Our next National regatta will be held at Victor Harbour, South Australia.
The Pacer Association has negotiated with Victor Harbor Beach Front Holiday Park to hold 6 cabins and 4 tent sites until April 30th. The available cabins are a little spread out. The tent sites are together.
People wanting to book will need to mention that they are from “Pacer Sailing”. The dates reserved are 27th Dec 2015, leaving on Jan 4th 2016. (8 Nights.)
Phone: 1800 609 079
There are also plenty of holiday homes / apartments that people can book through the list below. We suggest that you book what ever you can by the end of April at the very latest as it is a popular holiday location.
(The Breeze apartments above are 1.1km from the yacht club)
Congratulations to Murray, Anna and Liam O'Brien on winning the Pacer Nationals!
Congratulations also to Jonathan Pulham and Danny Marrinon on winning the Pacer Pursuits.
Final results can be found here:
Presentation night photos here: facebook.com/PacerAustralia
A flyer is available for the upcoming National Regatta at Chelsea Yacht Club, Victoria.
Suggestions for accommodation can be found here.
Notice of Race (with entry form) is now available here.
The entries are rolling in:
|2733||Spyderboat||Parkdale YC||Darren Sherriff||Sarah Blackman||Open|
|3070||Totes Amazeballs||Christies SC||Chris Dean||Ella Dean||Open|
|2195||Wildwood||Beaumaris YC||Phillip Connard||Janette Connard||Open|
|WH22||Pacemaker||Whyalla YC||Neil Ward||Lily Ward||Non-spinnaker|
|3011||Bebop||Beaumaris YC||Peter Kemp||Lauren/Eliza Kemp||Open|
|2943||Patience Is Overrated||Christies SC||Marc Read||Georgia Read||Open|
|2590||Limelight||Beaumaris YC||Paul Hardie||Judie Hardie||Open|
|2901||G-Force||YMCA SC||Orla Gray||Eamon Gray||Junior/Junior|
|2902||G2||YMCA SC||Bruce Gray||Michelle Theron||Open|
|2941||Pocket Rocket||McCrae YC||Murray O'Brien||Anna/Liam O'Brien||Open|
|2461||Flash||Sandringham YC||David Hughes||Lachlan Hughes||Open|
|2695||Dragonfly||Westernport YC||Phil Balcombe||Billy Balcombe||Non-spinnaker|
|9||Warren||Chelsea YC||Rhonda Newman||Yvonne Gillam||Open|
|TBA||SYC||Sandringham YC||Patrick Distefano||Armando Distefano||JS/Non-Spinnaker|
|2152||The Cat's Pyjamas||Chelsea YC||Lynette Williams||Harley Savage
|2940||On Ya Va||McCrae YC||Kate Dunwoody||Cameron Dunwoody||Junior/Senior|
|TBA||TBA||Parkdale YC||Caroline Nagel||TBA||TBA|
|TBA||White Illusion||Parkdale YC||Rachel Pedersen||Elana Pedersen||JS/Non-Spinnaker|
|TBA||TBA||Parkdale YC||George Aulich||Saskia Permezel||Junior/Junior|
|TBA||TBA||Parkdale YC||Luke Aulich||Fiona Scanlan||Non-spinnaker|
|2888||Chase||Flinders YC||Richard Barker||Lucy Barker||Pursuit|
|3018||Contagious||Albert Park YC||Graeme Cox||Harry Cox||Pursuit|
|2970||Spray||Albert Park YC||Jonathan Pulham||Danny Marrinon||Pursuit|
|TBA||TBA||Beaumaris YC||Ian McHugh||TBA||Pursuit|
Beaumaris Yacht Club was the venue for the 2014 Victorian State Championship where 26 Pacers and 5 Pacer Pursuits enjoyed a warm but varied range of wind conditions from the Saturday to the Monday of the March long weekend.
Results from the 2013-14 National Championships are available in PDF format.
Photos are on the Christies Sailing Club website.
The 2013 Victorian Championship was an extraordinary event for many reasons. Parkdale Yacht Club proved to be family friendly, extremely well organised and a class act. The weather was hot, the wind fickle and somehow Parkdale managed to conduct all 6 scheduled races which were fair to all competitors without a single protest or gripe. Given the forecast many of us were concerned that we would not even get 4 races in to make a series.
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