Celebrating Sailing in Mooloolaba
Mooloolaba’s most famous sailor is undoubtably Jessica Watson. Jessica is the youngest person to sail around the world unassisted.
Mooloolaba is the home to the Sunshine Coast Yacht Club with its distinctive club building on Parkyn Parade, known as The Yachtie) and the Mooloolaba Yacht Club which is based at The Wharf. Each Club caters for the experienced sailor as well as enthusiastic less experienced sailor.
June is the month when everyone is celebrating sailing in Mooloolaba.
Etchells Australasian Winter Championship
The Etchells Australasian Winter Championship is held in Mooloolaba. With previous Winter Etchells champion teams, and world-class yachtsmen such as Dennis Conner (Americas Cup), and Malcolm Page – (Olympic gold medallist) out on the water. A large number of local and overseas sailors return to this event each year as it has a reputation for being fun on land, but very hard fought on the offshore course over the race series.
Northwind guests can watch much of the yachting action from their apartments.
Sail Mooloolaba 2015
Here are the dates for Sail Mooloolaba 2015:
Open Match Racing Titles 23-24 May
ASBA Sports Boat Winter Nationals 12- 14 June
Radio Controlled Regatta 17 June from the deck at The Wharf Tavern.
Open Dinghy Regatta 27-28 June
QLD IRC & ORCi Titles, Yacht & Multihull Event 4-5 July
Ocean race events can be seen from most Northwind Apartments – bring binoculars!