If you are exploring the sport of sailing, Discover Sailing at the Melbourne Boat Show, is a great opportunity for you to be acquainted with the many possibilities sailing can bring. Gain a wealth of information and insight – whether you’re looking at sailing for leisure and cruising your local waters with family and friends; or if you’re looking to intensify your skills to work towards becoming a club champion, or offshore sailor.
Also in this exclusive presentation, delve into the world of Australian professional sailing and hear from professional sailors, talking about their career and experiences. Discover Sailing at the Melbourne Boat Show will be hosted by Alistair Murray, Chairman of Ronstan and avid sailor.
Discover Sailing will feature:
Michelle Pickford from the Mornington Yacht Club will be speaking about Australian Sailing and the ‘Learn to Sail’ programs at club level, together with mother-son sailors, Kate Goss who has competed in the Sydney to Hobart and Optimist sailor Matty Goss about the fun of sailing and his learning experiences as a young junior sailor.
Charlee Preen from Cumberland Yacht Charters talking about yacht chartering and cruising locally and overseas.
Nick Bice from Volvo Ocean Race – Professional sailor with over 10 years of experience having previously raced in the America’s Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race
Jessica Watson of Deckee.com – Youngest person to complete an unassisted solo southern hemisphere circumnavigation.
David Rees – Professional sailor with over 40 years of experience includes involvement in the 1983 Australia II Americas Cup team as a sail maker, Sydney to Hobart, Australian 3 Peaks Races, and British 3 Peaks Races.
When: Saturday, 17 June 2017
Where: Melbourne Boat Show at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Time: 2pm at the main stage
Buy your tickets online at www.melbourneboatshow.com.au or at the door!