Balmain Boats in RANSA Regatta and SOPS

February 23, 2014

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Photo from the RANSA's website

It was a big weekend on Sydney Harbour with the RANSA Regatta taking place on Sunday and Race 9 of the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore on Saturday.

The BSC was well represented with 5 entrants competing in the RANSA Regatta today.

Philip Grove's 'Huntress' placed third, finishing 6 minutes behind the leader. Simon Oliver's 'Matagi' placed 8th in Division 1.
Bob Dempsey's 'Rapid Transit' placed 2nd in Division 2.
Brian Wood and Neil Hamilton's 'Balmain Tiger' finished 3rd in Division 3 (Flying Tigers).
Steve Price's 'Sparkle' placed second in Division 6.

Full results of the Regatta can be found here. The regatta had 62 entrants this year (by comparison, the latest Balmain Regatta had around 100 entrants).

A day earlier in the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Debra and Damian Barker's 'Alpha Carinae' placed 4th in PHS Division 2.

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