And now for the alternate awards for the Lidgard Sails Tarakohe Race…
Specsavers award – Prime Suspect for giving 2 hours notice for his 15 min arrival time.
Spit the Dummy award – Excel and Midnight Express who’s engines would not start.
Far Far Away award – Voila for importing two Aussie, Sydney-Hobart crew.
Thanks to Racer Chaser for keeping up with the fleet on land.
Thanks to Girvan’s crew for their work for the start, and providing some interesting waves for the racers.
Thanks to Maritime Radio for keeping a watch over the fleet through their many scheduled radio checks.
Thanks to Mike from the Apartments on the Waterfront, for donating a nights stay for a visiting crew – Awarded to Ariana skippered by Lloyd Valentine
We would like to extend our special thanks to Lidgard Sails, our platinum sponsor for this race, and Giesen Wines for their wine and other goodies also. It was a 2 or 3 handed 85 mile coastal race from Motuara Island to Tarakohe Harbour. The race started on Friday the 24th of March 2017 at 0930.