It was a fine day out at sea asthe opening ofthe 2013 Sailing and Beating season got under way atthe Royal Papuan Yacht Club overthe weekend.
As isthe case, traditionallythere was a sail past and Be ssing ofthe Fleet beforethe Commodore’s Multi Class Yacht Race for 2013.
It’s a sport that needs more than physical and mental endurance. There’s a whole lot more involved in Sailing, butthe bottom line, it’s fun and 2015 in PNG rsquo;s time to shine asthey aim for gold inthe sport.
Commodore ofthe Royal Papuan Yacht Club and former BeP CEO Ian Clyne was in great spirits as he led his Committee on board MV South Pacific.
Once out at seathe A Class, Hobbies, Lasers, andthe Optimists better known asthe Peewee sailors came out in numbers.
2013 is predicted to be a fantastic sailing season out at sea and what better way to begin withthe Be ssing ofthe Fleet.
Then it was sail past time; junior sailors, rest ofthe yachts,the popular Konedobu Kanu Klab, POMSAC and fishing boats fromthe Port Moresby Game Fishing Club.
The start ofthe Commodore’s Cup Yacht Race setthe sails in motion as boats got into action. The best sail boat “Joss” belonged tothe Commodore himself Ian Clyne.
Prizes for the best decorated boat went to Rackum earingthemselves K1000 placed ontheir membership key fob and Best Dressed Sporting Division was none ther thanthe Optimists,the junior sailors who holPNG’s hopes of a gold medal come 2015.
Simoeon Kawatalu, captain of MV South Pacific ensured all went well and now its game on for the 2013 Sailing season.