MCCUTCEHON/WESTON TAKE OUT 2017 NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE
In a battle to the end, Robbie McCutcheon/Jono Weston wrapped up victory at the 2017 420 New Zealand National Championship hosted at Evans Bay Yacht & Motor Boat Club, 9-12 March 2017.
With their 4th place finish in race 6 discarded, the pair tallied up a scorecard of all top 3 finishes, advancing through to victory by 6 points over Xanthe Copeland/Annabel Cave. At the beginning of February, the McCutcheon/Weston partnership finished 2nd at the 2017 Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta, so a positive step-up in performance. Third to Zachary Scheiwe/Benjamin Baynes.
Race days featured light breeze and blue sky to cloud, rain and big breeze across the race track.