sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : Sail Mooloolaba 2013: inaugural event starts with record numbers
Sail Mooloolaba 2013: inaugural event starts with record numbers


'Sail Mooloolaba 2012 sports boats power around the mark, photo Teri Dodds - Sail Mooloolaba 2013'    Teri Dodds    Click Here to view large photo

The inaugural Sports Boat Winter Nationals, being held off Mooloolaba this weekend, has set a new record for the number of entries for this sailing class.

The event has attracted 24 entries from NSW, West Australia and Queensland. The previously highest number of event entries was the Queensland class titles back in 2009.

The Winters is being conducted by Mooloolaba Yacht Club and within the week-long celebration sailing called Sail Mooloolaba. The record fleet will contest a total of six races over the two days.

Event manager, Darren Spence, confirmed the Winter event topped the podium for entry numbers due to the several factors. 'I think it’s because of the great location and the timing of the event. There are not many other events on. We have also attracted some boats that are going to do both Airlie Beach Race Week in August and Sail Mooloolaba using Mooloolaba as the stopover in the middle.'

Sports boats are trailable sailing boats built for racing. They are between six and just over eight metres long and designed and built to be light and go as fast as possible.

'The fleet is quite good. You’ve got Crank, the 2011 national champion and Kaito, the 2012 national champion. Peow Peow is the two times Queensland champion and finished second at the 2011 nationals. Raptor has won every event it has sailed in and is the current Queensland champion.

'Out of the 24 entries, there is probably 10 boats that are all going to the dicing it out, backwards and forwards at the front end of the fleet. It is quite a competitive fleet,' Spence said.

Sail Mooloolaba, Celebration of Sailing events -
Sports Boats - 22nd and 23rd June
Trailable Yachts - 22nd and 23rd June
Monos & Multis –22nd and 23rd June
Radio Controlled Yachts –- 25th June
Mono / Multi Fun Race –– 26th June
Schools Match Racing - – 27th & 28th June
Dinghies & Arrow State Championship – 29th & 30th June
Event website - www.sailmooloolaba.yachting.org.au
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/SailMooloolaba


by Tracey Johnstone

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=111039

10:25 PM Wed 19 Jun 2013GMT


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







News - USA and the World

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 CEO Knut Frostad talks (Part III) *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,






Audi Melges 20 World Championship - ‘Samba Pa Ti’ crowned champion by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Final race to decide champion by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - 13 things to See and do by Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,




Volvo Ocean Race: Update from Team Vestas Wind in images by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,








Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Classic Garda conditions on day 2 by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,
























Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Alessandro Rombelli's 'STIG' leads by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,




Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini
Helping boaters understand weather basics
PWA Alacati World Cup - Exciting finish on day 2
Match 40s find the surface again + Video
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 1 images by Max Ranchi
Clagett Regatta names first Executive Director
Transatlantic Race - Fleet expanded for 2015 edition
IFDS World Championship overall
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi finishes second - Extreme Sailing Series
2014 18' Skiff International Regatta - Day 2
2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship - It's go time in Garda
2nd Annual Keith Dinsmoor Regatta September 13-14
Aldo Alessio Regatta - Three days of tight racing
PWA Alacati World Cup - First blood to Van Der Steen and Offringa
Oakcliff Sailing hosts the Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX Nationals + Video
International 18ft Skiff Regatta underway on San Francisco Bay
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2014 - Quality fleet for Maxi Classic
Sailing Champions League - which is Europe's best sailing club?
Weta fun at the Wine & Roses Regatta
Extreme Sailing Series: The Wave, Muscat claims victory on Cardiff Bay
International 14 World Championships 2015: Not just for boys   
Rio de Janeiro achieves 50% treatment of sewage outflow *Feature   
2014 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown - Event memorable videos   
2014 18' Skiff Int Regatta: Day 1 at San Francisco - Reversal on beach   
Emirates Team NZ: Last race boost cannot save team from table bottom   
PWA Alacati World Cup - Furious slalom is upon us   
J/111 World Championships - The Winner is Shmokin Joe!   
J/24 US National Championship - Victory for Will Welles’ Cougar   
Extreme Sailing Series: View the Final Day's action - Replay   
NYYC Grandmasters Team Race - Reign continues for Noroton Yacht Club   
WSSR announces new World Record Around Britain and Ireland   
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final day photos by Tim Wilkes   
2014 Detroit Cup - Morvan wins   
Newport Bucket Regatta 2014 -Images by George Bekris   
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final report: USA qualifies for Rio 2016   
Extreme Sailing Series: Absent With-Out Leave – Ben Ainslie Racing   
2014 IFDS World Championship - New champions claim medals   
2014 IFDS World Championships - Sunday’s race images by Tim Wilkes   
Shark World Championships underway in Toronto   
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi second o'all - Extreme Sailing Series, Day 3   


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 WAS US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT