Aussie Nationals 2016 January 3 to 8 - Midway Point Tasmania - Get your entry in now

Sailors, this is your introduction to the coming Australian B14 Championships being hosted by the Tasmanian B14 Association and the Midway Point Yacht Club.

 

MPYC B14s downwind Cropped by Lyn Keil

 
All the information you need to know about the B14 nationals this year will be hosted on the MPYC website.

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TAS - State Championships - On the Hunt – Robbies Daily Update

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Robbie is on the mend and getting everything back to normal following his run in with a sausage a bit over a week ago. Now back to building up his strength and fitness as well as putting on the weight he lost the last week. Next on the list is the SB20 Nationals this march long weekend. Robbie will be one to watch at next years National championships. With more opportunity to train, a southern Tasmania, home ground advantage will surely lead to good things!

 

See you alll soon.

TAS B14 State Championships go down to the wire at Kingston Beach

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Rocketship Takes home the state championship following tough and drawn out competition over the weekend.

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TAS - State Championships - On the Hunt – Robbies Daily Update

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The news is positive today for Robbie’s road to recovery following a bout of bad sausage. Robbie is back on solids and managed to get down a reasonable meal this evening with the rest of the fleet. With colour back in his face and a lemonade in hand, Robbie is doubtful of a return to the race track tomorrow, but was excited to see his boat doing well in his absence anyway. More news on the Hunt watch tomorrow.

TAS - State Championships - Day 1 Mixed conditions and tight racing

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The Fleet getting ready for racing, Kingston Beach Tasmania, Photo: Lynn Keil

 

The Tasmanian B14 State Championships got underway at Kingston Beach Sailing Club today following the build up to the regatta over the last two weeks. The following two and a half hours of floating around and a large amount of frustration from PRO Peter Gore and top mark mover and shaker Chris Keil, the fleet finally got off to a start in a strengthening 15 knot Northerly, peaking at 23 Knots.

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TAS - State Championships - Hunt out for the count after eating a bad sausage

After close to the worst week of his life, Robbie Hunt has decided to call it a day and retire from tomorrow's first day of the Tasmanian B14 State championships. Rumours are that Senior Hunt, better known as Q, is going to step in and take the stick to pair up with the rockstar crew Ben Price for tomorrows racing.

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TAS - State Championships hotting up to be the biggest since 2009

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Above: Tight Racing in the 2013-14 State Championships which were hosted by the Leven Yacht Club, Photo Phil Good.

Following a number of years rebuilding the fleet after the 2009 Hobart Worlds, the Tasmanian fleet is finally showing significant signs of recovery. 13 Boats are expected to line up at this weekend's State Championships which are to be held at the Kingston Beach Sailing Club in the states South.

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"Rocket Ship" Takes the Tasmanain B14 Championship.

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The International B14 Tasmanian State Championships were held over the weekend of 29th & 30th of March at Leven Yacht Club (Ulverstone), a fleet of ten boats made the trip and despite a very wet Saturday some excellent sailing was enjoyed by the crews, if a little light in the breeze department.

Photo: Phil Good

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Australian B14 National Championships - Final Update - One More for the Banger

Day 5 was the first time that sailors had seen the sun in 4 days with the breeze blowing in from the North East at 8-15 knots. Two races were sailed starting at Shark Island, with the first race commencing at 1300hrs.

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One More for the Bone takes out the final days racing and the overall championship for the 2013-14 National Titles.

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Australian B14 National Championships Race Day 4 - "Battle on all the scoreboards continue"

Day 4 was another overcast day with the breeze in the North East at 8-12 knots. Two races were sailed starting at Shark Island, with the first race commencing at 1400hrs.alt

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