Colour TileNC1NC3Eric and MadeleineThe Navigator’s Cup is held each year to celebrate the navigators associated with Botany Bay – James Cook,  Laperouse and Phillip. This year the race was held on the 18th January, the date on which Phillip landed at Yarra Bay.

The winner of the cup was Color Tile, captained by Warren and Kristy Buchan.  Color Tile was recently placed 9th in the Sydney to Hobart.

Photos(clockwise, courtesy of Bob Wilson):  Color Tile;  off Banks’ Wall, Molineux Point;  The French Consul-General Eric Berti along with Madeleine Berti and Bob Wilson from Marine Rescue, Botany Bay, on the spectator vessel operated by Bass and Flinders Ferries; off Kurnell, Cook’s Landing Place.