Thanks Everyone who came for making this a great event again this year with 50 competitors and perfect 22knot winds. Heaps of fun was had by all with a great atmosphere, lots of gear to try, BBQ and drinks after the race along with the lucky draw prize.
- 48 Competitors
- Great wind
- Massive trailer of 2013 gear to demo or race
- Jet Ski and BIG Boat
- Standard bit of controversy - this time the start
- New race record
- 10 people in under 20 mins
- Tents, flags, beers and BBQ
- 2013 No-cam freerace 6.6m Gaastra Savage given away
- lots of fun and great social atmosphere
Windsurfing is ALIVE
Foxy took away the win again but was pushed having to come back from 2nd around the mark.
Thanks to WV for their help with registrations. Thanks to Ian Hawkey and Sean Carew for their time and for supplying the support boat and jetski. Thanks for Jodie from Whitecaps photography for getting lots of great photos (see www.whitecapsphotography.com )
THE RESULTS - TOP 10!!!
1. 16:37 Ian Fox - NEW RACE RECORD
2. 17:06 Luigi Romano
3. 17:48 Craig Hollins
4. 18:08 Arthur Brett
5. 18:55 Joel Ryan
6. 19:18 Anton Vdovin
7. 19:22 Steve Flack
8. 19.49 Dan Poynton
9. 19:51 Matt Robertson
10. 19:54 Simon McCormack
Setting up on the beach beforehand - Regular sunbathers looked a bit confused when an army of windsurfers suddenly invaded the beach
Lots of gear to test from JP-Australia, NeilPryde, Tabou and Gaastra
On the boat waiting for the competitors to arrive - unaware of the confusion taking place during the start
Competitors making their way to the mark - a nice 22knots was blowing at race time - Perfect!
Eventual winner Foxy had some competition this year
Luke giving chase on the Gaastra Phanotm - pity he crashed 100m before the finish line!
What a view from out in the middle of the bay
Thanks for Stuart Nichols who was the only competitor to give us a wave on the boat
Everyone enjoyed relaxing with a well deserved drink and BBQ (thanks for cooking Carey) after the race
Get excited about doing it all again next year!!!
The Breakwater to Beacon is running again this year on January 20, Sandringham Beach - this Sunday!!
The forecast looks great with 15-20 knots S-SW forecast for the afternoon.
Windsurfing come and try day with the massive demo trailer from Midday.
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