SHORE THING: Sweep Dean Crockett steers the Coffs Harbour surf boat back to calm waters. Photos: Leigh Jensen
SHORE THING: Sweep Dean Crockett steers the Coffs Harbour surf boat back to calm waters. Photos: Leigh Jensen

Boat series is still up for grabs

WITH one round remaining Woolgoolga Surf Life Saving Club can still take the 2014-15 Hoey Moey North Coast Surf Boats series.

Woolgoolga staged the penultimate gathering on the weekend and won three divisions to put crews to within 18 points of series leaders, Kempsey-Crescent Head.

Boat captain Trevor Clark is confident of fighting back to claim the championship on March 7 at Park Beach, Coffs Harbour.

"Woopi had a great day with wins in open men, masters 200 and masters women," he said.

"The Seahawks, who are the leading men's crew, are off to Shellharbour on February 20 in good form for the Australian Surf Rowers League titles.

"We're looking to bring home the medals and top off preparations for the North Coast finals. We may not have as many crews as Kempsey-Crescent Head but are still in with a big chance.

"Our small but determined band of rowers is right out there trying to win that championship at Coffs Harbour," Clark added.

VETERAN: Woolgoolga boat captain Trevor ‘Clutchy’ Clark scampers between boat rides.
VETERAN: Woolgoolga boat captain Trevor ‘Clutchy’ Clark scampers between boat rides.

NORTH COAST SURF BOATS

Club points
Kempsey-Crescent Head 300
Woolgoolga 282
Wauchope-Bonny Hills 214
Coffs Harbour 200
Yamba 199
Tacking Point 127
Macksville-Scotts Head 122
Cape Hawke 101
Evans Head 87
Cudgen 83
Port Macquarie 83
Red Rock-Corindi 76
South West Rocks 70
Brunswick Heads 64
Currumbin 63
Maroochydore 36
Kawana Waters 27
North Bondi 21
Kurrawa 19
Pacific Palms 16
Southport 13

Open men
Woolgoolga Sea Hawks 74
Kempsey-Crescent Head Midget Tossers 57
Wauchope-Bonny Hills Rejects 53

Open women
Kempsey-Crescent Head Chooks 62
Yamba WAWA 56
Tacking Point 47

FINISH: The Corindi-Red Rock boat comes to the end of its race.
FINISH: The Corindi-Red Rock boat comes to the end of its race.

Reserve
Macksville-Scotts Head 58
Woolgoolga 45
Coffs Harbour 43

Under 19s
Cudgen 65
Brunswick Heads Brunz Boys 64
Kempsey-Crescent Head Crumbles 55

Masters 160s
Yamba 54
Port Macquarie 46
Tacking Point 29

Masters 200s
Woolgoolga Long Strokers 71
Kempsey-Crescent Head Lycra Lovers 60
Macksville-Scotts Head Zoo Crew 59

Masters women
Woolgoolga 75
Cape Hake 64
Wauchope-Bonny Hills 41



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