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RACEBOARD AUSTRALIAN AND OCEANIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Created by WindsurfingQLD > 9 months ago, 3 Nov 2014
handyman0708
QLD, 152 posts
24 Jan 2015 6:49PM
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Any results from the first day???

WindsurfingQLD
133 posts
24 Jan 2015 5:03PM
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Day 1 saw great conditions with 10-15 knot winds. 3 races were run. Race 1 kicked off about 1pm with a fair bit of nevous energy on the start line. The fleet all seem a bit early to the start line but it saw a clean start for everyone. The usual suspects were contesting the top places. Official day 1 results still to come. Race 2 was run in slightly lighter conditions and saw some more of the lightweights challenging for the top spots. Race 3 saw the wind fill back in and planning conditions for everyone off the wind with some fast finishes. More to come over the weekend so stay tuned.

WindsurfingQLD
133 posts
24 Jan 2015 5:19PM
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bc
QLD, 640 posts
24 Jan 2015 9:30PM
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Results are not quite right, we dont drop a race till we have had 5 races, so at the moment , its qld 1,2

Scotf
QLD, 1237 posts
24 Jan 2015 10:43PM
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Here you go Antsc, a view from the course. Thanks to Richard, Sarah and Mark for manning the helm and various cameras.










































Scotf
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24 Jan 2015 10:53PM
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Scotf
QLD, 1237 posts
24 Jan 2015 11:01PM
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Scotf
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24 Jan 2015 11:10PM
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Scotf
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24 Jan 2015 11:23PM
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Scotf
QLD, 1237 posts
24 Jan 2015 11:32PM
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Looked like some tough racing out there today but really enjoyable to watch. I'll post some video as soon as I get a chance to edit it. Good luck tomorrow and Monday and I hope the conditions are as good or better than today's so you get some more good racing in.

Dwbh
QLD, 820 posts
25 Jan 2015 9:10AM
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Great photos - very cool.

Scotf
QLD, 1237 posts
25 Jan 2015 10:53AM
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Some gopro footage of the day. This was heading home after the racing had finished so some tired arms no doubt.


Scotf
QLD, 1237 posts
25 Jan 2015 10:55AM
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And one of the starts, plenty of jostling for position and looked great from where we were.

WindsurfingQLD
133 posts
25 Jan 2015 6:30PM
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Day 2 Wrap up. Well we joked how it was going to be light winds for the nationals. For some it was no joke today with 1st place sailors sliding to 10th in races and 10th place sailors upgrading to 1st. So it was a challenging day and other words were also used to describe the conditions by sailors too. Still that's racing and today was still arguably better than mowing the lawn, just!!






WindsurfingQLD
133 posts
26 Jan 2015 3:24PM
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Day 3 - planning conditions for most of the day saw fast racing and another change in sailors placing. Great day to finish the nationals. Results are up. Beers are on and presentation about to start. Congratulations to all the Queensland.





Richiefish
QLD, 5466 posts
26 Jan 2015 8:46PM
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Winners pic. Well done all.





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