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18 Footer – JJ Giltinan Trophy – Sydney AUS – Race 8 & 9 – Final results, Honda Marine with David McDiarmid NZL winner


Honda Marine with David McDiarmid/Matt Steven/Brad Collins NZL won the first race this morning UTC and grasped the title before the final race of the JJ Giltinan Trophy, the third victory in a row for David McDiarmid NZL. Winning Group with Seve Jarvin/Scott Babbage/Sam Newton AUS, day ranks 2 and 1, clearly defended rank 2 overall. Close was the race for 3rd where Smeg (Micah Lane/Ricky Bridge/Peter Harris AUS) had the upper hand on Shaw & Partners (James Dorron, Harry Bethwaite, Tim Westwood AUS) two points behind. —– Moderate 10 to 15kn winds prevailed during the last two races on Sydney Harbour today. —– A full-length video replay is available on top of our www.sailing-news.com website. —– The final results and the event-website, where the final report will be posted today by noon UTC.