One was called Team Vestas Wind, the other is Vestas 11th Hour Racing. Both had prangs, albeit under totally differing circumstances, at the opposing ends of the boats too, and with different Skippers and crew on board.
It is less than six months until the massive RS Games 2018 get underway with RS sailors from around the world coming to Weymouth to race and party. The team from Rooster will be central to the action.
On what was a rainy day down at the Port Lincoln Yacht Club, the champions in the Teakle Classic Adelaide to Port Lincoln Yacht Race were crowned at the annual race presentation day.
Justin Scott, one of the many international skippers who travelled to the South of Perth Yacht Club to compete in the Schweppes Viper Worlds 2018 on the picturesque Swan River, stamped his authority on the fleet today with two wins
Iain Murray's Northern Havoc sailing for the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron and Chris Hampton's Tango from Brighton, Victoria, maintained the rage to finish first and second at the 2018 Etchells NSW title sailed on Sydney Harbour in superb conditions.
While SHK/Scallywag has made good on its westerly route to grab an impressive lead over the past 24 hours, the fleet is compressing, and as of Sunday afternoon, it's the chasing pack enjoying stronger winds.