The second last race in the 2013/2014 Multihull Central Twilight Series saw the largest fleet yet with 12 boats out on the water running the course. The largest and most noticeable participant was the Orma 60 “Team Australia” skippered by Sean Langman. This beautiful and powerful trimaran shot through the fleet on the start line to cheers and applause from the other boats, to complete their 2 runs of the course lapping all but three boats twice!
Once again the weather was suburb with good winds from the south east and the rain staying away for the evening. The fleet headed back to the Multihull Central Club House in Rozelle Bay with a couple of the vessels anchoring in the protected bay. With a high handicap and having to go round a whole lap more than everybody else the Orma 60 wasn’t able to get a podium finish, with a Seawind 1160 taking out the winning position closely followed by the Farrier 47 & Schionning 13.4, the clear line honors winner was the Atlantic 48 “Resolute” skippered by Ken Gibson with his all female crew!
Of course these races are for all types of Multihulls and we had some new guests along with our regular fleet. A special mention for a brand new Schionning 1100 “Kilikina” who sailed down from Pittwater that day to participate and were second across the line only a minute behind the Atlantic 48. With the last race set for Friday the 14th of March we once again invite all multihull owners of all shapes and sizes to come and join in the fun. So far our scope of boats has included:
- Seawind 1000XL, 1160 & 1250
- Outremer 49
- Schionning 1100, 11.6 & 13.4
- Lagoon 400
- Farrier 47
- Farrier 27
- Atlantic 48
- Custom 47 Cat
- GBE Sportsdeck
- Malcolm Tennant Turiossimo 9
- Orma 60.
Make sure you spread the word and invite all multihulls to come and participate in this amazing and unique event. We will also have details on next seasons series and some other great events happening with Multihull Central through the winter period.
|Pos.||Vessel Name||Vessel Type||Skipper||Elapsed Time||Corrected Time|
|1.||Seawind 1160||Brent Vaughan||0:51:07||0:44:28|
|2.||Ricochet||Farrier 47||Frank Hobson||0:47:00||0:47:00|
|3.||Vamoose||Schionning 13.4||John Porter||0:48:30||0:48:30|
|4.||Alidade||Outremer 49||Kim Hooper||0:51:50||0:49:14|
|5.||Play On||Seawind 1000XL||Michael Meehan||0:59:00||0:50:09|
|6.||Team Australia||Orma 60||Sean Langman||0:50:30||0:50:30|
|7.||Kilikina||Schionning 1100||Graeme Hedges||0:46:05||0:50:41|
|8.||Resolute||Atlantic 48||Ken Gibson||0:45:00||0:54:00|
|9.||Reflection||Seawind 1250||Chris Kubara||0:59:03||0:59:03|
|10.||Double Diamond||Lagoon 410||Terry Trenear||1:22:00||1:09:42|
|11.||No Qualms||Schionning 11.6||Jim Sinclair||1:15:00||1:22:30|
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