Crusader35

//Crusader35

Prize Giving Photos

Crusader35 was wet wet wet

All they craved when they got to Port Denarau Marina was hot chips and pizza, so when the crew from Crusader35 heard that their meal request was waiting at the Denarau Yacht Club, they were quick to jump off the 35 footer and start a new race to the bar. Crusader35 finished the [...]

Miss Scarlett’s slow going explained

Overnight the big gains have been made by Gary Lewis’s 88 footer Shaman, the cruiser is currently in second place on line behind Giacomo. Between 10pm last night and 7am this morning the crew increased their lead over 3rd placed Ran Tan II by 17nm. Shaman must have found her conditions as she averaged 12.4 [...]

Official ANZ Sail Fiji Start Video

Check out the official video from the start of ANZ Sail Fiji 2016!

ANZ Sail Fiji off to a drifting start

The 23rd ANZ Sail Fiji started on time today with the sound signal bellowing from the HMNZS HAWERA. Over 100 spectator boats were on the Waitemata Harbour between North Head and Orakei Wharf to farewell the fleet before they embarked on the 1,100 nautical mile passage in a very light south westerly. Anarchy (AJ Reid) [...]

Customs clearance underway

The fleet racing in ANZ Sail Fiji which starts at 1100 hours on Saturday 4th June are currently undergoing customs clearance so they are ready to leave New Zealand waters tomorrow. Customs has been very accomodating of the fleet, with Team Vodafone Sailing kicking off the clearance run at 0700 hours this morning. The clearances [...]

Race and weather briefing done

ANZ Sail Fiji is just two more sleeps away and the fleet is itching to get on the water. More than two representatives from each boat attended the briefing at Royal Akarana Yacht Club where sailors collected their boat packs and some vital weather information. "A blocking high to the east of New Zealand has [...]

Unfinished business for Crusader35

On the 4th June at 1100 hours, Anthony Leighs and his Crusader35 crew will be on the start line for the 22nd Royal Akarana Yacht Club offshore race to Fiji. Leighs, with crew members Josh Tucker, Chris Maddock, Brett Elliott, Nick Bastow and James Glidden have some unfinished business to attend to. In the 2014 [...]