2008 Australian Laser Championships

Date:  27/12/07 - 4/1/08
Venue:  Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron, Victoria
Event Photos  (Just All Images)
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298 competitors from 19 nations and including over 60 women enjoyed great sailing at Blairgowrie in a mix of conditions from 5 to 25 knots.  The Regatta concluded 4 Jan 08 with a Presentation night dinner at the Portsea Golf Club with 480 people attending.  Presentations where made by Michael Blackburn and Stewart Wallace.  International competitors received unique framed art work created by local artist Jos Law and the Australians picked up the cubes.

Full results are available from the link above together with photographs. Congratulations to the winners and all competitors.
 

The 2008 Australian Championship is the selection event for Australian representatives for the 2008 World Laser Championship and World Womens Laser Radial Championship as follows:
World Laser Championship Selection Policy
World Womens Laser Radial Championship Selection Policy

Contacts:

James Mitchell, President Victorian Laser Association
0411 519 877 
mitchfam@netspace.net.au

Simon Early, Nationals Organising Committee
0448 314 309 
simon.early@lendlease.com.au

Event News Links:

ISAF World rankings http://www.sailing.org/events&rankings.php
Weather BoM – Port Phillip Bay  http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDV10460.txt
Weather – weatherzone http://www.weatherzone.com.au/vic/melbourne/melbournev
Weather radar http://mirror.bom.gov.au/products/IDR023.shtml 
MetLink – public transport planner  http://www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au/
Sailing Anarchy   http://www.sailinganarchy.com
Sail Melbourne  http://www.sailmelbourne.com.au
Int Laser Class Assoc  http://www.laserinternational.org/

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Other Links
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 Laser Sailor Biographies
 2006/2007 Australian Laser Championship Results
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