ORCV Melbourne to Launceston
15 boats competed in the Melbourne to Launceston race. Here are some images to go along with that.
Line Honours win for Ninety Seven. The ORCV's Neville Rose grinning in front and Simon Dryden giving us a wave.
Chris Tucker and the Halcyon gang.
David Bingham and the Mirrabooka crew - they did the 2010 Melbourne to Vanuatu, as well.
Tony Fowler and the Ocean Skins gang.
The new Beneteau First 35, White Noise.
Tom and Mike with the ORCV van at the Low Head finish line. No Volunteers, no racing, so thank you to all the helpers this Xmas time. Cheers.
Second over the line was Andrew Steenhuis' Beneteau First 45 "Seven". They won IRC and accordingly, get the silverware, below!!!!
And now for the other crews who completed the Melbourne to Launceston race
Midnight Rambler shortly after they arrived
Upbeat was upbeat about being nineth over the line
Under Capricon was the only Double Handed yacht in the race
The team from Tresor
Don't you know its Magic
Weekend Option receives their well earned beer
The predominantly female crew from the Spirit of Freya arrived in the wee-small hours to the
accompaniment of the Halcyon Pirate Sea-shanty Singing Chorus
And, finally the wooden spoon for the last boat to arrive at Launceston was awarded to Deliverance.
Its last crossing of Bass Strait, was the Melbourne to Devonport race 34 years ago> well done Deliverance
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Below is the harbour at the very
aptly named, Beauty Point.
Below is the Rudder Cup,
awarded to winner in the racing
division - 103 years old in 2010!!!
Below is the Tamar Yacht Club
who are our hosts.