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14th Bartercard Sail Paradise 2023 - Premier Gold Coast Regatta to set sail in September from 2023

by Southport Yacht Club 20 Jul 2023 22:29 BST 30 September - 2 October 2023
Sail Paradise © Southport Yacht Club

The Gold Coast is once again buzzing with activity, and Bartercard Sail Paradise is thrilled to be at the forefront of the revitalized September and October event calendar with thanks to Major Events Gold Coast (MEGC).

"We are thrilled to have Major Events Gold Coast back supporting the 14th Bartercard Sail Paradise as a 'Major Event' in September/October. The renewed recognition highlights the excitement and value this regatta brings to the Gold Coast's annual events calendar." Commodore Drew Jones (Southport Yacht Club)

"When it comes to sailing, our city has set the bar high with multiple world sailing champions calling the Gold Coast home," said Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate.

"I welcome competitors, family and friends to 2023 Bartercard Sail Paradise and applaud organisers and Major Events Gold Coast for presenting this free event for families and sailing enthusiasts."

The 14th Bartercard Sail Paradise is now set to take place from Saturday 30th September 2023 to Monday 2nd October 2023 on the Gold Coast. This offshore sailing regatta promises three days of exhilarating racing, showcasing the skill and passion of sailors from across the region. With multiple categories and courses to choose from, participants can compete at their level and experience the thrill of sailing against a backdrop of pristine beaches and picturesque coastline.

As we move forward with preparations for the 14th Bartercard Sail Paradise, we invite everyone to mark their calendars and join us for this prestigious event. Let's come together to celebrate the spirit of sailing, enjoy the coastal beauty of the Gold Coast.

Gold Coast Offshore Sailing Regatta

  • Over 3-Day Long Weekend from September 30th to October 2nd
  • Southport Yacht Club, a multi-award-winning Club and Restaurant is hosting the event
  • Not just for sailors - families and friends can also enjoy holiday pleasures on the Gold Coast
  • Daily prizes for all divisions
  • The Regatta will incorporate the QLD Yachting Championships

The regatta will feature seven divisions over three days, including:

  • Monohull IRC/ORC
  • Monohull Performance Racing PHS/ORC
  • Monohull Cruising - Spinnaker (PHS)
  • Monohull Cruising - Non-Spinnaker (PHS)
  • Monohull 2 Handed Division IRC/ORC
  • Multihull Racing (OMR)
  • Multihull Cruising (PHS)

Entries are now open, and 'early bird' entry fees are available until July 31, 2023 at sailparadise.com.au/entry.

For all the information about Bartercard Sail Paradise 2023, please visit sailparadise.com.au.

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