Thursday November 19
Opening night is so exciting. At 5pm it was bleak – chilly wind and choppy seas, but an hour later it was near perfect. Warm too, with a balmy 18 degrees water temperature.
Oxford Bayley celebrated his birthday (thanks mum) in style, holding off Hayden Squance by three seconds.
Alec Swan was next, followed by Abbey Smale, with Christina Harris taking the second women’s spot ahead of 13-year-old Caitlin Eden.