“Talking Sailing” From My Archives. Moonshine Wins Double Cape

by Richard Crockett

This time it was the Miura ‘Moonshine’ skippered by Tony Abbott which took the overall honours from Bobby Bonger’s ‘Impact’.

As always with multiple starts, one at each of the starting clubs, conditions were naturally different, yet this is what makes the race so unique and challenging. The RCYC starters had hardly any wind at all at the start, while others enjoyed a good South Easter.

READ THE SA YACHTING REPORT HERE:  Pages from 1985 11 – SA Yachting – OCR

READ THE CASA REPORT HERE:  Pages from 1985 11-12 CASA Bulletin – 000794 – OCR