Alt AUS 375 FrankcombeDunstan ahead of AUS 793 BancroftImeneo

2015 ISail Whitsundays B14 Worlds Day 3 - 375 Frankcombe & Dunstan ahead of AUS 793 Bancroft & Imeneo -Rhenny Cunningham

The 2015 ISail Whitsundays B14 Worlds saw a change in the leader board yesterday, with GBR 761 Whitstable Marine sailed by Chris Lewns and Tom Pygall take the lead from locals Guy Bancroft and Lachlan Imeneo AUS 793.

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GBR 761 Whitstble Marine - Chris Lewns and Tom Pygall - 2015 ISail Whitsundays B14 World Championship
Rhenny Cunningham

Day one conditions at the ISail Whitsunday B14 Worlds were not looking promising a weak north easterly threatened to completely fade. However Race Officer Peter Merritt found a magic spot on the water and squeezed in two races.

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After two days blown out the 2014/15 B14 Australian Championship finally got underway at McCrae with a light westerly at nine knots.


The British and French sailors at the B14 Worlds got a taste of a Melbourne cool change this afternoon.
Principal Race Officer Peter Merritt was halfway through his information session and highlighting the importance of the sign off and sign on procedure for safety as Melbourne "experiences rapid changes in the weather". As if on cue a 30 knot westerly came hurtling up Port Phillip Bay sending bits of kit and anything not tied down flying.