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Time to enter the Heaven Can Wait charity regatta

by Mel Steiner on 9 Nov 2013
2013 Heaven can wait charity sailing regatta at Lake Macquarie RMYC Toronto
It's all happening! The official closing date for the Heaven Can Wait charity regatta is today, but you still have time to enter the most challenging sailing event on Lake Macquarie.

Have you got your entry in yet? If not, then do it now! Details are on our website.

As you probably know, there is a fundraising dinner on the Friday night before the race. Our guests will be:

Liesl Tesch – Paralympic Gold Medalist – London Games
Haylee Outridge – Olympic hopeful for the next Rio de Janeiro games
Nathan Outridge – Second in the Worlds Moths Championships and helmsman on the Swedish Americas cup contender – Artemis
Kyle Langford – wing trimmer on the successful Americas Cup contender – Oracle

Wow, what a lineup!

Buy your tickets now at the bar at the Royal Motor Yacht Club - $50 / head

Family and friends will be able to board Solar Sailor for a four hour cruise involving the start, and many photo opportunities as boats start and pass the start area for a second time. The cruise will also include a multi course cocktail menu - $60/head with profits going to the Heaven Can Wait charities. Tickets for the Start boat cruise are on sale this at the RMYC Toronto.

You can find out more at Heaven Can Wait, and again, if you have not got your entry in, don’t waste time, do it now – click here.

Look forward to seeing you all on the weekend o November 16/17 and of course for the pre race dinner on November 15!
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