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Friday, April 20, 2012

Hooligan In Fine Form at Sail Port Stephens - Race 1

Marcus Blackmore's TP52 Hooligan was in fine form today off Port Stephens winning the day's first race in Division 1 of the NSW IRC Championships.
Hooligan Photo: Lulu Roseman
Bob Steele's Quest finished second ahead of the GP42 Accenture Yeah Baby followed by Jason's Van Der Slot's Calm in fourth place.
Calm Photo: Teri Dodds
Stephen Ainsworth's Reichel Pugh 63 Loki, the overall winner of the 2011 Rolex Sydney to Hobart and the largest boat in the fleet, disappointed and only managed a seventh. The major casualty of the regatta is Shogun V who never even made it to the start line after her bow was delaminated on the delivery trip from Queensland. 
Shogun V Photo: Teri Dodds
Owner Rob Hanna was not a happy chap when he was told the news just before boarding a flight to Newcastle. It put has put a real dent in his program leading up to the IRC Australian Championship in August at Hamilton Island.


1 Hooligan
2 Quest
3 Accenture Yeah Baby
4 Calm
5 HH Equinox II
6 Celestial
7 Loki
8 Cone of Silence
9 Anger Management
10 DNC Shogun V

Lulu Roseman

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