Evolution Racing WINS Hamilton Island Race Week 2010

Photograph by Dale Lorimer © 2010
Photograph by Dale Lorimer © 2010

The Boat

The Farr 42 built by Austral Yachts in South Australia called Evolution Racing, chartered by Ray Roberts for the regatta, wins first place in IRC Passage Division 1 of the Hamilton Island Race Week 2010.

Upwind sails were Evolution made at their Mona Vale Sydney loft.

Downwind sails were Quantum.

The Crew

Ray Roberts Skipper, Richard Hudson Navigator, Jamie McPhail Tactics, Dave Morris Main, Tim Davis Trim, Toby Munns Tail, Garry Adshead Pit, Dale Johnson Mast, Disco Mid Bow, Andy Hudson Bow, Adam Brown Float/Grind

The Results

First in IRC Passage Division 1.

Race 1 = Position 2
Race 2 = Position 1
Race 3 = Position 1
Race 4 = Position 2
Race 5 = Position 3
Race 6 = Position 1
Race 7 = Position 5

Race 7 was the discard.
The results after race 6 meant that it was not necessary to start in the race 7.
Total points 10, Charisma the 2nd placed boat had 19 points.

Summary of each race

Race 1: Molle Island race 24nm. 8-12kts E/SE Evolution Racing 2nd by 1 second.

Race 2: Island race around Pine Island 22nm. 8-12kts E/SE. Evolution Racing 1st.

Race 3: Scheduled Long race was cancelled due to light wind and replaced by a 14nm Island race around Anne Island. Less than 10kts all day. Evolution racing 1st and also Line Honours.

Race 4: Island race Around Sidney Island 18nm. NE/SE 6-19kts.Evolution racing 2nd.

Race 5: Island race around Sidney Island and Pine Island 24nm. 16-24 kts E/SE. Evolution racing 3rd.

Race 6: Island Race around Sidney Island and Pine Island 22nm. 12-18kts E/SE. Evolution racing 1st.

Race 7: Lindeman Island race 23.5 nm. 13-18kts SE. Evolution racing 5th.

 

Photograph by Dale Lorimer © 2010
Photograph by Dale Lorimer © 2010

Hamilton Island Race Results 2010 (IRC Passage Div 1)

Sail World editorial - Hamilton Island 2010 (race 1)

Sail World editorial - Hamilton Island 2010 (race 2)

Farr 42

The Farr 42 was developed as a joint project between Farr Yacht Design and Austral Yachts. The result is a quality yacht of International pedigree that will cope with the demands of offshore racing and cruising. Read More >>

Austral Racing

Jump onboard the Farr 42 built by Austral Yachts with footage from the Port Lincoln Race Week 2010.  The Spirit of Lexus, renamed Evolution Racing has recently won the 2010 Hamilton Island Race Week. Read More >>

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Evolution Racing

Wins the prestigeous Hamilton Island Race Week 2010.

Photograph by Dale Lorimer © 2010
Photograph by Dale Lorimer © 2010
Photograph by Dale Lorimer © 2010
Photograph by Dale Lorimer © 2010