Husband And Wife Team Take the Victory
Thai Hobie 16 Championship
The Thailand Hobie 16 Nationals concluded yesterday at Royal Varuna Yacht Club with husband and wife team Peter and Juliet BATES become the eventual winners.
The racing at the top end of the fleet was extremely close with the top 3 all winning 2 races in the series. Behind the Team Bates was another husband and wife team David and Susan Race who tied on points with Steve Fields. Team Race won on a count back which showed the close racing.
The big winner was the Asian Hobie racing circuit which has had some big regattas in Hong Kong, Philippines and Thailand. Team Bates won 2 of the these events sending a clear message to Hobie Cat Asian sailors that they are the most consistent sailors in Asia.
Full results are available on the class website at the address below.