2006 Sabot Mirror Challenge
Photos by Greg Pullen .
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Pukeko's helm David Fletcher gets some tuning advice from owner
Andrew Roberts prior to the start of the 2006 Sabot Mirror Challenge.
Are brothers Seb and Dylan Gore worried about scratching Dad's new paint job ?
Without a doubt the happiest crew on the water - Silka Price and Catherine Gayton
had a ball sailing 'on the edge'.
Not smiling at this stage of the race, Samuel and Georgia Penman discover
there 's more to sailing Dad's so-called 'brick' than first expected.
Exuding confidence & flair, Mikey Waldren was ready to take on all challengers.
Daniel Pullen is having a last stretch before folding his 187 centimetres into the bow.
Jess Atherton with Canadian Mirror veteran Sue Pilling kept Mikey at bay for the entire
first race. However the boys had their revenge winning the next two races.
Samuel and Georgia soon had White Lightning up to speed.
George Jones benefitted from Matthew Graney's long experience
in the bow of Sky III.
Going bow to bow on the downwind leg provided some close competition
for Sky III, Kamakaze, Pukeko and Fantasmic.
Leading the final race in its early stages Rohan Langford and Seb Spinks
powered to the bottom mark in Kamakaze II .
James Onn helmed The Edge in the third race when Catherine moved forward
to the crewing position.
The prize is in sight ...
Mikey Walden teamed with Daniel Pullen in " Carpe Diem "
for a 2-1-1 score to take out the 2006 Mirror Challenge
What can you say about a handfull of cash and a bloke with dark glasses ?!
More Challenge photos ....
The last batch...