We had 18 pairs enter the Glynn Dromey Memorial Spearfishing Competition – 2011 on Saturday morning. The wind was gusting 20 knots from the east and the swell was 1.2 to 1.5 metres, pretty much as forecast. The viz varied from 2 to 15 metres depending on dive location and water was 22-23 degrees. Of the 18, 14 pairs weighed in.

The results:

First Place:
Rob Higgs
Ross Bulluck
7 fish and 1187 points

Second Place:
Darren Gebbetis
Brendan Bright
5 fish and 1144 points

Third Place:
Troy Eggins
Rik Weekes
3 fish and 732 points

Fourth Place:
Graham Gould
Joe Petrovich
3 fish and 660 points

Fifth Place:
Ben Coy
Michael North
3 fish and 586 points

Best Junior: Jack Moss
2 fish and 367 points

Mystery Fish: Nick Extract

Thankyou to all the sponsors.

Prizes included:
Beuchat Dive computer donated by Robbie from Adreno
Rob Allen Gun by Peter Griffiths of All Spark Electrical
Aimrite Gun by David Stickland
Beuchat Carbon Gun by David Whitham of Ocky’s Water World
DiveR Fins by David Whitham of Ocky’s Water World
John Muhling Marine service voucher by James and Mary Muhling
4 wheel alignment, balance and rotation vouchers by Kevin Ackroyd through Beaurepaires and Tyrepower Perth City
Dive mask, wetsuit socks etc., from Aaron at Powerdive
Freediving fins from Wombat at Hookah Dive
3 Rashies and wetsuit booties from Joanne at JAM Products
Cressi Gear Bags and fillet knives from Damo at Dunsborough Sportz
Rob Allen reel and knife from Rennier

People who contributed with their time:

Dagger Dave for his texts co-ordinating buddies and boats
Ben Campbell for the catering and Cam Sudintas, Dane Wilmott, Ross Bullock and Rob Higgs with the cooking
Graham Gould for overseeing
Aleks Ceklic with his web posts
Tania Douthwaite for assisting the scorer
Nathan McMurdo and Ron Pitcher the weighmasters

A good day.

Regards, Joe.