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Hardy Aviation welcomed as sponsors of the Darwin Open Match Racing Regatta

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Posted on 27 July, 2017

Hardy Aviation welcomed as sponsors of the Darwin Open Match Racing Regatta

Hardy Aviation welcomed as sponsors of the Darwin Open Match Racing Regatta

DSC welcomes Hardy Aviation as the principle sponsor of the Darwin Open Match Racing Regatta. The regatta, which is open to any aged team, will be a opportunity for DSC members to try the fastest growing competition format in sailing.

The regatta will be held on September 2nd and 3rd.

Crew weight is limited to a maximum of 350 kg.

Get a team together for the event and test your boat handling, sailing, tactics, crew work and rules knowledge. There will be opportunities over forthcoming weeks for coaching with DSC's coach - Michael Hanson, on the club's keel boat fleet. Crew weight is limited to a maximum of 350 kg.

The event is a World Sailing Grade 4 regatta.

Event entry includes:

  • A coached practise session, prior to the regatta
  • Regatta shirt for each crew member
  • Lunch each day
  • Presentation ceremony ticket for each crew member

With additional support from The Audi Centre, prizemoney of $1,500 will be on the line for the first three teams.

Initial interest has been expressed by five teams, with a maximum of eight skippers to receive invitations to compete. The event is a World Sailing Grade 4 regatta, so this is a chance to build grading points, for those who are seeking competition in this exciting form of sailing.

Regatta Page HERE


Thanks to our major sponsors

Darwin Port
Nautical Supplies
Sponsor of Junior Sailing
Arthur J Gallagher Insurance
Ramada Suites
Ward Keller
Mount Gay
Dinah Beach Cruising Yacht Association
Carlton United Breweries
Pernod Ricard
Television Sponsor
Waterfront Bistro
Coca-Cola-Amatil