Sprits and SailGP

Last weekend was a busy one on the harbour. DBSC held Sprits due to the SailGP event. Over 30 members took part in seven very competitive short races. Thanks to Alistair Sutherland and Marty Trembath for setting up an excellent course, under some very tricky conditions. After the sprints, about a dozen or so members headed out on the Jazzman and Berman, finding the perfect vantage point to anchor up off Point Piper and watch day two of Sail GP. Day one saw Ainsley in Team GB win all three races, leaving the first two races on Saturday as a battleground between Team Australia and Team Japan for a place in the winner takes all final match race against Team GB.  Team Australia was successful getting to the final match race, but Tom Slingsby and the Australians found themselves behind from the start, incurring a penalty for entering the start box early

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