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Kettering Wooden Boat Rally

Enjoy Being Aboard a Weekend of Wooden Boats

The Kettering Yacht Club and the Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania invite you to join in the fourth rally of wooden boats on the D’Entrecasteaux Channel.

5th, 6th & 7th February 2016

Sailing vessels, motor boats and dinghies and canoes are all welcome to join the fun but all participating vessels must have wood as their principal construction material.

The Details

  1. On Shore Programme
    • Display of wooden vessels at KYC Clubhouse
    • Visit the wooden boats berthed at the Marinas and wharves in Kettering (best Saturday or Sunday am)
  2. On Water Programme
    • Friday 5th February
      • Twilight race for early arrivals
    • Saturday 6th February
      • Rowing and paddling – dinghies and canoes
      • Afternoon sailing event for yachts
      • Parade of motoring boats
    • Sunday 7th February
      • Tall Ships (Rhona H, Windeward Bound & Yukon) depart Hobart 0700 hours, arrive Kettering 1230 hours
      • Afternoon Sailing event for yachts
      • Parade of motoring boats
      • Other class events subject to entries
    • Monday 8th February
      • Rhona H, Windeward Bound and Yukon will depart from Kettering at 0700 hours, to arrive in Hobart to lead the Vintage and Classic Sail Past at the Royal Hobart Regatta (commencing 1200 hours). All participating vessels are strongly encouraged to accompany the tall ships to Hobart and take part in the Regatta Sail Past.

  3. Social Programme
    • Friday 5th February
      • At the KYC Clubhouse after the race
    • Saturday 6th February
      • Informal Dinner and Refreshments at KYC - commencing 1830 hours
    • Sunday 7th February
      • Dinner and Trophy Presentations - commencing 1900 hours
  4. Location
    • Mooring and launching
      • Mooring and parking will be the responsibility of boat owners
      • Some berths may be available on the outside of the Oyster Cove Marina wave attenuator
      • Trailer launching facilities are available at Trial Bay for all sized boats and in front of the KCY clubhouse for small boats
    • Map:

      Background map (c) Australian Hydrographic Service (AHS). Not to be used for Navgation. For Navigation see Hydrographic Chart Aus. 173

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