Viper World Championship 2017 - Final Day
After two days of being held ashore because of strong winds, the sailors were met with a morning of no breeze, after launching shortly in the morning. Racing finally got underway around 2pm once the sea breeze kicked in...
Viper World Championship 2017 - Day 5
A second day of high winds confined Viper Worlds crews to another long wait at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club in Victoria, Australia, before the decision was made at 1500hrs to postpone racing until Sunday January 15, 2017, the final day...
Alter Egos at Viper Worlds 2017!
Lisa Ratcliff interviews some of the fleet about their alter egos, and why they came about.
Viper World Championship 2017 - Day 4
After a day off yesterday, the fleet were keen and excited to get onto the water. Unfortunately the wind had different ideas with a consistent 25 knots plus on the bay. Sailing was cancelled just before 3pm, allowing for another day of lazing...
Viper World Championship 2017 - Day 3
Another long day on the water due to shifty airs. Today saw wind speeds across the course ranging from 3-25 knots with a few wipe outs occurring as the day went on...
Viper World Championship 2017 - Day 2
After launching in light airs, the AP flag was raised as expected. When breeze started to fill in and shift right, the course was moved further up the bay, with racing taking place in a consistent 15-18 knot breeze all day...
Viper World Championship 2017 - Day 1
Today was the first day of racing at the 2017 Viper Worlds. Racing was postponed once the boats got out to the race area due to lack of wind. Once it filled in it was very patchy throughout the course. At one point half the sailors were on the wire..
Viper World Championship 2017 - Welcome to Geelong
We are in Geelong for the 2nd Viper World Championships at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club. Boats took to the water from the beech shortly after 1PM in 31 degree heat, just as the sea breeze was filling in to a constant 20 knots, prime conditions...
2016 Club Marine Victorian Youth Championships
The Club Marine Victorian Junior and Youth Championships is an annual event organised by Yachting Victoria that aims to increase participation in OTB classes. It was hosted by Mornington Yacht Club this year and was a fantastic event..