Alan Quick lead the Outlaw crew to victory today scoring a stunning 1.2.1 at the Farr 40 Australian season opener. Alan was delighted to win their first regatta. "There is a lot of depth and experience within our crew and our tactician Mike Fountain did a great job for us".
The father and son team shared the helm this weekend and Tom left his dad in a good position of first place going into the final day of racing.
Alan said, "I didn't feel any pressure on me today to maintain Tom's lead and last night we just talked about enjoying the boat and having fun. The thing that struck me the most about today, is that there is no difference in boat speed. Anyone can win and it's a real team effort. We just made less mistakes than everyone else".Read More
The first race of the Farr 40 Australian season took place today off Nielsen Park in lumpy conditions with a nor’ easter of 15 knots.
Class newcomer Tom Quick gave the fleet a taste of what’s to come this season by taking out his first race in stellar style. The father and son duo purchased Guido Belgiorno-Nettis’ Transfusion and with a crew of experienced Farr 40 sailors, won their first race.Read More
The longstanding Australian Farr 40 class is assembling for another busy season with a great group of enthusiastic returning owners plus a new father and son team ready to reenrol at the school of hard knocks that is one design racing.
A social regatta later in September kicks-off the Farr 40’s 2017-18 season a month earlier than previous years, then the four weekend regattas staged between Sydney Harbour, Pittwater and Newcastle lead into the NSW title coinciding with the Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s (MHYC) established Sydney Harbour Regatta in March. Finally the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron (RSYS) will host the National Championship: John Calvert-Jones Trophy, also in March.Read More