Elliott News

ISAF Nations Cup Oceania Regional Final

29 Sep 2008

The Oceania regional final for the ISAF Nations Cup took place in Auckland over the weekend. Teams were sailing in the RNZYS Elliott 6s in winds ranging from 8 to 20 knots. There were several closely fought battles between the very strong Australian and New Zealand teams. The format for the event was first to win 7 races declared the winner who goes on to the Grand Finals in Brazil in March 2009. The winning womens team was the Australian team led by Katie Spithall with a convincing 7-2 result. The Open Division was very close with the New Zealand crew of Adrian Short, Scott and Peter Burling winning 7-4.