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Daily Archives: 09/01/2019

Festival of Sails

2018 Festival of Sails - Envy Scooters crew from the onwater photographer Craig Greenhill - photo © Salty Dingo

After midnight this coming Friday, January 11, 2019, the entry fee for the Festival of Sails at the end of the month will rise by $250, a definite incentive to be part of the first round of registrations for the historic Australia Day long weekend sailing regatta. Organisers at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club have so far accepted more than 200 ...

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Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta 2019

Italian Job - QLD Australian Yachting Champion - 2019 Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta, Day 4 - photo © Mitchell Pearson / SurfSailKite

After postponement due to lack of wind, racing commenced at 1400hrs in a 5-8 knot nor-easterly with the smallest swell seen all regatta on day four, the final day of the 2019 Bartercard Sail Paradise Series. It all came down to the battle between Sunshine Coast Italian Job skippered by Michael Tom-Johnson and David Rose’s Kerisma Gill who started the ...

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