Author: David Roberts

Our first coastal race on Airship with new keel and we took first on handicap in the WineWorks Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Race. This 30 mile race is a sprint across Cook Strait from just outside Tory Channel to finish in Wellington. We almost didn’t make the start – we planned to dock out by 0645 but the clock was wrong in the accomodation and we left a bit late. Fortunately (very) we had a favourable tide taking us up Tory Channel, but still we emerged to see the fleet massing for the start. Fortune favoured us again and the RO delayed the start…

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