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Febuary 5-8 2014
Congratulations to all competitors who competed in three days of gruelling sailing.
In the open mens Gareth Wood (Fanatic/Tushingham) of Dunedin and Lawence Carey (Starboard/North) of Auckland battled it out to finish on 16 points each. On countback 1st place was awarded to Lawerence and 2nd to Gareth.
In the womens category Lucy Waters took out 1st place followed by Xanthe Bowater in 2nd
Hard luck prize would have to go to Gareth Wood who broke a harness line at the start of a critical race. Gareth sailed half the race on arm strength only, leading until exhaustion led to a crash, and subsequent 3rd place.
5.8 Sail, 30 knots of wind, 30 knots of board speed and no harness at the end of a full on event..