Tasmanian World Champion!
by Richard McMinn
Chris Symonds from Wynyard Yacht Club has won the Hansa 303 world championships in Medemblik, Holland, winning in a fleet of 20 boats. He then teamed up with fellow Wynyard Yacht Club member, Mike Darby to come second in the 2-handed divion of the 303 competition. Robert Eadie from Tamar Yacht Club also represented Tasmania at the regatta in The Netherlands, finishing 24th in the 31-boat fleet.
Chris was dominant throughout the regatta winning 8 of the ten races.