Balmain Regatta Australia’s Richest Laser Race

BalmainSC_logoThe Balmain regatta is on 29th October with the 4.7 the first to start at from 12.00. Start times and handicaps to be decided on the day based on the wind forecast.

Last year 2016 Gold Medalist Tom Burton won, but who will win this years Balmain Regatta? A 168-year-old Sydney harbour tradition continues on the 29th of October, offering a total prize pool of $800. $200 for each division winner, and a bonus $200 for the leader at the half way mark.

The course will feature a  fixed start between Cockatoo Island and Balmain Sailing Club to a mark off Snapper Island, to mark off Spectacle Island to Mark near entrance of Lane Cove River to mark off Goat Island then back to fixed line between Cockatoo Island and Balmain Sailing Club.

Where to rig:  Easiest rigging area is at Hunters Hill Sailing Club.

Post race party:  Limited space is available to lift Lasers on to floating dock at BSC. Best to pack up boats then drive around for the traditional Balmain Regatta Boats, Band and BBQ party

Address: Water Street Balmain

How to enter.  www.balmainsailingclub.com and follow directions to regatta entry.

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