The 2017 PDYC Blockbuster got underway today in a superb 15 to 22 knot breeze North Westerly breeze. A spread of classes have attended the regatta with Sabot, Laser, NS14 and B14 classes attending.

A fleet of 8 B14’s racked up for the racing today, an improvement on last year’s 4 boats. The fleet was put to the test with strong gusts as they made their way out to the start line. With the tide down low, the race committee was forced to lay the course close to inspection head wharf.

Some years ago, B14er James Ellis began a tradition of writing a story using all the boat names in the fleet to entertain the masses on Presentation night. This year, we decided to reintroduce the tradition. So, with apologies to James Ellis (former B14 National Champion crew!), here’s Dylan’s Big Day out.

Download this file (Boatname story.pdf)Dylan’s Big Day out[Dylan’s Big Day out, by Lissa McMillan]38 kB

Final results are in for the Gill B14 2016/17 National Championships. Congratulations to all the participants and many thanks to our generous sponsor Gill Marine.