MARLAY POINT OVERNIGHT RACE 2018

PREPARATION Well we’ve decided to do the 50th Marlay Point Overnight Race! Well over 200 entries this year, so instead of a single start there will be three start sequences separated by 10 mins – what could possible go wrong for a night time start with that many boats? Unlike previous years, there has been …

CANBERRA YC RACING SEASON 2017/18

Well its great to be back on the water even if it is only for one race, before we head off to the Whitsundays for the better part of a month! I think we are all getting old – one of the crew has recently had a shoulder reconstruction and is out until the New …

NX25 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS GEELONG MAY 2017

So after a great National’s last year, another last minute decision was made to compete in  the NX25 National Championships 2017 held at Royal Geelong Yacht Club. While Matt might refer to it the as the “Noelex Intergalactics”, Reedy was very happy to participate in our “Jayco Caravan Racing”! Quo Vadis was already in Melbourne, having …

CANBERRA YC RACING SEASON 2016/17

CANT’ WAIT FOR SAILING SEASON!! Having not raced the boat, in fact not even been sailing since the Nationals in May, we are really looking forward to the commencement of the new sailing season. There  are 28 races scheduled combining – 10 Championship Races, 10 Short Course Races, and 8 Pointscore races. In addition there are 17 twilight …

ACT OPTIMIST CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015

Cabin Boy’s first regatta. Held at Canberra Yacht Club on Lake Burley Griffin over the weekend of 24 & 25 October 2015, X was not at all keen about competing or sailing on the day. After some discussion he decided that he would “give it a go” (noting that we had pre-paid the entry fees!). We got down …

MARLAY POINT OVERNIGHT RACE 2015

We finally finished as a Family! After a few false starts and after a real run of bad luck in previous years we finally completed the race as a family (Captain, Admiral and Cabin Boy)! We drove down to Paynesville on the Friday morning, closely looking at the weather forecasts and the wind warnings (predominately …