Why are you entering the Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race & Rally?
For the excitement of the race.
Have you been to Indonesia before?
How many crew do you have?
5 total aboard 2 extra for race.
Have you sailed together before? Have you ever raced together before?
We have sailed together and all but one has raced together.
Are any of your crew new to sailing?
How would you describe your boat, racer, cruiser or live-aboard home?
Live-aboard home racer
How are your watches structured?
Fairly loosely with whoever is tired going off watch although we will need to devise some watch method during the race.
What do you have in the pantry?
Brown rice, basmati rice, flour, noodles, pasta, tinned- tomatoes, fish, beans, corn, coconut milk, fruit. Jams, sugar, powdered milk, dried fruit, nuts, lentils, beans, chick peas, polenta, couscous, popcorn, muesli, coffee, tea, cracker biscuits, sweet biscuits, savoury snacks, chips, spices, herbs, potatoes, onions, garlic, ginger, fruits, vegetables, spreads, honey, cheese and eggs.
What do you have for treats for when you become becalmed, or after a big squall?
Chocolate and sweets.
What is your next port of call after Ambon?
Not sure yet, but we hope to do lots of snorkelling and generally visit towns only for supplies.
Fantasia Skipper Andrew Stransky won Line Honours in the 2011 Race. On arrival, Fantasia were greeted in Amahusu by the King of Amahusu, the Secretary of Ambon City, Bapak Tony Latuheru, Ibu Hellen de Lima and many other government officials.
The Line Honours trophy is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia and presented by the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia, Bapak Harwan Eko. This year, the committee are proud to honour a new sponsor JR/Duty Free. JR/ Duty Free donated a basket to this year’s Line Honour Winner – Fantasia.
Fantasia Skipper Andrew Stransky also won 1st on Handicap Racing Multihull Division. This award is sponsored by the Darwin Port Corporation, and presented by the Secretary of Ambon City, Bapak Tony Latuheru. This award includes a prize of $750.
Congratulations to Fantasia Skipper Andrew Stransky and his crew.