58th State Pelican Sailing Championship

  • Geraldton Yacht Club 214 Marine Terrace Geraldton, WA, 6530 Australia

The Geraldton Yacht Club is delighted to be hosting the Chimere Pearls 58th Pelican Sailing State Championships for the first time in five years. An action packed schedule of festivities will commence with the competitor’s arrivals on Sunday 10th April 2016 and continues through until Saturday 16th April 2016.

Thirty boats, sixty crew along with supporting family and friends from Esperance Bay Yacht Club, Geographe Bay Yacht Club, East Fremantle Yacht Club and South of Perth Yacht Club will descend upon the Geraldton Yacht Club to compete along with GYC entrants in the week long event.

The Pelican dinghy is the premier training dinghy for junior sailors in Western Australia. Developed 50 years ago the class is well established, with at least 80 currently sailed between five Western Australian Yacht Clubs. The Pelican is sailed by boys and girls from 8 to 16. Come down to the yacht club and show your support. Thank you to the sponsors who support these young sailors: Ten Tiger, Financial Solution, Peter Groom Settlement, WestCoast Sustainability, Ian Blayney, Rigters,Bunnings Warehouse,Geraldton Fuel, Water Corporation, GHS Solutions and One Sail.

Who to contact for enquiries: Geraldton Yacht Club 99220514