In the 15 knot sou-wester which suited the heavier cruising yacht, Perle (John Bird) made the most of a perfect start (scoring a bottle of Frogbelly wine)...
... and good team work to record a win in division one of the third consistency race of 2016. Sailing in the waters off Hillarys, consistent performer, Mulberry was fastest however was fifth with Sandrine (Ian Conboy) and Sally Malay (Ian Walker) second and third respectively.
In division two Lee Burrows and Rod Hernaman on Farrouk had a great tussle with Covert Operation (Graham Atkinson and Bart Brouwer) with Farrouk fastest by 46 seconds and first on handicap. Xtreme (John Cable) and Pandora (Chris Grant) picked up the minor pennants. The race also served as the fourth race of the Viking Championship with Pandora again showing she is the one to beat with Helga (Mark Taylor) second and Blue Chip (Keith and Deborah Fisk) third.
In division three, Brian and Rita Buzzard sailing two-up on Sana11 were first and fastest recording another win in the Cruiser Cup Series.
Hillarys yachts excelled in the two Yachting WA Offshore races sailed between Fremantle and Mandurah on the weekend. In the double-handed division, Ryan Binedell on Low Flying Duck and Wayne Pitcher on Dart Vader both recorded a win and a second each on handicap whilst Low Flying Duck was first on IRC handicap in both races.