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Posted on 28 February, 2017

Women sailors wanted!

Women sailors wanted!

The 2017 Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta (AWKR) will be held 10-12 June and are celebrating its 27th year on the waters of Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron in St. Kilda.

The AWKR is the only all female keelboat regatta in Australia and the 2016 fleet comprised 26 keelboats and 171 sailors from all over Australia. In 2017 they are aiming to increase the regatta to 200 sailors from Asia Pacific.

The Victorian S80 President has assured us that he will find the NT team/s as many S80s as we require!

The regatta is not about being a great sailor but team-work and participation. You just need to dedicate some time to training and give it a go.

For a taste of the action I’d like to share Lesley Alford’s video production from the 2015 regatta: https://youtu.be/0YAtlMCaB_A

Please pass this information onto anyone you think might be interested (including junior sailors) and email or phone me, or catch me at the club if you require more information and to register your interest in being part of the NT team.

Fiona McManus

[email protected]

0432 622 492

Thanks to supporters of the Darwin Sailing Club