Jun 2015

Ngaurhoe just misses out on top 10 place

Ngaurhoe (SC59) and her owner Simon Eveleigh just missed out on an ISC top 10 place in The Round the Island Race at the weekend. Despite finishing 4th out of the 200 or so boats in Division 8, Ngaurhoe finished 12th overall in an elapsed time of 9 hours 29 minutes and 52 seconds, just less than 3 minutes slower than Marbella's (SC28) 2007 winning time.
Stephen Brookson and Firecracker (SC69) finished 11th in the division and 38th overall in 9hours 47mins 40 seconds.
With the winds just touching Force 6 and bright sunshine conditions for the race were described as near perfect.