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Skate 65th National Championship

East Fremantle Yacht Club, WA - 30 Dec 23 - 08 Jan 24

Date: January 2024 • Source: M Shiner

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Congratulations to the 2023-24 season National Champions - Greg Patterson and Yianni Foufas from St George Sailing Club, NSW on their red and white speedster 972 - What Now.

That makes it back-to-back titles for Greg and Yianni, and Greg's third National Championship win.

Runners-up were Steve Hudson and Bodhi De Freitas from East Fremantle Yacht Club, Western Australia, on 945 - End of the Road, with Brett Fannon and Cam Fannon from also from East Fremantle on 984 - Last Crack - finishing third.

Top quality boat preparation and the experience of the leading crews meant spectators were treated to close racing every day in the challenging Swan River summer conditions.

A big thank you to the sailing officials and volunteers from East Fremantle Yacht Club, and the series sponsors, for making the 65th Skate National Championship a series to remember.

The full set of Results and Race Reports are available on the Skate Sailing Australia website and Facebook page.

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2023-24 Season Sailing Program

Date: December 2023 • Source: G Halliday

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Skate class competition for the 2023-24 season commenced in September 2023 and concludes in April 2024.

Racing programs,competition documents and racing results can be downloaded from the Competition page on this website.

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Last Updated 16 February. 2024 05:15am (UTC+11)