Victory for Singaporean pair at Aussie 29er Champs

Justin Liu and Sherman Cheng from Singapore won the 29er Australian Nationals held at the Mordialloc Sailing Club, Australia. Byron White and William Ryan (AUS) were second and Alexandra Maloney and Blair Tuke (NZL) third.

Britain's Huw Humpheries and Robert Gibbs finished 33rd.

Next event for the 29ers will be the World Championship, starting on the 2 February at the Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club. Eleven GBR teams are taking part, with an entry of over 100 expected.

29er Australian Nationals - Final Gold Fleet positions
1 SIN1537 Justin Liu 39
2 1008 Byron White 51
3 NZL122 Alexandra Maloney 51.5
4 DEN1363 Henrik Rask Sogaard 60
5 USA20 Judge Ryan 62
6 1528 Nick Peate 66
7 1005 Andrew Chapman 74
8 RSA13 Taariq Jacobs 75.5
9 DEN1362 Katrine Anderson 83
10 AUS429 Sean O'Rourke 84
11 16 Joel Rose 85
12 1531 Lachlan Doyle 97
13 923 Justin Sharrock 104
14 298 William Llewelyn 109
15 USA25 Max Fraser 117
16 AUS719 Shane Smith 135
17 1009 Hannah Nattrass 136
18 1369 Thomas Durham 137
19 526 Angus Rankin 137
20 AUS1000 James Sly 142
21 AUS469 Nicholas Taylor 145
22 205 Oscar Thompson 149
23 AUS299 Belinda Kerl 152
24 861 Stuart McDonald 158.5
25 1402 Rob Tarboton 164
26 1290 Steven Thomas 164
27 766 Phoebe Freeman 169
28 555 Mathew Vandervoort 172
29 1128 Ian Simms 180
30 754 Dean Souter 182
31 RSA533 Malcolm Hall 182
32 1527 Haylee Outteridge 186
33 GBR12 Huw Humphreys 192
34 710 Tom Johnson 198
35 718 Adam Lahey 212
36 467 Michael Walden 213
37 AUS749 Jeromino Harrison 216
38 1529 Jay Griffin 218
39 AUS740 Ebony Young 219
40 2 Nick Brunning 223
41 AUS352 Ryan Narborough 230