2017 RC LASER CHAMPIONSHIP OF NATIONS


01/08/2017

Register now for 2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations
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Hello, 
We appreciate the help you have previously given us in promoting the 2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations and are hoping that you can help us again by forwarding the following informational email to each of your members. Whilst we have 50+ entries at present we can cater for a few more and we can promise a memorable regatta and holiday to everyone who takes part.
Thank you
 Organising Committee
 
2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations
Have you had a look at the countdown on our website lately?
 
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We now have 50 entries from Sweden, Netherlands, Germany, South Africa, Great Britain, New Zealand, Czech Republic and Australia ensuring that the
2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations will be the largest RC Laser regatta ever!

As well as being the biggest, we also aim to make it the best.
It would be even better if we had sailors from France, USA, Canada and some of the other countries where there are large fleets of RC Lasers.


Register now to be a part of this international group of RC sailors

6 - 11 November 2017
REGISTER NOW
Need to borrow or buy some gear?
 
Radio Control Sailing Australia
is the exclusive distributor throughout Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific of the remarkable and acclaimed Laser model yacht.

For those wishing to borrow a laser yacht for the championship, Cliff Bromiley has made some available to our overseas guests. Please contact Cliff through the link below.

For those wishing to purchase a RC laser boat or any other sailing equipment, please visit their online shop
Want to know more about where the championships will be held?

Watch our ‘Welcome’ video showing Lasers sailing on Emerald Lakes, the site where the Championship will be sailed and hosted by Paradise Raio Yacht Club.
 
Paradise Radio Yacht Club is Australia’s largest radio sailing club and is very experienced in hosting District and National Championships.
WELCOME VIDEO
What's in it for our winners?

In addition to the awards for the winners of the Championship of Nations and the Australian Championship there will be awards for Masters [50 – 59 years], Grand Masters [60 – 69] and Great Grand Masters for the 70+ sailors
What else is on offer?

In addition to being a great place to sail – especially in November when the Northern Hemisphere is heading for Winter – the Gold Coast is Australia’s favourite holiday destination where there is plenty to see and do if you have any spare time.

Check out the following spots which make the Gold Coast Australia's favourite holiday destination.

Gold Coast Restaurants
Gold Coast Attractions
Gold Coast - 20 Best Things To Do
We are waiting for your registration...

If you have not entered, now is the time to REGISTER
Your entry fee covers:
Four days of racing 

Welcome evening
Lunch on four days
Presentation dinner

Come, enjoy and be a part of a tremendous event in a memorable location.

6 - 11 November 2017
REGISTER NOW
VIEW OR DOWNLOAD NOTICE OF RACE
For further information about the 2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations, 
please contact Peter O'Grady 
We look forward to welcoming you at the 2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations.

Regards
Peter O'Grady for the CofN2017 Organising Committee 




23/05/2017

Register now for 2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations





2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations

It's less than 6 months to go and we've already received 45 entries which is the largest fleet of RC Lasers which has ever been seen anywhere!

Apart from a large number of Australians - AUS - we have received entries from CZE, GBR, GER, NED, NZL, RSA and SWE.
We are hoping to see some USA and CAN skippers joining us.
There is also a chance of a SIN entry and then we will have a truly worldwide fleet.

Make your registration a part of this international group of RC sailors.
REGISTER NOW 
2017 RC LASER CHAMPIONSHIP OF NATIONS
6 - 11 NOVEMBER

What's On Offer....

The sailing will be first class plus the Gold Coast is Australia’s favourite holiday destination. It will be a great time to meet sailors from other countries, to make new friends and to compete against some of the world’s best.

November on the Gold Coast has an average temperature range of 18.9 to 26.6 C [ 66 to 80F] with a sea breeze of 12 knots – perfect holiday [and sailing] weather.
Take time off either before or after the competition (or even inbetween when you are not sailing) and enjoy all that the Gold Coast has to offer sailing and non sailing vistors.

Check out the following spots which make the Gold Coast Australia's favourite holiday destination.
Gold Coast Restaurants
Gold Coast Attractions
Gold Coast - 20 Best Things To Do

We Are Waiting For Your Registration

If you have not entered, now is the time to REGISTER

Your entry fee covers:
Four days of racing 

Welcome evening
Lunch on four days
Presentation dinner

Come, enjoy and be a part of a tremendous event in a memorable location.
REGISTER NOW 
2017 RC LASER CHAMPIONSHIP OF NATIONS
6 - 11 NOVEMBER
Go to our website www.lasers2017.org where you will find the Notice of Race and some of our sponsors who are offering a special deal for all of our visitors.
VIEW OR DOWNLOAD NOTICE OF RACE
For further information about the 2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations, 
We look forward to welcoming you at the 2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations

Regards
Peter O'Grady for the CofN2017 Organising Committee 

20/12/2016

It is now less than a year before the biggest ever RC Laser regatta will take place.
 
