In­au­gu­ral Yacht Club race

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - FRONT PAGE -

THIS Fri­day and Satur­day marks the in­au­gu­ral Dr Richard ‘‘Dick’’ Co­la­han tro­phy race. Dr Dick as he is af­fec­tion­ately re­ferred to around the club was a past Com­modore and a found­ing mem­ber of Port Dou­glas Yacht Club. Sadly, he passed away last year and his fam­ily of­fered a tro­phy in recog­ni­tion of his love for our club. Dr Dick is also at­trib­uted with coin­ing the motto: ‘‘This club was built for fun.’’ The race is a round­ing of Snap­per Is­land with an overnight stay at Low Isles, fol­lowed by a race around Low Isles and back to the club. Pre­sen­ta­tion on Satur­day af­ter­noon

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