A huge congratulations to Rees Howell and crew, who travelled from Perth to Melbourne, to race against the East Coast’s best sportsboat crews including the newly launched Audi Burwood Racing of Mr Ellis and the mighty green Monkey Business of Cam Rae. In the end, sailing in light breezes, Rees showed great downwind speed and [...]
Congratulations to Cam Rae and the mighty team of Monkey Business, winning the Vic State Champs 2013 in convincing style. Racing against a variety of boats, the MB was on fire, pushed on the first day by David Ellis’ new ride The Stig Audi Burwood Racing (right up until a sail tear). As some might say, “turbo [...]
Sam Edmunds in his flying Shaw 650 was a gunslinger with a 4-shooter of bullets, taking the win in the recently held Tasmanian Sportsboat championship 2013 held at Bellerive Regatta in Hobart, which is part of the Crown Series. More here: http://www.mysailing.com.au/news/carnage-on-the-final-day-of-bellerive-regatta-in-hobart We welcome any SB20 sailors interested in trying a different type of sportie [...]
David Ellis is a sailing machine, but even sailing machines sometimes need time to take it easy…..this is what IRC champions sail for fun….his Shaw 650 has been blasting around Port Phillip and the colour scheme is without doubt, one of the coolest looking Shaw 650s (or sportsboats) floating around. Choice As Bro!
In another bit of Shaw 650 magic, Noel Leigh-Smith and Ben Leigh-Smith’s Shaw 650 (or the hyphen owners as we call them) had a great day out on the water in the recent Surf to City 2013, an interesting Queensland race that winds its way through the outside and inside courses (sporties on the inside) [...]
Well done to Monkey Business, Cam Rae’s green flying machine, winning in style at Geelong Raceweek 2013 (festival of sails) against a gun fleet of Australia’s sportsboats including some lightweight arms racers like Vivace (the Leigh-Smith’s other ride alongside their shaw 650 Moneyshot), a fleet of Thompsons and a few other 6.5m boats including another [...]