Please select your home edition
Edition
Armstrong 728x90 - A-Wing XPS - TOP

Calling all catamaran racers for Palm Beach Sailing Club 'Beware the Bullets Regatta'

by Phil Malcolm 24 Oct 2018 18:13 PDT 17-18 November 2018
Palm Beach Sailing Club 'Beware the Bullets Regatta' © Phil Malcolm

Give your sailing skills a workout at the Palm Beach Sailing Club's annual Bullets regatta held this year on the weekend of November 17 and 18.

Running now for more than 50 years, the 'Beware the Bullets' regatta is open to any off-the-beach catamaran. It's a fun, friendly weekend for all ages on beautiful Pittwater, and if you're a gun – a real test of your sailing skills.

This year the regatta includes the NSW Taipan titles, plus we're expecting more than 50 boats to compete in six classes: Hobie Cat 16, Hobie Cat 18, Taipan, Formula 18, A Class and Weta.

Boats will rig and launch from Sandy Point, (via Sandy Point Lane), while the actual Palm Beach Sailing Club is located on Iluka Rd. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at a reasonable price by our friendly Club members.

We recommend you book accommodation as soon as you can. Campers could try the stunning Basin Camping Ground. Our Club will run a shuttle service to / from the Basin for competitors. See www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/the-basin-campground

Another option is the Lakeside Holiday park at Narrabeen, just a 25 minute drive to the club. Visit www.nrmaparksandresorts.com.au/sydney-lakeside

"We encourage any catamaran sailor to come and compete in our annual regatta" said Richard Lacey, Commodore of the Club. "The more boats the more fun. Pittwater is a great place to race but can also be challenging, so skill and luck will both play a role in who comes out on top".

Notice of Race, on-line entry form and Sailing Instructions can be found at www.pbsc.org.au

Related Articles

470 Worlds in Llucmajor, Mallorca overall
Xammar & Brugman reign in Spain After five days of competition in a variety of conditions on the Bay of Palma, the stormy conditions of Sunday meant no Medal Race to conclude the 470 World Championship in Mallorca. Posted on 3 Mar
Optiorange 2024 at Valencia overall
Strong winds result in no racing on the final day In the women's category the title goes to the Greek Maria Anna Makri, while in the SUB13, Cengiz Eren Guvenc and Ahnieshka Madonich climbed to the top of the podium at the Real Club Náutico de Valencia. Posted on 3 Mar
2024 Superyacht Challenge Antigua preview
Stan the Man and The Magnificent Seven The 13th edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua (SYCA) opens for registration on Monday 11th March with five days of spectacular racing scheduled from 13-17 March. Posted on 3 Mar
Interview with Balz Muller
"My biggest dream is to be a pioneer" During the 2023 EFPT Geneva we caught up with freestyle legend Balz Muller (Severne Windsurfing). The Swiss waterman gave us a glimpse into his radical, creative and above all windsurfing obsessed mind. Posted on 3 Mar
JJ Giltinan Championship Day 2
Another cracking race on Sydney Harbour The Winnings 2024 JJ Giltinan Championship produced another cracking race on Sydney Harbour today when the defending champion Andoo team scored a brilliant, but narrow, victory over a gallant Rag & Famish Hotel in Race 2 of the international regatta. Posted on 3 Mar
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Day 3
Full Sail and Full Send The third day of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta was the breeziest day yet, with force 6 winds experienced through most of the day. Posted on 3 Mar
J/Teams crush Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race
Sweep 1-2-3 Overall, Win Both ORC 2 & ORC 3 Divisions! In the seven-boat ORC 2 fleet, the trio of J/speedsters all finished in the top four spots. Winning was William Culberson's J/145 LIVE WIRE, followed by Chris Saxton's J/125 VORTICES 2 in third, and Forbes Durdin's J/121 BEAR in fourth place. Posted on 3 Mar
44Cup Calero Marinas day 3
Third big breeze day and third bullet for Team Nika After Friday's brutal conditions, the forecast indicated a slightly lighter day three of the 44Cup Calero Marinas. Posted on 2 Mar
Optiorange 2024 at Valencia day 3
Greeks Panagopoulos and Makri lead into the final day Third day at the Real Club Náutico de Valencia, a day that has been marked by the strong wind, with an average that has ranged between 15 and 25 knots of intensity, reaching peaks of 32 knots of intensity at the end of the day. Posted on 2 Mar
470 Worlds in Llucmajor, Mallorca Day 5
Xammar and Brugman (ESP) charge to the top of the scoreboard Jordi Xammar and Nora Brugman (ESP) revelled in the strongest wind of the regatta to shoot to the top of the leaderboard on Day 5 of the 470 World Championship in Mallorca. Posted on 2 Mar
J Composites 2022 - J45 v4 FOOTERHenri-Lloyd 2022 December - SW FOOTERRooster 2023 - FOOTER