Returning to racing after a trip across the top from the Whitsundays, Haywire (Ian Conboy) produced the fastest time in division one however on handicap finished behind PerleMulberry (Mark Pitt) and Hard Evidence (Des & Gail Riley, Marshall Fox).

Only two seconds separated first and second in a good fleet of eight yachts in division two with Farrouk (Lee Burrows & Rod Hernaman) ahead of fastest on the day Covert Operation (Bart Brouwer & Graham Atkinson). In third place was Blue Chip (Deborah & Keith Fisk).

Brett and Lynda Bailey on Sensei were first and fastest in division three ahead of Stelfred (Larraine Bailey.

John Bird