2015 WSNR- Girls Having Fun

There was no wind in inner Corio Bay early Sunday morning but with a forecast of good northerlies in Port Phillip, the Race Team of Christie Alberts and Amanda Wakeham supported by Robyn Brooke and George Shaw, delayed the start for one hour and used the alternate startline to get the race underway.

L-R Marg Neeson- Owner/Skipper of Wild Child, Anne Florence Plante and Phillipa Webley
L-R Julie Gibson and Norma Malouf aboard Blaise Pascal
Anne Florence hard at the Navigator's role aboard Wild Child.
Norma at the helm of Blaise Pascal
L-R Mark Sahar, Norma Malouf and Nick Woodley- Owner of Balise Pascal

Thank-you to all the boat owners and mentors who supported this event and  their female skippers, navigators and radio operators!

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