Estate Master wins the 2010 Farr 40
Sprint Series Regatta
Sydney (AUS) – After two days of racing on Sydney Harbour Lisa and Martin Hill’s Estate Master have won their second Farr 40 regatta in a row, taking out the 2010 Farr 40
Hill commented “It may have looked easy from the results but we didn’t have it all our way”, he continued, ”we had to work hard and the
Estate Master finished day one of racing with a picket fence on their score card winning all four races. The Farr 40’s joined the mêlée of boats racing on Sydney Harbour on a Saturday making for challenging racing as their threaded their way across the harbour on the short
Rejoining the Farr 40 class was New Zealander Brett Neill’s White Cloud
Teams have used this weekends racing in preparation for the 2010 Farr 40 Australian Championship which will be hosted by Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron. As the fleet converged on the marks each crew was put through their paces and given plenty of opportunities to practice crew manoeuvres in the very close racing enjoyed by all.
Day two of racing was a little less congested on the harbour and the Farr 40 fleet waited for the Royal Australian Naval Sailing Association regatta to get under way before wrapping up the eight race
“We are looking forward to racing in a few weeks time at the Nationals, we’ve used this weekend and will also use Audi regatta for our Nationals preparation”, remarked Easy Tiger II owner Chris Way as he accepted his third place trophy.
The next event in the 2009 2010- Australian Farr 40 Circuit will be the Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta, being hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club on March 6 & 7, which will be used as the 2010 Farr 40 Australian Championship warm up.