Skate 63rd National Championship
Ceduna Sailing Club, Ceduna, South Australia

Sunday 29 December 2019 thru Monday 06 January 2020

Date: 08 January 2020 Source: E Edwards


Steve Hudson and grandson Bodhi De Freitas of WA on 973 - On the Road Again - took out the 63rd Skate National Championship making it back-to-back Championship wins for them and the third year in a row that a Western Australian skate has won the Championship.
There was close racing amongst past Skate National Champions for the top three positions with David Luck and Glenn Crichton of NSW on 981 - Any Which Way finishing second and Greg Patterson and Yianni Foufas of NSW on 972 - What Now taking third place.
Handicap champions were Ray Simpson and Trevor Green of NSW on 980 - Double Decker Dog and the Veterans Trophy was won by Silvio Fico and Mick Minutillo of WA on 937 - Gobstopper.

Full series results and Alan (Spanner) Spencer's race reports can be found on the Competition Page of this website by clicking on the "Full Details" button below.
You'll also find championship results and photos taken by Marnie Davies on the Skate Sailing Facebook page - click on the Facebook link on the left of this page.

The 64th Skate National Championship will be hosted by East Fremantle Yacht Club in WA

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2019-20 Season Competition

Date: September 2019 Source: G Halliday


Club and State Championship programs now available.

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2018-19 Season Club and State Results

Date: May 2019 Source: G Halliday


NSW State Championship
State Champion: 981 Any Which Way (StGSC) - D Luck, D Vlotman
Season Pointscore: 981 Any Which Way (StGSC) - D Luck, D Vlotman

WA State Championship
State Champion: 973 On the Road Again - S Hudson, B De Freitas

St George, NSW, Club Championship
Club Champion: 981 - Any Which Way - D Luck, D Vlotman
Season Pointscore: 850 Whisper - N Ryan, P Howard

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