News Home Video Gallery Newsletters Photo Gallery Cruising Int

 

Sail-World.com : Seawinds enjoy the wind at Moreton Bay Regatta

Seawinds enjoy the wind at Moreton Bay Regatta

'Seawind Regatta 2011'    Seawind Catamarans    Click Here to view large photo

The fifth annual Seawind Moreton Bay Regatta enjoyed some fresh conditions this year with a 15-20 North Easterly blowing the fleet of a dozen Seawind catamarans around the Bay, to the thrill of all the owners and crew onboard.

The weekend long event, hosted by the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron at Manly Boat Harbour, attracted boats and crew from around the SE Queensland region for three social races around the bay finishing at Canaipa on Russell Island with approximately 50 crew enjoying a BBQ presentation party on the Saturday night.

Seawind Catamarans also brought cruising adventurer, Lloyd Price of Seawind 1000 'De ja vue' for a special presentation of his travels on Friday night. Lloyd had a packed crowd of over 70 people listening closely to his tales of sailing from the Gold Coast to Greece onboard his Seawind 1000.

At the presentation party on Saturday evening, another special guest arrived after circumnavigating around Australia solo onboard his Seawind 1000XL. Brian Midgley had just arrived at Morton Bay after his year long adventure around Australia onboard 'Truansea'.

Seawind regatta 2 -  Seawind Catamarans   Click Here to view large photo


Many fantastic prizes were awarded on Saturday night by Saewind, but the winner of the event was Alan & Kat Tasker onboard his Seawind 1160 'Talisker'. Second place went to Warren & Debbie Kerswill onboard Seawind 1160 'Phase Two' and Andrew and Aida Stevenson took out third place onboard Seawind 1000XL 'Black Diamond'.

The Moreton Bay Regatta is the last event of the year for the Seawind Cruising Club Series that also travels to Pittwater (Sydney), Jervis Bay, Botany Bay, the Whitsundays, the Abrohlos Islands (WA), Catalina Island (USA) and Mexico. Next year more events are planned to be added to the calendar including a regatta in Melbourne.



More at www.seawindcats.com




by Brent Vaughan

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=91414

5:59 AM Sat 3 Dec 2011 GMT






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


Related News Stories:

05 Jun 2013  7th Annual Seawind Whitsunday Rally a dream run
02 Nov 2012  Sun shines on Seawind at 14th annual Pittwater Regatta
30 Oct 2012  Seawind celebrates arrival of first Seawind 1160 produced in Vietnam
21 Aug 2012  Australia's Seawind Catamarans in voluntary administration
17 May 2012  Multihull Central's new service representative in Queensland
08 Nov 2011  Multihull Central – A new era in Multihull sales & service
26 Aug 2011  Next generation Seawind 1000XL2 launched
15 Aug 2010  Seawind Whitsunday Bareboat Open Day has vessels and fashion parades
10 Aug 2010  Seawind triumphs at Sydney International Boat Show
10 Aug 2010  Australia's Seawind Catamarans awarded for global success
MORE STORIES ...

Cruising USA







A case of crossed wires? A shocking situation! by Stuart Carruthers, RYA Cruising Manager,










Canal Boating in the Alsace with the Galley Guys by Greg Nicoll with John Armstrong,


World ARC fleet arrives in Darwin by World Cruising Club,






Where in the world are our strongest corals? by Hanny Rivera - Cohen's Lab,








Barnacle Busting by Neil and Ley Langford,


From Penguins to Polar Bears by Cherie Winner,




Polar research: Six priorities for Antarctic science by Mahlon C. Kennicutt II and colleagues,




NCI granted dedicated VHF Channel by National Coastwatch,


Positive news for cruising boats in Greece by The Cruising Association,




















Risks to penguin populations continues by British Antarctic Survey,


ARC Baltic fleet head from Helsinki to Stockholm
Follow these tips when anchoring
Galley Guys meet the Spice Lady
North American Rally to the Caribbean - Get prepared to head south
If all else fails read the instructions!!
ARC Baltic fleet cruising and anchoring in the Finnish archipelago
Phuket Yacht Show: new kid on the block taking on PIMEX? *Feature
Vanuatu Customs making life easier for visiting cruising yachts
Baltic 4 Nations rally is now in full swing
Tropical Storm Bertha expected to become a typhoon
Flags at Sea, an infographic by John Tissott
Cruising lessons from ocean racers
Procedures set out for waterborne visitors to Vanuatu
17-year-old RNLI volunteer saves child in first rescue mission + Video
Teen names latest RNLI Shannon class lifeboat in Poole + Video
Fascinating opportunity with OceansWatch
Fake GPS signals detected when cruising the high seas
Our new Cruising Editor editor remembers his first offshore adventure
Blue Planet Odyssey - Jimmy Cornell playing catch up on North West Pa
World ARC 2014 reaches Australia
Venezuelan Port Control lift recent port restrictions.   
Seismic survey ship operating north of Aruba and Curacao   
Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart   
Watch this whale lift a Kayak clear out of the water   
World ARC reaches half-way point in Australia   
Northern Scotland: Voyage to Orkney and Shetland Isles (Part 2) *Feature   
Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life   
Costa Concordia - the $2.25 billion salvage operation ready to begin   
Northern Scotland: Voyage to Orkney and Shetland Isles, more photos *Feature   
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - New location and attractions   
Long Island waters could become more taxing this summer   
4.8 million Legos all at sea   
Tranquil, colourful and funky, Genoa Bay is a must stop for West Coast *Feature   
Scientist pioneered tracer to reveal hidden ocean flows   
Sail-World 2.0 - the Beta version- Please take a look   
Dredging activity near corals can increase frequency of diseases   
World ARC heading out of the Pacific   
Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt   
Desolation Sound added to Salish Sea Pilot free cruising guides   
Three Defensive Docking Strategies for Sailors   


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  

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 VIR Cru USA
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT