by Di Pearson
Entries for Sail Melbourne, Australia’s lone Grade 1 event close this Friday December 17 and pre-closing, another big roll up for this internationally acclaimed regatta is in evidence.
420's on last year's Sail Melbourne start line
Sailed in December and January each year on Port Phillip Bay in Victoria, in a variety of classes, the premier event, the Olympic & Invited Classes ISAF Grade 1 Regatta will be held at Sandringham Yacht Club once again.
Other high profile events at Sail Melbourne include the Hobie 17 and Hobie 18 World Championships at Port Melbourne Yacht Club and the Moth World Championships, to be held at Black Rock Yacht Club.
The Formula Windsurfing Oceanic Continental Championships will be held at Elwood Sailing Club and will provide an outstanding precursor to the World Championships in December 2005.
Held annually since it’s inception in 1994, Sail Melbourne has grown into one of only five ISAF (International Sailing Federation) Grade 1 events held annually around the world.
Don't miss out - get your entry in now.
For all information, including online entry, NOR and accommodation visit: www.sailmelbourne.com.au