LAST Saturday's heats at the Esperance Bay Yacht Club were sailed in a moderate sea breeze of up to 25 knots. Painting Quotes Sydney
Ryan Donaldson and Mitch Helenius, sailing
Kraken Up, displayed the prowess showed earlier this month at the recent 125 Championships in New South Wales by winning the 125 event. John Wallace and Stuart Wallace, sailing Committed to Confession, took out first place in the Flying Fifteen division. Southern Star V, sailed by state champions Benjamin Drabik and Matthew Cull, won the Pelican Heat 2 Club Championships, with Catch Me If You Can, sailed by Lachlan Kerr and Jack McMahon, coming in second place.
"LOCAL sailing enthusiast Ben Drabik was surprised and thrilled to win the 55th Pelican State Championship earlier this month. "I'm really grateful to my family, my coach and the Esperance Bay Yacht Club for supporting me with my sailing and I hope to defend the title next year or even move on to sailing in the 125 division." Esperance Bay Yacht Club had the largest fleet compete in the 55th Pelican state titles, with nine skippers and nine crew competing for line honours."