by Dani Limback
Chaparral Boats will present a water ski and stunt show at the Festival of Sails over the Australia Day Weekend on the Geelong Waterfront.
Chaparral has big plans for Australia Day
The Chaparral Water Ski and Stunt Show is made up of skiers of all ages ranging from 10 to 50 years, some of whom have represented Australia in international ski shows and competitions.
Showcasing Chaparrals innovative sports boats will be an impressive lineup of accomplished champion boarders and skiers including, the worlds #2 show skier, the current Australian male and female wakeboard champions and a number of other past world and Australian champions.
Performances will include a number of spectacular stunts that have wowed crowds around the world including the opening of the Olympic Games in Seoul and the famous Sea World ski show on the Gold Coast.
Scott O’Hare from Chaparral Australia said 'we are excited that we can bring this world class ski show to Geelong to celebrate Australia Day in style; we know that the crowds will enjoy the performances and we look forward to demonstrating just how well our wake and ski boats perform, particularly when it counts, in front of a big crowd with professionals relying on our boats.'
Chaparral is one of the world’s biggest boat builders with a line up of 29 sports boats ranging from 18 to 42 feet including entry level bow riders and premiere motor yachts. They build the world’s only dedicated salt water wake boat and have enjoyed a solid reputation for innovation, quality and performance for over 48 years.
Chaparral will also have boats on display in the Club Marine boat show area of Fairnie Park during the Festival of Sales.
The Chaparral Water Ski and Stunt Show performances are best viewed from the festival site between Cunningham Pier and the Royal Geelong Yacht club on the Geelong waterfront.
Saturday the 26th (Australia Day) at 12.00 pm & 7.45 pm
Sunday the 27th at 12.00pm & 4.30 pm
Monday the 28th at 12.00 pm.
For more information go to www.festivalofsails.com.au
or for info on Chaparral Boats go to www.chaparralboats.com