Queensland 505 State Championship
The Queensland 505 State Championship at Sandgate YC started on Saturday in very light challenging wind. 8 boats included visitor from Sydney, 5 times Australian champion, Mike Quirk. After Saturday’s result placing Mike Quirk first, followed closely by current Queensland champion Nigel Lott, Sunday was going to be a battle at the front.
Sunday was again sailed in the same light wind, 5-8 knots, with Nigel Lott & Bob Franks taking out the championship by one point in front of Mike Quirk & John Warlow. 15 year old, Chris Gregg sailing with dad Ian finished a close 3rd and showed a team to watch in the near future.
Sunday was combined with the Sandgate YC Bramble Bay Shield. Chris & Ian Gregg won for the second year in a row.
- Nigel Lott, Bob Franks
- Mike Quirk, John Warlow
- Chris & Ian Gregg
- Earle Alexander, Josh Mortensen
- Kevin Cameron, Evert Meyer
- Richard Hyde, Lindsay Gilbert
- Equal 7, John McLean, Andrew Ringwood and Peter Croft, Rilke De Vos