Sailing: the Pat West race


Saturday’s Pat West Gaff and Schooner Race was an 11.4 mile race with northeast winds of 8 knots. Eighteen boats started; thirteen finished.

In the schooner class, Juno, skippered by Scott DiBasio was first with elapsed time of 2:58:13, corrected to 3:22:55.

Moon Shadow, a Marshall 18, with Mait Edey at the helm was the class of the Gaff Rigged boats in 4:15:24 corrected to 3:41:35.

Third was Pegasus and Lee Scarbrough followed by 4 Phra Luang and Jeff Robinson; 5 Malabar II and Jim Lobdell; 6 When and If with Emyl Hattingh; 7 Skipperkee and Myles Thurlow; 8 Perception and James Weisman, 9 Julia Lee and Woody Bowman. Hearts Desire sailed by Mathew Hobart was 10th. Then came 11, Patita and Ashley Farrington; 12 Mary Eleanor and Paul Curran; also 12, Rosalee and Geoff McCoullough.

Ayuthia, Estrela, Hope, Towny and Tern did not finish.