MarineBusiness-World.com
 
 
News Home Cruising USA Cruising Int Photo 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 ...




Cruising Canada

Springtime Greening: Boaters Tips for Earth Day by BoatUS Foundation/Sail-World Cruising,










How sailors really do have a voice in the future of our oceans by Sandra Whitehouse, Sailors for the Sea,


Message-in-a-bottle record - 102 years by AFP/Sail-World Cruising,










Canadian solo sailor rescued north of Auckland by Sail-World Cruising round-up,


















Free online fuel spill course - how much do you know? by BoatUS Foundation/Sail-World Cruising,












Life-shattering event sends 'rookie' couple sailing the world by Asia News Network/Sail-World Cruising,








3,200-year-old boat found in Croatian waters by Haemus/Sail-World Cruising,






Canadian storm bomb threat - sailors advised: get off the water!
Carbon monoxide poisoning - is it possible on YOUR boat?
Sailing family condemmed for taking 3-year-old on circumnavigation
New contract-free plan for satellite communicator on your smart phone
Yacht of the Week: The Dashew creation: no sails, but eco-friendly
No laughing! Sailing mistakes I don't want to make
Destination: From Moscow Sea to the White Sea
Land sailors of India on adventure across the Rann
A Paint App to (almost) replace your marine store assistant
Air warms but water slower - be careful, sailors, of hypothermia
Volunteer Canadian rescue team homeless - any offers?
Hilary Lister and Nashwa Al Kindi set a new trans-ocean record
How to anchor and 'never utter a word'
Non-pyrotechnic flares for my boat - Can I or can't I?
Health benefits of sailing
Cruising in the Maldives - some nuts and bolts
ISAF Guide to Offshore Personal Safety for Racing and Cruising
Halyard Tension - a video
Winchrite - for lazy days or extra muscle-power
Researcher examines 'current leaks' that may change the way you sail
Paris off to attempt to circumnavigate the world again   
Need a tow from that helicopter? - watch the video and don't laugh   
Certain oil spill products shown to be ineffective and toxic + Video   
The Constrictor: a powerful 'Queen' of sailing knots!   
Boat painting - simple but best tips   
'It's never just one thing' - Swedish sailors rescued   
Book of the Week: From the Galley of...   
Two brave women to sail India to Oman across Arabian Sea   
Rhode Island's Classic Yacht Symposium - Registration opens   
Another rescue for second-time unlucky solo sailor   
New York to San Fran record attempt - Maserati reaches the Horn   
Finally the book:HMS Bounty, Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy   
Yachts impounded in Mexico - the agony goes on...   
Students achieve robot boat Atlantic Crossing - but not as planned   
Solar vessel nominated for Engineers Prize   
Endurance Award for cruising sailors, new worldwide award for 2014   
It's coming. Dodgers/biminis to be solar power producers   
New Maldives rule - yachts can stay six months   
Unmanned tsunami boat takes three years to reach Taiwan   
Swedish boat builder and Jeanne Socrates a winning team   


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  



















 
Our Advertisers are committed to our sport, please support them!
This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia Pty. Ltd and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.

Photographs are copyright by law. If you wish to use or buy a photograph you must contact the photographer directly (there is a hyperlink in most cases to their website, or do a Google search.) with your request.

Please do not contact Sail-World.com as we cannot give permission for use of other photographer’s images.

Only if the photographer named on the image is Sail-world.com, Powerboat-world.com, Marinebusiness-world.com or NZBoating-World.com.
Contact us .
Ph: +61 2 8006 1873 or complete our feedback form    Contact us .
   View our Privacy Policy.    [Go Home]     [  Banner Advertising Specification]    [Bot Archive ]

Customised news feeds -Marine Industry companies, Clubs and Associations have their own customised version of our news feed on their website.
Look_here_to_see_examples

XLXL VIR Cru CA