Sunday 5 January
By Damian Devine / Club Marine Pittwater & Coffs Harbour Regatta media
With the completion of all the boats in the Pittwater to Coffs race last night the PHS results were declared today with Syd Fischer’s Ragamuffin officially declared the overall winner in a time of 34 hours 1 minute 18 seconds, 11 hours ahead of Exile with Pretty Woman third. They were also the Division One winners.
Ragamuffin officially announced as overall PHS winner - photo by Damian Devine
In Division Two, it was the Hanse 385 Out of Sight skippered by Mark Gorbatov who finished last night in a time of 46 hours 40 minutes ahead of the Elan 37 Koko skippered by Roy Leslie with Astral, a brand new Dufour 36 skippered by debutant owner Andrew Butler.
A huge congratulation to Laurence Pidgeon's Jutson 39 Sweetheart who finished last and arriving safely at 9:45pm last night. They travelled the 226 nautical miles double handed in an epic journey of nearly 57 hours!
Mark Gorbatov's Hanse 385 Out of Sight PHS DIvision Two winner
The Jutson 39 Sweetheart team sailed two handed in an epic journey, pictured here collecting their deserved trophy - pic by Jenna Waklters
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The Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race and the associated five race Regatta has developed into one of the most popular of all ocean-racing events in Australia. This race offers competitors a strategic challenge as they race past unsurpassed scenic coastlines, prior to arriving in one of Australia's most popular coastal cities.
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