Open Meeting at Carsington SC 19th June 2016 – Results

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Byte, the class that ‘does what it says on the tin’, what does that tin promise? That racing will be equal between age and gender, the only requirement being that helms are on the lighter side. This was successfully proved in the Byte open race at Carsington Sailing Club on Sunday June 19 when another excellent turnout of fifteen Bytes joined twenty six Supernova’s for an exciting day of racing.

Wind was light and fickle for the two back to back races before lunch but increased for the longer post lunch afternoon race.

For race one the Bytes took off five minutes after the Supernova start and Rick Whitehouse (Combs) sailed into an early lead chased by clubmate Louis Saunders, behind them racing was intense with frequent place changes but at the flag it was Rick from Louis with Stu Moore (Weston) in third. Continue reading

Byte CI and Byte CII Aus Championships

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The Byte CI and Byte CII Australian Championships will be run on 13 – 16th April 2015 on the beautiful waters of Sydney Harbour. Hosting the event is Woollahra Sailing Club, Sydney’s premier dinghy sailing club.

Charter boats are available for the event, cost is $350 per boat + a $350 damage deposit.

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Entry form and notice of race is available here:

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2014 Youth Olympic Games: Historic Golds For Singapore and Sailing!

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Singapore’s sailors Bernie Chin and Samantha Yom clinch historic gold medals for Singapore at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

“The sailing level at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games was fantastic and it was apparent that the sailors who had trained hard and sailed in Bytes frequently had a real competitive advantage.  All sailors, especially the Asian sailors and coaches in particular demonstrated great technical knowledge and skills with the boat which will easily be transferable into Olympic level sailing, not only in single handed sailing but the high performance classes. An amazing effort by all sailors and coaches involved.”

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