Regattas are great holiday fun
by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team on 26 Apr 2012
All around the Asia Pacific sailing events have become major destination tourism events, as event organisers work hard on the fun factor, combining that with professional race management and delivering value for event sponsors.
Kiss leads the Sports Boat fleet -Airlie Beach Race Week 2011 Airlie Beach Race Week media
Sail Port Stephens is one such event that is continually lifting the bar, is getting glowing testimonials from owners and crews and is being rewarded with rapid growth. It would not surprise to see this event right at the top of tree in years to come, right now Port Stephens needs another 200 marina berths. A nice problem to have.
Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 entries are coming in very fast will be an amazing fleet this year.
As Whitsunday Sailing Club Commodore Rob Davis advises – ‘Enter now and book your berth.’
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week looks set for another great year, with a Food Wine and Music festival being integrated into this event August 30th- September 4th. Now if you’ve not been before this is a Gem of a regatta – a Must Do.
Are we biased? Yes, we are heavily involved with all these events and lots more.
Switching to high performance dinghy racing – great news from Hyeres in France where Aussies lead in four classes.
The upcoming Olympics and Paralympics sailing regatta are going to be exciting for Australia, could this be our best ever Summer Games in sailing?
We will be there to provide the most detailed coverage.
The Laser Radial Youth and Mens World Championship are coming up fast at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. 28th June 4th July and 11-17th July respectively. Incredibly the ILCA has still not released the NOR and opened online entries but they have promised to do that tonight.
Now to the latest news…