Big Ears eye off Cup

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

a course de­signed to put on a spec­ta­cle for the beach-go­ers,” he said.

There is an $8000 prize pool di­vided into three di­vi­sions - cruis­ing, mono­hulls and multi-hulls.

The club is hop­ing for 20 en­tries in the Clip­per Cup to build on the 16 from last year and al­ready boats con­firmed from Townsville, Cairns and Port Dou­glas.

“It’s all friendly fun com­pe­ti­tion and I’m look­ing for­ward to it, the rules are still the same and we have got a proper race of­fi­cial from Air­lie Beach called John Gra­ham who is an in­ter­na­tional qual­i­fied race of­fi­cer,” Gwilliams said.

For more in­for­ma­tion and to reg­is­ter for the 2012 Ex­em­plar Clip­per Cup Re­gatta visit www.port­dou­glasy­acht­club.com.au

Photo by MAR­TINE COT­TON

Eyes on the Cup: Al Stalker, Si­mon Macfie, Michelle Win­ters, Nod Wil­son and Jules Lourens

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