2019 King Island race - Less is More - Results

The premier measurement handicap division, being the most populous, is AMS and first place has gone to UNDER CAPRICORN followed by VERTIGO and MAVERICK.  It’s interesting to note that UNDER CAPRICORN was sailing in the new 4+ autohelm category and MAVERICK was a double handed entry which goes to show sometimes less can be more.  A special mention to Tim Olding picking up a second on VERTIGO’S first ocean racing venture, he’ll have to keep coming back now.  

In the IRC division MAVERICK has picked up first place followed by CARTOUCHE, 7 minutes behind on corrected time, then WICKED.  Similar to AMS the shorthanded option has outperformed the fully crewed alternative, though I’m sure the Smallman’s are feeling pretty tired and looking forward to a nap.  Of course that will have to wait until after they have put down a couple of the famous King Island steak sangas!

On Performance Handicap MAVERICK finished first followed by UNDER CAPRICORN then WEEKEND OPTION.  

The line honours result was a close fought race with HARTBREAKER beating CARRERA S by a mere 3 seconds and EXTASEA coming in third.

As for the race within the race (first to Cape WIckham Latitude on Corrected time) UNDER CAPRICORN won this by a convincing 15 minutes.  Some would say a fortuitous result as 24 cans divides by four crew quite nicely…it gets a bit awkward when you have to split a slab between a crew of seven.  Notably in a nod to the local the economy, the Race Officer has decided to withhold the prize until tomorrow morning so as not to impede bar sales.

Line Honours
1 HARTBREAKER, Tony Walton
2 CARRERA S, Gerry Cantwell
3 EXTASEA, Paul Buchholz

AMS Overall
1 UNDER CAPRICORN, Bruno Carreto
2 VERTIGO, Tim Olding
3 MAVERICK, Rod & Tyson Smallman

IRC Overall
1 MAVERICK, Rod & Tyson Smallman
2 CARTOUCHE, Steven Fahey
3 WICKED, Mike & Mark Welsh

PHS Overall
1 MAVERICK, Rod & Tyson Smallman
2 UNDER CAPRICORN, Bruno Carreto
3 WEEKEND OPTION, Michael Culhane

Double Handed
1 MAVERICK, Rod & Tyson Smallman

For complete Results including Division Results see https://orcv.org.au/sailing/results

Line Honours

Line Honours

   
Hartbreaker Carrara S 2 Extasea
HARTBREAKER CARRERA S EXTASEA
     

AMS Overall

   
Under Capricorn 3 Smaller Virtigo Maverick2
UNDER CAPRICORN VERTIGO MAVERICK
     

IRC Overall

   
Maverick2 Cartouche Wicked 2
MAVERICK CARTOUCHE WICKED
     

PHS Overall

   
Maverick2  Under Capricorn 3 Smaller  Weekend Option 2
MAVERICK  UNDER CAPRICORN  WEEKEND OPTION
     
 

Double Handed

   
 Maverick2    
 MAVERICK    

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