David Luck and Damien Vlotman from St George Sailing Club, NSW took out the 59th Skate National Championship with a clean sweep result across all 7 heats. The win was David's tenth, and Damien's first Championship win and marks another successful entry on Dave's lightweight rocketship - 981 - Any Which Way. The series was sailed in generally light breezes at Toronto Amateur Sailing Club on Lake Macquarie, NSW, with the lake's sharks as spectators on a number of occasions. Runners up were John Grant and Glenn Crichton from St George (957 - Woodland Metal Spinning) with Mick Winney and Emma Sills of St George taking 3rd place (977 - Take It Easy). Winners on handicap were Les Henn and Jeff Brooks from St George on 955 - Eddie's Pharmacy. 11 boats contested the Championship which was run in partnership with the Vee Ess class Nationals.