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  2007 Skandia Geelong Week
 
  Date 24 Jan - 28 Jan
  Description Formally known as the Festival of Sail and the Geelong Waterfront Festival, SGW is a five day event fabulous for sailors, yachting enthusiasts and visitors alike.

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sail-world.com -- News - 2007 Skandia Geelong Week Wed, 24 Jan 2007 to Sun, 28 Jan 2007



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Skandia Geelong Week 2008 dates announced By Skandia Geelong Week Media, 12:19 PM Fri 20 Jul 2007
The dates for Skandia Geelong Week 2008 have been formalised. Australia’s largest sailing event will be staged from Thursday 24th through to Monday 28th January, with the historic Williamstown to Geelong race scheduled for Australia Day Saturday 26th. ...
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Skandia Geelong Week 2008 dates announced By Skandia Geelong Week Media, 5:03 PM Fri 18 May 2007
The dates for Skandia Geelong Week 2008 have been formalised. Australia’s largest sailing event will be staged from Thursday 24th through to Monday 28th January, with the historic Williamstown to Geelong race scheduled for Australia Day Saturday 26th. ...
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Quantum Sails at Skandia Geelong Week By Media Services, 2:20 PM Fri 2 Feb 2007
The sailing started with two days racing in Melbourne on four trapezoid courses. 'Wild Oats' the Reichel Pugh 98’ supermaxi completely dominated the racing with three firsts on corrected time to compliment her four line honours victories. 'Shogun' Rob Hanna’s DK 46 was the only boat to take a race and was entrenched in second place. ...
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Skandia Geelong Week images by Francolini By Salt Water media, 7:48 AM Thu 1 Feb 2007
Another Skandia Geelong week is over and what a week it was! The first three line honour boats in the Sydney-Hobart 2006 were on the course fighting till the last gust of wind. Spectacular sailing also in the smaller boat divisions which ended up creating a fleet of 426 vessels. ...
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Skandia Geelong Week – record numbers By Di Pearson, Geelong, VIC , 3:03 PM Tue 30 Jan 2007
A record 448 entries, a new series, fantastic racing, new partners, new big screen viewing, high profile entertainment and even bigger crowds to Geelong signalled to all that Skandia Geelong Week, Australia’s oldest and largest keelboat regatta, is set to take centre stage on the Australian sailing calendar as it continues to grow each year. ...
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Final prizes handed out at Skandia Geelong Week By Di Pearson as amended by Sail-World, 7:37 PM Sun 28 Jan 2007
Skandia Geelong Week came to a close today with a number of classes finishing their final races today as sailors families and visitors to Geelong over the Australia Day weekend enjoyed the onshore entertainment such as James Blundell, buskers, comedians, clowns and more, not to mention the big screen action from the Week’s racing put together by Wes Greene and his team and commentated by single handed around the world sailor Nick Moloney. ...
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Audi Series Divsion 2 & 3 winners announced By Event Media, 6:08 PM Sun 28 Jan 2007
Alegria from Mornington in Victoria has been announced the winner of Audi Division 2 at Skandia Geelong Week. In Division three, two Adams 10s fought it out for the major prize. ...
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Lou Abrahams wins Sydney 38s -Skandia Geelong Week By Di Pearson, 6:02 PM Sun 28 Jan 2007
The Victorian veteran, who equalled the Late John Bennetto’s 44 race record in the 2006 Sydney Hobart Race, won five of the seven races sailed on Corio Bay to beat continuing rival and fellow Melburnian Bruce Taylor (Chutzpah) and Geelong sailor Ian Murray with Cinquante. ...
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Yacht sinks at Skandia Geelong Week By SGW Media, 5:44 PM Sun 28 Jan 2007
In the news of the day, John Carle’s Zilzie Express, a Sonata 8 currently placed third overall in the Trailable class at Skandia Geelong Week, sank on Corio Bay this morning in unusually high gusting winds of around 20 to 30 knots. ...
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Quantum Racing victory at Docklands Invitational By Di Pearson, 5:38 PM Sun 28 Jan 2007
Sydney yachtsman Ray Roberts, the recently announced Ocean Racer of the Year, claimed victory in the inaugural Docklands Invitational Series at Skandia Geelong Week after the 20 invited yachts contested their final race today. ...
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Hardys Secret Men's Business leads Audi IRC series By Audi Sailing Media, 1:30 PM Sun 28 Jan 2007
South Australian-based Hardy’s Secret Men’s Business (CYCSA) is the points leader in the Audi IRC Australian Championship series, following the first event of the 2007 Audi Sailing Sport Calendar at Skandia Geelong Week. ...
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Beck's S89 Escapes at Skandia Geelong Week S80 Se By Event Media, 12:41 PM Sun 28 Jan 2007
Boats from Skandia Geelong Week’s co-host venue, the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria, grabbed first and third places in the S80 Series at the event. ...
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