Heading North east past Chowder Bay in a BPYC event.
Elan 340 G-whizz. Humbug starting to get a bit busy
Elan 340 G-whizz. Another gaggle of yachts in Humbug
Elan 340 G-whizz passing Onions Point
Elan 340 G-whizz nicely powered up heading for the finish in light air.
Elan 340 G-whizz Leading a pack through Humbug. Unfortunately not enough of them are in our division.
Elan 340 G-whizz After misjudging our run for the line we are behind at the start.
Elan 340 vying with Aurora a Hanse 400e at the start. Photo Christian Charalambous
Elan 340 G-whizz trying to make ground on French Connection by running a greater angle. Photo Jeff Lewis
Elan 340 G-whizz tight reaching towards the Bridge, speed looks good but only about 80% of polars. Photo Colin Bell
Elan 340 G-whizz Runnng ahead of Farrst Company into Humbug just after the start. Photo Jeff Lewis
Elan 340 G-whizz leading past the Western Shore of Cockatoo Island,
Elan 340 G-whizz Ann Colin and Graeme posing in happy mode. Photo Kerrie Bell
Elan 340 G-whizz Colin and Graeme Contemplating the next move – more likely where is the cold beer. Photo Kerrie Bell
Elan 340 G-whizz ahead of KoKo Elan 37 passing Onions point just after the start. Photo Christian Chamalambous
Elan 340 G-whizz dwarfed by Aurora a Hanse 400e. Photo Christian Charalambous
Elan 340 G-whizz and Aetos fighting it out at about one and a half knots. Photo John Mackay.
Elan 340 G-whizz trailing Northshore 38 Aetos rounding Greenwich Point, Photo Simon Elliot.
Jeanneau 379 Agrovation is the lead boat in this photo (about 100 Mterers from the finish), G-whizz is on the far left, we did manage to beat all but 3 of the boats in this photgraph to the finish Line
Elan 340 Hull Before Service at Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club 2018
Elan 340 G-whizz First reef and the number 3 (Bas) in race 4 of the West Harbour Winter Series wind speeds ranging 15 to 30 knots.
Elan 340 G-whizz Mid winter on Sydney Harbour, West Harbour Winter Series Race 4
Panorama of the GFS Start area
Elan 340 G-whizz Five minutes before race time limit and about one Thousand meters to go. Frustrating. Photo Jeff Lewis.
Elan 340 G-whizz Hoisting the Headsail, Autumn race 6 25/03/2017. Photo Canon Camera Club.
Elan 340 G-whizz Passing Cabbag tree Is. Sail Port Stephens 2015. Photo Craig Greenhill
Elan 340 G-whizz Pantaenius Commodores Cup day two at Sail Port Stephens 2015. Picture Craig Greenhill Saltwater Images
Elan 340 G-whizz Pantaenius Commodores Cup day three at Sail Port Stephens 2015. Picture Craig Greenhill Saltwater Images
Elan 340 G-whizz Waiting for the start and the wind. Sail Port Stephens 2015. Photo David Edmiston.
Elan 340 G-whizzPart of the Christmas 2017 apres sail get together on the Deck of Knowledge.
Elan 340 G-whizz Broad reaching past Schnapper Island Dec 16, 2017. Photo Louis Wyatt.
Elan 340 G-whizz Waiting for room to tack before the Greenwich point headland. Dec 16, 2017. Photo Louis Wyatt.
Elan 340 G-whizz Half way through Humbug Nov 8, 2017. Photo Lisa Craig
Elan 340 G-whizz Concentrating on where the wind might be. Twilight Dec 6, 2017. Photo Peter Miller.
Northshore Izzi passing the construction zone at Birchgrove. Twilight Dec 6, 2017. Photo Peter Miller.
Elan 340 G-whizz Working along Goat Island Northern Shore. Twilight 29th Nov 2017. Photo John Mackay
Elan 340 G-whizz Twilight 29th Nov 2017, we passed in front of theat group, with room to spare. Photo John Mackay
MHYC 7 Island Fleet 2017/11/25
Elan 340 G-whizz Somewhere between Greenwich Point and Birchgrove Nov 18 2017. Photo Ian Sanford.
Elan 340 G-whizz Passing Cabbage Tree Island. Sail Port Stephens 2015 – Craig Greenhill Saltwater Images
Elan 340 G-whizz Not Too sure when this was taken, But Terry Daly was the photographer, and that’s Saoirse a Dehler 38 behind. I hope we are actually racing.
Elan 340 G-whizz Hamilton Island Race week 2007
Elan 340 G-whizz Hamilton Island Race week Drifting 2007
Elan 340 G-whizz Hamilton Island Race week Still drifting 2007
Elan 340 G-whizz Hamilton Island Race week Working 2007
Elan 340 G-whizz Looking at the sun through the Symmetrical Spinnaker. Sail Port Stephens 2017
A picture of concentration. David, Graeme and John. Sail Port Stephens 2017
A picture of concentration. Ann and Graeme, Autumn Race 6 25/03/2017. Photo Canon Camera Club
Autumn race 6 25/03/2017. Photo Canon Camera Club
West Harbour Winter Series Race 3 2017. Pretty shy run with the Asymmetric. Photo Phil Hare
Western Harbour Winter Series Race 1 2017. Photo Phil Hare.
Sail Port Stephens, Commodores Cup Race 3. Photo Salty Dingo
Sail Port Stephens. Commodores Cup Race 2. Picture Mark Rothfield
Running with Koko, Elan 37 in Race 3 Performance Cruising, Sail Port Stephens 2017
Elan 340 G-whizz Entering Port Stephens close to Yakaaba Head (North head), Sail Port Stephens 2017. Picture Salty Dingo
From left to right Graeme, Chris Lowe, Danni Birchall, David Leslie, Ann and John Anderson
Remnants after a few après race drinks on the Deck of knowledge, sun setting behind Hunters Hill. Photo Andre Jenkins
Powering up after a tack during a windy GFS Twilight. Photo James Kearney
Pretty as a picture on her mooring.
All dressed up with her full cover.
Sunset over the Lane Cove River from the “Deck of Knowledge”. Thanks Danni Birchall.
Ann at the helm on the way to Port Stephens. PFD, Clipped on and not a drop spilt.
Ann and Shane Guanaria (Doyle MacDiarmid) admiring the new main on its first fitting.
Result of the prop attracting fishing Line
An early pic. Rod and crew giving the Dacron Cruising #2 a workout.
Brother in Law Keith enjoying a day motoring in the Sydney sun
Just about across the line and already preparing to drop the sails before the storm hits. Thanks to Stephen Bradley “Meridian” Dehler 44.
Sailing into the sunset on the Parramatta River. Trying to stay with Chris Stannard’s Jeanneau 39i
Pantaenius Commodores Cup day two at Sail Port Stephens 2015. Picture Craig Greenhill Saltwater Images
Pantaenius Commodores Cup day three at Sail Port Stephens 2015. Picture Craig Greenhill Saltwater Images
Relaxing at The Cottage Point Inn, Pittwater.
Reaching along the Birchgrove shore on a beautiful October evening.
Sailing past Berrys Bay
Struggling at the back of the Fleet
Just Behind Aurora
Car Park they call humbug
Aurora shading us in preparation pr a pass. All in about 2 knots of wind
The view from Aurora
Heading towards Greenwich point with a lot of the fleet now behind us.
Fixing the main sail bag
Iron keel in 2020
Iron keel after treatment 2020and painting
Smoke haze from the Bush fires blanketing the City of Sydney.
Looking down the Lane Cove River as the fleet jossles for starting positions