The 2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations will be sailed on Emerald Lakes, the home waters of the Paradise Radio Yacht Club, at Australia’s Gold Coast in Queensland.

REGISTER FOR 2017 RC LASER CHAMPIONSHIP OF NATIONS

THE PROGRAM

The program will start on the morning of Monday 6th November 2017 with registration, followed by a practice session and a social evening at a restaurant overlooking the Lake.
 
Serious racing is on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday under the control of the very experienced officials of the host club. Lunch will be provided for all entrants. The evenings offer an opportunity to check out some of the numerous cafes and restaurants at this premier holiday destination.
Click on the link to learn more about the local dining scene.  
Gold Coast Restaurants
 
Friday is a Lay day when there is no scheduled racing but is a reserve day in case of weather. Assuming it is a ‘free day’ there is plenty to see and do around the area.
Here are a few sites with plenty of suggestions: 
Gold Coast Attractions
Gold Coast - 20 Best Things To Do

 
Saturday is the final day of racing and our presentation dinner for all skippers and guests. It will be a time of joy but also sadness as many new friends will be departing.

REGISTRATION
 
To make sure that you are part of this exciting regatta, you need to register so that your spot will be secure.

Your entry fee covers:
  • Four days of racing 
  • Welcome Evening
  • Lunch on four days
  • Presentation Dinner
REGISTER FOR 2017 RC LASER CHAMPIONSHIP OF NATIONS
VIEW OR DOWNLOAD NOTICE OF RACE
For all information about the 2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations, please visit us at  www.Lasers2107.org
 
For further information please contact Peter O'Grady 
We look forward to adding your name to our list of entrants.

Regards
Peter O'Grady for the CofN2017 Organising Committee 



Interest is growing for the 2017 RC Laser International Championships

To be held in the beautiful Gold Coast, one of Australia’s finest and most spectacular destinations, The 2017 RC Laser International Championships has received expressions of interest from people all around the world and this continues to grow on a daily basis.

Todate this includes:

Australia                                      28 people
USA                                               7 people
Germany                                        3 people
Singapore                                      1 person
United Kingdom                             1 person
Sweden                                          1 person
South Africa                                   1 person
Czech Republic                              1 person
Canada                                           1 person
Unknown countries                         3 people

We are continuing to promote the regatta to international radio yachting clubs and associations, as well as international sailing clubs and associations. Your help to spread the word is greatly appreciated. Please contact Peter ‘O Grady on cofn2017@gmail.com for more details      


Championship Dates

The dates for the championship series have now been set.
Be sure to put this in your diary. 6th – 11th November 2017.
With just over a year until racing starts, it’s time to start researching and booking your flights to the Gold Coast.

Notice of Race and Entry Form

The Notice of Race and Entry Form will be available in September this year.
The Notice of Race will explain the allocation of places.

Pristine White Beaches

Pristine white beaches await visitors to the Gold Coast

10 New Boats For Hire – Free of Charge

The Australian distributor of the RC Laser, Cliff Bromiley, has offered to hire out up to 10 brand new boats free of charge to international competitors. He is asking for a fully refundable deposit of $200 AUD payable by October 2017. This offer excludes sails and radio gear. The offer will be available to international skippers in order of completed entry forms received.


Accommodation

Accommodation is plentiful on the Gold Coast and there will also be some opportunity for visitors to stay with local RC Sailors and their families. Those who are interested in ‘billeting’ should contact Peter O’Grady  on cofn2017@gmail.com and register your interest early.

The Gold Coast is Australia’s favourite holiday destination due to the climate, the beaches and the many tourist attractions. The 2017 RC Laser Championship of Nations is the only excuse you need for you and your family to either travel to Australia or to Queensland for a holiday. Apart from the sailing, which promises to be a huge event, there are 5 theme parks including native flora and fauna, whale watching, dozens [hundreds?] of eating establishments, shopping centres and of course the weather and beautiful beaches.

The following videos and guides provide information and inspiration to take a holiday on the Gold Coast.
Gold Coast Australia Travel Guide and must see attractions
Gold Coast City video guide
Gold Coast Tourism Movie


Gold Coast Climate in November

The average temperature varies from an overnight 19 C [66 F] to about 27 C [80F] during the day. The mean wind speed in the morning is 10 knots and in the afternoon increases to 13 knots. It is stunning weather at this time of year, and a welcome break from the cold for our Northern Hemisphere friends.


Things to do on the Gold Coast

Because it is such a popular area there are many websites promoting the whole experience of the Gold Coast. Here are a few of many that will provide you with information and a desire to come to the Gold Coast to compete in the Championships and holiday with your family.
Official Australian Tourism Website
Visit the Gold Coast

While distances in Australia are greater than those normally experienced in many other countries there is a chance to go to the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru [Ayers Rock], Sydney and a host of other destinations if you make it a holiday Down Under.

If you have any comments or questions can you please send them to
Peter ‘O Grady on cofn2017@gmail.com

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