Sailing Championship draws to exciting finish
THE Poseidon Sailaway Club Championship draws to an exhilarating close this weekend as the final two races of the 24 race spring series go underway.
The Spring series remains wide open, with five yachts in contention for the title, and three battling it out for overall Club Champion and a share in the $1000 prize pool donated by major sponsor Poseidon and Sailaway.
Only two points currently separate the top three contenders for Club Champion after two dropped scores in last Saturday’s race, Magic currently hold- ing a slender lead over Ice and Ann Sea for Club Championship.
Ice took out pole position on Saturday’s Club Champion race 22, with a time of 55.52 minutes, Jimmie Blacksmith followed closely behind at 57.39, and Ruff Red came in third at 1.01.36.
Jimmie Blacksmith retained first overall for the Spring Series, with Ruff Red and Magic locked in a tie for second place, marginally ahead of Ice and Ann Sea.
This Saturday’s race is set to be a tense one, with the current points ensuring a must win race for all challenging boats.