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