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Posted on 22 September, 2017

Darwin Saumlaki Update

Darwin Saumlaki Update

Lucille & Bruce Panting have recently returned from Saumlaki (Indonesia, where they have been actively working with local officials preparing for the Darwin Saumlaki Yacht Race & Rally.

Good news from their latest visit includes that Visa on Arrival will apply for the event, as the full compliment of Customs and Immigration staff will be present in Saumlaki for the event. Indonesian officials, at local, provincial and national level are committed to ensuring the very best reception possible for competitors.

With the change to the visa requirements, the entry closure date has been deferred until next Wednesday,27th September.

Darwin Sailing Club is very keen that a good entry of Darwin boats competes, to provide a great atmosphere in Samlauki.

While in Saumlaki, the Pantings also liaised with locals to have fishing equipment and boats in Saumlaki Harbour marked with small strobe lights, to assist entrants finishing at night in safely navigating to the finish line.

Thanks to supporters of the Darwin Sailing Club