Once again, YRSA sponsored the Bliss Regatta, by way of paying for the lead-up training, which was much appreciated by the competitors.
Below is a link to the Bliss Regatta video, courtesy of Frank Disilvestro Photography - http://www.frankdisilvestro.com.au/
Great close racing over in South Australia, in the just completed Adelaide to Port Lincoln race, and Lincoln Regatta
Another report from downundersail here - http://www.downundersail.com/2017/02/23/teakle-classic-smb-wins-regatta-local-boat-fresh-sails-well/
After input from a number of clubs and discussions with sportsboat owners and with the ASBA, we have spent a lot of time programming the AMS database to accept sportsboats.
The main reason behind this is the desire by owners to sail in club races. It is our belief that this will be beneficial to both the number of sportsboats being used and to the participation in SMS events. It will allow Owners more opportunity to use their boats and once they are out of the garages and on the water then the Sportsboat numbers could increase in all areas.
We are already getting queries from Owners wanting to rate for club events (even no spinnaker racing). A new "mixed fleet" is currently measuring in Queensland.
Good luck for the new season.
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