J/111 ‘Jake’ blitzes Melbourne to Launceston race series

Stuart Lyon and his crew on the J/111 ‘Jake’ have won the trifecta being 1st on IRC, AMS and PHS in the 3 race ORCV Bass Strait Series which includes:

  • Boxing Day Dash, Port Phillip Bay – Port Melbourne to Blairgowrie
  • Rudder Cup, now 106 years old, the 5th oldest ocean yacht race trophy in the world, awarded to the winner of the Premier Measurement Division (AMS this year) in the Helly Hansen Melbourne to Launceston race
  • Tamar Yacht Club Classic – Tamar River off Beauty Point.J111 Jake

Its great to see this 36ft speedster proving herself against much larger boats in the Melbourne offshore circuit. Watch for another J /111 joining the fun in Melbourne at Easter.

Congratulations to Stuart and all the crew for an awesome and well deserved result.

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