Panmure Lagoon Sailing Club will be celebrating its 50th Jubilee with a 2-day celebration starting with a 50th Celebration Soiree at the Waipuna on the evening of 2nd March, where all current and former Club members are invited with the annual RSA Regatta on the following day 3rd March, which is open to all outside sailors.
The RSA Regatta is generally raced over one day with a schedule of 5 races sailed on Panmure Lagoon. This throws up a challenge to any sailor brave enough to pit their wits against not only the local sailors but the trickeries of the basin. This is a place where nerves of steel, determination & sheer skill are required to succeed.
Last year's winner was Dario Motta one of our Lagoon top sailors taking away the first prize of a Laser top section. This year we have another great prize for grabs for the winner as well as many other prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd placings, there will be as well a spot prize draw.
Mr Leon Matthews, President of the Mt Wellington/Panmure RSA is pleased to provide continuous support to the RSA Regatta and will be donating miniature trophies for the winners to take home with them. To mark the club Jubilee an RSA official will be handing out the trophies at the prize giving.
Most sailors are almost guaranteed to come away with some spoils to remember the days battle on the water thanks to our Regatta sponsors: RSA, Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, the Water Shed, Survitec Group, Boat Books, Laser NZ Direct, Boating NZ, Coromandel Cacti, Sugarcraft, Yeehah Fishing Tackle, Joy Adams Sails and Seaspray . They will certainly have a great day to remember, sailing at Panmure Lagoon followed by a friendly BBQ.
Lastly just as a reminder; this Regatta is for the brave at heart, so if you have those qualities put this Regatta into your Diary. For more information and a copy of the Notice of Race, consult the Panmure Lagoon Sailing Club website. http://www.plsc.org.nz .