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A heat start at the 1980/81 National Titles, photo taken by John Milton. Unknown Victorian skipper on Tony Bytheway’s boat 2165, Jim; Warren Jones on 2159, Silent Running; Chris Drury on 3390, Muffin; Ian Milton on 2171, Deceptive Benz; Scott … Continue reading

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Getting started

From the exotic Central Coast of NSW, Chris Leyland remembers his start in sailing and his first forays on an Australian Sailfish. Read on . . . .   Before entering High School, I crewed on a Manly Junior, sailing … Continue reading

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Vimo Too, Sailfish 808

This in this morning from Russell Ker . . . .   Hi, quick intro, my Sailfish was Vimo Too, number 808. I sailed at the Beaumaris yacht club from 1968 to 73. I, sadly, have no photos of my … Continue reading

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South Coast of NSW . . . .

From Bill on the south coast of NSW . . . I built 1276 in 1968 in my bedroom, much to my mother’s horror, intending to race it at Narrabeen. Just as I finished it the Dept of Education in … Continue reading

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Western Districts Sailing

From Andrew Mclure some memories of Camperdown and Derrinallum . . . . . I sailed Hot Stuff number 3354 for a number of years in the early 1980s having purchased the boat from Dean Clementson who sailed at Camperdown … Continue reading

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The Ballarat Years

In the late seventies Ballarat became a real powerhouse of the Sailfish in Victoria; the following are Dan Flynn’s memories, including his memories of a real treasure to the class, our own Ray Cross . . . . .   … Continue reading

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Class History/Memories

Champion from NSW One of the site moderators recalls an important influence in NSW Sailfish. You might also like to have a look at Peter’s story about his time in the early days of Sailfish in NSW in the following Comments . … Continue reading

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