Conditions for sailing at Barmera’s Lake Bonney on Saturday were described as excellent with a good strength of wind and the challenge of gusts across the Lake at irregular intervals.

Sailing was Heat 7 of the 2016/17 Championships.

With “Cat-titude” and “6th Element” seemingly sharing victories in the latter part of the season Steve Thomas with “Cat-titude” took the honours this time with Peter Dunk and Kirsten Thomas second with “6th Element” in Division 1 for Misc Catamarans.

“1st Tern” sailed by Ellyn and Belinda Cale was first in Division 2 , Misc Monohulls, with “Mr Swag”, Lachlan Huser second and “Chienne” Carol Dunk third.

This coming Saturday, 8th April, will see Handicap Race 8 and the resale of Championship Heat 4.

On Good Friday, April 14th, the 71st Easter Regatta will start and continue to Sunday 16th. A Presentation Dinner will be held that night.

The 70th LBYC season will have its Closing Day featuring the annual Anzac Race on Saturday 29th April. Club Presentations will be made after the racing.