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  1. An invitation to compete in the first Moreton Bay Multihull Regatta 16-19 March 2018… (Qld Australia) Quick introduction, my name is Mike Peberdy, I’m the owner of XL2 and have enjoyed sailing multihulls (and anything lead free) for many years. A number of us are keen to see regular well populated fleets of multihulls in our own backyard, Moreton Bay (SE Qld). Between the Multihull Yacht Club Qld and Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron we have come up with a regatta that we hope to hold each year 2 weeks prior to the Brisbane to Gladstone. Our goal is to build a regatta with strong entries and a regular on everyone’s calendar. 6 good boats so far have committed to race, with a number of good crews/boats expressing interest. The Program reflects different kinds of Sailing as part of a Day Racing program, with longer races as a chance to stretch the legs, and short courses to test boat handling, there is something for everyone. Yachts with an OMR rating may choose to race with a serious approach to their on-water time, PHS will also be on offer, or multis may wish to cruise in company as part of the 4-day program of activities. Date Event Warning Signal/Time Friday 16/03/2018 Compulsory Competitors Briefing (req. 2 crew 1300 – 1330 representatives from each yacht) R1 Twilight Short Passage Race around local Manly Islands 1500 Casual Cocktail Presentation 1800 Saturday 17/03/2018 R2 Round the Cans Race – OMR Division Only 1000 1000 R3 Passage Race to Canaipa, Russell Island Preceding R2 Dinner at RQYS Canaipa and Daily Presentation Preceding R3 (note the club will provide transportation for gear) Sunday 18/03/2018 Breakfast at RQYS Canaipa 0730 - 0830 R4 Long Passage Race from Potts Point 1000 Band at RQYS Main Clubhouse and Daily Presentation 1700 Monday 19/03/2018 R5 Short “Corners” Passage Race 1000 BBQ Lunch and Closing Presentation ASAP The NOR is at: https://www.rqys.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18-RQYS-Moreton-Bay-Multihull-Regatta-NOR-for-UPLOAD.pdf The Entry form is at: https://tickets.myguestlist.com.au/v25a0e6913efa04/2018-rqys-moreton-bay-multihull-regatta/evs5a0e6913f327c/ RQYS also has a facebook page for the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1540381302711890/?ti=icl Please let me know if you have any questions. If you plan to enter, get your entry in fast, more numbers will build momentum and the success of the event. Sincerely Mike