The last race of Series 3 of the Wednesday Yacht Sales Australia Non-Spinnaker Race was at risk of being abandoned only 30 minutes out from the start of the race with 25 knot winds gusting to 33 from the Nor West. Luckily as the race committee went up to the start box the breeze eased sufficiently to fly the Yankee flag requiring all crew to wear life jackets and the race was on. Eight hardy boats headed off down the harbour for a short course 4. Warwick Miller was streets ahead in Division 1 getting the gun on Lumiere ahead of Austmark (Gunther Schmidt-Lindner) .
In Division 2, Jim Vaughan was first across the line on Another Dilemma, followed by Twocan (Stephen Teudt)
In 2nd place and Pearl 2 (Michael Twomey) in 3rd.
For the series winners Another Dilemma (Jim Vaughan) was the clear winner in Division 2 on 46 points followed by Pearl 2 (Michael Twomey) in 2nd on 60 closely Innamincka (John Crawford) on 61 for 3rd place. It was a tight competition in Division 1 with Austmark (Gunther Schmidt-Lindner) taking out first place for the Series on 36 points winning on countback ahead of Zen (Gordon Ketelbey) also on 36 points, Rob Reynolds was hot on their heel on Exile on 38 points for 3rd place.
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