International A Class Catamaran World Championship 2018
11th to 24th November 2018, Hervey Bay, Australia
The Organising Authority will be Sail Hervey Bay Inc. in conjunction with the
International A Division Catamaran Association (IACA) under the authority of
Australian Sailing (AS).
Hosted by Hervey Bay Sailing Club located at 427 Charlton Esplanade, Torquay,
Queensland 4655, Australia
Notice of Race here: International A Class Catamaran World Championship 2018 NOR final
Qld takes the record this year for the largest fleet at a State Championships – 31 boats : 19 foilers, 12 Classic discipline, including 11 New South Welshman.
3 days of lively south easterlies and occasional rain squalls saw Stevie Brewin add another trophy to his cabinet and Darren Bundock firmly attached to second spot. Best placed Queenslanders were Matt Homan from Brisbane and Adam Beattie from Cairns with 3rd and 4th, separated by a point and a half.
Adams determination was demonstrated by having to travel via Charters Towers and an extra 300km to get here. It was just lovely to see these 2 ‘boys’ with their wives and young children enjoying the foreshore at Hervey Bay.
Matt, Adam and my husband Paul (8th) were the only QLDers in the top 10.
Andrew Landenberger showed the floaters are not to be dismissed in 15 -20 knots with an overall 5th and was first of the classic discipline fleet.
Overall the 3 day championship was a great regatta of racing in stronger blustery breezes. Despite some difficulties for the foilers getting to the racing area with their deep rudders in the low Easter spring tides, there were no significant collisions, no broken masts and no protests. The southern visitors also had opportunity to check out Hervey Bay – the water, the beach , the accommodation and the entertainment options. Hervey Bay Sailing Club also had some learnings and challenges not which the least of was the complete sinking on the club tractor at bottom of the tide on Good Friday. It was a “good Friday” with a local excavator proprietor donating his time and machinery for a successful retrieve and HBSC shed captain Daryl Petersen reviving the red beast overnight for Saturdays racing.
Next regattas will be LCSC All Boats August 25/26, HBSC multi-hull challenge Sep 29/30, HYC Humpy Bash October 20/21, LCSC Cat challenge Nov 3/4.
See you on the water,
AUS 987 Mrs Bling
2018 A Class QLD Championships Race 1
2018 A Class QLD Championships Race 2
2018 A Class QLD Championships Race 3
2018 A Class QLD Championships Race 4
2018 A Class QLD Championships Race 5
2018 A Class QLD Championships Race 6
2018 A Class QLD Championships Race 7
2018 A Class QLD Championships Race 8
2018 A Class QLD Championships Aggregate Final with 1 drop |
2018 A Class QLD Championships Aggregate Open and Classic Discipline by fleet Final with 1 drop
Notice of Race
Australian International A Class Catamaran Australian Championship 2018-19
11th to 15th November 2018, Hervey Bay, QLD Australia
The Organising Authority will be Sail Hervey Bay Inc. in conjunction with the Australian International A Division Catamaran Association under the authority of Australian Sailing.
Hosted by Hervey Bay Sailing Club located at 427 Charlton Esplanade, Torquay, Queensland 4655
Notice of Race here: Notice of Race 2018-19 Australian Championship International A Class Catamaran
2018 Worlds Warm Up Regatta McCrae YC 13th & 14th October
13th & 14th October 2018
McCrae Yacht Club – $50 entry fee
Short Course racing – Classic & Flying
Sat 13.10.18: 1430hrs
Sun 14.10.18: 1100hrs
Enquiries to Hamish Sinclair, Steve Brayshaw, Michael Kopp
Visitor & Accommodation info here http://www.mccraeyc.com.au/
Posted on IACA website http://www.a-cat.org/?q=node/1259
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Event details here: https://www.corangamite.vic.gov.au/Local-Directory/Yachting-Western-Victoria
Event details here: http://lakebogayachtclub.org.au/2018-easter-regatta/
Harken 2018 A Class Queensland Championships
Hervey Bay Sailing Club
Friday 30th March to Sunday 1st April 2018
*FREE Prawn and Corona night Friday*
NoR here: 2018 A Class QLD Championships – Notice of Race
2018 A Class Catamaran Victorian Championships
McCrae Yacht Club, Mornington Peninsula
Victoria Saturday March 10th 2018 – Monday March 12th 2018
NoR here: 2018 A Class Catamaran Victorian Championships Notice of Race Final
Elwood Sailing Club is hosting the A Class Lightning Championship for International A Class Catamarans on 3rd and 4th of March 2018. There will be three races on each day, back to back with a target time of 40mins per race.
Download and print :
There will be a BBQ on Saturday night, included in the regatta fee. Boats can be stored at the club overnight on Friday and Saturday. Contact James Wreford 0437 463 810 for further information.
Great prizes to be won, including $500 worth of GILL gift vouchers and Harken merchandise!
Please note the discounted Regatta fee ends on the 24th of February, so get your entry forms in on time! We will be accepting entries by email, see Entry Form for details.