
2nd Sea the Day (611), Teyah & Renee (SoPYC)
3rd Seaking (659), Kimberley & Aiden (SoPYC)

 

Teams Trophy
East Fremantle/ Geographe Bay Yacht Clubs

 

Best First Year Skipper - Riley (Combat, 423, EFYC)

 

Highest Placed Race Result from a First Year Skipper
- Riley (Combat, 423, EFYC)
- Ben (Tasty Taddie, 655, EFYC)

 

Endeavour Award - Jacinta, (Slippery When Wet, 556, GBYC)

 

Encouragement Award 
- Taya (M & M, 621, GYC)
- Zephyr (Sublime, 561, PBYC)

 

Kevin Rose 'Spirit Award' - Phillip (Game Over, 619, GBYC)

 

Geographe Bay Summer Invitational,

Geographe Bay Yacht Club,

8-11th of January, 2016.



 

*22 Boats from 6 Yacht Clubs

Twenty two crews from across the state gathered at GBYC  for the Pelican Summer Invitational as a prelude to the State Championships to be held in Geraldton in April.

 

Initially an easterly wind and smoke from the nearby bushfires made for eerie sailing conditions, however as the wind moved into the northwest over the coming days, it built and conditions cleared to blue summer skies.

 

Championship
1st Special FX (618) - Grant & Lachlan (SoPYC)
2nd Uno (609) - Lily & Holly (EFYC)
3rd Catch Me If you Can (335) - Lachlan & Harper (EBYC)

 

Consistency
1st Red Five (670) - Luke & Brenna (PBYC)
2nd Seas the Day (611) - Teyah & Renee (SoPYC)
3rd Lunar (623) - Shayla & Lucy (GBYC)

 

Life Members Award
Soulless One (473) - Ollie & Paige (GBYC)

 

Best First Year Skipper & Crew
Bunyip 6 (475) - Aiden (SoPYC) & Ela (GBYC)

 

Golden Sponge Award (Most Capsizes)
Bunyip 3 (401) - Claire & Kiara (GBYC)
Osmosis (662) - Tom & Jacob (GBYC)

 

Port Bouvard Pelican Trophy,

Port Bouvard Yacht Club,

5-6th of March, 2016.



 

*19 Boats from 5 Yacht Clubs

Nineteen Pelicans convened at the Port Bouvard Yacht club for the annual Labour Day Weekend Pelican Regatta. This regatta has continued to grow in popularity and this year attracted boats from near and far, including Geraldton and Geographe Bay as well as the Perth squadrons. 


Racing on both days starting in a brisk SE before dropping out and being replaced by a strong SW seabreeze in the afternoons. The fleet was made up of predominantly 'first year' skippers (15 out of 19) and shows the re-emerging popularity of the class.

 

Competitive racing across the 2 days saw the lead change several times - results as follows:

 

Championship
1st - Uno (609), Lily & Holly (EFYC)
2nd - Seaking (659), Kimberly & Aiden (SoPYC)
3rd - Special FX (618), Grant & Lachlan (SoPYC)

 

Consistency
1st - Little Rebel (550), Steely & Hayden (SoPYC)
2nd - Got Wind (650), Jack & Olivia (GYC)
3rd - Bunyip 4 (471), Ned & Harry (GBYC)

 

Best First Year Skipper
Riley Wilkinson, Combat (423) - EFYC

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