ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne Couta Boat Challenge and Luncheon – Friday 6 December 2013

ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne Couta Boat Challenge and Luncheon

Jump in to the on-water action at the ISAF Sailing World Cup and be part of the first ever Couta Boat Challenge! There are very limited tickets available for this exclusive event, so book your tickets now to ensure you don’t miss this amazing opportunity.

The ISAF Sailing World Cup Couta Boat Corporate Cup and Luncheon will give you and your guestsa truly unique chance to get your feet wet at the ISAF Sailing World Cup, Melbourne and be truly immersed in the on-water action.

The morning will see you compete on board the iconic Couta boats for a race on Port Phillip, followed by a delicious lunch at the Sandringham Yacht Club Harbour View Restaurant as an exhilarating end to the working week.

Those not taking part in the on-water action, can watch their peers and join them for lunch as they return from the water.

Date: Friday 6 December 2013
Time: 10.30am until approximately 14.30 (sailing & lunch) or 12.00 until approximately 14.30 (lunch only)
Venue: Sandringham Yacht Club
Address: Jetty Road, Sandringham 3191
Dress Code: Casual Sailing Attire (non-slip shoes) for sail experience or Yacht Club Smart Casual for luncheon

Tickets are available for purchase now;
Individual Tickets (including sailing & lunch) – $150
Individual Tickets (lunch only) – $90

 

Guineas Cup – A highly varnished grudge match

 

Mercedes III and Pastime II will take on Couta Boats C97 and Gemfish with the winning Association determined by the best team results.

The Guineas Cup is held the evening prior to The Cup regatta run by RYCV. The format is based on 2 Classics racing 2 Coutas over 3 windward leeward races.

The Couta boats tend to do well in open water conditions when at times the Couta boats have amazed the classics by  achieving a lower elapsed time around the course than the larger classics. Hence the Guineas Cup challenge.

 

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State Titles 2014

State Titles 2014

Portsea Cup 11 Jan 2014

Portsea Cup 11 Jan 2014

Sorrento Opening Day 2013

2013 – 14. It has begun.

CoutaOening2013Opening day at Sorrento saw a reduced number of starters for the first aggregate race of the season. Wild weather hampered re launching boats in the weeks leading up the the big day. However, typical of Sorrento, the skies cleared for opening day and it turned out to be a great sailing day.

Great to see the boats at this end of the season looking magnificent.