Kevin Cameron and Sam Heritage win '15 Australian Nationals!
Race 1 of the 2015 Nationals were race in 10-15knots of breeze. Sandy Higgins and Paul Marsh lead the whole race starting as the path finder and won comfortably. Behind them, the racing was close.
Race 2 was held in about 15-20 knots with 4 different boats leading at various times. Kevin Cameron and Sam Heritage took the lead on the second beat and held on to win a close race.
Day 2 the winds were 5-15 knots and shifty. The Heat 3 gate start had to be restarted after severals boats caused the gate launch to alter course. The race had to be restarted. Kevin Cameron and Sam Heritage started and took the first shift and went on to convincingly win. Heat 4 was much closer with Kevin Cameron and Sam Heritage winning narrowly.
Day 3 racing was delayed as the wind filled in from the south. Both races were held in 4 to 7 knots of breeze and extremely close racing. Race 5 was won by Damian Carey and Marus Cooper. Race 6 saw Nigel Lott and Bob Franks winning by half a boat length.
Day 4 only 1 race was held. Heat 7 the winds were 4-6knots from the south. Sandy Higgin and Paul Marsh won taking the lead on the last leg of the shortened raced. Only one race is scheduled for friday, the last day of racing.
Race 8 and the final day was sailed in 10 to 15 knots. Kevin Cameron and Sam Heritage took the lead on the second windward and went on to win the race and the regatta. Congratulations to Sam and Kevin.