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Nice work boys!

14 February 2017 Sam Haines

Winning team  Graeme Taylor, Steve Jarvin and James Mayo

"Winning team Graeme Taylor, Steve Jarvin and James Mayo"

The Australian Etchells championship has been run and won for another year. North Sails would like to congratulate the AUS 947 Magpie team of Graeme Taylor, James Mayo, and Steve Jarvin on a very consistent regatta, in not very consistent conditions. Congratulations also to Iain Murray and John Bertrand on their second and third places at the event, showing the depth of the Australian fleet.

The Magpie team was behind the eight ball from the start, with ‘Mothy’ having travel issues, and not turning up until later in the regatta, and also GT flat out and turning up on the first day of racing.

North Sails delivered a full new card of sails to the boys for the regatta, which they pulled up for the first time on the way to race one. GT kindly thanked ‘Cocko’ and the North Sails team, “…for again delivering consistent regatta winning sails straight out of the blue bags. No problem!” This is a testament to the North Sails One Design culture.

North Sails’ customers took out the top three positions on the podium and then also 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9 in the regatta, with all of our models featuring in the results. From my point of view on Tango, the versatility of the sails is a feature. We have used the same models on the boat for the flat water of the Cowes Worlds, as we did for the bumps on the Palm Beach Circle at the Australian Championship, with many commenting on our speed edge.

Versatile designs are our One Design goals, and North’s dominance of the results at both the World and Australian Championships highlights this point.

Hope to see you all at the next event, and also working with you all as we lead into a very exciting couple of years of Etchells sailing in Australia.

Please get in contact if you have any questions regarding anything Etchells.

Sam Haines
One Design Manager
M: 0403 294 228

North Sails

Out on the Palm Beach Circle

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