Over eight harbour races in 12 knot nor'easters on Saturday 20 January and up to 20 knots on the next day, Carter and his crew finished the Middle Harbour Yacht Club
series seven points clear of Rob Pitts' Melbourne boat Double Black, with guest tactician Joe Turner fulfilling the pressure-cooker role.
Senator Lundy visited the training centre at the Middle Harbour Yacht Club
to formally launch the $1.
Gilbert (Tig) Thomas, a Middle Harbour Yacht Club
(MHYC) life member and previous commodore, passed away on Wednesday 30 August 2017, aged 91.
Adrian Walter's Shaw 11-metre Little Nico from Sydney's Middle Harbour Yacht Club
won the Performance Handicap Division, taking the series by four points from Wine Dark Sea.
The regatta, hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club
in conjunction with the 12th Sydney Harbour Regatta, was an historical moment for the class and the Sydney Harbour Regatta; the first regatta with international status.
Middle Harbour Yacht Club
conducted the race, with Steve Tucker officiating as principal race officer from aboard Hugh George.
The 11th running of the Sydney Harbour Regatta, hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club
, finished on a high note for the over 170 entries when north-easterly winds peaked at 18 to 20 knots, with some short, sharp gusts thrown in to give sailors and officials a wonderful end to Sydney's racing season.
Early March is the time when many of Sydney's clubs cooperate for the city's main regatta, the Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta run by the Middle Harbour Yacht Club
, which allows everyone to see the top Grand Prix boats battle it out in closely confined waters.
The Kiwis prevailed in round three of the MC38 Australian Season Championship, the Winter Regatta staged by Middle Harbour Yacht Club
in lighter, showery conditions at the four way junction just inside the sandstone cliffs of Sydney Heads.
Finishing fourth overall, Delany and his crew were celebrating at Middle Harbour Yacht Club
like there was no tomorrow.
Peter Lewis' Middle Harbour Yacht Club
based Jenneau Sun Odyssey 37, Lu Lu Belle (LLB), is part of Sail Port Stephens' fabric.
Andrew Dally from Middle Harbour Yacht Club
commented: "We're ecstatic with our win--it's our first one--and with the Hobart coming up, it's good news.