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Sailors enjoy success at Hamilton Island regatta

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The crew of Coopers celebrate with some in-kind support from their sponsor.

Mullumbimby chemist Craig Watson and his crew sailing Coopers, a Jeanneau 53, won a race on handicap in their division and backed this up with three line-honours thirds at Hamilton Island Race Week.

Among the crew are locals Martin Hartmann and Tony Willis. 

Hamilton Race Week comprises six yacht races around various islands in the Whitsundays and this year included 237 boats competing across different divisions

It was Craig’s 22nd race week and follows success in the Brisbane to Gladstone.


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