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25/08    Heart Starter (Trevor Gourlay)
01/09    Handicap Pointscore  (Anthony Duchatel)
08/09    Handicap Pointscore  (Beau White)
15/09    Handicap Pointscore  (Trevor Gourlay)


Race Report:  14/10/2017 - Handicap Pointscore

Provisional PBSC Race Results for "Handicap" Pointscore Saturday 14th October 2017.

A big thank you to Mick, Trevor and Alicia for setting the course and doing the starts.

Top 3 boats on the day were:

1st - Andrew Nelson / Davis Koorey - Hobie 16
2nd - Peter DuRoss - Weta
3rd - Anthony Duchatel - Hobie 14 ...Read More

Latest News:  25/06/2018 - PBSC and GOODALL DESIGN Viper Initiative

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Training:  30/10/2016 - Sailing a Hobie 16 one-up

Its been 4 weeks since putting the furling jib on the Hobie 16 and this is my appraisal. Basically this is an enhancing technology not a disruptive technology.

Week 1 25 - 30 knots 2 foot wind chop. Didn't get the furler working properly on the first attempt while rigging single handed in a 25 knot 30 knot on shore breeze, went ok on the water until some righting practice and my fitness called an end to the day.

Week 2 Glam 18 - 20 knot Noréaster. Fun fun fun. no problems in three races Big loose on a speed run afterwards! More righting practice!

Week 3 15 knot variable southerly. Rigged one hole further back things just keep getting better.

Week 4 5- 15 knot gradient Noréaster shifty and patchy. Boat performed best yet. ...Read More