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The first formal Around Saltspring Race, as it was known originally, was organized in 1974 and appropriately won by our Club’s founder and consummate sailor, Lawrie Neish, sailing a boat that he had both designed and built.
Round Saltspring Race Overall Podium Places 1974-2014
|1974||Clarion, 24 Neish sloop (Neish)||Dystocia, Cal 30/2 (Dunbabbin)||Ginger Tea, Alberg 37 (Langford)|
|Erin, 6 metre
|Flirt, 28 ft Spitzgatter (Truscott)|
|1978||Dal Reada||Wind Warrior, Catalina 27 (Forrester)||Gypsea, Ericson 26 (Baxter)|
|1979||Windfall, Catalina 22 (Sinclair)||Stoned Ranger||Paragon|
|Stoned Ranger||Marimba, San Juan 24 (Moore)|
|Ginger Tea, Alberg 37 (Langdon)||Sabre II, Alberg 37 (Rainsford)|
|1982||Artifice, Catalina 27 (Cochrane)||Merry||Gypsea, Ericson 26 (Baxter) and
Gretha, 20′ Gaff sloop (Kibble)
|1983||Wayward Wind, 24 sloop (Butler)||Gretha, 20′ Gaff sloop (Kibble)||Akane, Ericson 26
|1984||Ginger Tea, Alberg 37 (Langdon)||Comrade Cherry, Soling (Allan)||Knockout, J 24
|1985||Haereticus, Martin 32 (Cobanli)||Yeoman of Cestria, Sun 34 (Sutcliffe)||Lora Lea, Cal 27 (Cochrane)|
|1986||Haereticus, Martin 32 (Cobanli)||Lora Lea, Cal 27 (Cochrane)||Yeoman of Cestria, Sun 34 (Sutcliffe)|
|1987||Lora Lea, Cal 27 (Cochrane)||Yeoman of Cestria, Sun 34 (Sutcliffe)||Soarsa, Paceship 32 (Neish)|
|1988||Impatience, Mull 34 (Cochrane)||Min of Mine, Martin 242 (Cobanli)|
|1989||Min of Mine, Martin 242 (Cobanli) and
Hot Potato, Martin 242 (Maynard)
|1990||Min of Mine, Martin 242 (Cobanli)||Impatience, Mull 34 (Cochrane)||Soarsa, Paceship 32 (Neish)|
|1991||Impatience, Mull 34, (Cochrane)||Celerity, Spencer 31, (Spencer)||Min of Mine, Martin 32, (Cobanli)|
|1992|| Tigger J, C&C 38
|No finisher||No finisher|
|1993||Beowulf, Marieholm 26 (Kibble)||Tandom, San Juan 24 (Stribley)||Tufted Puffin, San Juan 24 (Morrison)|
|1994||Lawndart, Fast 40
| Tigger J, C&C 38
|Yeoman of Cestria, Sun 34 (Hume)|
|1995||Petrouchka, Ericson 23, (Williams)||Deryn Mor, Tanzer 7.5, (Vine)||Buckshot, Catalina 27, (Renaud)|
|1996||Tigger J, C&C 38
|Red Shift, Tri
|Acrobatic Rat, Martin 241 (Scott)|
|1997|| Lawndart, Fast 40
|1998||Lawndart, Fast 40
|Absolute Kaos, Dash 34X (North)||Escapade, Dash 34-1 (Pearce)|
|1999||Something Special, J 35 (Cowling)|| Lawndart, Fast 40
|Valhalla II, Viking 22 (Brogan)|
|2000||Nemesis, Moore 24|
|2001||Rhumbline, J 29
|2002||Evolution, Beneteau 36.7 (Homan)|
|2003||Wind Seeker||Lawndart, Fast 40
|Rhumbline, J 29
|2004||Frenzy, 6 metre (Jespersen)||Absolute Kaos, Dash 34X (North)||Evolution, Beneteau 36.7 (Homan)|
|2005|| Slippery When Wet, Etchells
|Frenzy, 6 metre (Jespersen)||Alto Menos, Cal 29 (Cowley)|
|2006|| JJ Flash, J 39
| Redline II, J120-1
|Absolute Kaos, Dash 34X (North)|
|2007||Caliente, C&C 115 (Andersen)|| JJ Flash, J 39
|My-Tai, FLT 110-1 (Homan)|
|2008||Light Scout, Ross 930 (Gillingham)||Absolute Kaos, Dash 34X (North)||Escapade, Dash 34-1 (Pearce)|
|2009||Mischief, Melges 32 (Morris)||Not Fred, Martin 242 (Slaney)|| Imp, Martin 241
|2010||My-Tai, FLT 110-1
|Absolute Kaos, Dash 34X (North)||Mischief, Melges 32 (Morris)|
|2011||Mischief, Melges 32 (Morris)||Baaad Kitty!, Henderson 30 (Power)||Wave Reviews, Haida 26 (Jenkins)|
|2012||My-Tai, FLT 110-1
|Emma, Ross 930
|Mischief, Melges 32
|2013||Baaad Kitty!, Henderson 30 (Power)||My-Tai, FLT 110-1
|Tripp Tease, Trip 40-2 (Gillingham)|
|2014||Rags, C&C 115
|Jackrabbit, CM 1200
|Baaad Kitty!, Henderson 30
|2015||Baaad Kitty!, Henderson 30
|Ogopogo, Left Coast Dart (Faget)||Lexi Belle, Tripp 40 (Amirault)|
|2016||Mischief, Melges 32 (Jespersen)||Will O’Wisp, Petersen 42 (Eckart)||Jackrabbit, CM 1200
Some outstanding overall performances:
Bas Cobanli — With 5 overall first positions and many podium positions in three different boats.
Lee Cochrane — With 4 first overall and a total of 7 podium positions in three different boats.
Lawrie Neish — First overall in a boat of his own design and construction and two podium places in a 32-foot cruiser.
Bill Allan — From Nanaimo with 3 overall wins in the same boat and other podium positions in two other boats.
Mike Howard — From the Tsawassen Yacht Club, who scored three overall victories and one second place.
Art Jones — From Pender Island, who was only finisher with Tigger J in the 1992 race minutes before the deadline and then was second in 1994 and at last won in 1996.
Roger Kibble — With one overall victory in a full keel boat and 2 podium finishes in a gaff rigged boat.
Rod Maynard — Who beat Bas Cobanli / Don Martin by a boat length in an identical Martin 242 after a dramatic head to head continuous 42 mile duel in 1989.
Phil Hume — Who at last sailed Yeoman of Cestria to victory in 1996 after fifteen years of trying by both Charles Sutcliffe, the original owner, and then Phil.
Daryl Homan — With three overall victories (one on Evolution and two on My-Tai) plus two other podium finishes.
|Skipper||Number of Firsts|
|Iain and Susanne Morris||2|
One win each:
Doug Truscott, Jimmy Sinclair, Kerry Butler, Jack Langdon, Brian Betts, Roger Kibble, Phil Hume, Gordon Wylie, Jim Spencer, Stuart Farson, Ole Andersen, Don Gillingham, Judy Button