Itinerary for Jessica Watson's visit to Townsville

Itinerary for Jessica Watson Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week

Thursday September 1st

QF 974 Departs 2pm/Arrives 4pm – Brisbane/Townsville
(possible 10 min) – for photo and interview at airport, but by prior arrangement only
Ferry Townsville to Magnetic
5:20pm (25min) – possible radio interview

Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week Welcome 6.30pm-9.00pm
(Vision available) but all media welcome
Location: Tropical Resort, Nelly Bay
Guests: Competitors of the regatta and sponsors
Jessica's Participation: Speech welcoming the competitors, speaking about the regatta, Tourism Queensland's Season of Sailing and her experiences. (Broadcast vision upon request)

Friday September 2nd

EVENT : Breakfast with Jessica Watson on the Strand
6:20am-645 on Ferry from Magnetic Island to Townsville (possible radio interview)
7am-8-30am at Breakfast
Location: Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club, the Strand, Townsville
Guests: Townsville corporate community and local media
Jessica's Participation: Speech to the guests, about the regatta, season of sailing and her experiences. The target audience for this breakfast is the Townsville corporate community and local media. Zinc 100.7 FM will have Jessica's speech live to air.

Ferry- 9:10am from Townsville to Magnetic Island (vision and radio opps )

9:15-10am Vision & Photo ops of Jessica with sailors before they leave marina for racing.
Location: Magnetic Island Marina
(Broadcast Vision available upon request)

Racing will start at 11am (Vision available by request)

Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week Medias


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Jessica Ebelt    Events Coordinator   Sealink Qld
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PO Box 1194
Townsville  Qld  4810

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