The Sunshine Coast Yacht Club celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Naming of the Sunshine Coast on Sunday during its annual event – the Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta (SCOR).
Day 2 of the Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta was named the Sunshine Coast 50th Anniversary Race Day. The races were a Windward/Leeward race and with spinnakers flying, all races provided a very colourful spectacle to the Sunday beach goers in Mooloolaba Bay.
The Winner of the Sunshine Coast 50th Anniversary Event for overall day 2 was Sea Bass a Swan 42 owned and skippered by Jon Cray.
The results for the SCOR Regatta so far are as follows:
Day 1 Day 2
1. Easy Day (David Stoopman) 1. Easy Day (David Stoopman)
2. Vanilla (David Perkins) 2. Sea Bass (Jon Cray)
3. Jade Rose (Ian Brownhill) 3. Jade Rose (Ian Brownhill)
4. Sea Bass (Jon Cray) 4. The Liquidator (Deb & Trevor Gourlay)
5. Dark Horse (Rob Quirk) 5. Sofala (Craig Ferguson)
The SCOR Regatta continues until Wednesday with 13 yachts competing for the coveted Frank Hurd Memorial Trophy. For more details, see www.scor.com.au
Jon Cray enjoyed the win with his Crew- James, Mick and Cindy Holmes, Raeleen and “Bling” with the Sunshine Coast Council Trophy.