Fiji Time: 2:12 PM on Sunday 28 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Best world hobie finish

Rashneel Kumar
Tuesday, February 11, 2014

VETERAN Grahame Southwick achieved his highest world ranking at the World Hobie Cat Championship which is underway in Australia.

Southwick finished second in the Grand Masters 60 plus division last week to record his best world ranking.

The top local sailor had to battle heavy winds approaching 30 knots during the race on Friday which had 25 boats competing.

Southwick also competed in the Open Grand Masters over 55 competition in which he finished 10th in the fleet of 55 race boats.

"I'm very happy to have achieved this highest world ranking to date," he said.

Also over the weekend, Kaveni Natadra and Deborah Sue recorded a good start in the heats.

"Again the wind drove in at 30 plus knots and half the fleet abandoned the course," Southwick said.

Yesterday couple Shayne and Torika Brodie took part in the race.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63900.6200
JPY 50.424247.4242
GBP 0.37370.3657
EUR 0.43830.4263
NZD 0.68420.6512
AUD 0.65260.6276
USD 0.49640.4794

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th August 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Mata signs new deal
  2. Man dead, four hospitalised after road accident
  3. Students wait
  4. Vou group wows crowd, scoops award
  5. Ambulance involved in road accident
  6. Epi crowned North queen
  7. Contractor to do finishing touch ups
  8. Skilled workers
  9. Road to fashion
  10. BOG: Lautoka records third straight win

Top Stories this Week

  1. Wong helps Rawaca get a gold medal Friday (26 Aug)
  2. 1 charged, 2 under probe for break-in Thursday (25 Aug)
  3. Taliga eyes Tokyo Tuesday (23 Aug)
  4. 5.1 magnitude earthquake occurs in Fiji Monday (22 Aug)
  5. 7s top job Tuesday (23 Aug)
  6. Veremalua gets help from Ryan on overseas contract Saturday (27 Aug)
  7. Mata signs new deal Sunday (28 Aug)
  8. Police escort fan away Monday (22 Aug)
  9. 'Ryan a loss' Tuesday (23 Aug)
  10. Ryan may return Friday (26 Aug)