News on Tess, Optimists, Rolex Farr 40's, contributors guidelines
Young Victorian 29er skipper Tess Lloyd is showing promising signs as she continues to slowly recover from injuries incurred in a collision during the final race of the 2012 Australian Youth Championships last Tuesday, although she is still in an induced coma in hospital in Brisbane, more in the story below.
|Tess Lloyd and Lewis Duncan - just over a week ago at the Australian Youth Championships Carolyn Lewis |
Super specials on ex-Worlds Lasers from PSA until the end of the month too.
As the world gets smaller and the Australian dollar stronger Juan Mauri from the online chandlery Mauri Pro Sailing is offering an extra 10% discount on some already amazing prices this month. Have a look.
We are just 180 days from the Olympics and the Australians are already stateside for Miami OCR. Interesting times ahead.
Heading south for the Festival of Sails, the action starts in Williamstown on Saturday and we will be on the water for the Passage Race next Thursday. Looking forward to the Melges 24's Nationals and the Sports boats amongst others.
|Australia day Regatta - start of Historic 18-footers - Australia Day Regatta 2012 Australia Day Regatta Inc |
Thanks to those contributors who commented on our Internet Images 101 feature article last week. Today by popular demand we re-publishing our Contributors Guidelines, designed to be helpful for all the new contributors taking advantage of all the Club and Class media exposure opportunities.
If your club, association or race committee would like to publicise or report on an event especially if its National or State titles, stories, pictures and or results can be uploaded via our Sail-World.com Contributors System at the top right of the site. Click on the link Submit News Photos etc. and follow the instructions and don't forget the URL of your website or event as we provide a live hyperlink back to your site/event.
Sail-World's 220,000 readers are hungry for sailing news and Sail-World welcomes your contributions.
|Tight racing at the front - Australian Optimist Championships Andrew Gough - copyright|
If you've not yet seen reports on your Club or Class on Sail-World recently, send a nice email to your Club or Class Publicity officer... so everyone will.
AND going forward please ask your event organisers to make sure sending event reports, photos, videos to Sail-World.com are high on the priority list for 2012 and onwards.
Sailors are online; our Asia Pacific audience is some 30 times larger than the Australian sailing magazine that I used to read as a kid.
Thank you one and all for your contributions to date; we look forward to receiving your news.
The Sail-World Team
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