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Smeg are NSW 18ft Skiff champions

The Smeg team are 2016-2017 NSW 18ft Skiff champions after finishing in second place in Sunday’s final race of the series on Sydney Harbour.

The Smeg team of Lee Knapton, Mike McKensey and Ricky Bridge finished the fifth and final race behind Appliancesonline.com.au skiff.

Skipper Dave Witt returned from Hong Kong just in time for the race, and with the professional crew work of Tom Clout and Tom Anderson, the team was outstanding as they powered away to win by 2m 28s from Smeg.

Smeg finished the championship on 7 points, followed by Coopers 62-Rag & Famish Hotel on 9, Asko Appliances (Marcus Ashley-Jones) 15, Yandoo 21, Thurlow Fisher Lawyers 22 and Noakes Youth (Ash Rooklyn) 29 points.