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SAND AND SEA FESTIVAL October 26-28 Jervis Bay

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Created by Tony Wills 1 month ago, 30 Jul 2018
Tony Wills
NSW, 191 posts
30 Jul 2018 5:22PM
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I heard about this today at work.

www.sandandsea.com.au/

Still trying to find out more information but there's a good chance that the "Bay to the Beach" downwinder will be available for us pole dancers. Check it out and feel free to do some digging yourselves. If you find anything of interest, share it on this thread.

Whilst I don't expect anything available regarding prizes, it will be a great opportunity to do the downwinder regardless. The more of us the better!!


albymongrel
NSW, 115 posts
31 Jul 2018 8:37AM
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Looks like a great event! Please keep us in the loop. Windsurfing NSW has a stand at the Sydney boat show starting this Thursday 2/8/18 till Monday.

Tony Wills
NSW, 191 posts
31 Jul 2018 5:57PM
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So the organiser is super keen to include windsurfing into the mix. He's going to confirm with the racing / watersport activities organiser to ensure that it will work. I cannot see there being any problems.

There's also a significant interest in having some representation from the sport at a state organisation level and even to have some of our windsurfing gear vendors / retailers get involved. Please contact Mark Emmerton via emo@eliteenergy.com.au if anyone is interested.

Will keep everyone informed.

G30ff0
NSW, 103 posts
31 Jul 2018 9:42PM
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Looks good, might do a few trial runs

JustinL
NSW, 440 posts
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1 Aug 2018 4:09PM
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Nice one.
the race looks like a challenge

albymongrel
NSW, 115 posts
22 Aug 2018 6:14PM
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Elite Sports have just put up the pricing and details for Windsurfing at this event The Hobie Sand N Sea Festival - 26th, 27th and 28th October
Windsurfing
> 2 x Downwinders on the 27th - 8km and 14km $60 Entry
> 1 x Slalom event
Other events over the three days.
Kiting
Swimming
SUP
Drinking
Bird Watching... errr I mean Beach Netball

Sounds like a blast!

You don't need to be a windsurfing club member as the event organisers have their own public liability insurance to cover all competitors (included in entry fee).
Anyway, Let your club or association know if you are interested to help generate more competitors or simply register online on their website:

sandandsea.com.au


Slalom


Cheers,
Al





Brett Morris
NSW, 1128 posts
23 Aug 2018 3:18PM
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Is there prize money?

albymongrel
NSW, 115 posts
24 Aug 2018 1:03PM
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yes but not sure if it applies to windsurfers. awaiting more info. Lissa emailed them yesterday...

MattFSC
NSW, 7 posts
26 Aug 2018 4:33PM
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A great way to start the summer season, just hoping for a nice NEer, "bring it on"!

Adriano
9120 posts
15 Sep 2018 7:17PM
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JustinL said..
Nice one.
The race looks like a challenge

Yep. Only if you do the upwind leg first from Husky, sail across the bay and then the screaming 10k broad downwinder to finish you off! Made that trip many times.

I'm in!

kato
VIC, 2268 posts
16 Sep 2018 10:51AM
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I've booked the accommodation, just can't book into the races. Suggestions??

albymongrel
NSW, 115 posts
16 Sep 2018 12:33PM
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kato said..
I've booked the accommodation, just can't book into the races. Suggestions??



Thanks Craig for the heads up!

Windsurfers were added after the other classes so it must have been an oversight.

They are really keen to get windsurfers on board.

I've emailed the organiser, Mark (Emo) Emerton from Elite Events and I will Post an update when they have repaired the link.

You can call them if you like for any questions, details on their website.
Thanks Craig for the heads up!

Windsurfers were added after the other classes so it must have been an oversight.

They are really keen to get windsurfers on board.

I've emailed the organiser, Mark (Emo) Emerton from Elite Events and will let you know when they have repaired the link.

You can call them if you like for any questions, details on their website.

www.sandandsea.com.au/new-page-1/

Cheers,
Al HAYNES
0438336495
windsurferclassnsw@gmail.com



kato
VIC, 2268 posts
16 Sep 2018 4:55PM
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Thanks for that, hopefully they'll still only charge the discount rate
Just a query, why is it so short .Is the 12km just the warm up for a few laps around the pond

Adriano
9120 posts
17 Sep 2018 6:27AM
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It's a big pond. Happy to take you around for some heavy duty training...

The NE'ers should be starting to fire up soon.

kato
VIC, 2268 posts
17 Sep 2018 10:14AM
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Adriano said..
It's a big pond. Happy to take you around for some heavy duty training...

The NE'ers should be starting to fire up soon.


Cool, thinking of doing the 10 km or 22 km SUP paddle on the Sunday too. Keen ?

albymongrel
NSW, 115 posts
17 Sep 2018 1:31PM
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You can register via the Windsurfer link now - all good!

kato
VIC, 2268 posts
17 Sep 2018 2:00PM
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Thanks for that , I'm in. See ya all there

Adriano
9120 posts
17 Sep 2018 2:30PM
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kato said..

Adriano said..
It's a big pond. Happy to take you around for some heavy duty training...

The NE'ers should be starting to fire up soon.

Cool, thinking of doing the 10 km or 22 km SUP paddle on the Sunday too. Keen ?

If you can lend me a SUP I might. Better start training then!



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