sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : Festival of Sails to include world class ski shows
Festival of Sails to include world class ski shows

'Chaparral Stunt Team - Festival of Sails 2013'    © Festival of Sails
Festival of Sails 2013 Sailing Regatta is to be held from Thursday 24th to Monday 28th January and the Waterfront Festival will take place during Saturday 26th to Monday 28th January.

Chaparral Boats will present twice daily water ski and stunt shows at the Festival of Sails over the Australia Day Weekend, on the Geelong Waterfront.

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 number two 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. Make sure you don't miss the daredevil finale as a Barefoot skier leaps from a helicopter and skis away.

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 Boating and Lifestyle Exhibition area of Fairnie Park during the Festival of Sails.

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.

Show Times:
Saturday 26th January (Australia Day) at 12.00 pm and 7.45 pm
Sunday 27th January at 12.00pm and 4.30 pm
Monday 28th January at 12.00 pm.

Festival of Sails website
Chaparral Boats website


by Festival of Sails Media

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=105669

2:08 PM Thu 17 Jan 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Related News Stories:

17 Jan 2013  Last chance to enter the Festival of Sails
17 Jan 2013  Parks Victoria Melges 24 Australian Championship lead-in to worlds
17 Jan 2013  Festival of Sails to be A1 fun for A-Class sailors
16 Jan 2013  Festival of Sails – Teen becomes 300th participant for Geelong regatta
10 Jan 2013  Festival of Sails 2013 - Gill to sponsor Geelong racing spectacle
10 Jan 2013  Festival of Sails 2013 - Fantastic entertainment awaits in Geelong
10 Jan 2013  IRC Australian Championship 2013 - Audi announces prizes for winners
08 Jan 2013  Festival of Sails 2013 - Entries keep coming for Geelong regatta
13 Dec 2012  Festival of Sails 2013 - Dutchmen to continue tradition in Geelong
23 Nov 2012  Hurricane Sandy creates hassle for Festival of Sails A-Class sailors
MORE STORIES ...




News - USA and the World





































Starboard Hatteras Wave Jam day 5 by American Windsurfing Tour,


















470 Men and Women Worlds - Champions decided in Santander by International 470 Class Association,












ISAF Sailing Worlds - 470 Men's medal race images by Thom Touw
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Aussies and Austrians claim 470 gold
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: 470 awards images by Sail-World.com
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - 470 medal race images by Jesus Renedo
Annapolis-to-Newport Race - 'What to Expect' Seminar to take place
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - No racing on penultimate day
Belcher takes record fifth 470 World Championship
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 8 video highlights
2014 Great Lakes Team Racing Championship about to set off
2014 Etchells North American Championship - Day 1
2014 U.S. Multihull Championship - Day 1
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Repechage top four determined in final flight
J/24 World Championship - 35th anniversary preview
470 Men and Women Worlds - Santander medal race line-up confirmed
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 8 images by Sail-World.com
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Quantum Racing stumbles in coastal race
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Americans ready for 470 medal races
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Action ramps up with end zone in sight
Big Boat Series - It's not the size, it's the length
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander - Double French RS:X gold
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 8 images by Sailing Energy   
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Finn leaders emerge from shifty Santander breeze   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - RS:X winner images by Barbara Sanchez   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Rio 2016 470 spots awarded   
52 Super Series 2015 - Outlook looks hot for the 52 Super Series   
Starboard Hatteras Wave Jam - Another early start on day 4   
ISAF Sailing World - First entry leaves sailor's reputation in tatters   
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Four go through to quarter finals   
470 Men and Women Worlds - Champs take over leaderboard   
ISAF Sailing World Champ - Buckingham finishes with career-best result   
America's Cup: Oracle's Larry Ellison to step down as CEO   
Classic Yacht Regatta - Sonny takes top classic prize   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Buckingham finishes with career best   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Rio 2016 RS:X spots claimed   
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Leaderboards shaping up in Santander + Video   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Giles Scott continues to extend lead   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 7 images by Sailing Energy   
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Laser and Radial winner images by Jesus Renedo   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Medal Race images by Sail-World.com   
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Dutch dominate Laser and Radial in Santander   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News





Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT