Ull­man Sails takes mul­ti­hull win

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

WITH five wins and a sec­ond from six races, lo­cal boat Ull­man Sails dom­i­nated the Australian Mul­ti­hull Cham­pi­onship con­ducted at Royal Queens­land Yacht Squadron on be­half of the Mul­ti­hull Yacht Club of Queens­land.

With a fleet of 12 boats in the top divi­sion, rep­re­sent­ing clubs from through­out the coun­try, Ull­man Sails bat­tled on the wa­ter against the Ex­treme 40 called The Boat Works (Ju­lian Grif­fiths) and Fury Road (Ge­orge Owens), who pre­vi­ously cam­paigned Mad Max.

Ull­man Sails didn’t even have to com­pete in the last race, choos­ing to use the time to pack for the long haul back to Air­lie Beach.

Owned and skip­pered by lo­cal sail­maker Paul Mitchell, the boat was crewed by lo­cal sailors Dale Mitchell, Clayton Matthews and Hay­don Turn­bull with Townsville sailor Ar­ron Lin­ton.

This topped off a suc­cess­ful year for the boat, hav­ing com­peted lo­cally in club events and Air­lie Beach Race Week, while Paul took time to com­pete in the World J111 Cham­pi­onship and events in the Caribbean.


FULL SAILS: Ull­man Sails, for­merly Mad Max, pic­tured at ABRW 2016.

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